Sidney Schwartzman is the selected artist for display in the Library Mezzanine for the month of September, 2013. Background on the artist is provided by his son, David Schwartzman:
Sid lived and worked in Woodstock from 1948 until 1959, when he went to California and then on to Ajijic, Mexico in the late 60′s, where he lived until his death on March 27, 2002.
Sid painted in an impressionistic – expressionistic style from the start of his professional career. He was infatuated with color theory and was considered a painter’s painter.
The show, which will feature major works as well as some drawings, will be divided into two parts and the second part will go up about September 18, 2013.
There will be a discussion of the works and the artist, led by his son David, at a time to be announced.