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Sam Amato

 (1924 - 2015)
Sam Amato was active/lived in California, New York.  Sam Amato is known for figurative, landscape and synmbolic painting, art education.

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Born in New York, Sam Amato became a key painter in the Southern California (Los Angeles) figurative school of painting of the 1960's and '70's, best known for his diverse subject matters and diverse painting styles, and for his masterful command of color.

Of his talents, it was written:“A colorist par excellence, Amato confronts each canvas as a different problem…of making color behave and of using it to define form.” (Arthur Secunda, Santa Barbara News Press) ? ?

Amato began his art studies as an undergraduate at the Pratt Institute of Art in 1941. After taking a sabbatical from his schooling for four years to serve in the Navy as an Instructor in 3-Dimentional Terrain Construction and Modeling, he returned   ...  Displaying 750 of 3434 characters.

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