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Rex Brandt

 (1914 - 2000)
Rex Elson (Rexford) Brandt was active/lived in California.  Rex Brandt is known for landscape and marine easel painting, illustration, mural.

Rex Brandt

Born in San Diego, Rex Brandt was a painter of broad, splashy, cubist watercolors and became a foremost leader of California artists who brought national attention to California artists in the 1930s and 1940s.  Also as a teacher, he influenced countless numbers of students to become skilled in watercolor.

Brandt grew up in San Diego and Riverside, and first attended Chouinard Art Institute at age 13.  He also studied art at Riverdale Junior College and the University of California at Berkeley where his interest in abstraction began due to the pervasive influence there of Hans Hofmann, Abstract Expressionist.

In 1937, he and Lawson Cooper organized "The California Group," a traveling watercolor exhibition   ...  Displaying 750 of 6667 characters.

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About  Rex Brandt

Born:  1914 - San Diego, California
Died:   2000 - Corona del Mar, California
Known for:  landscape and marine easel painting, illustration, mural