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