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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)