Ron Gorchov

Born 1930
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Lives and Works Brooklyn, New York
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Roosevelt College & Art Institute, Chicago, IL
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Ron Gorchov Gallery Art

Nicholas Robinson Gallery

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Whitney Museum of Art, New York

Artist Ron Gorchov began his career in New York at a time when artists talked to each other nonstop and information flowed freely. One day when he was walking with a friend, he had an idea that would define his work: he would manipulate the canvas as well as the paint. Shaped like an oversized saddle, his oil paintings curve out at the top and bottom, and project off the wall at the edges, turning a flat piece of art into a painting with a sculptural quality. Gorchov also leaves the raw edges of his canvasses showing—he wants the viewers to see the staples by which the canvas is attached. To interact with these three-dimensional surfaces, Gorchov paints a background wash in a solid color, often leaving the brushstrokes visible. To highlight the curvature of the canvas, he then paints on two organic shapes, leaving the viewer amazed at the power of seeing a canvas differently. Gorchov has exhibited at Bheim & Read, New York, the George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, and the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, among others.

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