Jack Bush

Image © Copyright Estate of Jack Bush / SODRAC (2015)

Purple Thrust
signed, “Jack Bush 1974 36/100” in the lower left margin
87.6 x 64.8 cm x 34.5 x 25.5 in. ( sheet )

Private collection, Toronto.


Jack Bush (1909-1977). Painting and exhibiting since 1930. In 1957 he began a lifelong friendship with the American art critic Clement Greenberg, his influence brought about the changes that would bring Bush international acclaim with exhibitions in Toronto, Montreal, New York, Boston, San Francisco, London and Zurich. In his retrospective of 1977, Jack Bush did not show any works produced before 1958.

Provenance Private collection, Ontario. Annual sale of paintings and sculpture by contemporary Canadian artists, Art Gallery of Toronto, Women’s Committee, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1947 For further information on the Painters Eleven, click on the following link: www.painters-eleven.com