Alfred Leslie is active/lives in New York. Alfred Leslie is known for abstract to hyper-real figure.
Alfred Leslie, born in New York City in 1927, began as an Abstract Expressionist painter, but in the 1960s moved to an intense, large-scale realism. He studied at New York University in 1946-57 with Tony Smith, Hale Woodruff, John McPherson and William Baziotes. Unlike most artists who spend years struggling to establish themselves, Leslie quickly gained a reputation as a second generation Abstract Expressionist. When he made his transition to realism, he was as easily recognized in that genre.
Geometric abstraction and collaged realistic elements were sandwiched between Leslie's initial Abstract Expressionism and the ultimate realism of his artistic evolution. The process was completed in the course of only two or three years ... Displaying 750 of 7910 characters.