(1905 - 1979)
Anton L. Refregier was active/lived in California / Russian Federation. Anton Refregier is known for abstraction, surreal genre, mural.
Biography Anton Refregier
Anton Refregier was born March 20, 1905 in Moscow, Russia. He
immigrated to the United States in 1920. He received his artistic
training from the Rhode Island School of Design*, Providence, Rhode
Island, 1921-1925; studied abroad with the sculptor Nicolai Vassilief in
Paris in 1920; and with Hans Hofmann in Munich, 1927.
From 1934 to 1940, Refregier, living in New York City, worked on various WPA Federal Art Projects* as
a teacher, supervising artist, and mural supervisor. His most
famous work is arguably the mural project at San Francisco's Rincon
Center, the costliest and one of the most controversial of all the WPA
commissions. It is a multi-scene panorama* that sparked national
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