5 Things to Know About Stephen Edlich

1. Born in 1944, Stephen Edlich was first recognized with an exhibition at Waddington Gallery, Montreal in 1969.

2. The artist is best known for his works that reflect on cubist and constructivist practices of the European Avant-guard—his works an interpretation through his unique, American perspective.

3. He was part of the well known 1976 exhibition, Three Generations of American Painting where Edlich's art was presented alongside that of Robert Motherwell and Richard Diebenkorn.

4. He went on to be represented by Marlborough Gallery, New York who hosted serveral solo exhibitions of his work over the next decade.

5. Edlich's life and career were tragically cut too short. His body was found in his studio in 1989; he was 45.