Harold Altman American Artist. Lithography
Harold Altman (1924 - 2003) was born in New York, studied at the Black Mountain College and at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris, and was a graduate of the Cooper Union Art School. Living in the village of Lemont, Pennsylvania, he spent one third of each year in Paris where his lithographs were printed.
Altman's lithographs had been exhibited at numerous galleries and museums worldwide. Famous museums have the artist's works in their permanent collections, such as the Whitney and Brooklyn Museums, the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, New York's Museum of Modern Art, the Bibliotheque Nationale of Paris, the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Copenhagen.
The artist received numerous awards and grants, two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Tamarind Lithography Fellowship, a National Institute of the Arts and Letters Award, a Fulbright-Hayes Senior Research Fellowship for work in France and a National Endowment for the Arts Grant.
Harold Altman (1924-2003). Autumn Painting
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