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Photograph of Artist LILLIAN ABEL
LILLIAN ABEL
Los Angeles, California - United States



, Pink Landscape Series Num, Abstract, Sold
, Redblue Landscape Series, Abstract, $1,470
, Redeemer Harlequin And Se, Abstract, Not For Sale

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Artist Statement

"My concentration on the oval permits constant shifts in imagery and composition. There are layers in these paintings that hint at worlds we do not see. They suggest "lifting the veil" to reveal dimensions we cannot know. I want to provoke a feeling of mystery for all who take the time to look at the work and experience the forms. My current work is a concentration on form and color. I layer several colors and either allow the grain of the wood to be part of the compostion or cover the grain in a new texture to contrast with the underlying grain or conceal it completely" Schomburg Gallery: The work of Lillian Abel embodies a strange and compelling stasis where form is the subject. The simple line becomes its own language, the language of equanimity and proportion. Abel's paintings suggest a controlled grace and formidable comprehension of color and composition. The works exist in the landscape of gesture and suggestiveness. Abel's obsession with the oval is that it is a unique and oddly inviolable shape. It becomes its own force in these paintings. Its placement on the canvas grips the picture plane and each work resolves into another variation on the theme. The experiment and exploration is unlimited. The Oval in the vertical stance, in ancient symbology, represents feminine power. When shown horizontally, the oval represents the eye of wisdom. Abel expands on this iconology and empowers the oval as a singular shape, endowing it with...

Original Artworks (21)

Lillian Abel; Redeemer, Harlequin and Seer, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 9.6 x 9.6 inches. Artwork description: 241  Installation, civic, birch  ...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
9.6 x 9.6 inches (24.4 x 24.4 cm)
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Lillian Abel; Untitledbluegreenwithyellow, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - - Title is: Untitled ( Blue and Green with Yellow 2004) ...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
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Lillian Abel; orange square, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch, Landscape series...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Lillian Abel; Bluegreen Landscape Number 2, 2003, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - - Landscape Series...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2003
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; Pink Landscape Series Number 3, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 33 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - - Landscape Series...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
33 x 8 inches (83.8 x 20.3 cm)
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Lillian Abel; RedBlue Landscape Series, 2003, Original Painting Oil, 33 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - - Landscape Series ...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2003
33 x 8 inches (83.8 x 20.3 cm)
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Lillian Abel; Redeemer Harlequin and Seer, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 Redeemer, Harlequin and Seer - Installation at the Hawthorne Police Department, Hawthorne, CA - - Each piece is 30 inches square. Work similar to this installation is available....
Lillian Abel
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)
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Lillian Abel; Landscape Series number 1..., 2003, Original Painting Oil, 33 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - - Landscape Series # 1 ( orange)...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2003
33 x 8 inches (83.8 x 20.3 cm)
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Lillian Abel; bluepink, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch, Untitled ( blue and pink)...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; untitledgreenmagenta, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Two Birch Panels - Untitled ( Green and Magenta)This painting has been sold. I have similar one in Orange and Olive Green - - picture comming soon...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 18 inches (40.6 x 45.7 cm)
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Lillian Abel; orangeandpurple, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Two Birch Panels...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 18 inches (40.6 x 45.7 cm)
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Lillian Abel; blueandgreen, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Two Birch Panels...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 18 inches (40.6 x 45.7 cm)
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Lillian Abel; YellowTrinity, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch, Untitled ( Yellow Trinity)...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2001
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; purpletrinity, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch, Untitled ( Purple Trintiy)Photo: William Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; redwhiteyellow, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Three BIrch Panels, Untitled ( Red, White, Yellow)Photo: William Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 24 inches (40.6 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; redandblue, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch, Untitled ( Red and Blue)Photo: William Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; GreenOval, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - Untitled ( Green Oval)Photo: William Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; YellowOval, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - Untitled ( Yellow Oval)Photo: William Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Lillian Abel; GreenStripes, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Two Birch Panels - Untitled ( Green Stripes) Photo: William Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 16 inches (40.6 x 40.6 cm)
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Lillian Abel; untitled, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil on Birch - Untitled ( Red and Purple) Photo: Willliam Nettles...
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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