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Franz Kline

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Franz Kline's Biography

Franz Jozef Kline (May 23, 1910 – May 13, 1962) was an American painter mainly associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement centered around New York in the 1940s and 1950s. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and attended Girard College, an academy in Philadelphia for fatherless boys. He attended Boston University, spent summers from 1956-62 painting in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and died in New York City of a rheumatic heart disease. He was married to Elizabeth Vincent Parsons, a British ballet dancer.

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  • “Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.” Review: Better Late Than Never

      News Source: Datzhott | 1 month ago
    Better Late Than Never HBO Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr. was made not out of desire, but necessity. For most artists, recognition is what keeps them going, pushing them forward onto the next painting, film, book, etc. The story of Robert
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      News Source: Financial Times | 3 months ago
    A show at New York's Gagosian Gallery last winter reignited the debate over his old-age work: is it exquisite simplicity, or the outpourings of an alcoholic, demented fool? There is as yet no catalogue raisonnee; however, a Pulitzer Prize-winning
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      News Source: London Review of Books | 8 months ago
    At the Guggenheim John-Paul Stonard The American artist Christopher Wool's large abstract paintings are often beautiful, but they are so emptied of content that it is at first hard to know what to make of them. For the first ten years or so after he

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  • Ways and Means, a solo show by JMR – Opening December 13th

      Blog Source: | 7 months ago
    The connectivity between gesture and interpretation has been a continuing practice within art history, put forth by such notable artists as Franz Kline and Robert Motherwell. Known in the larger context of Abstract Expressionism, this seemingly .
  • Abstract Diptych Reflection – Criteria C | Keina's Blog

      Blog Source: | 7 months ago
    For example Franz Kline, we wrote down what techniques he uses and how he uses it, Guessed what his art work was about, described the art work( landscape/ horizontal, old/ modern), and so on. After knowing the type of abstract art Franz ...
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      Blog Source: | 7 months ago
    Whether he throws words on a page, like the San Francisco novelist Jack Kerouac, or pigment onto a canvas like the "action" painter Franz Kline, whether he 013_beatnicks_2 mumbles through a movie or shimmies in the frenetic gyrations of&

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