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Frederic Tuten

Born in 1936, The Bronx, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States, Southampton, United Kingdom

Overview

Frederic Tuten is a celebrated essayist and novelist, who spends his life writing about art and beauty. In his 80s, the artist is wholeheartedly concentrating on his own oil paintings and drawings. Mimicking his effervescent and direct prose, the paintings are full of life. Normative perspective and scale are disregarded as Tuten crafts his otherworldly collages of beings and objects. Ginormous bananas, pears and lemons dwarf skyscrapers in his compositions and divergent planes intersect in the ...Read more