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Murnau-Staffelsee I (detail), 1908, oil on paper laid on board by Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
(b Cincinatti, 16 June 1935). American painter, printmaker, experimental artist, and poet. In 1959 he was one of the pioneers of happenings and in the early 1960s he became one of the most prominent figures in American Pop art (he also made an impact in England, where he lived 1967–71).
Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)
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