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Introduction
Paul Georges (Paul G Georges, Paul Gordon Georges) (June 15, 1923 – April 16, 2002) was an American painter. He died at his home at Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, aged 77.He painted large-scale figurative allegories and numerous self-portraits. In January 1966, the cover of Art News featured "In The Studio" now in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Works were included in Whitney Museum Annuals of 1961, 1963, 1967 & 1969. Paintings by PG are also in the collections of The Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Smart Museum University of Chicago; National Academy Museum, NYC; Rose Art Museum, Mass; Weatherspoon Art Museum; Virginia Art Museum; Parrish Museum Southampton, Guild Hall Museum East Hampton and numerous others across America. He was in 1976 the founder and until 1985 the chairman of the Artists' Choice Museum in New York City. He was a student of Fernande Leger in Paris 1949-52, and Hans Hofmann during 1947 in Provincetown with Larry Rivers, Wolf Kahn, Jane Freilicher and many other artists who became lifelong friends. He married Lisette Blumenfeld (daughter of photographer Erwin Blumenfeld) in 1950 after meeting at a party in Brâncuși's studio in the Passage Ronsin, Paris. They had two children Paulette Théodore of Marseille and Yvette Blumenfeld Georges Deeton of NYC who since 1989 Directs and manages Paul Georges Studio.
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American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter
Name
Paul Georges
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