Artist of the moment…….Seymour Fogel

 

Seymour Fogel was an American painter whose career spanned several movements including Abstract Expressionism and Social Realism. Seymour Fogel was born in New York, New York in the year 1911.

Fogel studied at the Art Student’s League of New York. Fogel also attended the National Academy of Design. He left before graduating saying that he learned how to copy subjects and not how to be a painter.

Fogel served as an apprentice to Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. Fogel helped in Rivera’s mural at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

After serving as an apprentice the artist went on to receive many mural commissions from the government including the Treasury Department.

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Fogel enjoyed experimenting with new mediums and created art using plastic, wax, oils, acrylics, and watercolor.

Fogel passed in 1984.

The artist had a great mind for creating organic shapes.

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