Leon Golub Net Worth

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Leon Golub was created on January 21, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was wedded to Nancy Spero. He passed away on August 8, 2004 in NEW YORK, NY, USA.

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Interesting Facts

1Children: Stephen, Philip, and Paul Golub.
2Artist who specialized in bizarre and disturbing images of people.
3Earned a graduate degree from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1950. He lived in Paris before moving to New York in the 1960s. Taught at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
4An opponent of the Vietnam war, Golub created "Vietnam II" in 1973, a sprawling 40-feet-wide painting depicting American soldiers shooting down Vietnamese. He later created more than 30 portraits based on photos of powerful public figures including President Nixon and Fidel Castro. Later works, including his "Interrogation" and "Mercenaries" series, show images of torture and violence.
5Golub's early work featured figures of kings, shamans or monsters, followed by a period heavily influenced by classical models, including a series entitled "Gigantomachies" portraying wrestlers in combat.
6His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Tate Gallery in London.
7Artist who depicted scenes of war, torture and oppression in large-scale figurative paintings. Golub drew upon material ranging from Greek sculpture to mass media photography and developed a technique of scraping the first layer of paint from a canvas, leaving a blistered surface.


1(June 2001) "Too many people have a sort of protective attitude about art. You know, 'Don't touch. It's valuable.' I'm trying to be more in your face, like when you walk down the street and suddenly you encounter a situation. I'm trying to invite you into scenes where you might not want to be invited in."



The Private Life of a Masterpiece2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Artist
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Woman as Protagonist: The Art of Nancy Spero1993DocumentaryHimself
Post No Bills1991DocumentaryHimself (scenes deleted)


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