at Spokane University in Washington.
at Spokane University in Washington, where he later became
an art teacher himself. His pupils at colleges and universities
in California, Virginia and New York included Tobey and Rothko
and many other Abstract Expressionist painters.
30s, inspired by the works of Cezanne and van Gogh, he painted
abstract figures and landscapes, while his works of the 40s
are more Surrealist in character, being based on mythological
themes and the workings of the subconscious.
solo-exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Art.
1947 he developed his last painting style: large canvases,
usually covered in a thick, monochrome-black layer of paint
and framed by bright contrasting colours.
in documenta 2 in Kassel and in the exhibition at the Albright-Knox
Art Gallery in Buffalo (NY).
at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, New York
at the Kunsthalle Basel.
Still Museum opens in Denver, Colorado