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John McLaughlin

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John D. McLaughlin (1898 - 1976) was active/lived in California, Massachusetts.  John McLaughlin is known for Geometric abstract painting, op-stripes.

John McLaughlin is known primarily for his hard-edged, geometric style of painting. McLaughlin was born in Sharon, Massachusetts in 1898. He was a part-time painter even while he worked as a dealer in Japanese prints and also as a translator during World War II in Japan, China, and Burma.

He and his wife lived in Dana Point, California where McLaughlin, a self-taught artist, started his painting career at the age of forty-eight. His experience in the Far East and his growing knowledge of European abstract art led him to a non-objective, quiet form of art. He concentrated on color and form to create a neutral image devoid of subject. His paintings are understated and self sufficient in that they do not have a relationship to one another, they exist entirely alone. His work is not created for the purpose of self-expression; but rather is designed to evoke silent reflection within the viewer.

His first solo exhibition was in 1952 at the Landau Gallery in Los Angeles and su   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 4805 characters.]  Artist bio

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