(1877-1943) US avant-garde painter. His works range from abstract, brightly colored representations of German soldiers and German military symbols, such as Portrait of a German Officer 1914 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), to New England landscapes, such as Log Jam, Penobscot Bay 1940–41 (Detroit Institute of Art).
Born in Lewiston, Maine, US, he traveled in Europe to study art. He exhibited 1913 with the Blaue Reiter group and returned to the US to exhibit with the Armory Show 1913. Typical of his later “primitive” style is the painting Fisherman’s Last Supper portraying the influence of the early German expressionists.
L(eslie) P(oles) (1895-1972)
English novelist, noted for his exploration of the sinister. His books include the trilogy The Shrimp and the Anemone 1944, The Sixth Heaven 1946, and Eustace and Hilda 1947, on the intertwined lives of a brother and sister. Later works include The Boat 1949, The Go-Between 1953 (also a film), and The Hireling 1957.
City in Iowa (USA); zip code 51346.
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