(1900 - 1981)
Alfred S. Mira was active/lived in New York. Alfred Mira is known for landscape, structure, still life.
My boyhood days were spent between school and my father's carpentry shop. My interest in both these fields was overshadowed by my insatiable desire to draw. The books from which I was to learn my reading, writing and arithmetic were cluttered with pictures I had drawn on every available blank space. This aroused the wrath of my teachers who showed their unfriendliness. I believe I was allowed to graduate, not because I was an astute student, but because of their desire to be rid of me.
I embarked on my studies by obtaining a Job at an interior decorator's studio. My wish, however, was to go to an art school but this was impossible because my parents felt that a fifty-cent daily expenditure was an extravagance for a hobby in which the ... Displaying 750 of 3782 characters.