Arthur Burdett Frost Jr
(1887 - 1917)
Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr. was active/lived in New York / France. Arthur Frost Jr is known for color-theory based abstraction.
Biography Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr.
Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr., a modernist painter, was the son of Arthur
B. Frost, the well-known illustrator, from whom he took his first art
lessons. In 1905, Frost studied in New York City in the studio of
William Merritt Chase and also studied with Robert Henri, the latter
whom he credited as being the more influential.
In 1906, the
Frost family moved to Europe so that nineteen-year old Arthur Jr. could
benefit from available academic art education. He enrolled in the
Academie Julian in Paris and became friends with future well-known
abstract painter, Patrick Henry Bruce. They both were influenced by
modernist artists including Impressionists and Henri Matisse and his
revolutionary Fauvist style that emphasize
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