Established in 1964, Stern Pissarro Gallery is co-owned by David Stern and Lélia Pissarro, great-granddaughter of Camille Pissarro. The gallery specialises in Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art as well as Camille Pissarro and his descendants.
Stern Pissarro Gallery will be featuring Abstract Expressionist paintings by Contemporary French artist Lélia Pissarro, granddaughter of Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro. Since the age of four, Lélia had been educated in an artistic environment by her father H. Claude Pissarro and grandfather Paulémile Pissarro. With the weight of such an artistic tradition within the family, Lélia carried the responsibility for upholding and extending the family legacy. Abstraction represented a means by which to ‘cut the cord’, allowing Lélia to start her own journey into modern art. Working through a number of different series’, Lélia continuously strove for deeper levels of...
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  • Lélia Pissarro: A Journey into Abstraction, 04 June - 12 June 2021

    Lélia Pissarro

    Gold Charlotte, 2020

    Mixed media and gold leaf on canvas

    102 x 76 cm | 40 1/8 x 29 7/8 in

    Lélia Pissarro: A Journey into Abstraction

    04 June - 12 June 2021
    Stern Pissarro Gallery will be featuring Abstract Expressionist paintings by Contemporary French artist Lélia Pissarro, granddaughter of Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro. Since the age of four, Lélia had been educated in an artistic environment by her father H. Claude Pissarro and grandfather Paulémile Pissarro. With the weight of such an artistic tradition within the family, Lélia carried the responsibility for upholding and extending the family legacy. Abstraction represented a means by which to ‘cut the cord’, allowing Lélia to start her own journey into modern art. Working through a number of different series’, Lélia continuously strove for deeper levels of abstraction and minimalism. This led to new and innovative techniques whilst she also began incorporating new materials such as gold, wax and encaustic paint into her work. These developments led Lélia to become the first women in the family to achieve critical acclaim. The title of the exhibition is inspired...