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John Begg

 (1903 - 1974)
John Alfred Begg was active/lived in New York, Florida.  John Begg is known for painting, design, sculpture, writing.

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John Alfred Begg was born in New Smyrna Beach, Florida on June 23, 1903.

He studied art at Columbia University (BS), with Arthur Wesley Dow, with Charles Martin, and studied sculpture with Jose De Creeft and Ossip Zadkine.  He was a member of the  American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Typophiles and the Yonkers Art Association (chairman from 1972-1973).

He worked as a art editor and book designer at the American Book Company, New York 1932-1937, as Art Director at Oxford University Press, New York 1939-1968, and as vice-president 1960-1968, as art director at Art In America 1957-1959 where he won the Readerscope Award in 1945 for a bronze work.  He also taught art and lectured on basic design   ...  Displaying 750 of 1723 characters.

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