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Abbott was born in New York City. Her family lineage traces back to John Adams, the second president of the United States. Her mother, Elizabeth Grinnell, was a poet and syndicated columnist with Hearst newspapers.[1] After World War II, Abbott joined the "Downtown Group", which represented a group of artists who lived in lower Manhattan. In 1946, she set up a studio on Tenth Street in Manhattan....
Paul (Allen) Reed is an American artist most associated with the Washington Color School and Color Field Painting. Reed was born in Washington DC and currently resides in the Virginia suburbs outside of DC. He attended and graduated from both San Diego State College in San Diego, CA and the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC. Reed’s group show debut was in 1958 in the Watkins Gallery, American University. H...
Horst Antes (German, b.1936) is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor, and is regarded as one of the founders of new figurative painting in Germany. Born in Heppenheim, Bergstraße, Antes studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Karlsruhe, under prominent woodcutter HAP Grieshaber between 1957 and 1959. The artist received early recognition, winning the Kunstpreis from the city of Hanover and German Youth Art A...
Rodolfo Aricò was born in Milan in 1930 and, after attending the Brera Art College, he enrolled at the Academy and then at the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan. His first exhibition was in 1959 at the Salone Annunciata in Milan; while his first participation in the Venice Biennale is 1964, followed by a second in 1968. In 1974 he held an important retrospective at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice, and...
November 17 Armand Pierre Fernandez born in Nice to Antonio Francisco Fernandez (1898-1992) and Marie Marguerite Jacquet (1907-1973). His father, Antonio, from a rich Spanish family coming from Algeria, owns a furniture and antique shop. 1933 Arman’s father and mother get married in Grasse where Arman’s mother had been staying with him at “Le Grand Hotel” for six months because Antonio’s parents didn...
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Gianfranco Baruchello was born in 1924 in Livorno. He earned a degree in Law with a final thesis in Economics. After a period of work in industry, he completely dedicated himself to Art in 1959. He moved to Paris where he met Sebastian Matta and later Alain Jouffroy and Marcel Duchamp. Since the early Sixties, Baruchello began to experiment with different media and languages, traditional and non-traditional e.g. p...
Vinicio Berti (Florence 1921-1991 ) was one of the leading exponents of the Italian scene. He started his career in the early forties with expressionist - realist works of nature , which in their approach to the folk world and the dramatic reality of the war expressed a categorical break with the tradition of painting in Florence , especially post- rosaiana . In 1945 he founded together with Brunetti, Farulli Native ...
Max Bill (1908-1994) is a Swiss artist fluent in many art forms such as architecture, painting, typography, and graphic design. He studied at the Bauhaus from 1927 until 1929, which is when he moved to Zurich and began working. In 1931 he began working within the principles of art concret, calling for a "universal art of absolute clarity based on controlled arithmetical construction." In 1937 Bill joined the associa...
Lowell Nesbitt, American (1933 - 1993) Lowell Nesbitt Lowell Nesbitt was one of the most celebrated and noted artists for his floral works of art. An artist with a highly personal style, Nesbitt made realistic studies of many themes throughout his career. His most well known series, and perhaps his most beautiful and poetic, are the more than four hundred works he created using the flower as the theme. Since his ...