Jean Crawford Adams
(1884 - 1972)
Jean Crawford Adams was active/lived in Illinois. Jean Adams is known for modernist genre, landscape-urban.
Biography Jean Crawford Adams
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Jean Adams was active there as a graphic artist and painter of vividly colored still lifes, landscapes, and cityscapes. Her work reflected a range of styles from vividly colored fauvist-like canvases to muted precisionism.
She lived in Chicago throughout her career but traveled and painted scenes in Europe and in New Mexico, Indiana, Michigan, New York and California. Many of her paintings were inspired by what she saw in Chicago "finding a source for her art in its dynamism and vitality, slaughterhouses, gangland denizens, and political upheavals". (Kennedy 81)
She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and also had an exhibition there as well as at the Carnegie Institute, the Pennsylvania Academ
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