George Copeland Ault
(1891 - 1948)
George Copeland Ault was active/lived in New York, Ohio / England. George Ault is known for precisionist architectural views and still-life painting.
Biography George Copeland Ault
A precisionist and surrealist painter, especially noted for nocturnes,
George Ault had the ability to depict lonely, everyday beauty of the
world in a moment of absolute stillness. He also experimented
with more traditional styles of realism, but was relatively untouched
by modernist abstraction. His paintings were based on what he saw
around him, many of them architectural subjects, and rendered in a
quietly controlled manner.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and
in 1899 moved to London with his family and attended the Slade School
and St. John's Wood Art School. He traveled extensively on the
Continent, which exposed him to avant-garde art movements. In
1911, he returned to the United States, and by
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