(1924 - 2000)
John Bageris was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts, Ohio. John Bageris is known for abstract imagery.
Biography from the Archives of askART
John Bageris was born in Fremont, Ohio on May 11, 1924. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with Boris Anisfeld. He earned a BFA and MFA from the University of Chicago, and Wayne University. He also spent time studying at the Academy of Fine Art in Munich, Germany.
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Bageris has had his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, Detroit Institute of Art, Werbe Gallery in Detroit, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Peru, Souza Gallery in Mexico City, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
In 1953-54 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. He has been the recipient of many awards in regional and national shows.
His works are currently held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Bageris has spent time as an instructor of Painting & Drawing at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Submitted by Gary Stanley, San Diego, CA, specialist in California and American Fine Art
Peter Hastings Falk (editor), Who Was Who In American Art
John Bageris died on May 9, 2000 in Concord, Massachusetts.
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