Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Frolic Club IV - New York City in the 1960's - Strip Club Gritty Social Realism

$ 12,000
  • Description
    Philip Reisman paints the raw street life of New York City. He's a people painter. He studied at the Art Students League with George B. Bridgeman. By working at odd jobs he was able to take classes there for six years. His early paintings were candid, crowded scenes of the life he saw around him on the Lower East Side of New York: butchers, carters, peddlers, and homeless men in the Bowery. His first one-man show in 1932 was a critical success. His work is in the Smithsonian Museum, Museum of Modern Art, New York City Museum among others. Signed lower right. Inscribed, dated, titled lower left outside of live area - Matted and framed under glass. Frame and matte are a big shabby.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, New York
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Watercolor on quality paper
    Condition: Good. Overall good condition. slight undulation of sheet. Hinged mounted
    Creation Date: 1969
    Styles / Movements: Modernism, Contemporary, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 600760
  • Dimensions
    W. 17.5 in; H. 19.75 in;
    W. 44.45 cm; H. 50.17 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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