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Carl Holty

 (1900 - 1973)
Carl Robert Holty was active/lived in New York / France.  Carl Holty is known for mod genre-views-figure, abstract geometric painting, teaching.

Carl Holty

Known for his floating, luminous, highly-colorful forms, Carl Holty belongs to the school of pure geometric abstract artists, none more renowned than Piet Mondrian.

Holty, a native of Germany, came to the United States as an infant and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the National Academy of Design in New York, and then went to Munich to enroll in the Hans Hofmann School where he was exposed to Abstract Expressionism.  Holty's early work also shows the influence of Fauvist colors and the work of French artists Maurice de Vlaminck and AndrĂ© Derain.

In Europe, Holty began featuring more biomorphic forms in his work and elements reflective of the Organic Surrea  ...  Displaying 750 of 1280 characters.

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About  Carl Holty

Born:  1900 - Freiburg, Germany
Died:   1973
Known for:  mod genre-views-figure, abstract geometric painting, teaching