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Harriet Tannin

 (1929 - 2009)
Harriet Tannin was active/lived in New York.  Harriet Tannin is known for non objective painting, woven photographs, sculpture.

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Harriet Tannin, photographer, painter, sculptor, political activist, writer and lecturer was born April 26, 1929.  She is best known for her modernist, pioneer work with woven photography and her non-objective oil paintings.  She is considered the first woman artist in America to weave modern art photography, thus making her the leader in this unique medium.

Tannin holds a BA from New York University, 1951 and a Masters of Fine Art, State University of NY, New Paltz, 1975.

She studied photography with the internationally famous photographer Ansel Adams and painting with a modern master, Rolph Scarlett.  Scarlett was the first American artist to exhibit abstract art works next to Kandinsky's art in the original   ...  Displaying 750 of 3203 characters.

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