|Style:||Oil on Masonite|
|Size:||18" x 23" (small)|
|Frame:||Yes, gold frame|
|Price:||Please Call For Pricing|
A painter in abstract style who used wide brushmarks and also a printmaker, Henry Kallem was born in Philadelphia. Henry Kallem's studio was in New York City, and he and his associates were a part of a group of modernists who called themselves the 28th Street group of modernists. Member of National Society of Painters in Casein & exhibited widely including at the Pennsylvania Academy, 1939 New York World's Fair, and Pepsi Cola Exhibition of 1947 where he won first prize for his painting "Country Tenement". This award caused consternation because of his abstract style, and "Life" magazine, August 1948, ran an article referencing the award with the headline "Freak Painting Prizes". Kallem was also a teacher in his studio and in a private school in Roslyn, New York, and at the New York City YWCA.