Arthur Rosskam Abrams
(1909 - 1981)
Arthur Rosskam Abrams was active/lived in New York, Florida. Arthur Abrams is known for abstract imagery, design, teaching.
Biography Arthur Rosskam Abrams
The following, submitted August 2005, is from Paul J. Abrams, son of the artist
Born February 21, 1909 in Philadelphia, Arthur Abrams began drawing as a child of five, and continued producing art until just before his death in Sarasota, Florida during 1981.
He began studies at the Graphic Sketch Club of Philadelphia, later teaching and exhibiting there. 1924 brought a scholarship to the Philadelphia College of Art, but his lack of interest in commercial art had him move to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
In 1927 he went to Paris, studying where he could, including Academie Julian, The Academie Colarossi, the Ecole de la Grande Chaumiere, and then he found Andre L'Hote, who experimented with presenting space wi
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