Billy Al Bengston is active/lives in California, Kansas. Billy Bengston is known for abstraction, pop imagery painting-chevrons.
Biography Billy Bengston
Born in Dodge City, Kansas, Billy Al Bengston became a part of the
1960s California Pop-Art movement and pioneered the use of industrial
and spray paint techniques in his fine art painting. He combined
this method with symmetrical formal images in centralized
composition. He became known for work that created stunning,
dazzling optical effects.
Bengston moved to California in 1948
with his family and associated with sculptor Kenneth Price, painter
Richard Diebenkorn, and ceramist Peter Voulkos. He attended
several art schools in northern and southern California for relatively
brief periods of time. This was a period in California artistic
history where the artists were forging their own path, seeming
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