He is remembered today mainly for his contributions to the worlds of avant-garde poetry (in 1926 the vanguard magazine Poetry devoted an entire issue to his writings) and dance (in the 1920's and 30's, he was the principle dancer with Allied Artists and partnered with legendary Chicago choreograpaher Ruth Page). He was also an accomplished visual artist. Turbyfill at times utilised texts lifted from his own poetry in figurative and abstract paintings and drawings. It is called Flower Theme.
Signed by the artist lower right, and dated 1964. It is painted on paper. The visible image (area inside the mat) is about 9 x 4 3/4 inches. The frame is about 16 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches.The painting is in excellent condition. The frame is good, with a few minor scratches/dings/marks. Please see our other listings for 2 more original paintings by this artist.
The item "Mark Turbyfill Abstract Painting Flowers US Chicago Listed Artist 1896-1991" is in sale since Wednesday, July 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "westcoastart2" and is located in Victoria, British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.