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Irving Amen Art

American, 1918-2011

Born in New York City, Irving Amen began drawing at the young age of four. By the time he was fourteen-years-old, he won a scholarship to the Pratt Institute. He emulated Michelangelo's masterpieces and spent years perfecting his unique style. From 1942–45, Amen served with the Armed Forces. He headed a mural project and executed murals in the United States and Belgium. He had his first exhibition at the New School for Social Research in New York and his second at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington in 1949. Amen studied in Paris in 1950. Upon his return to the United States, he had one-man shows in New York and Washington D.C. In 1953, Amen traveled throughout Italy. This resulted in a series of eleven woodcuts, eight etchings and several oil paintings. One of these woodcuts, Piazza San Marco #4 and its four woodblocks constitute a permanent exhibit of block printing in color at the Smithsonian Institution. Travel in Israel, Greece and Turkey in 1960 led to a retrospective show in Jerusalem. His art is widely owned and loved. Amen has taught at Pratt Institute and the University of Notre Dame. Commissions include a Peace Medal in honor of the Vietnam War and 12 stained glass windows for the Congregation Agudas Achim in Ohio. He is listed in the Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers and the Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists by Paul Cummings.

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"The Prophet," Oil on Canvas, circa 1964
By Irving Amen
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Irving Amen, American (1918 - 2011) Title: The Prophet Year: circa 1964 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.l. Size: 24 x 20 inches Frame Size: 28 x 32.5 inches
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1960s Cubist Irving Amen Art

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Canvas, Oil

YOUNG MOTHER
By Irving Amen
Located in Aventura, FL
Serigraph on paper. Hand signed, titled and numbered by the artist. Edition of 200. Image size approx 14.75 x 11.75 inches. Custom framed as pictured. Artwork appears to be in exce...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Irving Amen Art

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Family
By Irving Amen
Located in Long Island City, NY
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1960s Modern Irving Amen Art

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Etching

Reading Girl, Framed Painting by Irving Amen
By Irving Amen
Located in Long Island City, NY
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1970s Modern Irving Amen Art

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Oil

Kneeling Mother and Son, Framed Painting by Irving Amen
By Irving Amen
Located in Long Island City, NY
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1970s Modern Irving Amen Art

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Objet d'Art, 1978, Painting by Irving Amen
By Irving Amen
Located in Long Island City, NY
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1970s Modern Irving Amen Art

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"Window on the World" Mid Century Lithograph in Yellow
By Irving Amen
Located in San Francisco, CA
This mid 20th century lithograph on paper entitled "Window on the World" is by Irving Amen (1918-2011). Amen studied at the Art Students League and Academy Grande Chaumiere in Paris...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Irving Amen Art

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Paper, Lithograph

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PORTRAIT OF PATRICIA
By Irving Amen
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EXALTATION
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Irving Amen Girls Bicycle Parade Original Oil Painting c.1960s
By Irving Amen
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By Irving Amen
Located in Soquel, CA
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