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Harvey Leepa

 (1892 - 1977)
Harvey Leepa was active/lived in New York, California.  Harvey Leepa is known for abstract expressionist painting.

Biography   Harvey Leepa

Harvey Leepa was born in Russia and studied at Oxford University, Academie Jean Paul Laurens, Ecole des Beaux Arts, and the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, and immigrated to the United States in 1919, teaching at Columbia University.

"In 1937 Leepa departed from an expressionist style to experiment in a technique he later called fluxism. Using watercolor as a medium, he allowed flowing colors to combine freely on water-saturated paper and the finished composition gradually emerged as various portions were kept in flux. His early efforts in this technique were contemporary with the flux-paintings in oil and lacquer which Knud Merrild was creating in Los Angeles but there was no contact between the two artists. A few years late   ...  Displaying 750 of 2264 characters.

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