Ron Gorchov

Ron Gorchov (April 15, 1930 – August 18, 2020) was an American artist. In the late 1960s, he began making oil-on-linen paintings on distinctive saddle-like stretchers, at afterward concave and convex, featuring one or two biomorphic shapes neighboring differently colored backgrounds. These, along subsequently the multi-paneled, "stacked" paintings, which Gorchov began making in the at the forefront 1970s, are to this daylight the primary maintain structure for the artist's work. Bridging sculpture and abstract painting, Gorchov's singular artistic vocabulary challenged the methodologies of traditional painting.

Works by Gorchov have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA PS1, the Queens Museum of Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, among supplementary institutions. His works are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Guggenheim, among others.

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