Esphyr Slobodkina

Honoring the Life and Art of a Pioneer of American Abstraction

1980s – Rediscovered as a Pioneer of American Abstract Art

Abc Abstraction

1983
Painting
Oil on gesso

Black Crosses

1982
Painting
Oil on canvas on Masonite

Circuit # II

1988
Painting
Oil on gesso board

Circuit # III

1988
Painting
Oil on gesso board

Circular Abstraction

1988-89
Painting
Oil on masonite

Composition In Grey

1984
Painting
Oil on board

Composition In Muted Tones

1985
Painting
Acrylic on canvas

Coral Touches

1982
Painting
Oil on linen laid on board

East River

1985
Assemblage
Mixed media construction

Elements Of Collage

1983
Painting
Oil on gesso board

Etude No.1 (Study)

1989
Study
Oil on gessoed masonite

Etude No.2

1989
Painting
Oil on gessoed linen on Masonite

Fms Abstraction

1985
Painting
Oil and pencil on canvas mounted to plywood

Full Steam Ahead

1983
Construction
Wood, pigment, metal typewriter parts

Holiday No.1

1986
Collage
Paper with wood, leaves and faux jewels; wood backingcking

In A Somber Mood (Study 1)

1980s
Sketch
Oil on paper

In A Somber Mood (Study 2)

1980
Sketch
Oil on paper

In Midstream (Variation No.5)

1987
Painting
Oil on board

In Midstream 1A

1982
Painting
Oil on gessoed masonite

In Midstream No.3

1986
Painting
Oil on canvas board

In Midstream No.3

1988
Painting
Acrylic on Masonite

In The Garden Of To-Morrow

1980
Painting
Oil on gesso with wood and metal bead collage elements

Journey Into Unknown (Sketch) #1

1982
Work Study
Gouache on paper

Journey Into Unknown (Work Study) #3

1982
Work Study
Ink & color pencil on paper

Journey Into Unknown (Work Study) #5

1982
Painting
Oil on canvas board

Looking Backwards

1982
Study
Oil on paper

Looking Backwards (In A Classical Tradition)

1982
Painting
Oil on gessoed board

Looking Backwards (Work Study)

1982
Painting
Oil on canvas board

Mardi Gras

1982
Painting
Oil on masonite

Midstream No. 1

1985
Painting
Oil on board

Monochrome In Old Rose No. 1

1985
Painting
Oil on gessoed masonite

Monochrome In Old Rose No. 2

1985
Painting
Oil on gessoed masonite

Motion In Peacock Blue

1982
Wall Hanging
Cloth and metal

Our Great Big Happy Condominium In The Sky

1988
Assemblage
Mixed media construction

Peacock Garden

1986
Painting
Oil on linen on masonite

Red, White & Black

1982
Painting
Oil on board

Spring No.3

1987
Painting
Oil on fiberboard

Still Life With Balalaika

1985
Painting
Oil on board

Still Life With Balalaika

1985
Painting
Oil on canvas

Subzero Technology

1982
Study
Oil on paper

SUBZERO-TECHNOLOGY-Original-sketch

Subzero Technology (Original Sketch)

1982
Painting
Oil on cardboard

Subzero Technology (Work Study)

1982
Painting
Oil on canvas board

The Broken Promise Of Marital Bliss

1989
Assemblage
Wood and ceramic construction

The Sadly Sagging Educational Spiral

1988
Assemblage
Mixed media construction

Triangle In An Oval

1989
Painting
Oil on board

Triangles In An Oval

1989
Painting
Oil on masonite

Trophy #1

1988
Assemblage
Mixed media wall construction

Trophy #2

1988
Assemblage
Mixed media wall construction

Untitled

1986
Painting
Oil on masonite

Untitled (Airplane Abstraction)

1986
Painting
Oil on masonite

Untitled (Round Abstraction)

1989-90
Working Drawing
Pencil on tissue paper

Untitled (Small Circular)

1986
Painting
Oil on gesso board

Variation

1985
Painting
Oil on canvas on mounted board

Abstract Sculpture

Within The Mysterious Parameters Of Privileged Information

1988
Construction
Mixed media construction

Yellow Background With Biomorphic Shapes

1984
Painting
Oil on masonite