(1927 - 2000)
Charles Francis Tauss was active/lived in New York. Charles Tauss is known for geometric expression painting, art restoration.
Biography Charles Tauss
Charles Francis Tauss was born on March 10, 1927. A lifelong New Yorker, Tauss was an artist, collector, and conservator.
A veteran, Tauss served in the Army of Occupation in France and Germany from 1945 to 1947. He painted his first work, Victory Garden in 1947. This painting is in the collection of the New York Historical Society.
He earned a Masters in Art and History from Yale University in the 1950s. While at Yale, Tauss was a student of and studio-assistant to Joseph Albers. The effects of this relationship are easily visible in Tauss' geometric works and his experimental use of different varnishes and finishes on his paintings. Like Albers, Tauss was known to meticulously list the specific varnishes he used on th
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