Canadian Fine Art
November 13 — 18, 2021
Auction begins to close at 7:00 pm ET
GERSHON ISKOWITZ, R.C.A.
Private Collection, Ontario
Gershon Iskowitz, New Paintings, Gallery Moos, Toronto, 28 Jan - 10 Feb 1969.
Though stylistically similar, Iskowitz continuously reinvented the palette with which he painted his signature compositions. Though all of these abstractions can trace their lineage to a flight Iskowitz chartered from Winnipeg to Churchill, Manitoba, Iskowitz continued to reinvent and reinterpret, as if applying a new filter to a seminal memory. Never has a painter mined deeper and more vigorously into a particular vein, in this case the barren northern landscape what van Gogh did with his floral subjects. Indeed the comparison is apt, for this composition echoes van Gogh’s Irises with its rich purples dancing against warm yellows.
Very good condition.
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