(1918 - 1988)
Howard Daum was active/lived in New York, Quebec / Canada, Poland. Howard Daum is known for abstract cityscape and landscape painting.
Biography Howard Daum
Howard Daum was born in Poland. The family lived in Lodz until Daum was
14 when he and his mother emigrated. They went to Montreal, Canada,
where he studied with the painter Alexander Bercovitch from 1934 to
1937. In 1938 Daum and his mother came to New York and settled in
Upon graduation from high school in 1940, Daum attended the Art
Students League on a scholarship. He worked with Will Barnet,
Cameron Booth, Morris Kantor, Harry Sternberg, and Vaclav Vytlacil, an
important mentor. Vytlacil had studied with the modernist painter
Hans Hofmann in Munich in 1921, and was a founder of the American
Abstract Artists group in 1936.
In 1943 and '44, Daum served in the United States Army
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