(1926 - 2011)
Fred J. Berman was active/lived in Wisconsin. Fred Berman is known for abstract painting, teaching, assemblage, collage, photography.
Biography Fred Berman
In 1955, Fred Berman, an art teacher at the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, had read that Katherine Kuh, curator at the famed Art Institute of Chicago, was putting together a show of American modern artists for the Venice Biennale. Berman loaded several of his paintings into his father's car and drove to Chicago. At the loading dock of the Art Institute Ms. Kuh looked over his works and said, "Double congratulations, for being so young and painting so well."
He was 29 and his painting, one of his White City series, hung in Venice alongside works by deKooning, Pollock, and Rothko.
During the late 1950s and early 1960s Berman's paintings would also be featured in exhibtions at the Corcoran Gallery (Washington, D.C.), the Wh
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