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Gregory Amenoff
Born 1948 in St. Charles, IL
Lives and works in New York, NY
Light in August, 1996
oil paint on canvas
92 x 120 inches
Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York:
Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Fund, 1997
1997.21
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A painter, printmaker, and teacher, Amenoff is known for emotionally intense works of organic abstraction. His work shows the influence of early American modernists such as Marsden Hartley and Arthur Dove, but has a strong sense of urgency and tension akin to Expressionism.