Warren Alfred Newcombe
(1894 - 1960)
Warren Alfred Newcombe was active/lived in California, Massachusetts / Mexico. Warren Newcombe is known for portrait and regional painting, printmaking filmmaker, special effects design.
Biography Warren Alfred Newcombe
From Special Effects to the American Scene:
The Life and Times of an American Artist and Designer
Warren Newcombe was a painter, printmaker, experimental filmmaker and an innovative, Academy Award-winning special effects designer and studio executive. He was trained as a traditional fine artist in the elegant Boston School tradition. Newcombe painted sophisticated portraits initially, then worked his way to his own version of 1930s "American Scene" Regionalism while he worked as an important special effects artist Hollywood.
During the interwar period, when Newcombe's career was at its peak, his paintings and prints were widely shown in solo and
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