Altoon, John, 1925-1969Alternative names
B. 1925 d. 1969.
From the description of John Altoon artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432322
Painter; Los Angeles, Calif.; b. 1925, d. 1969
Altoon (born Altoonian), was a major figure in the Los Angeles art scene from the 1950s until his death from a heart attack in 1969. He began painting in the abstract-expressionist style, but by the mid-1960s his works turned to the figure, characterized by skillful draftsmanship and sexual imagery.
From the description of John Altoon art work and papers, [ca. 1940-1969]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83049894
- Art and society
- California--Los Angeles (as recorded)