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Emil Bisttram

 (1895 - 1976)
Emil James Bisttram was active/lived in New Mexico, New York / Mexico, Hungary.  Emil Bisttram is known for dynamic symmetry, non objective painting.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Emil Bisttram


Birth / Death:  1895 Nadlak, Hungary - 1976 Taos, New Mexico

Methods for Emil Bisttram

Advertising Art
Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Kachina (Katsina) Doll Carving
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint

Media for Emil Bisttram

Fresco
Ink
Wax

Styles for Emil Bisttram

Cubism, Cubist
Dynamic Symmetry
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Emil Bisttram

Animals, Mammals
Birds, Ornithology
Coastal, Shoreline Views
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
Gardens, Garden Scenes
Genre, Human Activity
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Mountain Views, Mountainscapes
Nocturne
Non Objective Subject
Portraits
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Emil Bisttram

Arizona Before 1945
Mexico and/or Central America
New Mexico Before 1940
Russia
Taos, New Mexico Before 1940

Art Association for Emil Bisttram

American Water Color Society
New York Water Color Club, Society-
Transcendental Painting Group

Teachers for Emil Bisttram

Diego Rivera
Ivan Olinsky
Jay Hambidge
Leon Kroll

Schools for Emil Bisttram

Art Students League of New York, Student
Cooper Union Art School, Cooper School of Design, Student
National Academy of Design School, Student
New York School of Art, Chase School, Student
Parsons, The New School for Design, Student
Roerich Academy

Awards/Recognition for Emil Bisttram

Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant

Chronology for Emil Bisttram

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

Collections for Emil Bisttram

Anschutz Collection

Added Description for Emil Bisttram

Mural Specialty
Printmaking Specialty
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Ethnicity for Emil Bisttram

Hungarian

Artist Colony for Emil Bisttram

Taos Art Colony

Exhibition of Art Association for Emil Bisttram

American Water Color Society, Painters in Water Color-

Exhibition of Museum for Emil Bisttram

Art Institute of Chicago
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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