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Jean Cohen (American 1927-2013), March Day, 1963, oil on canvas

Jean Cohen (American 1927-2013), March Day, 1963, oil on canvas

Item Description:

Oil on canvas, signed and dated

Exhibited: Landmark Gallery, New York


Very good original condition. Some minor scrapes and craquelure but surface is stable. Color bright and vibrant. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.


Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


Height 50 in. x Width 35 in.

About The Artist:

Jean Cohen was born in The Bronx in 1927. She attended The Cooper Union between 1946-1949 and studied painting under Nickolas Marsicano. There she met painter Alex Katz and they started a relationship. In 1950 she and Katz were married. In 1949 and 1950 she attended The Skowhegan School in Vermont on scholarship and between 1949-1956 spent summers painting in Maine in a house/barn shared with Katz and artists friends William King and Lois Dodd. They spent fall / winters living in New York City. Her first exhibition in New York was a two person exhibit at Peter Cooper Gallery w/ Alex Katz. In the 1950's Jean Cohen exhibited at Tanager Gallery and Area Gallery--both well known cooperative galleries in New York's East Village. In 1970 Jean Cohen along w/ 4 other artists formed The Landmark Gallery, an early SoHo art gallery that lasted for ten years. Cohen exhibited there in the 1970's as well as The Bronx Museum, Cape Split Gallery in Cape Split Maine which was owned by Norman Marin, John Marin's daughter in law. In 1967 Jean Cohen became a member of American Abstract Artists and was in good standing through 1999. Later she exhibited at The National Academy and numerous art galleries throughout out the USA. Cohen taught at The Philadelphia College of Art, and Louisiana State University. Her work is in the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Muscarelle Art Museum, Wright State University Art Museum.


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Jean Cohen (American 1927-2013), March Day, 1963, oil on canvas

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