(1918 - 2005)
Michael Frary was active/lived in Texas, California. Michael Frary is known for modernist town-landscape and still life painting.
Biography Michael Frary
The following, submitted September 2005, is by Carl McQueary, collector of work by the artist and an acquaintance.
Michael Frary was born in Santa Monica, California on May 28, 1918, and died on Tuesday, August 30, 2005. During a career spanning almost seventy years, Michael Frary influenced the course of art, not only in Texas, but in the United States as well. He was a seminal figure in the art movement known as modernism and with his contemporaries on the faculty of the Art Department at the University of Texas, he changed the face of art on a national scale.
Now widely celebrated as a Texas Modernist, his influence has also shaped the lives and careers of the countless thousands of students whom he taught both in a classro
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