Dick Jemison is active/lives in Alabama, Colorado. Dick Jemison is known for abstract expressionist painting.
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Biography Dick Jemison
Dick Jemison recounts his first encounter with Abstract Expressionist
Paintings. On a school holiday in the late 1950's, at the time
when "action painting" as it was also called was first bursting on the
scene, Jemison visited the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He
still remembers walking up a stairway and confronting a huge, freely
spattered, color-saturated canvas by Sam Francis. It was then
that Jemison decided to become an artist.
The Abstract-Expressionist aesthetic, which challenged and excited the
young artist was being shaped at the time by the major painters of the
New York school: Willem De Kooning, Mark Rothko and Jackson
Pollock. Jemison came to understand that in these paint
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