Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010

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Dates:
Birth 1932-03-31
Death 2010-05-09
American

Biographical notes:

Lisa Adams is a painter and instructor at UCLA and Santa Monica College. Kauffman a contemporary, abstract expressionist, finish-fetish and light and space artist, an associate professor at the University of California Berkeley and Irvine, and an instructor at the School of Visual Arts, New York.

Adams and Kauffman met in Los Angeles in 1981 and then lived in N.Y. until 1984. Kauffman was one of the original members of the legendary Ferus Gallery group. His connection with Beat era ideas led to a long-time study of Zen, Eastern philosophy, and residence in Southeast Asia.

From the description of Craig Kauffman letters to Lisa Adams, 1986-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78272035

Artist; Los Angeles, Calif. Full name Robert Craig Kauffman.

Kauffman was born in Los Angeles. He worked for several years in San Francisco, eventually returning to Los Angeles where he joined, as an original member, the Ferus Gallery group. Beginning as an abstract expressionist artist, his work turned to a minimalist style with his vacuum-formed work in the 1960s and 1970s, and as one of California's leading light and space artists.

From the description of Craig Kauffman papers, [ca. 1950]-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049579

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  • California (as recorded)