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Marvin Martin

 (1907 - 1963)
Marvin Blackburn Martin was active/lived in Illinois, Colorado.  Marvin Martin is known for sculptor-figure, bas relief-history.

Biography   Marvin Martin


The following is excerpted from an article, 2001, "Establishing The Sculpture Program at the University of Illinois", by Glen Martin, son of the artist, who submitted the information to AskART in March 2004.

Marvin Blackburn Martin was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1907. Soon thereafter the family moved to northwestern Colorado on what was then some of the last public domain land opened for homesteading. His interests in art developed as a result of natural talent and his capacity to appreciate the visual power of the region's wild landscapes. As his artistic skills developed during high school and with encouragement of teachers and family, he decided to pursue art as a career. He entered the Kansas City Art Institute in 1925, where h   ...  Displaying 750 of 4275 characters.

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