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Victor Higgins

 (1884 - 1949)
Victor Higgins was active/lived in New Mexico, Illinois, Indiana / Mexico.  Victor Higgins is known for Indian genre, landscape and portrait painting.

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Victor Higgins


A key member of the Taos, New Mexico Society of Artists, Victor Higgins seemed much more influenced by modernist, abstract art than the other members although much of his work seemed realistic.  From 1920, he was combining Impressionism with Cubism and painting mostly landscapes reduced to basic shapes, giving a sense of visual rhythm and showing geometric relationships of form and design.

He was a native of a farming community in Indiana who was inspired towards art by an itinerant sign painter.  He studied briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago, having left home for Chicago at the age of 15 and studying with E. Martin Hennings and Walter Ufer.  For four years, he traveled in Europe and studied in Munich,   ...  Displaying 750 of 28544 characters.



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About  Victor Higgins

Born:  1884 - Shelbyville, Indiana
Died:   1949 - Taos, New Mexico
Known for:  Indian genre, landscape and portrait painting