(1905 - 1981)
Louis Bosa was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania / Italy. Louis Bosa is known for modernist genre, figure, landscape, portrait painting, teaching.
Born in a small town near Venice, Italy, Louis Bosa became a genre,
figure, and landscape painter who exhibited widely, and was also a
much-respected art teacher. Amidst the growing trends of
modernism, especially Abstract Expressionism, he kept to his own unique
style of apolitical, witty character studies and subjects of humor and
human pathos. For art historians, his work has been
difficult to categorize, which has led to him getting less attention
than many of his contemporaries, especially those who had sophisticated
public-relations machines. Also, he was such a unique
character---ever telling jokes and far-fetched stories---that the focus
on him tended to be on his quirky personality rather than the
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