(1900 - 1963)
Joseph Mellor Hanson was active/lived in New York / England, France. Joseph Hanson is known for abstraction, figurative painting, teaching.
Biography Joseph Hanson
Joseph M. Hanson, born in West Riding, Yorkshire, England, in 1900, began his art training at the Halifax School of Art. In 1925, Hanson left England for further study in Paris. His teachers in France were Andre Lhote, Othon Friesz and most importantly Fernand Leger. According to Leger scholar Matthew Affron, Leger regarded Hanson as one of his most important students. Hanson then spent eight years working in France as an assistant to Amedee Ozenfant and to Le Corbusier on numerous mural projects. With both artists the principles of "Purism" prevailed, and in turn influenced Hanson's own painting style.
Hanson exhibited at several important salons and had two one-man exhibitions in Paris, including a sh
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