Mid Century City Scape - Oil on Canvas by listed artist Mel Silverman. Signed. Framed in original black/grey wood frame made in unusual angles meant to mirror the angles of the buildings in the painting.39" W x 28.5" H x 2" D.
Minor surface wear to original frame.
While the life of Mel Silverman, like so many other artists, was regrettably short, in the few years he was an active part of the art world he left behind a unique and remarkable body of work. His contributions span his life from Denver, to Chicago, Europe, and around the world. He was an art fellow of the Art Institute of Chicago beginning in 1955 and was first held in solo exhibition in 1956 in New York. His pieces are held in many prestigious collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis as well as many private collections.