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  • Collection: Atelier 17 in America: 1940–1955

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Mauricio Lasansky is one of the very few artists in modern times to focus almost exclusively on printmaking. Although he trained in numerous media while attending the Superior School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, his hometown, by the age of nineteen…

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A successful New York eye surgeon, Philip Platt dabbled in printmaking during the 1930s, turning out perfectly competent but somewhat staid etchings of landscapes and figural genre. His approach shifted drastically after he began studying at Atelier…

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Few artists have had as truly an international experience as Theodore Brenson. After graduating from the University of Riga, in his home country of Latvia, he travelled to the Soviet Union to further his studies at the School of Fine Arts in…

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Alice Trumball Mason began her artistic training in a somewhat traditional manner, studying from 1924 to 1928 at the National Academy of Design in New York with American realist Charles Webster Hawthorne. A year later, however, her interests took a…

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American sculptor Louise Nevelson is perhaps best known for the large, monochromatic wood assemblages—invariably painted all black at first, then later white or gold as well—that she began to produce in the late 1950s. Throughout her career, she…
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