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Howard Cook

 (1901 - 1980)
Howard Norton Cook was active/lived in New Mexico, California, Massachusetts.  Howard Cook is known for easel and mural painting, graphics.

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Howard Cook


Considered one of America's best-known print makers including a series of woodcuts of the Grand Canyon in 1927, Howard Cook was also a painter, illustrator and lecturer who served frequently as guest professor in numerous universities and art schools.

He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and took his formal art training at the Art Students League in New York, beginning 1919 and then traveled extensively in Europe, North Africa, Turkey, the Orient, and Central America.

In 1926, he took his first trip West and served as an illustrator for "Forum" magazine. He married Barbara Latham, modernist Southwest artist, and also developed a great fascination for the Santa Fe and Taos areas, where he became a resident.

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About  Howard Cook

Born:  1901 - Springfield, Massachusetts
Died:   1980 - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Known for:  easel and mural painting, graphics