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Four Artworks by Nell Blaine

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In the 1950's, Nell Blaine was considered a leader amongst her fellow New York artists. Life Magazine named her one of the five leading female artists in 1957. She was part of the American Abstract Artists and a founding member of the Jane Street Gallery, an early artists' cooperative in New York. After graduating from the Richmond School of Art, Blaine moved to New York to study painting with Hans Hoffman and printmaking at the Atelier 17 print shop with Stanley William Hayter. Sadly though, she was stuck with bulbar polio in 1959 and told she would never paint again. Through intense therapy and financial help from fellow artists Blaine recovered and taught herself how to paint again. She would spend the next 40 years painting the highways on Riverside Drive and her garden in Gloucester, MA. She died in 1996 in New York.

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Click here to view all ten of the Nell Blaine paintings presently for sale online at Artnet.


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There follow my favorite four out of the ten paintings; enjoy !



Dories, Gloucester (1963),
(Image by Tibor De Nagy Gallery and Artnet Magazine)
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