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  • Collection: Mining the Store: American Prints from the Permanent Collection

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In 1935, after a twelve-year association with Hervey White’s Maverick art colony in Woodstock, New York, Harry Gottlieb moved to New York City to work for the Graphic Arts Division of the WPA’s Federal Art Project. Three years later he was…

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When he received his first one-man exhibition, in New York City at the Wakefield Gallery in 1943, Theodoros Stamos was just 20 years of age, but already his internalized biomorphic tendencies placed him well within the orbit of nascent Abstract…

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One week after graduating in 1926 with a degree in fine arts from Columbia University, Lynn Ward married May McNeer, a journalism student at Columbia (and the later the author of many of the books her husband would go on to illustrate). On the same…

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A native of North Manchester, Indiana, Daniel Garber first studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati before moving to Philadelphia in 1899 to train for six years at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. In 1906 he travelled to Europe, where…

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Art Hansen found success early. He had his first solo exhibition, at the Seattle Art Museum, in 1952, shortly after concluding his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington. The same year he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, and in 1953 he…

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Although he studied architecture as an undergraduate, first at the University of Michigan and then in New York at Columbia University, Armin Landeck also developed a curiosity for prints. By the time he graduated from Columbia in 1927, he was pulling…

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John Marin came to art relatively late in life. As a young adult, beginning in 1892, he practiced architecture, and rather successfully, though he never received formal training in the field. Only in 1899, when he was nearly 30 years of age, did he…

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Richard Ziemann is fortunate to have belonged to the first generation of Yale University M. F. A. students who honed their printmaking craft while working with Gabor Peterdi, who was just beginning his association with Yale when Ziemann started his…

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After earning a B. F. A. from the University of Illinois, Andrew Rush elected to pursue his master’s degree at the University of Iowa, where he served as a graduate teaching assistant with the legendary printmaker Mauricio Lasansky. He received his…

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The eccentricity that has marked Dennis Corrigan’s work throughout his career can be traced to his childhood in Lakewood, New Jersey, when he and his schoolmates would stage drawing contests during class to see who could make the others laugh…
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