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Introduction
Leon Polk Smith (1906–1996) is a Cherokee [United States|American]] painter. His geometrically oriented abstract paintings were influenced by Piet Mondrian and he is a founder of the Hard-edge school. His best-known paintings constitute maximally reduced forms, characterized by just two colors on a canvas meeting in a sharply delineated edge, often on an unframed canvas of unusual shape. His work is represented in many museums in the United States, Europe, and South America. Thanks to a generous bequest from the artist, the Brooklyn Museum has 27 of his paintings on permanent display.
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Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Names
Leon Polk Smith, Leon Polk-Smith
Ulan
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