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DAC Collection Artist Information

Larry Rivers

American painter and sculptor

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Rivers began his career under the influence of Abstract Expressionism, but came to prominence in the 1960s with his work using images and photographs from commercial media. Often criticized for his sculpture and painting parodies of works by various masters, his versatile work combined elements of Pop Art and Dada, and frequently utilized film and video.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500003280.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Larry Rivers:

Larry Rivers Untitled, 1973 Lithograph and screenprint
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