Philip Pearlstein Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Philip Pearlstein (Philip Martin Pearlstein )

Last Updated: 21 May, 2023 | Views: 130

Age: 98

Profession: Painter

Other Profession(s): Drawer

Famous For: Modernist Realist nudes

Higher Education: Carnegie Institute of Technology

Philip Pearlstein Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
24 May, 1924 (98 Years 06 Months 23 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Died on
17 Dec, 2022

Philip Pearlstein Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

 About (Profile/Biography):   

Philip Pearlstein is a renowned realist painter who made a significant contribution to the field of American art. Philip Pearlstein is best recognized for his realistic portraits of people. His figurative figure paintings, which are most recognized for their emphasis on the human body and fascination with the dynamics of looking and being looked at, are his most well-known works. His creations still have an impact on and inspire artists today.

Philip Pearlstein Early Life and Education:

Philip Pearlstein was born in Pennsylvania. He completed his studies at Carnegie Mellon University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. His studies at the Brooklyn Museum Art School continued after he served in the American Army during World War II.

Philip Pearlstein Career:

Pearlstein joined the New York School, a group of artists well-known for their abstract expressionist paintings, in the 1950s.

Pearlstein used models to produce incredibly accurate and frequently startlingly direct portraits and figure studies, but quickly grew bored with abstract expressionism and turned his attention to representational painting.

He is regarded as a key figure in the field of American photorealism, which stresses the application of photomechanical and photographic processes to painting.

The emphasis on the human body, especially the female form, and the dynamics of looking and being looked at are what distinguish Pearlstein's work.

He is also renowned for his use of vivid, flat, unmodulated colour as well as for the accuracy and level of detail with which he renders the human form.

Philip Pearlstein Major Works Paintings:

Two Models and a Mirror (1962), Nude with Red Background (1973), and "The Artist's Studio" are a few of Pearlstein's best-known pieces (1997).

Philip Pearlstein Recognition and Awards:

Pearlstein has received several accolades and prizes throughout the course of his long career, including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 1982 and the National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Painting in 1978.

Many of the top art museums in the world today, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, feature his works.

Philip Pearlstein Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'6"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 kg
In Pounds 143 Ibs
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Hair Color

Philip Pearlstein Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
David Pearlstein
Mother's Name
Libby Kalser Pearlstein
Dorothy Pearlstein

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