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Alice Mason

 (1904 - 1971)
Alice Trumbull Mason was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  Alice Mason is known for abstract-geometric, graphics.

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An abstract painter, she was a meticulous worker who ground her own pigments and then mixed her paints, which she placed in carefully diagrammed designs of pure blocks of color. In 1936, she was one of the founding members of the American Abstract Artists at a time when that style was not at all well received. As she got older, her work got darker and more muted, but they always had balance of form.

Her husband was a ship's captain who was gone for long periods of time, and she raised two children virtually alone. The early death of her son in 1958 at sea caused her to go into isolation, and she increasingly sought more solitude.

She was of upper class New England heritage with one of her ancestors being the American Revolutio   ...  Displaying 750 of 1710 characters.

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