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Nanno De Groot

 (1913 - 1963)
Nanno De Groot was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Nanno De Groot is known for abstract expressionist floral motif.

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Nanno De Groot


Nanno De Groot 1913-1963

Nanno De Groot was one of the formative but rarely seen artists of the great era of Abstract Expressionism in Provincetown.  De Groot was one of many avant-garde artists who congregated seasonally in the lower cape art colony.  They were largely drawn by cheap rent, great scenery and the school of Hans Hofmann.  There was also subsidy through the GI Bill in the post war era of the late 1940's and early 1950's.  A focal point of this activity was Forum 49, a series of lectures and exhibitions during the summer of 1949 organized by Weldon Kees and others that debated the new art. Fellow artists were Peter Busa, Fritz Bultman, Jack Tworkov and artists of the older generation like Karl Knaths,  ...  Displaying 750 of 2292 characters.



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About  Nanno De Groot

Born:  1913 - Balkbrug, Holland
Died:   1963 - Provincetown, Massachusetts
Known for:  abstract expressionist floral motif