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Linton Foersterling

 (1924 - 1980)
Linton A. Foersterling was active/lived in Missouri.  Linton Foersterling is known for expressionist painting, photography.

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Linton Foersterling (American, 1924-1980)

Born in 1924, Linton Foersterling began studying photography and painting at the St Louis School of Fine Art (Washington University) in the mid-1940's. The School of Fine Art at this time was strongly influenced by German modernist painters, most notably, Max Beckmann, who taught there from 1947-1949. Bauhaus-trained painter and printmaker, Werner Drewes had also come to St Louis to teach the year before.

Simultaneously, the St Louis department store magnate and well-known art collector, Morton May, began amassing one of the greatest collections of German Expressionism in the United States. He was influential in organizing the first retrospective show of Beckmann's work at the St   ...  Displaying 750 of 1571 characters.

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