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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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  • John-Paul Stonard: At the Guggenheim

      News Source: London Review of Books | 4 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
  • Inside Art: Virginia Dwan's Big Gift to the National Gallery

      News Source: The New York Times | 7 months ago
    September 26, 2013 Since the late 1960s, the dealer and philanthropist Virginia Dwan has quietly donated art to museums all over the country. Among her gifts are Duchamp's famed L.H.O.O.Q. , a reproduction of the Mona Lisa with a mustache and beard
  • Ruth Asawa, an Artist Who Wove Wire, Dies at 87

      News Source: International Herald Tribune | 8 months ago
    Nat Farbman/Time & Life Pictures, via Getty Images Ruth Asawa amid her works in 1954...Asawa had been shunted from one detention camp to another as a child before blossoming under the tutelage of the artists Buckminster Fuller, John Cage, Franz Kline

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

      Blog Source: | 4 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: | 4 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 ...
  • The Cult Of Unthink | - Retrorambling -

      Blog Source: | 4 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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