Cleve Gray

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Birthday
22, 1918
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 8, 2004 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1918
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 8, 2004 (86)

About

Abstract Expressionist, Lyrical Abstraction, and Color Field painter known for his still lifes and landscape paintings.

Before Fame

He attended the prestigious Phillips Academy and went on to graduate summa cum laude from Princeton University.

Trivia

He fought in Europe during World War II and stayed in France at the war's end to study art in Paris.

Family Life

His last name was Ginsberg when he was born, but his family decided to change it to Gray in the mid-1930s. He was married to Francine du Plessix Gray from 1957 until his death.

Associated With

He met Gertrude Stein in Paris at the end of World War II.

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