Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Artist

Robert Kabak

Nationality

American

Artist Dates

b. 1930

Title of Work

Untitled

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Date of Work

1954

Medium

Casein on gesso on board

Signature

Kabak 1954, lower right

Height

12 3/4"

Width

39"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: FF_005_C

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Robert Kabak in an American artist who was born in 1930 in New York City. Kabak obtained his BA at Brooklyn College where he studied alongside Mark Rothko, he then went on to receive his MFA at Yale University. Kabak is best known for his brightly colored, abstract geometric paintings that play with light and depth to create landscapes. His work is in many private collections and the permanent collections of prestigious institutions and such as the Museum of Modern Art.

Additional Information

Utilization of triangles and colors to compose a landscape.

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

Some surface damage and a tear on the verso.

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