(1905 - 1999)
Erle Loran was active/lived in California, New York / France. Erle Loran is known for modernist urban-coast views and geometric painting.
Erle Loran was born in 1905 in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 3,
1905. After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Loran studied
at the Minneapolis School of Art under direction of Cameron Booth. His
talent was recognized early when in 1926, he won the Paris Prize, which
provided him the benefit of a traveling scholarship to Europe where he
lived in the studio of Paul Cézanne. This exposure provided much
influence to Loran's life, where he saw the works of Picasso and other
But, it was Cézanne's work that motivated
him. His fascination with Cézanne led him on a three-year odyssey
through Cézanne country where Loran painted and photographed the
countryside around Aix en Provence. It would be t ... Displaying 750 of 6273 characters.