Category Archives: Biography

This will feature biographies of artists we have in inventory but whose bios and work are not readily available on line.

Recent Additions

The Annex Galleries acquires new inventory weekly and we have a link for these Recent Acquisitions on the left side of our Home Page under “What’s New.” We are spotlighting twenty-five recent acquisitions that were produced in a variety of … Continue reading

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Seong Moy, 1921-2013: A biography and some prints

This blog remembers the remarkable abstract expressionist printmaker Seong Moy, who passed away on June 9, 2013. Mentored by Vytlacil, Hofmann and S.W. Hayter at Atelier 17, his large abstract color woodcuts, which often also incorporated cardboard relief have always … Continue reading

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Georg Brochner and the Golden Books

Some time ago, the Annex Galleries acquired a collection of small works on paper, with a tremendous range of styles and subject matter, showcasing various late 19th and early 20th century European artists. They came bound in a number of … Continue reading

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Bernard Childs: Finding the Life in the Plate

Bernard Childs’s engravings are remarkably filled with movement, elegance, and color—they are a result of a controlled dance of power tools across the plate. Despite their intimate and delicate lines his engravings belie the power of the tool and the … Continue reading

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Margaret Kidder

Margaret Kidder (American/CA: 1904 – 1959) was a painter and printmaker, who produced a small but delicately complex body of work in a her short life. At a time when women artists rarely departed from the safe and accepted forms … Continue reading

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