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Michael Ramseur

 (20/21st century)
Michael Ramseur is active/lives in Massachusetts.  Michael Ramseur is known for expressionist pastel painting-hospital themes.

Biography   Michael Ramseur

A painter whose style has been likened to Vincent Van Gogh, Michael Ramseur is known for his expressionist scenes that speak of the fragile spirit of human beings "as well as the shimmering, glowing, shadowy, sometimes sinister impenetrability of their shelter, their home, their 'prison' " (gallery art).  A recurring, 'obsessive' subject for him is the Danvers State Hospital in Massachusetts, and the people behind its walls.  Although the settings are the exterior of the building, the structure and its landscape seem actively 'nightmarish' as though pushed around by the unhappiness and turbulence inside. 

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