(1919 - 2000)
George Morrison was active/lived in Minnesota, New York / France. George Morrison is known for Abstract expressionost painting, modernist Indian, collage.
Biography George Morrison
From Grand Marais, Minnesota, George Morrison was an abstract-expressionist painter and sculptor, known for his wood collages and paintings inspired by Lake Superior. His focus was on texture: "I like the so-called magical surface of a painting, the marks the painter makes". (234-Herskovik)
HIs training was in traditional art but in the late 1930s and early 1940s, he became established as an Abstract Expressionist and "for year was better known outside Native American art circles than within". (375-Lester).
He was born on the Grand Portage Ojibwa Reservation in northern Minnesota and earned a scholarship to study commercial art in Minneapolis. He graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, went to New York City t
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