David Park

American (Boston, Massachusetts, 1911 - 1960, Berkeley, California)

David Park decisively influenced the course of Bay Area art in his day by initiating a historic new direction in painting. The Bay Area Figurative movement is now considered the area's most singular contribution to 20th-century American art.

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