Lawrence Fine Art

Name : Isaac Soyer
Biography :
Isaac Soyer (1902-1981) was the youngest of the three Soyer brothers, all artists, the other two being Moses and Raphael. All three brothers were exponents of realism in painting, staying with it even when abstraction became the dominant mode of artistic expression. Like his better-known brothers, Soyer began his career as a painter of Social Realism. He is also known for his paintings of ballerinas. However, his works often tend to have more of an edge than those of his brothers, whether in terms of subject matter or style of composition. For example, his most famed work is "Employment Agency" (1937), which shows the ennui and dejection of displaced workers as they wait to be interviewed. His brothers' dancers tend to be portrayed in languid poses of repose, but in this work, the dancers are hard at work practicing their moves. His works are held by the Whitney, Brooklyn Museum, Albright-Knox Museum and Dallas Museum among others.

Exhibited: Whitney Museum
Note: Photographed under glass, so some shadowing to the foreground - See more at: http://www.collectorsnet.com/Lawrene-Fine-Art/Isaac-Soyer/#sthash.O8MqvKK4.dpuf
Isaac Soyer (1902-1981) was the youngest of the three Soyer brothers, all artists, the other two being Moses and Raphael. All three brothers were exponents of realism in painting, staying with it even when abstraction became the dominant mode of artistic expression. Like his better-known brothers, Soyer began his career as a painter of Social Realism. He is also known for his paintings of ballerinas. However, his works often tend to have more of an edge than those of his brothers, whether in terms of subject matter or style of composition. For example, his most famed work is "Employment Agency" (1937), which shows the ennui and dejection of displaced workers as they wait to be interviewed. His brothers' dancers tend to be portrayed in languid poses of repose, but in this work, the dancers are hard at work practicing their moves. His works are held by the Whitney, Brooklyn Museum, Albright-Knox Museum and Dallas Museum among others.

Exhibited: Whitney Museum
Note: Photographed under glass, so some shadowing to the foreground - See more at: http://www.collectorsnet.com/Lawrene-Fine-Art/Isaac-Soyer/#sthash.O8MqvKK4.dpuf
Isaac Soyer (1902-1981) was the youngest of the three Soyer brothers, all artists, the other two being Moses and Raphael. All three brothers were exponents of realism in painting, staying with it even when abstraction became the dominant mode of artistic expression. Like his better-known brothers, Soyer began his career as a painter of Social Realism. He is also known for his paintings of ballerinas. However, his works often tend to have more of an edge than those of his brothers, whether in terms of subject matter or style of composition. For example, his most famed work is "Employment Agency" (1937), which shows the ennui and dejection of displaced workers as they wait to be interviewed. His brothers' dancers tend to be portrayed in languid poses of repose, but in this work, the dancers are hard at work practicing their moves. His works are held by the Whitney, Brooklyn Museum, Albright-Knox Museum and Dallas Museum among others.

Exhibited: Whitney Museum
Note: Photographed under glass, so some shadowing to the foreground - See more at: http://www.collectorsnet.com/Lawrene-Fine-Art/Isaac-Soyer/#sthash.O8MqvKK4.dpu
Isaac Soyer (1902-1981) was the youngest of the three Soyer brothers, all artists, the other two being Moses and Raphael. All three brothers were exponents of realism in painting, staying with it even when abstraction became the dominant mode of artistic expression. Like his better-known brothers, Soyer began his career as a painter of Social Realism. He is also known for his paintings of ballerinas. However, his works often tend to have more of an edge than those of his brothers, whether in terms of subject matter or style of composition. For example, his most famed work is "Employment Agency" (1937), which shows the ennui and dejection of displaced workers as they wait to be interviewed. His brothers' dancers tend to be portrayed in languid poses of repose, but in this work, the dancers are hard at work practicing their moves. His works are held by the Whitney, Brooklyn Museum, Albright-Knox Museum and Dallas Museum among others.

Exhibited: Whitney Museum
Note: Photographed under glass, so some shadowing to the foreground - See more at: http://www.collectorsnet.com/Lawrene-Fine-Art/Isaac-Soyer/#sthash.O8MqvKK4.dpuf

Isaac Soyer (1902-1981) was the youngest of the three Soyer brothers, all artists, the others being Moses and Raphael. All three brothers were exponents of realism in painting, staying with it even after abstraction became the dominant mode of artistic expression. Like his better-known brothers, Isaac painted in the Social Realist style. He is also known for his portraits of ballerinas. However, his works tend to have more of an edge than those of his brothers, whether by subject matter or style of composition.  For example, his most famed work is "Employment Agency" (1937 which shows the ennui and desperation of unemployed workers waiting for an interview. His brothers tend to portray ballerinas and women in general in poses of languid repose, but in this work the dancers are hard at work practicing their moves. His works are held by the Whitney, Brooklyn Museum, Albright-Knox Museum and the Dallas Museum among others.

Note:  Photographed under glass so some shadowing int he foreground.

Exhibited:  Whitney Museum

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