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Cliff Franklin Harmon

 (1923 - 2018)
Cliff Franklin Harmon was active/lived in New Mexico, California.  Cliff Harmon is known for abstract, modernist-leaning landscape painting, graphics.

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Cliff Franklin Harmon


Cliff Harmon, born on the twenty sixth of June 1923, was raised in the atmosphere of the art world of Southern California. His father, A. H. Harmon, owned the Harmon Stationary and Art Supply stores, first in Hollywood and later in Santa Monica. Many members of the art world came to the Harmon’s store to purchase their art supplies and Cliff grew up helping to prepare stretched canvases and present the various products. The family’s closest friend and mentor to Cliff was Lawton Parker who had lived in France during the Belle Époque. Along with Frederick Frieseke and Theodore Robinson, Lawton lived near and did plein air painting with Monet, and took active part in the art world of Paris during those days.
 
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About  Cliff Franklin Harmon

Born:  1923 - Los Angeles, California
Died:   2018 - Taos
Known for:  abstract, modernist-leaning landscape painting, graphics