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Forrest Bess
1911–1977

Introduction

Forrest Clemenger Bess (October 5, 1911 – November 10, 1977) was an American painter and fisherman. He was discovered and promoted by the art dealer Betty Parsons. He is known for his abstract, symbol-laden paintings based on what he called "visions."

Wikidata identifier

Q5470435

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter

ULAN identifier

500099698

Names

Forrest Bess, Forrest Clemenger Bess

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