‘SELF-TAUGHT MUSICIAN’ OIL ON CANVAS BY SHERMAN CHINSKY (1991)

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A colorful, expressive oil on canvas of a necktied male holding a stringed instrument: Self-Taught Musician by Bay Area artist Sherman Chinsky. Signed and dated in the lower left corner—'91 Chinsky.

SHERMAN CHINSKY (1926-2004) was born in Brooklyn, New York, where he fell in love with jazz, sports, and the art of painting. He moved to Berkeley, California, in 1951 and earned a BFA at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland (today the California College of the Arts). Chinsky showed his work in numerous galleries throughout the Bay Area, including Maxwell Galleries Ltd., the George Lawson Gallery, the Mills and Short Gallery, and the Lucien Labaudt Art Gallery.

I remember Diebenkorn telling me don't worry what people think, just paint how you feel—there will be a certain group that you will reach. – Sherman Chinsky

DETAILS

Artist – Sherman Chinsky

Period – 1991

Origin – USA

Styles/Movements – Abstract Expressionism; Bay Area Figurative School

Media – Oil

Support – Canvas

Colors – Polychrome

Condition – Very good vintage condition.

Dimensions – 39" W × ¾" D × 43 ½" H

Quantity Available – 1