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David Shapiro

 (1916 - 2005)
David Shapiro was active/lived in New York.  David Shapiro is known for expressionist figure, genre painting, lithography, woodcuts, social commentary, education.

Biography   David Shapiro


David Shapiro, American (1916 ­ 2005)

Painter- ­ Lithographer- ­ Teacher - Writer

The art of David Shapiro moves in two parallel streams: first, the graphic woodcuts of social conscience; and second, the color paintings and lithographs that evoke his enjoyment of nature.  These two streams originated in Shapiro's earliest adult experiences.  A city boy living in Brooklyn, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis at the age of nineteen.  Sent to live for two years in a sanatorium in Bedford Hills, New York, he studied academic subjects and art while he was recovering.

Returning to New York in 1937, he enrolled at the American Artists School on 14th Street, where he studied with Anton Refregier.  He a   ...  Displaying 750 of 8423 characters.

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