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Edward Biberman (1904 - 1986)

16. Harbor Freeway South, c. 1965

Oil on masonite, 33 x 53 inches

Signed upper right

Price Upon Request


i) Edward Biberman in Retrospective Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, February 14 - March 10, 1971 and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, May 12 - June 13, 1971 (see Seldis, Henry J., Biberman Retrospective Social Realism of the 30s, 40s, The Los Angeles Times, May 17, 1971 - “There are also a number of sardonic comments on the City’s freeway sprawl which are among the very best works shown here. ‘Winged Victory’ and ‘Harbor Freeway South’ are highly convincing pictorial statements.”); ii) Homage to Los Angeles (retrospective), Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, October 19 - November 6, 1981


i) Biberman, Edward, Time and Circumstance: Forty Years of Painting by Edward Biberman, The Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles (1968), p. 87 (“There are places in Los Angeles where the severe new geometry of the freeways seems to make the older palm-framed areas of the city float in an atmosphere of surrealist coexistence.”); ii) McDevitt, Lorelei Heller, Architectural Perspectives, Designers West, May, 1984, p. 139


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