Artist Birthdays – August 17: LARRY RIVERS

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LARRY RIVERS (August 17, 1923 – August 14, 2002)

  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Painting, sculpture
  • Art Movement: Pop
  • ARTiFact: His fame grew after an appearance on the television quiz show, The $64,000 Challenge, in 1957 – he won $32,000.
  • Artist Quote: “I believe that any art communicates what you’re in the mood to receive.”
  • Important Artwork (shown below): Washington Crossing the Delaware, 1953.

Larry Rivers. Washington Crossing the Delaware. 1953.

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