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List of famous Neo-expressionism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Neo-expressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Neo-expressionism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. Use this fact-based list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. List includes Philip Guston, Elizabeth Murray and more. (10 items)
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Roland Petersen

Roland Petersen is an American painter and printmaker of Danish birth. Petersen was born in Endelave, Denmark in 1926. He studied at University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco Art Institute, California College of Arts and Crafts, Atelier 17, Islington Studio, London, the Print Workshop, London, and the Hans Hofmann School. He taught painting at Washington State University, printmaking at UC Berkeley, and painting and printmaking at UC Davis. He won a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship. In March 2010 Petersen's work was the subject of a major retrospective held at the Monterey Museum of Art in Monterey, California. Petersen, his daughter, and his wife, the photographer ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Flag Festival, Rain Picnic

Birthplace: Endelave

Associated periods or movements: Bay Area Figurative Movement, Neo-expressionism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

Norris Embry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Neo-expressionism Artists
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Norris Embry

Norris Embry was an American neo-expressionist artist born in Louisville, Kentucky. He grew up in East Orange, New Jersey outside New York City and Evanston, Illinois in the Chicago area, attending public schools through high school. Later, he studied at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland and the Art Institute in Chicago. In the late 1940s, he attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy; his teacher, the expressionist painter Oskar Kokoschka, was to have a lasting influence on Embry's work. During his adolescent years in the Chicago area, Embry developed a keen interest in avant-garde literature, music and art. In 1947 Embry decided to devote his life to painting and, for the ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Neo-expressionism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

Frank Shifreen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Neo-expressionism Artists
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Frank Shifreen is an American artist, curator, and teacher. Shifreen played a significant part in the art movement of New York City in the early 1980s, organizing massive artist-run shows that brought thousands of people to Gowanus, Brooklyn. Since then, he has organized socially conscious art exhibitions across the United States and abroad, including From the Ashes, a massive exhibition organized in the aftermath of 9/11. A neo-expressionist and social sculptor, he is a graduate of the Pratt Institute and Adelphi University, he is currently finishing a doctorate in art and art education at the Teachers College at Columbia University. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Neo-expressionism

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting, Drawing

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Joe Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Neo-expressionism Artists
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Joe Boudreau

Joe Boudreau is an American artist. Born in Vincennes, Indiana, Boudreau moved with his family to Baltimore, Maryland at the age of seven. It was in Baltimore that he spent most of his formative years and where he resolved to be an artist. In 1978 Boudreau was accepted into the Pratt Institute and received a BFA from the institution in 1981. He went on to study at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Boudreau's signature works show the influence of both the New York School, and Neo-expressionism. They are also defined by the recurring use of specific images. Boudreau has named some of these images as the "suit guy," an everyman, the "necklace," communicating tension, and the "black kidney" ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Vincennes, France

Associated periods or movements: Neo-expressionism

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting