Louisa Matthíasdóttir

Louisa Matthíasdóttir was an Icelandic-American painter. Matthíasdóttir was born in Reykjavík. She showed artistic ability at an early age, and studied first in Denmark and then under Marcel Gromaire in Paris. Her early paintings, dating from the late 1930s, established her as a leading figure in the Icelandic avant-garde community. In these paintings, subjects are painted with a broad brush, emphasizing geometric form. These paintings already show much of the character of Matthíasdóttir's mature work, but are more subdued in color. Her move to New York in 1942 was followed by a period of study under Hans Hofmann, along with other ... more on Wikipedia

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