Frank Lobdell


Frank Lobdell (1921–2013) was an American painter, often associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement and Bay Area Abstract Expressionism.

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Abstract Expressionist painter known for his work in the 1950s and 1960s. He studied at the St. Paul School of Fine Arts in Minnesota before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. After the war he developed his style at the California School of Fine Arts, now the San Francisco Art Institute under Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko and David Park, and with fellow student and friend Richard Diebenkorn. He was a professor at Stanford University from 1966 until his retirement in 1991.

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United States


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Frank Lobdell, Frank Irving Lobdell

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