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American installation artist and painter. His father intended him to become a priest and from 1947 to 1952 he attended a seminary in Brooklyn, New York. In 1954 he studied at the University of Maryland Extension Program in Osan-Ni in Korea and in 1956 at the New College for Social Research in New York. He continued these art history studies in ...

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1908 or 1912, in Brooklyn (New York); died 20 June 1984, in New York City.

Painter, collage artist.

American Abstract Artists (AAA). School of New York.

Lee Krasner studied at the Woman’s Art School of the Cooper Union of New York and the National Academy of Design. She was much taken with the exhibition ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 24 December 1913, in Buffalo (New York State); died 30 August 1967, in New York.

Painter, collage artist.

Post-painterly Abstraction.

American Abstract Artists (AAA). School of New York.

Ad Reinhardt finished studying art history at the University of Columbia in 1935. His teacher was Meyer Shapiro. In 1936 he embarked on a course at the National Academy of Design, New York, and American Artist’s School in New York, training under Carl Holty, who was to have a great influence on him. In 1937, during the American economic crisis, he was engaged on a governmental project that provided artists with a minimum amount of paid work. From 1945 to 1951 he attended courses at the Institute of Fine Arts at the University of New York and taught at Brooklyn College, New York, from 1947. He made trips to Europe in 1952 and 1954. He wrote a great many texts on art, including: ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 12 May 1936, in Malden (Massachusetts).

Painter, collage artist, sculptor, printmaker, mixed media.

Colour Field Painting, Post-painterly Abstraction, Minimal Art.

Frank Stella studied painting at the Phillips Academy in Andover and history at Princeton University, graduating in 1958. In 1959 he moved to New York, and took part in his first major exhibition, Sixteen Americans, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. The following year he held his first solo exhibition at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York, showing his earliest irregularly shaped canvases. Stella visited Europe in 1961, staying mainly in Britain, Spain, and France, before moving on to Morocco. In the same year he married the art critic Barbara Rose. In 1982, he spent a year in Rome at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1983, he was appointed a professor at Harvard University and gave a series of lectures there....