Mark Tansey is active/lives in New York, California. Mark Tansey is known for post-surreal often droll genre.
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The following, submitted August 2005, is from Peter Falk, Art Historian and friend of the artist.
In the world of living artists, fame can be fleeting, skillfully pumped up by promotional hyperboles of major art galleries. Mark Tansey, however, is a rarity among contemporary artists. Several books have been written about his extraordinary approach to making art, and some of the world's major art museums have given him solo exhibitions. One of his major paintings is on permanent display in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Many other major museums worldwide own his works.
Clearly, Tansey has achieved lasting recognition, placing him in the pantheon of true contemporary masters. Imagine a painter expressing t
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