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Ben Messick

 (1891 - 1981)
Ben (Benjamin Newton) Messick was active/lived in California, Missouri.  Ben Messick is known for regionalist painting, lithographs, teaching.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Ben Messick


Birth / Death:  1891 Stafford, Missouri - 1981 Apple Valley, California

Methods for Ben Messick

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint

Media for Ben Messick

Fresco
Ink
Lithography, Lithograph

Styles for Ben Messick

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Ben Messick

Birds, Ornithology
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Regionalism, Local Scene

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Ben Messick

California Before 1940

Art Association for Ben Messick

American Federation of Arts
California Art Club-
Southern States Art League

Schools for Ben Messick

Chouinard Art Institute, CalArts, Student
Chouinard Art Institute, CalArts, Teacher

Chronology for Ben Messick

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

Added Description for Ben Messick

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Figure Specialty
Genre Specialty
Mural Specialty
Walt Disney Studio, Productions/Commissioned Artist
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Exhibition of Art Association for Ben Messick

California Art Club
National Academy of Design-

Exhibition of Museum for Ben Messick

Carnegie Institute, International
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


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