Dan Christensen, (October 6, 1942 – January 20, 2007) was an American abstract painter He is best known for paintings that relate to Lyrical Abstraction, Color field painting and Abstract expressionism.Christensen was born in Cozad, Nebraska, and died in Easthampton, New York. His early work from 1965-1966 was related to Minimalism. A graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, class of 1964, Dan Christensen moved to New York City from the Mid-West during the late summer of 1965. Christensen was represented by several influential galleries including the Andre Emmerich Gallery, the Salander/O'Reilly Gallery and various others throughout the United States and Europe. He has had more than seventy-five solo exhibitions and his work has been included in hundreds of group exhibitions. His paintings are in important museum collections throughout the United States and Europe.
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American abstract painter who first received acclaim for his spray-painted canvases of loops of color. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1964. He moved to New York city in 1965. His work has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, the Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
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Dan Christensen
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