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Nicolas Krushenick (Biografie), 1929-1999

Silver Image

  • Techniek: Zeefdruk
  • Jaar: 1979
  • Afmetingen: 660x810mm

signatuur: rechtsonder in potlood
oplage: 200 (180/200)

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Nicholas Krushenick (May 31, 1929 – February 5, 1999) was one of the forerunners of the pop art movement. Krushenick began showing his work publicly in New York in 1957, at the age of 28. By 1962, his work was shown at upscale galleries and, by the year 2000, was part of major permanent collections throughout New York and the United States Born in New York City in 1929, Krushenick served in World War II, then studied art upon his return to home life. He attended the Art Students League of New York (1948–1950) and the Hans Hofmann School Of Art (1950–1951). He and brother John Krushenick opened an artists’ cooperative called the Brata Gallery in the late fifties. In 1969, Krushenick gave up his soft brush abstract expressionist technique for bolder colours and lines similar to illustration, yet maintaining use of abstract figurative forms. This style marked him as one of the original practitioners of pop art. In his later years, Krushenick taught at the University of Maryland, College Park from 1977 to 1991. He died in New York on February 5, 1999, at age 69.

Krushenick's work is in the permanent collections of such museums as the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), the Chrysler Museum, the Smithsonian Institution, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth TX), Fisher Gallery (University of Southern California, Los Angeles), the Denver Art Museum, Lowe Art Museum (University Of Miami), the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum (The University of Minnesota), the Tacoma Art Museum (Tacoma WA), the University of Illinois Art Museum, the Museum of Art & Archaeology (University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia MO), The Empire State Collection (Empire State Building, NY NY), Brigham Young University Museum (Provo UT), The Michael C Carlos Museum (Emory University, Atlanta GA), Wright Museum of Art (Beloit College). European Collections include the Folkwang Museum, Essen and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

His work has been featured in the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1963, "Systemic Painting", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1966, "New Forms and Shapes of Colour,",Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1966, and "The Sixties," Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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