Ernest Briggs
1923–1984

Introduction

Ernest P. Briggs Jr. (1923–1984), was an American painter. He was an Abstract Expressionist painter from the second-generation, he known for his expressive and sometimes calligraphic brushwork, and his geometric compositions. His work caused a revolution in abstract painting that secured New York City's position as the art capital of the world during the post-World War II period.

Wikidata identifier

Q5392818

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Roles

Painter

ULAN identifier

500529613

Names

Ernest Briggs

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