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Alvin Loving

 (1935 - 2005)
Alvin Demar Jr Loving was active/lived in Michigan, New York.  Alvin Loving is known for geometric abstract painting, collage reliefs.

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Alvin Loving


An African-American collage artist, painter of geometric abstraction and educator, Al Loving was known for work that explored color and "vibrant counterpoint". He first gained wide public attention with hard-edged geometric paintings in a 1969 solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art. His later works became more fluid and were multi-layered, acrylic painted constructions described in a 1974 "New York Times Review" as 'dynamically composed reliefs, wall pieces that energize the space around them, seemingly almost to be caught in the act of moving across the wall."

Alvin Demar Loving was born in Detroit. His father was an educator and part-time sign painter who became a Dean at the University of Michigan School of Education. His m  ...  Displaying 750 of 1590 characters.



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About  Alvin Loving

Born:  1935 - Detroit, Michigan
Died:   2005 - New York City
Known for:  geometric abstract painting, collage reliefs