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Dove, Arthur (1880–1946) By Hartel, Jr. , Herbert R.

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1400-1
Published: 02/05/2017
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Arthur Dove (1880–1946) was a pioneer of abstraction and probably the first American to create purely non-representational paintings. His interest in natural forces, processes and forms inspired most of his work. His use of nature epitomizes a broad trend in early American modernist painting that includes many artists in the Alfred Stieglitz circle. Dove came from the Finger Lakes region of New York.

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Hartel Jr, Herbert R. "Dove, Arthur (1880–1946)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 10 Jun. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1400-1

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