Robert De Niro Sr
(1922 - 1993)
Robert De Niro, Sr. was active/lived in New York. Robert De Niro Sr is known for modernist figure and portrait painting, abstract expression.
Robert De Niro, Sr. (1922-1993) was a postwar artist whose paintings
combined modernist abstract and expressionist methods with traditional
compositions and subject matter. Part of the New York School of
the forties and fifties, De Niro, painted representational subject
matter—landscapes, still lifes, and figures—but used these themes
primarily as formal constructs for exploring the possibilities inherent
in paint, color, and form.
De Niro's utilization of action painting and gestural expression places
his work within the abstract expressionist discourse but it nonetheless
remains firmly grounded in European, specifically French, antecedents.
Born in Syracuse, New York, De Niro showed artistic promise ... Displaying 750 of 19348 characters.