AARON GALLERIES WILL BE EXHIBITING AT THE 2017 IFPDA SHOW IN NYC, OCTOBER 26 THROUGH OCTOBER 29. PLEASE JOIN US AT BOOTH 515!

GRILLO

Abstract Circle

Product Description

Abstract Circle, 1951
Artist: John Grillo
Oil on Canvas
46 x 46 inches
Signed and dated on verso, initialed lower right

California school abstract expressionist.  Considered one of Hans Hoffman’s best students.  Selected by Hoffman for New Talent Show, 1951-52. “Grillo worked his blocks with a fresh, naive energy, creating lines and passages that exploit the splintery nature of the wood.” (Acton, The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints)