(1900 - 1973)
Carl Robert Holty was active/lived in New York / France. Carl Holty is known for mod genre-views-figure, abstract geometric painting, teaching.
Biography Carl Holty
Known for his floating, luminous, highly-colorful forms, Carl Holty
belongs to the school of pure geometric abstract artists, none more
renowned than Piet Mondrian.
Holty, a native of Germany, came
to the United States as an infant and grew up in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the
National Academy of Design in New York, and then went to Munich to
enroll in the Hans Hofmann School where he was exposed to Abstract
Expressionism. Holty's early work also shows the influence of
Fauvist colors and the work of French artists Maurice de Vlaminck and
In Europe, Holty began featuring more biomorphic
forms in his work and elements reflective of the Organic Surrea
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