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Edward Biberman (1904 - 1986)


1. Cityscape – Demolition (Cityscape, No. 2), c. 1931


Oil on canvas, 24 x 27 inches, signed lower right, signed and titled verso


Price Upon Request


Exhibited

i) Edward Biberman, Montross Gallery, New York, NY, February 15 - 27, 1932, No. 14, as “Cityscape 2” (see Jewell, Edward Alden, Biberman, The Original, The New York Times, February 17, 1932 - “a razed building, which is the perfect backdrop for the as-yet unwritten tragedy of Gotham, a New Yorker’s painting of New York”); ii) Edward Biberman, Crillon Galleries, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, April 7 – April 20, 1932, no. 18 (listed in the catalog) (see Bonte, C.H., Biberman’s Individual Style – Highly Decorative, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 10, 1932 - “Much admiration is also likely to be expressed for . . . Cityscape”); iii) Exhibition of Paintings by Edward Biberman, Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles, CA, August 12 - 26, 1935 (see Millier, Arthur, Strong Colors and Smiling Basques Grace Exhibits – Biberman’s Intense Chromatics Strange but Stirring, The Los Angeles Times, August 18, 1935 - “the fascinating picture of building in demolition, called Cityscape . . . .”); iv) Possibly exhibited: [Group Show of seventeen American artists], Montross Gallery, New York, NY, May, 1931 (see Jewell, Edward Alden, Art By Americans, The New York Times, May 19, 1931 - referencing “Cityscape”)


Illustrated

Kaufman, Jeffrey, Brush with Life: The Art of Being Edward Biberman (2007), 85 minutes (film)

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