Wayne Thiebaud • 1920-present • American Painter • Pop Art

• He grew up in a Mormon household and lived most of his life in California.  He worked as an apprentice at Disney animating cartoons during high school.

• After receiving his MFA, he became a professor.  During a leave of absence in New York, he became friends with Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline.

• His work was included in “New Painting of Common Objects,” one of the first exhibitions of Pop Art, with other artists including Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

Wayne Thiebaud • 1920-present • American Painter • Pop Art

• He grew up in a Mormon household and lived most of his life in California.  He worked as an apprentice at Disney animating cartoons during high school.

• After receiving his MFA, he became a professor.  During a leave of absence in New York, he became friends with Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline.

• His work was included in “New Painting of Common Objects,” one of the first exhibitions of Pop Art, with other artists including Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

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    pretty sure his work was in the art of getting by
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