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Artist of the moment….Leon Berkowitz

Leon Berkowitz was associated with the Washington D.C. Color Field painters. Leon Berkowitz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the year 1911. For his collegiate education Berkowitz attended the University of Pennsylvania. In addition Berkowitz took classes at New York City’s famed Art Student’s League.

Berkowitz participated in World War 2 as part of the Army.

Professor at the Corcoran Gallery School of Art.

First wife was a poet named Fox.

The works in the gallery are mainly from the artist’s later years. He spent a few years in Europe and this is where he developed his works that deal with color and soft and dappled light.

The artist passed away in 1987.

price range information: Works range from $3,000 to $15,000.

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