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Burt Shonberg

 (1933 - 1977)
Burt Shonberg was active/lived in California, Massachusetts.  Burt Shonberg is known for surreal painting, restaurant murals.

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The Cafe Frankenstein, owned by artist Burt Shonberg who had his murals there, was an expression of attitudes Shonberg held as an anti-establishment painter.  It was a coffee house in Laguna Beach, California, USA. From 1958-62, the Cafe Frankenstein was seen as sort of a "den of iniquity" amongst the semi-conservative Orange County, California art community of Laguna Beach.  Located at 860 South Pacific Coast Highway, Cafe Frankenstein boasted a steady diet of beats, surfers, folkies, teens and all manner of weirdos, and was suspected of harboring drugs and other debauchery. For two years straight, a pair of undercover cops were regulars at the Frankenstein, looking for a bust. But according to the last owner, Michael Schley, the   ...  Displaying 750 of 4669 characters.

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