the greatest abstract expressionist you don't know

The Clyfford Still Museum is scheduled to open in 2011.  The museum is being built to house an immense body of his work, some 2000+ pieces.  There are hundreds of pieces of his work that have never been seen. 

Lucky for us in the Bay Area some of his paintings can be seen at SFMOMA and the SF Art Institute - I urge you to see them.  Yes, you can find countless images on the web; but it's a flat, dead, lifeless visual experience compared to seeing the scale, depth, and energy of his painting style.  There is nothing compared to standing before them.  It is impossible to look away.  He is by far one of the greatest painters of the 20th Century, his work yet to be truly discovered by the world. 

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