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John Alexander

 (born 1945)
John Alexander is active/lives in Texas, New York.  John Alexander is known for modernist-leaning landscape, surreal images.

John Alexander

John Alexander, whose abstract work tends towards Surrealism, was born in Beaumont, Texas on October 26, 1945. He grew up in eastern Texas and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lamar University and his Master of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University. He has been called "a master of darkness and depth" because of his grim-seeming palette relieved only by the light from a sickly sulfurous glow.

Alexander served as Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Houston in 1971. He moved to New York City in 1979. Since then, he has largely split his output into two distinct genres: caustic satirical portraits and profuse, vaguely menacing landscapes.

He maintains a studio in Amagansett, Long Island. Among the artis  ...  Displaying 750 of 1068 characters.

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About  John Alexander

Born:  1945 - Beaumont, Texas
Known for:  modernist-leaning landscape, surreal images