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Edward Biberman (1904 - 1986)


11. Death of an Idea Detail, c. late 1940s


Oil on canvas

19 7/8 x 14 7/8 inches

Signed lower right, titled verso


$35,000


Exhibited

Probably Exhibited: Twenty-Five Years of Painting, Fraymart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, from April 29 - May 30, 1950 (see Reuter, Herman, Varied Fields Covered by Biberman, Los AngelesEvening Citizen News, May 6, 1950 – “Between these opposites is work that points to restless experimentalism. Some canvases show social consciousness at work, others a king of mystic symbolism. The titles tend to classify them. ‘The Survivors’ . . . in one category and . . . ‘Death of an Idea’ . . . in the other.”)

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