(1908 - 2002)
Joseph Friebert was active/lived in Wisconsin. Joseph Friebert is known for abstraction, modernist figure, portrait, landscape and still life painting.
Biography Joseph Friebert
Joseph Friebert, born in Buffalo, New York, 1908, and died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2002. He was a major Wisconsin artist, active from the late 1930s until his ?death at age 94. His early style was Social Realist; in the 1950s,? he experimented with abstraction; and from the mid-1960s on, he worked in a very personal, expressionist/lyrical manner, still dealing with subjects related to the human? condition, such as refugees, as well as land-and cityscapes and still lifes. No matter the style in which he was working, he was consistently engaged in transforming into a modern idiom Old Master glazing techniques and the subtle layering of the paint surface.
Friebert exhibited widely during his lifetime, including at the Art Institute of
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