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As Post-Impressionist art dominated the scene at the beginning of the 20th century, some scholars mark a split between those who focused on the expressive properties of color like Matisse and those who emphasized a refinement of line and basic geometric forms like Picasso. Groshans Still Life (with table and books) proceeds along the Picasso essence of form, muting color and refining the table and chairs to a simplified configuration. While Groshans himself cited surrealists Giorgio de Chirico and Salvador Dali as his influences, scholar William Gerdts identifies his work as more Mysterious Realism than surrealism. Groshans specialized in, essentially,...
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