Merton D. Simpson
American, 1928-2013
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Merton D. Simpson
American, 1928-2013
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Exhibitions (1)
Exhibitions
2014
Simpson & Stone: A Special Selection of African and Oceanic Art from the Allan Stone Collection,
Merton D. Simpson Gallery

When Merton D. Simpson moved to New York City in 1948 to study art at New York University (later …

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When Merton D. Simpson moved to New York City in 1948 to study art at New York University (later studying at Cooper Union), he found himself at the center of the city’s thriving art scene. He began working in a jazz-inflected Abstract Expressionist style, and became one of the few African American artists to receive …

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