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Description: Jack Roth
(New Jersey / New York, 1927-2004)
untitled, 1965
acrylic and collage on paper
signed upper left. The following information was submitted by the artist's widow, Rachel Roth: Jack Roth (1927-2004) got a Ph.D. in Mathematics at Duke University and was an artist for 50 years. He won a Guggenheim fellowship in painting in 1979, and showed his work at M. Knoedler from 1979-1986. He was NewTalent Graphic artist of the year 1963 in Art in America. He never did serigraphs. Typically he painted very large acrylic abstract expressionist paintings. He is a very early Second Generation abstract expressionist, showing at the Guggenheim Museum in1954 with Pollock, Motherwell, Kline, deKooning, etc. In addition to painting for over 50 years, and teaching mathematics for over 25 years, he wrote many math texts for the courses he taught, and after he retired from teaching raised 6 barns in New York State. He died of complications of dementia in 2004.
23 1/2"H x 17 3/4"W (sight), 27 3/4"H x 22"W (frame).

  • Dimensions: 23 1/2"H x 17 3/4"W (sight), 27 3/4"H x 22"W (frame).
  • Artist Name: Jack Roth
  • Medium: acrylic and collage on paper

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