Philip Pearlstein. American, born 1924

A veteran of World War II who went to school on the GI Bill. A real non-assuming, dedicated artist who continued to learn throughout his life.

Artist Statement

I am simply interested in the way ordinary people look.



born 1924, Pittsburgh, PA

1955 B.F.A. Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburg, PA
1960 M.A., New York University study in art history

public collections - 63 major museums in the world including
Chicago Art Institutie of Chicago, IL
Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
National Gallery, Washington DC
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington DC
Whitney Museum of Art, New York

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