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LAM, Jennett (1911 - 1985), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAM, Jennett (1911 - 1985), Painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1911, in Ansonia (Connecticut); died 1985.


Jennett Lam has exhibited in New York since 1960. She has also exhibited in Paris on a number of occasions. Her paintings are often rooted in figurative forms (notably chairs), developed and schematised to the point of abstraction. Since 1969, she has painted exclusively 'parasol' motifs, the pretext for her exploration of the organisation of geometric

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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