Frederick J. Whiteman is active/lives in New York, Pennsylvania. Frederick Whiteman is known for abstract painting.
Biography Frederick Whiteman
Artist Frederick Whiteman was born in 1909 in rural Pennsylvania. An analytical painter, Whiteman sought to visually explain the nature and function of his subjects. His work, which is inspired by Cubist principles, represents a vast wealth of mechanical imagery. Whiteman's father, a distributor of mechanical and electrical products for the railway and mining industries, may have inspired Whiteman's interest in technology, and interest he pursued when, at the age of 16, he began a career as a draughtsman in an engineering firm. In 1929, Whiteman studied for a year with Alexander J. Kostellow at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh.
The following year Whiteman moved to New York City. Attending cla
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