Paul Jenkins, Phenomena of Color Lithograph, 20th Century
Paul Jenkins (American, 1923 – 2012) | Phenomena of Color | 20th century | Limited edition color AP lithograph | Signed artist’s proof | Custom molded frame | 40″ x 28″, and 50 x 38
Paul Jenkins (1923- 2012) was an American Abstract Expressionist. One of the most important artistic pioneers of the twentieth century, his art explored new ideas and new techniques, creating a unique product that was celebrated throughout the world. Jenkins’ impressive career has lasted for over 70 years, and today his work remains as popular as it has ever been. In 1940, Jenkins famously met and befriended legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Jenkins did such fine work that Wright advised him to pursue architecture instead of fine art. In 1955, Paul Jenkins presents his first solo exhibition in his home country. From that point on, Jenkins worldwide success grew tremendously. His work became extremely popular among museums and private art collectors and his volume of exhibitions continued to climb.
Soon, Jenkins would become a fixture in popular culture. Celebrities and foreign leaders became passionate collectors of Jenkins’ work. He is credited for creating the process of controlled paint pouring. He was able to vary the consistency of his paint application to create soft, translucent colors as well as saturated, bold colors. Jenkins’ paintings all reflect his feelings, beliefs, and personality. His artworks is a true expression of himself. Paul Jenkins passed away on June 9, 2012 at the age of 88. Even by artistic standards, Jenkins’ career was especially long and productive. His artwork remains extremely popular and continues to be displayed in museums and independent collections across the world.
Artist / Maker
XL (greater than 40 in.)
Phenomena of Color
Abstract, Expressionism, Modern