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Lundy Siegriest

 (1925 - 1985)
Lundy Siegriest was active/lived in California.  Lundy Siegriest is known for modernist-leaning landscape, coastal views.

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Lundy Siegriest


Born in Oakland, California, Lundy Siegriest was a modernist painter whose work spanned pure abstraction to plein-air landscape painting. He first worked in the thick impasto style of the Abstract Expressionists but in the late 1950s moved to grotesque figurative images inspired by mummies he had seen in Guanajuato Mexico. He also had a passion for painting cows and found it amusing to consider them self portraits.

In the 1970s, he became part of a nucleus of painters including Terry St. John who revived more traditional approaches. Hearkening back to the "Society of Six," which Lundy's father, Louis, had helped found, they began painting landscapes in a broad painterly style related both to the Bay Area figurative tradition and the   ...  Displaying 750 of 1006 characters.



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About  Lundy Siegriest

Born:  1925 - Oakland, California
Died:   1985 - Oakland, California
Known for:  modernist-leaning landscape, coastal views