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Abstract by John Chapman Lewis (Am. 1920-1995)


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1970: Item # 1328064

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524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
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John Chapman Lewis (Am. 1920-1995)

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Oil on masonite, signed and titled on the reverse

Frame: 23" x 33"

  Lewis was a prominent member of the "The Washington Color School" (early 60's), so named after the New York School, in turn derived from L'Ecole de Paris. The Washington School dealt with the importance and the identifiable nature of color with such artists as Kenneth Noland and Mark Rothko leading the way. Lewis' qualifications and accomplishments are numerous He was a former teacher at The Corcoran School of Art, and professor and Resident Artist at Marymount University. Lewis's work has been included in six of the Corcoran's Biennials. His last major showing of work was at The Phillips Collection in 1973, and at The White House in an exhibition, "American Paintings from The Phillips Collection

SELECTED EXHIBITS AND COLLECTIONS:

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART

CORCORAN SCHOOL OF ART, WASHINGTON, D.C.

HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, ATLANTA

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (AMERICAN PAINTINGS 1950)

MUSEO ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, NAPOLI, ITALY

NATIONAL ART ACADEMY, WASHINGTON

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM

STATE ART GALLERY, RALEIGH, N.C.

THE ART ASSOCIATION OF NEW ORLEANS

THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION

WILLMINGTON MUSEUM OF ART, DE

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