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Still Life with Glass Jug & Lucky Strikes (Deskview)
1966 Oil



Dan Abramson

Entitled Still Life with Glass Jug & Lucky Strikes (Deskview), this 1966 oil on canvas abstracted still life is by self-taught New York and L.A. artist Dan Abramson (1923-2012). During the 1960s, he was considered a "Mad Man," creating iconic commercial illustrations. His first solo show took place in New York City, NY, in 1961, and he participated in group shows with contemporaries such as Rauschenberg, Warhol, Jasper Johns & Jim Dine. He temporarily retreated from the art world in 1967, reemerging as a visual artist in the late 1980s in Los Angeles, CA. He worked with assemblage and decorative arts, transitioning later to works on paper: collages & manipulated images. His later works were produced in Casa Effie (his artist's home in Silverlake, California). He was represented by Louis Stern Fine Arts in West Hollywood for a decade and had many solo & group shows.

Oil on Canvas
36.5"x26" framed 

Signed and dated lower left. Excellent vintage condition. Double-framed in the original artist-built lath wood frame with a contemporary wood floater frame on the outside.