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         THOMAS SILLS     
         born 1914

thomas sills


Thomas Sills came to art relatively late. Not until he was in his mid-thirties and married to artist Jeanne Reynal did he begin to explore abstract expression. Beginning with materials that Reynal used in her mosaics, Sills soon branched out to oil on wood as well as canvas. Although he lacked formal training, his sophisticated handling of color and innovative use of media caught the attention of the New York avant-garde and led to his regular presence in galleries through the early 1970s.

Rowland Scherman (born 1937)
Gelatin silver print, circa 1972
Published March 1972
ARTnews Collection, New York City
©Rowland Scherman
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