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Andrew Dasburg

 (1887 - 1979)
Andrew Michael Dasburg was active/lived in New York, New Mexico / France, Mexico.  Andrew Dasburg is known for modernist landscape, portrait and still-life painting.

Andrew Dasburg

Born in Paris, France, Andrew Dasburg became a pioneer of American modernism.  He was a master teacher at Woodstock, New York where, with Konrad Cramer, he rebelled against the traditional and sensitive approach to landscape of John Fabian Carlson and Birge Harrison.  He married Grace Mott Johnson, an artist, in 1909, and in 1918, he began summer trips to Taos, New Mexico at the invitation of Mabel Dodge Luhan.  He settled there in 1930.

In New York, he studied at the Art Students League with Kenyon Cox and Birge Harrison, whose tonalist style he countered by helping to form a Fauve group called the Sunflower Club, dedicated to using bright colors.  He then went to France.  He exhibited in the Armory Show of  ...  Displaying 750 of 19268 characters.

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About  Andrew Dasburg

Born:  1887 - Paris, France
Died:   1979 - Taos, New Mexico
Known for:  modernist landscape, portrait and still-life painting