John Heliker: Drawing on the New Deal (Hardback)David A Lewis (author)
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Heliker earned the Prix de Rome, a Guggenheim fellowship, and three Ford Foundation purchase prizes, among other honors, including a full scale retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art (1968). He was connected with the abstract expressionist Philip Guston, who became a life-long friend. Heliker taught at Columbia University (1947-74) and later at the Art Students League of New York (1975-78). He co-founded the New York Studio School in 1965 (with fellow artists Philip Guston, Leland Bell and Mercedes Matter).
Heliker was also associated with the composers: Carl Ruggles, John Cage, and Lou Harrison.
He also created mask design for the dancer and choreographer, Merce Cunningham.
Publisher: Stephen F. Austin State University Press
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 987 g
Dimensions: 229 x 229 x 15 mm
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