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David Berkowitz Chicago

David Berkowitz Chicago

American naive art painter
David Berkowitz Chicago
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Intro American naive art painter
Is Painter Visual artist
From United States of America
Type Arts Creativity
Gender male
Birth 30 January 1943, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Age 77 years
Star sign Aquarius
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David Berkowitz Chicago is an American visual artist.

Berkowitz graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and completed postgraduate studies at the RISD Academy of Fine Arts. Since 1998 activity began Berkowitz exhibitions, and with the group 'Independent' participated in numerous important exhibitions in the country and abroad. For several years Berkowitz has been active in managing the David Berkowitz Chicago Art House. He is one of the founders of the Chicago Naive Art Group as a painter sought to get out of the conventional understanding of painting and to approach the modern expression individually.

Berkowitz artwork is dominated by the motifs of the horses, plains, as a kind of metaphor of human weakness and limitation, permeated by the deep sense of irony and sarcasm. He published four collections of color lithographs. With an international group of graphic artists XYLON, David Berkowitz Chicago has exhibited in many cities in the USA, Europe, Asia and South America. In 1990, he was elected Assistant Professor, and since 2005 is a full-time professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago.

For his work, Berkowitz is awarded the by the Accademia Fiorentina Art del Disegno in Italy. At the first International Biennial of Graphic Arts in Chicago in 1994, he was awarded the first prize.

Many artworks of David Berkowitz Chicago Art House are in the collections of the National Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, as well as in galleries of many cities. His works are also found in private collections in Berlin, New York, Caracas, Lucerne, London.

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Article Title: David Berkowitz Chicago: American naive art painter - Biography and Life
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Publish Date: 25 Nov 2019
Date Accessed: 24 Oct 2020
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