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 Jan Stussy  (1921 - 1990)

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Lived/Active: California/Missouri      Known for: mod figure, still-life, landscape, mural

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Jan Stuzzy
I took an outdoor landscape class from Mr Stuzzy in 1960. He was a good teacher & nice gentleman but definitely not an Abstract Expressionist. We were encouraged to work with the landscape & stay with the landscape. One student said that I should stay with nature. I said I am nature. At the time I was working for the company that placed men on the moon as an illustrator & could no longer see the sky/ground orientation as relevant. If one person is standing on the moon & one on planet earth, does up or down have any meaning? I am sorry to hear that he died so young of a brain tumor. I see no mention of his wife kim Stuzzy an excellent sculptor.

jocelyn johnson

landscape after the holocaust
I have an interesting landscape by Stussy that looks like a tall building post Armageddon. It's fascinting. i can send a picture to anyone who'd like to see it.

J. Barrett

About 1984 or 1985, I found myself at an estate auction in Des Moines, Iowa, at the request of the auctioneer, who was a rookie just starting out in the business. He was afraid no one would show up. I recall that he mentioned the deceased woman was very elderly when she died and had been a world traveler at some earlier time in her life. He assumed some of the things he was auctioning had been picked up on her travels. Eventually, I bid on two paintings more or less as a favor to the auctioneer -- or so I thought -- and stuck them away in a closet. Only now, almost twenty years later, did I finally get around to looking into the paintings. One was an abstract figurative piece I always liked it, but never had wall space for it. From the distinctive abstract figurative style, the clear signature of "Stussy," and a list of gallery and museum shows on the back of the canvas, I realize now that it is by the late Jan Stussy, a leading and highly influential abstract expressionist in California and former chair of the UCLA art department. It was a very lucky buy, as it turned out. As for the other painting, unsigned except for a peculiar logo of a stick figure holding what may be a book, I'm still hunting for more information.

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