Thomas Nozkowski – Summation

An important evaluation of the life and work of Thomas Nozkowski is found in the New York Times Thomas Nozkowski’s Final Statement

In the face of terminal cancer, an artist focused and refined his singular style of abstract painting right till the end.

“Untitled (9-69),” from 2019




“He’s not in a group, he’s not in a category,” said Sid Sachs, director of exhibitions at University of the Arts in Philadelphia. “You have to understand the whole history of 20th-century art to know what these pictures are about. They’re ultimately not knowable 100 percent. They’re mysterious. They give you energy when you look at them.”



Nozkowski’s work is discussed several times in the book Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques .