Benjamin Hoffman Abramowitz
(1917 - 2011)
Benjamin Hoffman Abramowitz was active/lived in Maryland, New York. Benjamin Abramowitz is known for abstract painting, sculpture, figurative drawing.
Biography Benjamin Hoffman Abramowitz
Benjamin Abramowitz is known for his diverse aesthetic styles by art critics, curators, and collectors. A "senior artist" at age 19 in the New York City WPA* program, he is one of the small number of surviving artists of the WPA era.
Named Benjamin Abramowitz, he also created work under the name Benjamin Hoffman. He was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1917 to Russian immigrants. He became fascinated by different art forms as a young child, although his family did not approve of his interest in art. From an interview with collector and Amity Art Foundation head John Stewart at Juniata College Museum of Art, Abramowitz said: "I've been an artist all my life. When I was about four or five years old, I saw a l
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