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John Hultberg


John Hultberg (February 8, 1922 – April 15, 2005) was an American Abstract expressionist and Abstract realist painter. Early in his career he was related to the Bay Area Figurative Movement; he was also a lecturer and playwright.

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Hultberg is noted for his moody, partially abstract landscapes and ambiguous scenes containing figurative elements. He studied at the San Francisco School of Art with Mark Rothko and Clyfford Still. While attending the Art Students League in New York, he was included in a 1952 exhibition of new talent at the Museum of Modern Art. In 1955 he won first prize at the Corcoran Biennial.

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United States


Artist, painter, poet

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John Hultberg, John Philip Hultberg

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