Tom Wesselmann

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Birthday
23, 1931
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Dec 17, 2004 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1931
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Dec 17, 2004 (73)

About

Pop artist who worked in sculpture, collage, and painting and was best known for his "Great American Nude" and "Still Life" series.

Before Fame

He attended Hiram College and the University of Cincinnati. Early in his artistic education, he was influenced by the work of Willem De Kooning.

Trivia

He participated in The New Realists exhibition in 1962 along with artist Robert Indiana.

Family Life

He married Claire Selley, whom he had met while studying at Cooper Union during the 1950s.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of James Rosenquist.