Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Alvin Demar Jr Loving  (1935 - 2005)

About: Alvin Demar Jr Loving
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007

 
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Alvin Demar Jr Loving
 

For sale ads

Auction results*

 
 

Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*

 
 

Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: Michigan/New York      Known for: geometric abstract painting, collage reliefs

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Alvin Demar Jr Loving:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Alvin Loving)

yes

Biographical information (Alvin Loving)

yes

Book references (Alvin Loving)

15

Magazine references (Alvin Loving)

2

Museum references (Alvin Loving)

13

Artwork for sale (Alvin Loving)

4

Artwork Wanted (Alvin Loving)

1

Dealers (Alvin Loving)

8

Auction records - upcoming / past (Alvin Loving)

48
new entry!

Auction high record price (Alvin Loving)

48

Analysis of auction sales (Alvin Loving)

yes

Discussion board entries (Alvin Loving)

0

Image examples of works (Alvin Loving)

48

Please send me Alert Updates for Alvin Demar Jr Loving (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
AskART Artist
from Auction House Records.
Untitled (Hexagon Composition).
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
An African-American collage artist, painter of geometric abstraction and educator, Al Loving was known for work that explored color and "vibrant counterpoint". He first gained wide public attention with hard-edged geometric paintings in a 1969 solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art. His later works became more fluid and were multi-layered, acrylic painted constructions described in a 1974 "New York Times Review" as 'dynamically composed reliefs, wall pieces that energize the space around them, seemingly almost to be caught in the act of moving across the wall."

Alvin Demar Loving was born in Detroit. His father was an educator and part-time sign painter who became a Dean at the University of Michigan School of Education. His mother, Mary Helen Greene, was a quilter whom Alvin, fascinated by the blocks of color, used to spend much time watching as she sewed.

Loving earned a fine arts degree at the University of Illinois in 1963 and a Master in Fine Arts Degree from the University of Michigan in 1965. In 1968, he moved to New York City where he taught at City College in New York from 1988 to 1996.

His last big project was a commission of 70 bright colored stained-glass windows and large mosaic wall completed in 2001 for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Al Loving, age 69, died of lung cancer on June 21, 2005 at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.


Source:
Margalit Fox, 'Al Loving Dies at 69; Abstract Artist Created Vibrant Work', "The New York Times Obituaries", June 30, 2005, Section A23


** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.


Alvin Loving is also mentioned in these AskART essays:
Black American Artists

  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists