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Arthur Garfield Dove

 (1880 - 1946)
Arthur Garfield Dove was active/lived in New York.  Arthur Dove is known for abstract botanic landscape painting.

Arthur Garfield Dove

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Born in Canandaigua, upstate New York, Arthur Dove is credited as being the first innovative abstract painter in America.  Many of his abstractions showed obvious Oriental influence and were derived from landscape and organic subjects with color used freely and calligraphic line emphasizing energy or force.  Generally his method was to make watercolor sketches outdoors and later oil paintings in his studio.

He also made assemblages from a variety of materials including aluminum, tin, copper, glass, wood, fabric, and found objects.  Some were three dimensional like sculpture, and he was a meticulous craftsman.

He was named for the presidential and vice presidential candidates in 1880 and grew up in a co  ...  Displaying 750 of 8542 characters.

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About  Arthur Garfield Dove

Born:  1880 - Canandaigua, New York
Died:   1946 - Huntington, New York
Known for:  abstract botanic landscape painting