Mid-Century Art + Design - San Francisco

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

California Abstraction

The William Dole collage and Don Clausen painting in the store are discussed below. Right now, in addition to those, I have a John Saccaro watercolor, and a Guy MacCoy painting. The Saccaro is from 1958. It is black & white and jarring and slashing and terrific. He is one of the important exponents of "The San Francisco School." This work is notably different from his oils. The MacCoy painting, "Pagan," is multi-colored and sharp-edged. It probably dates from the 1960's. It comes from the shuttered Fresno Metropolitan Museum.

Here is the Saccaro watercolor: