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Introduction
Billy Al Bengston (born June 7, 1934 in Dodge City, Kansas) is an American artist and sculptor who lives and works in Venice, California and Honolulu, Hawaii. Bengston is a contemporary artist probably best known for his work that he created that uses the radical Californian "Kustom Kar" and motorcycle culture. He used colors that were psychedelic and shapes that were mandala like.
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Introduction
A central figure in the Los Angeles avant-garde of the 1960s, Bengston's paintings are highly influenced by Southern California's car and motorcycle culture. In the 1970s, he began producing watercolors and designing furniture, and his paintings have taken on a more romantic tone.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Ceramicist, Painter, Sculptor
Names
Billy Al Bengston, Billy Bengston
Ulan
500015413
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