Morris Hirshfield US, 1872-1946


"Picasso, Duchamp, Mondrian and Peggy Guggenheim praised him. Even the astringent critic Clement Greenberg decreed that Hirshfield 'would hold his own against any competition” of living painters'."


- Financial Times

Hirshfield is considered one of the most critically acclaimed self-taught artists of the 20th century. In 1943, after only six years of painting, he was given a one man-show at the Museum of Modern Art. His works often feature meticulous patterns.