Jack Levine and Hyman Bloom: Against the Grain

September 17th through October 25th 2014

Jack Levine and Hyman Bloom were close friends who each became a master of a new American realism that blended abstraction and realism. As Jewish immigrants they arrived at their socially conscious art through shared experiences but through different routes of development.

Selected Works

The Christmas Tree

Oil on Canvas, ca. 1983

69 × 40 in, 69, 40, , in

The Card Players

Gouache on paper, 1940

16 3/4 × 21 3/4 in, 16.75, 21.75, , in

Humanist

Oil on canvas, 1951

35 × 27 1/2 in, 35, 27.5, , in

Euclid Avenue

Oil on canvas, 1950

36 × 30 in, 36, 30, , in

The Princess

Oil on canvas, 1960

78 × 48 in, 78, 48, , in

Study for the Bloomsbury Group

Oil on canvas, 1965

30 × 42 in, 30, 42, , in

Fall Landscape

Oil on canvas,

42 1/3 × 60 1/4 in, 42.333333333333, 60.25, , in

Torso and Limbs with Yellow Sky

Oil on canvas, ca. 1950

34 × 52 in, 34, 52, , in

Landscape Woods of Brubeck

Oil on canvas, ca. 1970

68 × 47 3/4 in, 68, 47.75, , in

The Last Performance

Oil on canvas, 1989

30 × 70 in, 30, 70, , in

Landscape #11

Charcoal, 1963

67 3/4 × 44 1/2 in, 67.75, 44.5, , in

Still Life

Oil on canvas,

32 1/2 × 23 in, 32.5, 23, , in

Landscape #9

Charcoal, 1963

44 1/2 × 67 1/2 in, 44.5, 67.5, , in

Rabbi with Torah with Stained Glass Window

Oil on canvas,

52 × 40 in, 52, 40, , in

Cellist

Oil on canvas,

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Adele

Oil on canvas, ca. 1958

24 × 19 in, 24, 19, , in

The Finding of Moses

Oil on canvas, 1993-1995

63 × 72 in, 63, 72, , in

Still Life with Vases

Oil on canvas, ca. 1980

70 × 49 1/2 in, 70, 49.5, , in

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