Lot 7085: Magic Realist Landscape PAUL GORKA Early Gouache Painting Snowy Hills Ice Storm C1965 Framed Pearl Fox Gallery Philadelphia Original Abstract Art
November 27, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Details: This alluring magical realist landscape gouache painting on board was executed by the noted American modernist Paul Gorka circa 1965. Evoking snowy hills and an approaching ice storm, this early work is presented in a sleek wooden frame measuring approx. 19"x13" and bearing a Pearl Fox gallery label on verso.
Paul Gorka is a magic realist with a style closely resembling that of Ivan Albright. His works are firmly rooted in his interpretations of real people in a real world, with a sometimes phantasmagoric ambience and dream-like symbols driving the action of his paintings. He currently teaches and exhibits in the Philadelphia area having studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1959-1962. He was also an Army spy during the Korean War. Major collections include the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Birmingham Museum of Art, and the San Diego Museum of Art.
Please attend our live sale to inspect this unique work of art.
Condition / Notes: This vintage painting shows minimal signs of age and wear. We identify any advance condition issues that are readily apparent during the cataloging process; no pieces were examined outside their frames/mounts, under ultraviolet light or magnification, or by a trained conservator.
The stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $25.50