One of the most important art figures in the history of Oklahoma has the spotlight during this landmark exhibition.
True to Oklahoma’s artistic heritage and strong Native American culture, monumental figure Oscar Brousse Jacobson once said, “It may now be considered old-fashioned, but I seem to prefer to paint the world unconquered by man, unviolated by human greed, a world untouched by misery and despair.” One of the preeminent figures in Oklahoma’s art history, Jacobson helped to found the Association of Oklahoma Artists in the 1930s and was a prolific artist himself.
Oscar B. Jacobson, “Green Mountains,” 1936, oil on canvas board, 24 1/2 x 31 in. (c) JRB Art at the Elms 2016
On view through January 31, “Oscar Brousse Jacobson” is an exhibition that honors the artist and his legacy, hosted by JRB Art at the Elms in Oklahoma City. Via the gallery website: “Just released after 50 years in a private collection, JRB Art at The Elms is pleased to present these 12 paintings for acquisition by the public.”
To learn more, visit JRB Art at the Elms.
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