(1905 - 1957)
LeRoy Turner was active/lived in Minnesota, New York, North Dakota / Europe. LeRoy Turner is known for mural painting, design, drawing, teaching.
Biography LeRoy Turner
LeRoy Turner (1905-1957)
R. Leroy Turner is known for his vibrant Modern abstractions completed from the late 1920s through the early 1950s. His artwork emphasizes a lyrical form of Cubism, often inspired by visual interpretations of classical music. Many of his compositions are titled after specific pieces of music, and frequently they include themes of melodic symbols, devices and musical scores.
Born in Sherwood, ND in 1905, Turner spent much of his childhood living in Minnesota. In Minneapolis, LeRoy Turner studied painting at the University of Minnesota with artists Cameron Booth and Edmund Kinzinger. He became highly influenced by the artwork of Picasso, Braque, Juan Gris, and Klee. In 1928
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