Grace Hartigan

Grace Hartigan

Birth
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 15 Nov 2008 (aged 86)
Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 31565750 · View Source
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Artist. Ranking with Jackson Pollock, she is regarded by many as being one of the most prominent figures of the Abstract Expressionist movement during the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she studied mechanical drafting at the Newark College of Engineering and was mentored by by Isaac Lane Muse. Beginning in 1965, she served as Director of the Hoffberger Graduate School of Painting. Among her noted works include "Grand Street Brides" (1954), "Summer Street" (1956), "Fantasy Study" (1965), "The hero" (19600 and "Land and Sea" (1977). Her paintings can be seen in many art galleries throughout the United States. She died from liver failure.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 20 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31565750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Hartigan (28 Mar 1922–15 Nov 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31565750, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.