Paul Georges

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Paul Georges (Paul G Georges, Paul Gordon Georges) (June 15, 1923 – April 16, 2002) was an American painter. He died at his home at Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, aged 77.[1][2][3]

He painted large-scale figurative allegories and numerous self-portraits.

He was in 1976 the founder and until 1985 the chairman of the Artists' Choice Museum in New York City.

Education[edit]

  • 1943 – Oregon State College
  • 1943-45 – WWII Pacific Theater - awarded Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star, and more
  • 1946-47 – University of Oregon at Eugene
  • 1947 – Hans Hofmann School Provincetown, Mass. (summer)
  • 1948 – solo exhibition at Reed College in Portland, Oregon
  • 1949 – Académie de la Grande Chaumière
  • 1949-52 – Atelier Fernand Léger
  • 1952 – back in the USA he sold a painting by Alfred Sisley to help neighbor Mme. Mac Guffie a widow from France. Her husband was a dentist from Scotland who traded paintings from his customers who were Impressionist painters. Hansa Gallery cancelled his solo exhibition in 1954, but the exhibition was reviewed in Art News Magazine by Frank O'Hara.'Selected by Clement Greenberg for'Emerging Talent exhibition at the Kootz gallery in January 1954.
  • 1955 – solo exhibition at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York City.
  • 1981 – elected to the National Academy of Design

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