Buffie Johnson
1912 – 2006


Buffie Johnson (February 12, 1912 – August 11, 2006) was an American painter, associated with the Abstract Imagists.

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Born February 20, 1912, Johnson studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, then traveled to Europe where she studied with Francis Picabia and Stanley William Hayter. She was a devotee of Carl Jung and wrote "Lady of the Beasts: Ancient Images of the Goddess and Her Sacred Animals," 1988. She maintained friendships with many luminaries in the worlds of art and literature.

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Buffie Johnson

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