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HOGARTH, Burne (1911 - 1996), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOGARTH, Burne (1911 - 1996), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 25 December 1911, in Chicago; died 1996.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Comic strips.

Burne Hogarth studied drawing and anthropology at Columbia University. In 1937 he succeeded Harold Foster in drawing the Tarzan comic strip, now regarded as an art form in itself. Serious analysis has attempted to deconstruct Hogarth's world, seeing in it his admiration for the baroque artists, German Expressionism,

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