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Billy Bengston

 (born 1934)
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   ...  Displaying 750 of 5757 characters.

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