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George Dombek
S.F. Fire Escape - Geometric Pattern Lithograph

1978

$650Asking Price

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Modern lithograph of a geometric, abstracted San Francisco fire escape by George Dombek (American, b.1944). Hand signed and dated "Dombek '78" lower right. Titled "S.F. Fire Escape" lower left and numbered "23/30" center. Tag on verso from the Boston Printmakers 31st National Exhibition lists the artist as George Dombek. Presented in a new white mat. Unframed. Image size: 17"H x 23"W. In the late 1970s, fresh out of college with an architectural degree, watercolorist George Dombek, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, gained recognition with his patterned studies of San Francisco fire escapes. When he moved to Ohio to teach at Youngstown State University in 1979, his attention turned to steel mills. While teaching at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, tobacco barns caught his eye. "I've been inspired by going different places," he remarks. "The moment I moved somewhere else, I began by responding to what I was seeing. You can't paint barns in San Francisco." Dombek's travels in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, and his education emphasizing the coupling of art and architecture, has influenced his perceptual style and subject selections. And although some of his images depict man-made structures, the artist sees no inconsistency in the theme of his recent works, which are influenced by his study of nature and his need to coalesce with it. He received a B.A. degree in Architectural Design from the University of Arkansas in 1974, and an M.F.A. in painting from the University of Arkansas in 1977. His work can be found in many public collections including: the Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; The Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; the Butler Institute for American Art, Youngstown, OH; and Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY.

Details

  • Artist
    George Dombek (1944, American)
  • Creation Year
    1978
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Width: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Depth: .13 in. (3.31 mm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Paper has some foxing and age toning.
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: JT23091stDibs: LU5426906302

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