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Marian Spore Bush

1878-1946 (MICHIGAN, USA)

ARTIST/MEDIUM MARION BUSH LEFT A CAREER IN DENTISTRY TO BECOME AMERICA’S MOST RESPECTED VISIONARY PAINTER. A WELL-APPOINTED MARRIAGE LED HER TO EXHIBIT HER PROPHETIC CANVASES AT NEW YORK’S MOST CELEBRATED GALLERIES, AS WELL AS AT THE FINE ART SOCIETY IN LONDON. THE SHOWS WON BUSH CONSIDERABLE PRESS. THE EPIC MONOCHROMATIC OILS SPOKE TO THE MODERN CONDITION AND TO THE LIKES OF HARRY HOUDINI AND NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC EDWARD ALDEN JEWELL, WHO SUBSEQUENTLY WROTE THE INTRODUCTION TO HER POSTHUMOUS NOVEL, THEYBUSH’S OEUVRE IS CURRENTLY THE SUBJECT OF CONSIDERABLE RENEWED INTEREST FOR COLLECTORS OF SPIRITUALIST AND VISIONARY ART.

Grand Central Art Galleries (New York), c 1943
Knoedler Gallery (New York), c 1940
Wildenstein Gallery (New York), c 1940

Marian Spore Bush, They, New York, Beechhurst Press, 1947
Mrs. Irving T. Bush (Marian Spore Bush), Loan Exhibition of Paintings (subconscious Pictures), Fine Art Society, 1938