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Raimonds Staprans

 (born 1926)
Raimonds Staprans is active/lives in California.  Raimonds Staprans is known for abstract imagery-still life painting, sculpture.

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Raimonds Staprans


Raimonds Staprans (b. 1926 -)

He is a painter whose still life and landscape compositions explore color and form by examining the geometry or 'architecture' of everyday objects—chairs, tables, fruit, anonymous buildings—and subverting their inherent naturalism via color and flattened compositions.  Rigorous geometry and a strong line are hallmarks of Staprans's painting.  Though superficially associated with the paintings of Wayne Thiebaud, due to similar subject matter and a high-keyed "California" palette, Staprans' work is more akin to the formal abstractions of painters Josef Albers and Piet Mondrian.(1)  Staprans himself has stated that he is "an abstract painter whose objects are recognizable and sometime  ...  Displaying 750 of 4740 characters.



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About  Raimonds Staprans

Born:  1926 - Riga, Latvia
Known for:  abstract imagery-still life painting, sculpture