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


, Redeemer, Harlequin And S, Abstract, Not For Sale
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, Untitledbluegreenwithyell, Abstract, $1,575
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, 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, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Redeemer,_Harlequin_and_Seer-1264649539.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
9.6 x 9.6 x 0.3 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Not For Sale
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Untitledbluegreenwithyellow-1115790898.gif} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
18 x 18 x 3 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{orange_square-1096743263.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
12 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Bluegreen_Landscape_Number_2-1096747484.gif} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2003
24 x 24 x 323 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Pink_Landscape_Series_Number_3-1096748305.gif} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2004
33 x 8 x 3 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{RedBlue_Landscape_Series-1096749020.gif} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2003
33 x 8 x 3 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Acrylic, size_width{Redeemer_Harlequin_and_Seer-1096657516.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
30 x 30 x 3 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Not For Sale
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{Landscape_Series_number_1_orange-1096659263.gif} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2003
33 x 8 x 3 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{bluepink-1036615683.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{untitledgreenmagenta-1036179340.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 18 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{orangeandpurple-1036112516.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 18 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{blueandgreen-1036112799.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 18 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Sold
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{YellowTrinity-1028432381.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2001
24 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{purpletrinity-1027803612.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{redwhiteyellow-1027802580.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 24 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{redandblue-1027802000.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{GreenOval-1025665738.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{YellowOval-1025668278.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
24 x 24 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{GreenStripes-1025667649.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
16 x 16 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Lillian Abel, , , Original Painting Oil, size_width{untitled-1025631869.jpg} X
Lillian Abel
Original Oil Painting, 2002
12 x 9 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States