Large Abstract Expressionist painting by Lucy Howard Cohen, painted in shade of white with bold blues and soft yellow reminiscent of irises. Courtesy of Lost Art Salon.
Lost Art Salon recently acquired works of Lucy Howard Cohen, a Berkeley artist and psychologist who was influenced by Mark Rothko and Joni Mitchell.

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S.F. Gallery of Vintage Art Evokes Spirit of Mid-Century Paris Art Scene

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Lost Art Salon offers the ability to see an artist’s work as it progresses over time.

Gertrude Stein popped into my head as soon as I set foot on the layered Oriental carpets covering the floors of San Francisco’s Lost Art Salon.



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