(1927 - 1998)
Freeman Butts was active/lived in California, Montana. Freeman Butts is known for abstract-expressionist, landscape, nude.
Biography Freeman Butts
“Freeman Butts (1928-1998) left behind an enormous and important artistic legacy. In a career that spanned half a century, from the late 1940's through the 1990's, Freeman Butts created thousands of drawings, watercolors and acrylic paintings on paper; sculpture in ceramics and bronze; and hundreds of oil and acrylic paintings on canvas.
A big and exuberant man who reveled in all of the sensuous sights and pleasures of life, Freeman Butts embraced early on the vigorous brushwork and gesturalism of action painting. Looseness, fluidity of line, high energy and speed of execution characterized all of his work. Freeman painted some non-objective canvases, but the vast majority of his work is figurative – inspired by the female nude and t
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