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Jack Jefferson

 (1920 - 2000)
Jack Jefferson was active/lived in California, South Dakota.  Jack Jefferson is known for abstract-expressionist painter.

Biography   Jack Jefferson


An Abstract-Expressionist painter and influential art instructor, Jack Jefferson was active in the Bay Area of California, where he became exposed to his signature style as a student at the California School of Fine Arts. Of special influence was his teacher, Clyfford Still, and Jefferson's early work had many of the same characterisitics as Still's: "convulsive, organic forms; the stark, 'sort of anti-color,' the 'grays and black and reds', the intensity and 'fervor' and 'willingness to use something really raw and brutal' ". (Albright 49-50). Jefferson's painting also had many dark and shadowy forms, that overlapped and interlocked, suggesting pockets of deeper space.

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