(1913 - 1993)
Lawrence Calcagno was active/lived in New York, California. Lawrence Calcagno is known for abstract expressionist painting, modernist-leaning landscape.
Lawrence Calcagno was born on March 23, 1913 in San Francisco, and
passed away at the age of 80, in 1993. He began painting at the
age of 19, and continued to use the medium throughout his life to
describe the world around him. After serving in WW11, he painted
in Paris under the G.I. Bill.
Calcagno began to show in San Francisco and New York as part of the
second generation of Abstract Expressionist painters. His style
ranges from meditative linear abstract landscapes to free-form abstract
expressionism. Calcagno's color palette and compositions resonate
with saturated oranges and reds of the California landscape. His
minimalist pieces fade in and out of focus like San Francisco fog,
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