(1890 - 1976)
Mark Tobey was active/lived in Washington, New York, Wisconsin / Switzerland. Mark Tobey is known for abstract imagery, mural, illustrations.
A painter of small abstract works with underlying religious themes as
well as illustrator and muralist, Mark Tobey remains known primarily
for his "white writing" paintings that give the impression of being
expansive and much larger than they actually are. Tobey is
sometimes categorized with the Abstract Expressionists, but in fact he
was isolated spiritually and physically from its New York founders
because of his immersion in Asian religion and major time spent in
Europe and the Pacific Northwest.
Encountering the Bahai World
faith in 1918 and later Zen Buddhism was pivotal to Mark Tobey's life
and work in which he expressed themes of oneness and progression. As a
result of his obvious commitment to spiritual aspec ... Displaying 750 of 12089 characters.