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Susan Teller

We feature American paintings and works on paper from the 1920s to the 1950s with special interest in the Urban/Industrial Scene, Modernism, Atelier 17, Surrealism, and African American work.

Blog entries from susantellergallery for June 2010

Cheney with a Spare Heart, 2008

Abe Blashko, 90th Birthday Celebration, 75-Year Retrospective

Posted: June 04, 2010 10:57 Last Updated: | Susan Teller

Now up and ready in the gallery:  A 75-Year Retrospective of Works on Paper by Seattle-born Abe Blashko. Included are some of his earliest, most bizarre images including The Puppet, Le Miserable, and The Man Who Laughs, all 1939. Three pastels from the Ratmen Series (including The Golem) are show as well as drawings from his 1995 publication, Saint Mark's Place. Also included are political images; there is an especially biting Cheney With a Spare Heart, 2008. Blashko (born 1920) is largely self-taught. Inspired by the Mexican muralists, he created a body of work reflecting the world ...