(1907 - 1970)
Philip Perkins was active/lived in Tennessee. Philip Perkins is known for abstraction-geometric, religious.
The following biography is provided by Dan Hardison.
From a small town in west Tennessee, Philip Perkins became an abstract painter widely acknowledged for his work. He is best known for his geometric, cubist influenced work of the forties. While most abstract art used flat unshaded color areas, Perkins shaded geometric forms through deepening colors to give the work more body and a sense of rhythm.
During the fifties, his work became more abstract expressionist in style with more spontaneous brush strokes and less distinct forms. It was during the fifties that he began a series of religious work in a semi-abstract style. By the late sixties, his paintings had become more hard edge abstract through the use of bold shapes and ... Displaying 750 of 4532 characters.