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Lawrence Calcagno

 (1913 - 1993)
Lawrence Calcagno was active/lived in New York, California.  Lawrence Calcagno is known for abstract expressionist painting, modernist-leaning landscape.

Lawrence Calcagno

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, where shap  ...  Displaying 750 of 7088 characters.

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About  Lawrence Calcagno

Born:  1913 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1993 - State College, Pennsylvania
Known for:  abstract expressionist painting, modernist-leaning landscape