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Irving Amen

 (1918 - 2011)
Irving Amen was active/lived in New York, Florida.  Irving Amen is known for woodcuts, religous theme and figure painting, stained glass.

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Irving Amen


Irving Amen (b. 1918-d. 2011)

Born in New York City, he began drawing at the young age of four.  By the time he was fourteen years old, he won a scholarship to the Pratt Institute. He emulated Michelangelo's masterpieces and spent years perfecting his own unique style.

From 1942 to 1945 he served with the Armed Forces. He headed a mural project and executed murals in the United States and Belgium.

He had his first exhibition was at the New School for Social Research in New York and his second at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington in 1949.

Amen studied in Paris in 1950. Upon his return to the United States, he had one man shows in New York and Washington DC.

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About  Irving Amen

Born:  1918 - New York City
Died:   2011
Known for:  woodcuts, religous theme and figure painting, stained glass