Born in New York in 1902, Philip Evergood was a leading Socialist Realist painter active throughout the 20th century. Often critiquing broad social structures, Evergood was recognized for his advocacy for the civil rights of artists. He created several paintings critiquing capitalism, war, and power. One of his paintings will be offered in the upcoming 20 | 21 Art Auction, showing the contradictory qualities of Marilyn Monroe. Look Homeward Marilyn was painted to mark her passing.
Offered by Rago, this sale of over 150 items will include work from Rolph Scarlett, Leonard Nelson, and Robert Doisneau. A series of five artist portraits by Doisneau is among the lots of interest. It includes portraits of Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Jean Arp, and Alberto Giacometti. The series was inspired by Doisneau’s visits to art studios in Paris. While there, he caught a glimpse of each artist’s private moments, working, reflecting, and even playing with their children. An untitled oil painting from Rolph Scarlett is also available. Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky, he is known for his Abstract Expressionist paintings. Browse the complete selection of artworks and register to bid for these items on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (164), Mixed Media (11), Paintings (70), Posters, Prints & Multiples (46), Decorative Arts (7)
# of Lots:194
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Philip Evergood, Look Homeward Marilyn|| Estimate: |
|Rolph Scarlett, Untitled|| Estimate: |
|Leonard Nelson, Untitled|| Estimate: |
|Nadezhda Udaltsova, Untitled|| Estimate: |
|Robert Doisneau, Five artist portraits|| Estimate: |