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 Morris Yarowsky  (1933 - 2006)

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Lived/Active: Virginia/California/Maryland      Known for: larage scale abstract painting, teaching

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1933 (Pottsville, Pennsylvania)
 
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2006 (Towson, Maryland)

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Below is Morris' Washington Post obituary, followed by the comments from the previous post. Please feel free to leave further comments, the will probably be forwarded to his family.

Obituaries, Tuesday, April 18, 2006; Page B07, Morris Yarowsky, Artist, Professor -

"Morris Yarowsky, 73, an artist and art professor, died of pancreatic cancer March 20 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson, Md. He lived in Towson.

Mr. Yarowsky taught painting, art theory and criticism at numerous schools, including Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond for the past 35 years, commuting there from his homes in Montgomery and Howard counties.

His work was shown in galleries and museums in the United States and Israel. An abstract impressionist, he borrowed images from popular culture to create a signature style. During a 1984 show at the old Anton Gallery, Washington Post critic Paul Richard said, "Yarowsky, who was painting in San Francisco in the 1950s, borrows without shame from Popeye and Picasso, from Gorky and Guston, but his paintings are protected by their subtle, knowing wryness."

He was born in Pottsville, Pa., and graduated from Dartmouth University. He received a master's degree in philosophy from Columbia University, then moved to the West Coast, where he received a master's degree in fine arts from what is now the California College of Arts in Oakland, Calif., in 1959. Mr. Yarowsky began teaching at the San Francisco Art Institute and became its dean.

In 1970, he moved east and began teaching at VCU, from which he retired in 2005.

An amateur musician since boyhood, Mr. Yarowsky played viola in string quartets and the Richmond Community Orchestra.

His first marriage, to Harriet Yarowsky, ended in divorce.

Survivors include his wife, Pei Feng, of Towson; a son from his first marriage, Max Yarowsky of New York; two stepsons, Steve Wang and Mike Wang, both of Los Angeles; and three sisters."

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http://anaba.blogspot.com/2006/04/morris-yarowsky-second-post_24.html

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