Over at Art and Perception I found this post about the abstract expressionist artist Clyfford Still. It points to an article in the New York Times about the life of the elusive artist and a museum in Denver that will be dedicated to the work of Still.
Clyfford Still did what most artists have wanted to do at some stage in their career, when he left behind the gallery scene and the art world, and just painted. He only sold or gave away about 150 works during his lifetime, but that’s not because he didn’t paint much. In a warehouse in a “nondescript suburb” experts are sifting through 2,393 works by the artist. The works are said to be worth more than $1 billion if they were ever sold.Continue Reading