(1912 - 2006)
Buffie Johnson was active/lived in New York. Buffie Johnson is known for portrait, abstract, realist floral painting.
Biography Buffie Johnson
Born in New York City on February 20th, 1912, Buffie Johnson studied at
the Art Students League of New York and at the Academy Julian and S. W. Hayter Atelier in Paris, where she also studied privately with Francis Picabia. She
earned a B.F.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. From
1946-1950, she was an instructor at the Parsons School of Design.
Johnson is known for huge paintings, "single image frontal plant forms" of orchids,
irises and tulips, seed pods and fruits, intended to symbolize the "Lady of the
In New York in the 1940s, and in the 1950s in East Hampton and New York, Buffie Johnson exhibited with Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Hans Hofmann, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb,
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