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Karl Benjamin

 (1925 - 2012)
Karl Stanley Benjamin was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Karl Benjamin is known for modernist figure, hard edge, geometric imagery, teaching.

Karl Benjamin

Obituary. Los Angeles Times, July 26, 2012
By Suzanne Muchnic, Special to the Los Angeles Times

Karl Benjamin, a painter of dazzling geometric abstractions who established a national reputation in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and created a highly acclaimed body of work that celebrates the glories of color in all its variations, has died.  He was 86.

Benjamin died Thursday of congestive heart failure at his home in Claremont, said his daughter Beth Marie Benjamin

Benjamin was a longtime resident of Claremont and a vital part of the college town's art community.  After retiring from a 20-year teaching career in public elementary and middle schools, he was a professo  ...  Displaying 750 of 11020 characters.

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About  Karl Benjamin

Born:  1925 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   2012 - Claremont, California
Known for:  modernist figure, hard edge, geometric imagery, teaching