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Rex Clawson

Dallas, Texas 1933

Luce Artist Biography

Rex Clawson was inspired as a teenager by the work of European artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin. He traveled to Mexico to paint and, on his return to Texas, won first prize at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts annual exhibition. He moved to New York and created paintings based on social and political themes. (Ro Gallery, New York, 2004)