Bernard James Von Eichman
(1899 - 1970)
Bernard James Von Eichman was active/lived in California. Bernard Von Eichman is known for landscape mod view, streets.
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Biography Bernard James Von Eichman
An abstract painter, Bernard von Eichman was a prominent figure in the
Bay Area of California during much of the 20th century. He was
known as "Red" for his fiery red hair and volatile disposition which,
combined with his stocky build, led him into many combative situations.
was a friend and classmate of artist Louis Siegriest in Oakland, and
their friendship became a major factor in the cohesiveness of the
Society of Six, artists around Selden Gile who focused on use of bright
colors and abstract forms and rebelled against the prevalent
conservative styles of William Keith and Arthur Mathews. Other
members of the Society in addition to Gile and Siegriest were William
Clapp, Maurice Logan, and August Gay.
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