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Ruth Kerkovius [1921-2007]

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[From the Community Collection, a public gallery of art in Agincourt, Iowa]

KERKOVIUS, Ruth (1921-2007)

“High Up”

1989

oil on canvas

10 inches by 10 inches

Ruth Kerkovius was born in Latvia and studied art at Munich. She also worked in theatre, costume history and design, before emigrating to the United States. Once in New York, Kerkovius studied at the Art Students League and later at Pratt Institute, where she worked under printmakers Antonio Frasconi and Michael Ponce de Leon.

This small still life, painted in oil on canvas, is the second Kerkovius work in the Community Collection; the other, an equally colorful and abstract lithograph.


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