John D. Graham - Two Sisters (detail) - 1944

John D. Graham / Ivan Gratianovitch Dombrowsky

Abstract Art

September 18, 2013

John D. Graham was a Ukrainian-born American Modernist / figurative painter. He was born Ivan Gratianovitch Dombrowsky in Kiev. A brilliant intellectual, raconteur, and eccentric, his art and connoisseurship were instrumentalin bringing European modernism to America.
John Graham's work is held in many public and private collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Phillips Collectionand the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.