(1927 - 2000)
Alan Fenton was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Alan Fenton is known for abstract, non objective imagery painting.
Photo submitted by Danielle Fenton
Biography Alan Fenton
The following information is from Danielle Fenton, daughter of the artist.
Alan Fenton's Style:
Alan Fenton always referred to himself first and foremost as a painter, sometimes without specifying himself as an artist. Styles subscribed to his work included "Lost Generation" (his term) Abstract Expressionist, non-objective imagery, New York School, Color Field Painter, Gestural/ Action /Drip Painting, Washington School, blank art minimalist, reductionist, etc.
A Taoist, existentialist and absurdist, for my Dad, life could be summed up with his favorite word - paradoxical. The ever-present yin yang consciousness of the everything and nothing, infinite contradictions, simultaneously existing, drove my Dad's art and life.<
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