Leon Golub

Born: 1922

Died: 2004

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Lives and Works: New York, NY

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Leon-Golub/107780809245369

Education: BFA and MFA, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1949 and 1950
BA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL ,1942

Leon Golub Bio

About The Artist

Leon Golub's work boldly confronts the misuse of power and state-sponsored oppression and violence through vibrant and emotive paintings. Coming from an era of anti-Vietnam War protests, Golub's work is socially and politically engaged. His former series have names like Vietnam, Mercenaries, Interrogation, Riots, and Try Burning This One. Formally, his work draws from classical Greek figures and methods, with an emphasis on the strength and resilience of the human body.

Leon Golub Gallery Art

Galleries

Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY

Leon Golub Permanent Collections

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Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Tate Gallery, London, England
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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