Morton Kaish, "Hollyhock Cantata," 1983, acrylic on board, 36 x 36 inches

After a successful run at the Butler Institute of American Art, The National Arts Club is overjoyed to be hosting “Spring Rising,” a brilliant exhibition of recent works by this acclaimed painter.

You can find his works in major museums, including the Metropolitan, the Smithsonian, and the British Museum. They’re also in private collections all across the globe. This fall, you can also find Morton Kaish’s work at the National Arts Club in New York City via “Spring Rising,” a representation of more than 30 years of Kaish’s floral and landscape works.

Morton Kaish, “Summer Garden, New York,” 1981, acrylic and oil on linen, 60 x 48 inches, Butler Institute of Art
Morton Kaish, “Chilmark,” 2001, acrylic and oil on linen, 48 x 60 inches, collection of Dr. Craig Schuman

“Critics have noted Kaish’s powerful ability to combine traditional and experimental painting techniques with contemporary insights,” the club writes. “His relish for blazing color, vigorous brushwork, and intricate handling produces paintings that are romantic but never sentimental. Also feature are a series of accomplished etchings and monotypes.”

“Spring Rising” opens October 2 and continues through October 28. To learn more, visit The National Arts Club.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.

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