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Max Karp

 (born 1916)
Max Karp is active/lives in California, Ohio.  Max Karp is known for enamelist, bird theme, beach scene, portrait and landscape painting.

Biography   Max Karp


American Artist Max Karp is one of the few contemporary painters to use enamel for his artistic work. He is recognized as a chief exponent of modern enameling, creating  kiln-fired collectibles.

A self-taught artist, Karp was born in Ohio in 1916 and raised in California. He lived in Southern California and began painting by recording in his oils various species of birds and insects for his father who was an ornithologist/entomologist.

In the mid-1960's, Karp became interested in the enamel process. Beginning on a small scale, he taught himself the enamel technique and later experimented with the large paintings in enamel for which he is best known.

In 1970 Hamilton Mint commissioned Karp to produce four paintin   ...  Displaying 750 of 1190 characters.

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