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Peter Busa

 (1914 - 1985)
Peter Busa was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Peter Busa is known for abstract landscape painting, Indian totemic.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Peter Busa


Birth / Death:  1914 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 1985

Methods for Peter Busa

Automatism, Automatic Writing
Easel Painting
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture

Media for Peter Busa

Fresco
Ink

Styles for Peter Busa

Abstract Expressionism
Cubism, Cubist
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Peter Busa

Landscape
Pure Abstraction, Line, Shape, Color, Texture

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Peter Busa

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Provincetown, Massachusetts

Art Association for Peter Busa

Art Students League, New York
Indian Space Painter

Teachers for Peter Busa

Hans Hofmann
Thomas Hart Benton

Schools for Peter Busa

Art Students League of New York, Student
Carnegie Mellon Technical Institute, University, Student
Cooper Union Art School, Cooper School of Design, Teacher
Hans Hofmann School of Art, Student

Chronology for Peter Busa

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Added Description for Peter Busa

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Indian, Native American Subject Specialty
Mural Specialty
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Peter Busa

Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York City

Exhibition of Museum for Peter Busa

Art Institute of Chicago
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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