(1931 - 2004)
Andrew (Andy) Staley Wing was active/lived in California, New York, Connecticut. Andrew Wing is known for abstract, gestural canvas painting, found objects, constructions.
Biography Andrew Wing
Andrew Staley Wing (American, 1931-2004) was one of many American abstract artists whose art was grounded in the forms, materials and cadences of nature. Born on September 14, 1931 in Greenwich, Connecticut, Wing grew up in an artistic East Coast family. Wing took classes at the Art Students League in New York City, where he was influenced by the burgeoning Abstract Expressionist movement. At Bard College, he studied art under luminaries Louis Schanker and Stefan Hirsch, graduating in 1955. He moved to Laguna Beach, California in 1956 and received his MFA from Long Beach State College in 1962.
Wing painted outdoors, often on the roof of his Laguna Canyon home, where, with various dramatic gestures, he would throw vessels of caref
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