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Loren MacIver

 (1909 - 1998)
Loren MacIver was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Loren MacIver is known for mod figure, fantasy views, illustrator.

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Loren MacIver


A painter of semi-abstract canvases, Loren MacIver was raised in New York City where she took her only formal art training at age 10 at the Art Students' League.

She traveled in Europe but lived most of her life in Greenwich Village, painting dreamlike, half-abstract landscapes. In 1929, she married Lloyd Frankenberg, a poet, and they collaborated with their work. In 1935, her husband, without her knowledge, showed her paintings to Alfred Barr, Director of the Museum of Modern Art. He bought one of her paintings, and this attention launched her art career.

She painted in Provincetown from 1930 to 1938. Her first one-person show was in 1938. She worked for three years on the WPA Federal Art Project and continued to have New Y  ...  Displaying 750 of 2283 characters.



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About  Loren MacIver

Born:  1909 - New York, New York
Died:   1998 - New York, New York
Known for:  mod figure, fantasy views, illustrator