Remembering Artist Lynne Golob Gelfman

Reflecting on the late artist's legacy, life, and works left behind

“The artisan has a plan, but they’re free to meander and do what they want. The spirit of that is deeply embedded in everything I do,” Lynne Golob Gelfman, lifetime artist and self-proclaimed trickster, told us in 2018 ahead of a solo show at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. It was here, in the very same city, that Gelfman lived and worked until her passing …

Lynne Golob Gelfman on Process and Her New Show at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

Often on the back on canvases, art manifests in mysterious ways for the painter

The Pérez Art Museum Miami unveiled the most comprehensive showing ever of Lynne Golob Gelfman‘s work this past weekend. The show, Grids, features 20 of Gelfman’s paintings—spanning various series, inspirations and methods since she began painting in 1971. Gelfman is a self-described trickster; when she begins on a piece, she says “the trickster enters.” The traditionally trained artist has forged a longstanding career built on rule-bending …