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Lorser Feitelson Portrait

Lorser Feitelson

Also Known as: I. Lorser Feitelson

Savannah, Georgia 1898

Los Angeles, California 1978

Luce Artist Biography

Lorser Feitelson started drawing when he was six years old and by the time he was eighteen, had established a studio in New York. He moved to Los Angeles in 1927 and met the painter Helen Lundeberg, whom he later married. Together, they adapted European surrealism into a new art movement known as subjective classicism. They rejected dreamlike free associations and instead placed objects together deliberately to evoke a particular idea.