Ron Gorchov – (April 5,1930-August 18, 2020)

  • Art News obit

    Ron Gorchov, Beloved Painter of Stripped-Down Canvases, Is Dead at 90

    Ron Gorchov’s work ‘Victory’ was purchased at Sotheby’s auction in New York City for $118,750 in 2019.


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    By stretching linen over curved stretcher bars, Gorchov achieves unique, concave surfaces which recall Bronze Age shields or sarcophagus masks. “I fell in love with Matisse’s way of using very little paint. I liked the elegance of using thin paint,” he explained.

    Serapis via Vito Schnabel gallery (See more from here)

  • R. Gorchov

    Ron Gorchov Brooklynrail org. In Conversation