Sep 26, 2007

Landscape with Nature Forms No. 2

Landscape with Nature Forms No. 2

1939

Ralph Rosenborg

(American, 1913–1992)

Woodcut

John L. Severance Fund 1991.232

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In 1937, Rosenborg was among the founding artists represented in the initial exhibition of the American Abstract Artists in New York, an important show in the early history of non-objective art in the United States. He was a pioneer in abstract art whose innovative paintings at this time-small explorations in gestural abstraction-anticipated the emergence in the late 1940s of a fully developed Abstract Expressionism on a more ambitious scale. Rosenborg also experimented in the small group of prints he made in the late 1930s. A continuous network of lines covering the sheet give Landscape with Nature Forms No. 2 a wonderful vitality.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Woodcut
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Woodcut

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