60. Ilya Bolotowsky (American 1907 - 1981)
Untitled Yellow, Red Tondo, Blue Diamond
Three sceeenprints, edition 8/25
56 x 75 cm
est. $2,000 - 3,000
Fetched $2,300
Relative Size: Untitled Yellow, Red Tondo, Blue Diamond
Relative size

Ilya Bolotowsky was a leading early 20th-century Russian-American abstract painter who was based in New York City. His work, a search for philosophical order through visual expression, embraced cubism and geometric abstraction and was influenced by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian.

Bolotowsky adopted Mondrian's use of horizontal and vertical geometric pattern and a palette restricted to primary colors and neutrals.

Having turned to geometric abstractions, in 1936 Bolotowsky co-founded American Abstract Artists, a cooperative formed to promote the interests of abstract painters and to increase understanding between themselves and the public.