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Fred (Frederick Joseph) Otnes Jr

 (1930 - 2015)
Fred (Frederick Joseph) Otnes, Jr. was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  Fred Otnes Jr is known for abstract painting, collage, magazine illustration.

Biography   Fred (Frederick Joseph) Otnes, Jr.


Following is The New York Times obituary of Fred Otnes

"Fred Otnes, Illustrator and Collage Artist, Dies at 89
By Daniel E. Slotnik, August 12, 2015


Fred Otnes, a prominent illustrator, painter and collage artist who embraced abstraction well before most commercial illustrators did, died on July 28 in Westport, Connecticut. He was 89.
His death was confirmed by a friend, Marlene Tate-Tower.

Mr. Otnes’s work appeared on magazine covers, movie posters, postage stamps and gallery walls. He began creating illustrations in a representational style for advertisements and magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and Collier’s in the late 1940s.

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