Aaron Bohrod was a renowned American artist known for his trompe-l’oeil still-life paintings. He was born on November 21, 1907, in Chicago to Jewish immigrant parents from Bessarabia. Bohrod received his artistic education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League of New York.
Bohrod earned several Guggenheim fellowships in his career, which enabled him to travel across the United States painting and recording the American scene. He joined the art faculty at the University of Wisconsin while simultaneously serving as an artist-in-residence there until he retired in 1973.
Forum Gallery, founded in NYC in 1961, represented some of Bohrod’s work. Additionally, he became a member of National Academy of Design by being elected in 1953. His oeuvre included realist figures, landscapes, surrealism, and trompe l’oeil painting that showcased his immense talent as an artist.
Overall Aaron Bohrod was highly influential through his subtle use of light and intricate attention to detail paired with surrealistic subject matter inspired by everyday America that captivated critics through its use traditional forms mixed with modern aesthetics.
All Aaron Bohrod Artwork on Artchive
|The Sweet Life||1963||Oil On Gesso Panel|
|Still Life With Rembrandt||1958||Oil On Gesso Panel|
|Nude Standing Before Mirror||Pen And Ink Wash|
|Artist In Luxembourg||1947||Oil On Gesso Panel|
|The Haircut||1936||Oil On Gesso Panel|
|Bird And Gauntlet||1956||Oil On Gesso Panel|
|Classie Lassie||1944 - 1945|
|Landscape Near Chicago||1934||Oil On Composition Board|
|Self Portrait (the Art Of Painting)||1958||Oil On Gesso Panel|
|All This and World War II||1978|
|Sere and Yellow||1962||Oil on gesso panel|