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Richard Pousette-Dart

 (1916 - 1992)
Richard Pousette-Dart was active/lived in New York, Minnesota.  Richard PousetteDart is known for biomorphic to minimal painting, portrait.

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Richard Pousette-Dart


Richard Pousette-Dart was born in 1916 in St. Paul, Minnesota.  He began drawing and painting when he was eight.  His father was Nathaniel Pousette, painter and writer on art and artists, and his mother was Flora Louise Dart, poet and musician.  They hyphenated their surnames when they married to show they respected each other as equals.  Richard grew up in Valhalla, in Westchester County, New York.  His father did not believe in formal art lessons, and Richard spent hours sitting in his father's attic studio and watching his father paint.  Art was only one of the many interests he had as a child, and he acquired them all through active involvement.

In 1936 Pousette-Dart entered Bard Colleg  ...  Displaying 750 of 11869 characters.



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About  Richard Pousette-Dart

Born:  1916 - St. Paul, Minnesota
Died:   1992 - New York, New York
Known for:  biomorphic to minimal painting, portrait