This website’s favorite painter of geometric abstraction works has died at the age of 92, Shirley Jaffe. Shirley Jaffe was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in the year 1923.
The artist attended Cooper Union College located in New York City.
During the beginning of her career Jaffe worked in the advertising department at Macy’s.
Jaffe moved to Paris, France in 1949. Jaffe loved the French lifestyle and lived in France for the remainder of her lifetime.
Jaffe was renown for geometric based shapes and swirls made with one color.
Below some works from a solo exhibition featuring Shirley Jaffe in April:
Shirley Jaffe was a master of color and graphic design. Through her many paintings she leaves behind a great deal of inspiration.