biografía de Julius Thlengen BLOCH (1888-1966)

Lugar de nacimiento: Kehl, Baden, Germany

Lugar de defunción: Philadelphia, PA

Direcciones: Philadelphia, PA

Profesión: Painter, lithographer, teacher

Estudios: PM SchooI Art; PAFA; Barnes Foundation

Exposiciones: S.Indp.A.; PAFA, 1913, 1916-62; Corcoran Gal, 1916, 1921, 1935-41; Wanamaker Exhib., 1934 (prize); WMA, 1933 (prize), 1934 (prize); Phila. Pr. Club, 1933 (prize); Phila. Artists All., 1939; WMAA; AIC; CI.; Salons of Am.

Asociaciones: Phila. Pr. Club; Phila. Artists All.; AFA; Woodstock AA

Obra: MMA; WMAA; PMA; PAFA; CGA; White House, Wash., DC; Allentown AM, Penn.; Fleisher Art Memorial, Phila.; LaSalle Col AM, Phila.; Wm. Penn Mem. Mus., Harrisburg, PA; Woodstock AA

Comentarios: Best known for his Depression era scenes depicting African-Americans and coal miners. His lithographs appeared in New Masses and from 1934-38 he was working for the WPA. During the 1940s his work became increasingly abstract. Position: teacher, PM School Art, PAFA, until 1962.

Fuentes: WW66; WW47; add'l info. courtesy Woodstock Artists Assoc.

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