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 Abraham S. Weiner  (1897 - 1982)

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Lived/Active: California / Ukraine/Russian Federation      Known for: figure, surrealism, designer

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in Vinnitza, Russia on March 30, 1897. Weiner immigrated to the U.S. at an early age. He studied at the University of Michigan and Studio School of Art in Chicago. He lived in Chicago before moving to Los Angeles prior to 1943. He worked there as a set designer for 20th Century Fox. He died in Los Angeles on May 7, 1967. Working in watercolor, oil, and pastel, he produced landscapes and still lifes. Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1942; SFMA, 1943 (solo); UCLA, 1943 (solo); Denver Museum, 1944, 1945; Calif. WC Society, 1944; Oakland Art Gallery, 1944-46; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1944; Glendale AA, 1945 (award); LA AA, 1945; LACMA, 1945 (solo); Santa Barbara Museum, 1946 (solo).
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Who's Who in American Art 1947-62; Los Angeles Times, 5-9-1967 (obituary).
Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

Biography from Martin-Zambito Fine Art:
Signed work A.S. Weiner

EDUCATION:
B.A. Architecture, University of Michigan, 1922
Art Studies under: Victor Poole, Chicago Art Institute
John Norton, Studio School of Art, Chicago
Alexander Archipenko, Chicago

EXHIBITIONS
Art Institute of Chicago
Riverside Museum
Cornell University
Los Angeles Art Association
Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles
Denver Art Museum
Oakland Art Museum
Los Angeles County Museum (solo exhibitions 1944,45 & 52)
San Francisco Museum (solo exhibition, 1945)
National Academy of Design, NYC.

AWARDS
Du Page County, Illinois, Artists Prize
Honorable Mentions: Los Angeles Artists & Vicinity Exhibition, 1944 Glendale Art Association Exhibition, 1944
First Prize, Glendale Art Association, 1945

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Holy Barbarians, by Lawrence Lipton, 1959
Big Sur & The Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch by Henry Miller
Intro Bulletin, A Literary Newspaper of the Arts, NYC.
Who's Who in American Art
Who's Who in the West
Who's Who in the Jewish World
Israeli Honorarium, Art Director: 20th Century Fox Films

David Martin
Martin-Zambito Fine Art



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