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 Mortimer Borne  (1902 - 1987)

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: New York scene, drypoint, landscape

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Biography from Butler's Fine Art:
Mortimer Borne was born in Rypin, Poland in 1902 and emigrated to the US in 1916. He studied at the National Academy of Design, The Art Students League, The Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, and with Charles Webster Hawthorne, founder of the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown.

Borne himself taught at The New School for Social Research in New York City from 1945-1967. After moving to Nyack, New York, he established the Tappan Zee Art Center in his home there. Borne was the inventor of the color drypoint technique. He worked in oil, drypoint, and sculpture. He was collected by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Gallery of Art, and The Victoria and Albert Museum, among many others.

Subject matter for which he is known includes New York City street and subway scenes, Eastern US landscapes and seascapes, portraits and still-lifes.

He also was featured in Leonardo and the Rotarian magazines:

Modern Art Goes below the Surface by Mortimer Borne (The Rotarian Magazine, October 1960 issue of The Rotarian.

New Art Techniques, Color Drypoint, Woodcut, and Chromatic Wood Sculpture by Mortimer Borne, Leonardo, Vol. 2, pp. 107-116. Permagon Press 1969, Printed in Great Britain.

Chromatic versus Polychrome Sculpture
Mortimer Borne
Leonardo, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Summer, 1971), pp. 257-258

A Convex Canvas as an Aid to Augment Three-Dimensional Illusions in Painting
Mortimer Borne
Leonardo, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Spring, 1974), pp. 143-144

Mortimer Borne died in Nyack, New York, in 1987.

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