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OLITSKI, Jules (<i>born</i> 1922), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLITSKI, Jules (born 1922), Painter, sculptor

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 27 March 1922, in Homel', Belorussia according to some sources; in Snovsk (Russia), now Shchors (Ukraine) according to others.

Painter, sculptor.

Colour Field Painting.

From 1939 to 1942 Jules Olitski was a student in the portrait studio of the National Academy of Design in New York. He later went to Paris where he worked on drawings and sculpture in

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