WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF "YELLOW ZONE" 1984
William Perehudoff (1918-2013) is one of the most cherished and collected Canadian abstract painters. His work is a prime example of how color field painting was expressed in Canada. Like some of his contemporaries, he was encouraged and guided by legendary New York critic Clement Greenberg.
Perehudoff is known for his simple and exuberant canvases that celebrate color. He spent several summers at the University of Saskatchewan's legendary Emma Lake Artist's Workshop where he worked and studied with Jules Olitski and Kenneth Noland during the 1960's.
During his lifetime Perehudoff had recognition across Canada (and beyond). Today his works can be found in major public collections across the country. Even during his heyday, Perehudoff stayed in Saskatchewan preferring to paint at his family's farm.
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Acrylic on canvas
Signed and dated by the artist verso.
42"H 18"W (work)
Very good condition
Note: this work can also be hung horizontally