Leon Golub Disappear You acrylic on linen 77" x 165.9"
Leon Golub, an American painter of expressionistic, heroic-scale figures that reflect dire modern political conditions, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 82 and lived in Manhattan.The work won't disappear.
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His [work] was firmly rooted in a critically engaged version of Western humanism and in the tradition of history painting.
His subject was Man with a capital M - as a symbol of social and spiritual ambition, often irrational and destructive, depicted in paintings of monumental scale.
Leon Golub Dream Song Oil stick and ink on Bristol 10" x 8"
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