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Franz Kline
1910–1962

Introduction

Franz Kline (May 23, 1910 – May 13, 1962) was an American painter. He is associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement of the 1940s and 1950s. Kline, along with other action painters like Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, John Ferren, and Lee Krasner, as well as local poets, dancers, and musicians came to be known as the informal group, the New York School. Although he explored the same innovations to painting as the other artists in this group, Kline's work is distinct in itself and has been revered since the 1950s.

Wikidata identifier

Q374492

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Introduction

American painter.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter, photographer

ULAN identifier

500007696

Names

Franz Kline, Franz Jozef Kline, Franz Rowe Kline

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