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Curt Frankenstein

 (1920 - 2009)
Curt Frankenstein was active/lived in Illinois / China, Germany.  Curt Frankenstein is known for surrealist, narrative painting, lithography, etching.

Biography   Curt Frankenstein


Curt Frankenstein (1920-2009) was a Wilmette, Illinois surrealist painter and printmaker. He came to the Chicago area from Germany when he was 25. He attended the American Academy of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Otis Art institute of Los Angeles.

Subsequently he took courses in Lithography under Max Kahn at the Art Institute and in Etching under Hedi Bak at Studio 22 in Chicago. A long time resident of Wilmette, he had a studio and print shop there with his own etching press.

Curt Frankenstein first succeeded in selling his paintings in 1954 at the 57th Street Art Fair. He participated in art fairs ever since, sometimes attending as many as six per year. A Surrealist Painter:

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