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  • Lawrence Kupferman

    Beth Urdang Fine Arts

    Lawrence Kupferman (1909–82) responded to the lessons of surrealist automatism and bio-morphism in a highly poetic and personal manner. Like his contemporary and friend Mark Rothko, Kupferman worked as a WPA artist, and first exhibited in New York in the early ’40s. However, he chose to make Boston his home and became historically more associated with the expressionist school in that city, which included Jack Levine, Hyman Bloom, and Karl Zerbe, than with the first generation of the New York School. This carefully selected exhibition of four oils and seven works on paper reinstates Kupferman as

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