American, born 1927
Morton Kaish (b. 1927), is a New York-based artist and National Academician whose paintings, drawings and prints can be found in major museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the British Museum.
Kaish’s light and color-filled works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Notable exhibitions include the Butler Museum of American Art, the Hollis Taggart Galleries and Staempfli Gallery in New York City, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the American Cultural Center in Rome. He is known to Palm Beach area collectors through his long association and exhibitions with the former Irving Galleries.
Critics have noted Kaish’s powerful ability to combine traditional and experimental painting techniques with contemporary insights. “Kaish displays a happy knack for adapting the best devices of contemporary painting to limn some timeless verities” - Time Magazine