Delmas Howe

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Delmas Howe
Born
Delmas Howe

(1935-10-22) October 22, 1935 (age 83)
OccupationArtist, painter

Delmas Howe (born October 22, 1935) is an American Painter and muralist whose figurative work depicts mythological and archetypal – sometimes homoerotic – themes in a neoclassical, realist style.[1] . After graduation from high school he progressed through undergraduate work at Wichita State University, then four years in the US Air Force, a move to the East Coast, graduate work at Yale University and several years of classes in NYC at the Art Students League of New York while working as a professional musician. After a return to the West and a successful design studio in Amarillo, Texas he returned to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.[2] His work is in the collections of a number of museums including the Albuquerque Museum where his painting "The Three Graces" from 1978 is on permanent view,[3] the British Museum, Amarillo Art Center, and the New Mexico Museum of Art.[4]

The Truth or Consequences of Delmas Howe[edit]

The Truth or Consequences of Delmas Howe is a documentary which explores Howe's life, his work, and the controversy it has generated[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lucie-Smith, Edward. (1991) [1985.]. The Male Nude. A Modern View. London: Sarema Press. ISBN 1-870758-10-2.
  2. ^ http://www.delmashowe.com/
  3. ^ http://www.albuquerquemuseum.org
  4. ^ Adlmann, Jan; McIntyre, Barbara (1996). Contemporary Art in New Mexico. Australia: Craftsman House. p. 213. ISBN 976809771X.
  5. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0418257/