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Charles Griffin Farr

 (1908 - 1997)
Charles Griffin Farr was active/lived in California.  Charles Farr is known for abstract-realist still life, landscape and figure painting, illustration.

Biography   Charles Griffin Farr


Charles Griffin Farr (1908-1997) is an American realist artist whose paintings are intended to convey a subtle emotional tension and sense of mystery. 

Working within the tradition of American realism, Farr's signature style began its evolution in the 1930s, a time when Precisionism and other forms of painting about the process of seeing were major forces.  Many terms have been used to define his idiosyncratic work, but "Magic rRalism," is probably the closest.  By definition, according to famed curator Dorothy C. Miller, it means that a work possesses a "sharp focus and precise representation: with the difference being 'whether the subject has been observed in the outer world-realism, or contrived by the im   ...  Displaying 750 of 6371 characters.

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