Marsden Hartley was an American Modernist painter, poet, and essayist. Hartley developed his painting abilities by observing Cubists in Paris and Berlin.
|Born:||Edmund Hartley, January 4, 1877, Lewiston, Maine, USA|
|Died:||September 2, 1943, Ellsworth, Maine|
|Education:||Cleveland Institute of Art, National Academy of Design|
About Marsden Hartley
Remembered for works such as The Ice Hole, Portrait of a German Officer, and Painting No. 48, this American Modernist painter also had a successful literary career, publishing an autobiographical work titled Cleophas and His Own: A North Atlantic Tragedy, as well as a 1923 poetry collection.
He received his early artistic training at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the New York School of Art, and the National Academy of Design.
Born Edmund Hartley, he grew up with eight older siblings and spent his childhood in Maine and Ohio.
Hartley’s early work impressed photographer Alfred Stieglitz so much that Stieglitz made the arrangements for Hartley’s first solo art exhibition, which occurred in 1909 at New York’s famous 291 gallery.
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