Edward Clark is active/lives in New York, Louisiana / France. Edward Clark is known for shaped canvas, abstract stain painting, collage.
Biography Edward Clark
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward Clark "could be credited as the
architect of the shaped canvas." He studied at the Art Institute
of Chicago from 1946 to 1951, and during this time was painting in a
realist and impressionist style. However, his approach changed
between 1952 and 1958, when he first lived in Paris and enrolled at the
Academy de la Grande Chaumiere. A major influence towards
abstraction on him was Nicolas de Stael, Russian modernist painter with
whom he associated in France.
George Sugarman then persuaded him to return to New York to help found
the Brata Gallery with Ronald Bladen, Al Held and others. Clark showed
there until 1966, when he returned to France, which has remained his
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