Maurice Sievan is an artist of the New York School, spanning the turn of the 20th century through the 1970s, became most known for his distinctive landscape works during the period.
His first retrospective was held in 1974 at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows, then another large retrospective exhibition was held at the Museum of the City of New York in 1997. His work was exhibited in 2004 at MB Fine Art in Los Angeles, California.
His iconic abstract works of the 50s and 60s represent some of his best and most famous works. Sievan's large abstract paintings foreshadow the color gamut painters of the 1970s, resonating with awe-inspiring, subtle beauty and unusual harmony. For these powerful works with depth, personality and integrity, they occupy a special and very special place in the history of American painting, and their extraordinary achievements deserve public praise.