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KAMROWSKI, Gerome (1914 - 2004), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KAMROWSKI, Gerome (1914 - 2004), Painter

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1914, in Warren (Minnesota); died 2004.


Gerome Kamrowski was already familiar with the novel creation processes with which the French Surrealists were experimenting before World War II, including automatism. In the winter of 1940-1941, he collaborated with William Baziotes and Jackson Pollock on several canvases, some of which prefigured the latter's Dripping. He created highly elaborate and imaginative collages using mixed

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