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Abraham Walkowitz

 (1878 - 1965)
Abraham Walkowitz was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation.  Abraham Walkowitz is known for mod figure-genre, town-landscape.

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Abraham Walkowitz


The following is by Dr. Theodore W. Eversole:

Abraham Walkowitz (1878-1965 ) is perhaps best known for his watercolor studies of Isadora Duncan and the dance.  However, Walkowitz laid claim to being the first to exhibit truly Modernist paintings in the United States.  After 1909, he became an intimate of Alfred Stieglitz' 291 Gallery, and whilst there became a participant in the debate over Modern Art in America. Walkowitz was an outspoken proponent of the continuous experimentation in the arts, which was his definition of Modernism.  As an artist, Walkowitz embodied the changing role of the Modernist painter in the United States, as Modernism moved from avant-garde protest against established modes to be  ...  Displaying 750 of 11564 characters.



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About  Abraham Walkowitz

Born:  1878 - Tuiemen, Siberia
Died:   1965 - Brooklyn, New York
Known for:  mod figure-genre, town-landscape