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Arthur Beecher Carles  American  1882 -1952
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, United States 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1903 - 1907
Instructors: Cecilia Beaux 
Thomas Pollock Anshutz 
William Merritt Chase 
Exhibited: Armory Show, New York City 1913
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Baltimore Museum of Art, MD 
Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Philadelphia Museum of Art 
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Realism
Nonobjective Painting
Subjects Known For: Abstractions
Geometric forms
Still Life
Memberships: Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Teaching Positions: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1917 - 1925
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Arthur Carles, born in 1882, was an important early American Modernist. He began his studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art with William Merritt Chase from 1900-07. He won the PAFA Cresson Scholarship to study in ... (More)

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