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JOHNSON, Ray (<i>born</i> 1927), Painter (mixed media)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOHNSON, Ray (born 1927), Painter (mixed media)

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Detroit (Michigan); died, found dead 13 January 1995 in Sag Harbor (New York).

Painter (mixed media).

Visual Poetry, Fluxus, Mail Art.

Ray Johnson studied under Josef Albers, at Black Mountain College from 1945 to 1948, then under Robert Motherwell, Mary Callery and Ossip Zadkine. From 1949 to 1952 he was a member of the Association of American Abstract Artists in New

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