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Gertrude Abercrombie

Gertrude Abercrombie

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Published by Illinois State Museum in Springfield, IL .
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  • Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977 -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[organized by] Susan Weininger and Kent Smith.
    ContributionsWeininger, Susan., Smith, Kent, 1949-, State of Illinois Art Gallery., Illinois State Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND237.A235 A4 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1548857M
    ISBN 100897921321
    LC Control Number91028396

    Gertrude Abercrombie was an American painter known for her modestly scaled Surrealist works. View Gertrude Abercrombie’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available paintings, and works on paper for sale and learn about the ality: American. Series 7: The papers of surrealist artist Gertrude Abercrombie date from circa , with the bulk of the material dated , and measure li.

      But the project also raises a few red flags. Of the seven women profiled in Seaman’s book — Louise Nevelson, Gertrude Abercrombie, Loïs Mailou Jones, Ree Morton, Joan Brown, Christina Ramberg. "Gertrude Abercrombie: Portrait of the Artist as a Landscape" is a solo exhibit of her work Jan. 20 to March 4 at the Elmhurst Art Museum. About the life and career of the late Chicago artist.

    Gertrude Abercrombie, The Stroll, , oil on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Gertrude Abercrombie Trust, Surrealist painter Gertrude Abercrombie () lived and worked in Chicago and was a prominent member of Chicago's Hyde Park arts community. Abercrombie's work is associated with Chicago's Surrealist school. She was the center of an informal salon style group of literary figures, artists and jazz musicians. Provenance.


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This is the most comprehensive book ever published on the Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie (–77), a key figure in midcentury American surrealism. From the late s until her death, Abercrombie made paintings populated by objects of personal significance―moons, towers, cats, pennants, Victorian furniture, shells, snails and doors―to create allegories for her own often /5(3).

This is the most comprehensive book ever published on the Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie (–77), a key figure in midcentury American surrealism.

From the late s until her death, Abercrombie made paintings populated by objects of personal significance—moons, towers, cats, pennants, Victorian furniture, shells, snails and doors—to create allegories for her own often.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(2). Within Abercrombie's avant-garde social circle she was the inspiration for the song "Gertrude's Bounce" by Richie Powell, who claimed that she walked "just like the way the rhythm sounds in the Introduction", and she appeared as herself in James Purdy's Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue and as a fictional character in Purdy's Malcolm, Eustace Chisholm.[4].

This is the most comprehensive book ever published on the Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie (–77), a key figure in midcentury American surrealism. From the late s until her death, Abercrombie made paintings populated by objects of personal significance―moons, towers, cats, pennants, Victorian furniture, shells, snails and doors―to create allegories for her own often.

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Intriguing in its alchemical mix of the obvious and the mysterious, Girl Searching is an essential piece in Gertrude Abercrombie’s unique and transfixing autobiography-in-paintings. Abercrombie was 36 years old when she painted Girl Searching in An established Chicago artist, a wife, and a mother, she was still searching for clarity and freedom to be fully : Donna Seaman.

This is the most comprehensive book ever published on the Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie (), a key figure in midcentury American surrealism.

From the late s until her death, Abercrombie made paintings populated by objects of personal significance--moons, towers, cats, pennants, Victorian furniture, shells, snails and doors Author: Gertrude Abercrombie. With nearly 70 paintings and a four-and-a-half-pound book, the exhibition “Gertrude Abercrombie” reintroduces New York to the lonely, poignant art of Author: Roberta Smith.

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This is the most comprehensive book ever published on the Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie (), a key figure in midcentury American surrealism.

From the late s until her death, Abercrombie made paintings populated by objects of personal significance--moons, towers, cats, pennants, Victorian furniture, shells, snails and doors--to create allegories for her own often.

Gillespie later wrote: Gertrude Abercrombie has taken the essence of our music and transported it into another form.” Abercrombie’s restrained palette and minimal compositions foreground her repeating imagery, which can be read as autobiographical puzzles that, if unscrambled, reveal a complicated, often tortured life, but one which begs examination and discussion.

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( × × cm). Gertrude Abercrombie. (and hefty) new book, unites some fifty fastidious landscapes, portraits, and still-lifes. One of Abercrombie’s favorite motifs was that of a lone woman wandering the. Estimate: $3, - $5, Description: Largely self-taught, Gertrude Abercrombie was an important female American artist who exhibited widely during the s and s.

Her unusual Surrealist style and dark, foreboding compositions brought her curious success given her gender and style. She worked under the WPA/Federal Art Project from to and won several awards at exhibitions around.

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Free Evaluation. Her seven female artists of choice are Louise Nevelson (procurer and constructor of urban driftwood), Gertrude Abercrombie (jazzy, declarative, eclectic horizontal Seaman's writing style is rather a lot like a long-form biographical article than an art critique, social humanities book, a work that upholds American feminism, or woman's non-fiction/5(19).Karma is a gallery located in the East Village, New York.

The gallery represents Gertrude Abercrombie, Henni Alftan, Dike Blair, Will Boone, Mathew Cerletty, Jean Conner, Ann Craven, Alex Da Corte, Robert Duran, Marley Freeman, Paul Lee, Paul Mogensen, Thaddeus Mosley, Woody De Othello, Nicolas Party, Maja Ruznic, Matthew Wong.Gertrude Abercrombie was an American illustrator, painter and musician.

She was born in Austin, Texas, on Februrary 17th,but spent most of her life in Chicago. She studied art at The Art Institute of Chicago as well as at The American Academy of Art, where she learned figure drawing and commercial techniques.