(late 20th century)
Harold Kraus is active/lives in Tennessee. Harold Kraus is known for high color painting.
Biography Harold Kraus
Harold Kraus was born in the United States in the mid 1940s of German
parents. His father was an artist and started his son painting at
an early age. As an adult, Kraus settled in Tennessee where he
still lives today.
"I call myself a 'colorist.' All my
life, I have been fascinated by the various properties of color.
Many people live lives starved of color. It seems as if
they are intimidated by it, so they surround themselves with 'safe'
neutrals like gray or beige. My paintings aspire to fill this
color void. I think the most frequent remark I hear about my
paintings is, 'I love his colors!'"
Kraus's fascination with
variances in light is reflected in his work by his stunni
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