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Charles Alston: 12 interesting facts

Charles Henry Alston (November 28, 1907 – April 27, 1977) was an American painter, sculptor, illustrator, muralist and hypothetical who lived and worked in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem. Alston was responsive in the Harlem Renaissance; Alston was the first African-American proprietor for the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project. Alston meant and …

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4 facts about the amazing Arthur Dove

Arthur Dove (August 2, 1880 – November 23, 1946) was an American artist. An to the front American modernist, he is often considered the first American abstract painter. Dove used a broad range of media, sometimes in well ahead combinations, to develop his abstractions and his abstract landscapes. Me and the Moon from 1937 is …

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13 facts about Jerry Wilkerson

Jerry Oliver Wilkerson (September 5, 1942 in Texas – June 2, 2007) was a St. Louis, Missouri artist known for his contemporary pointillistic style of painting, and as a advocate of local concern and talent. After completing his BS at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, in 1966, Wilkerson obtained his MFA (1968) from Washington University …

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Who is Robert Indiana?

Robert Indiana (born Robert Clark; September 13, 1928 – May 19, 2018) was an American player associated once the pop art movement. His “LOVE” print, first created for the Museum of Modern Art’s Christmas card in 1965, was the basis for his 1970 Love sculpture and the widely distributed 1973 United States Postal Service “LOVE” …

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