Nicolas Carone was an Abstract Expressionist Painter. Nicolas Carone was born in New York City in the year 1917.
Carone began taking art classes when he was 11 years old. He went to study at the National Academy of Design and the Art Student’s League of New York City. Carone also studied at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts and the Rome Academy of Fine Arts.
The artist was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship.
Carone was a good friend of Jackson Pollack.
The artist was a teacher at the collegiate level working at Yale University, Columbia University, Brandeis University, Cornell University, Cooper Union, and the School of Visual Arts New York.
Nicolas Carone passed away in 2010. He was 93 years of age.
The artist worked in gouache, acrylics, and oils.
In this clip a great montage of works by Nicolas Carone:
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Works by the artist can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Whitney Museum.
Below a link to the website of the artist:
Nicolas Carone was a fine painter of abstraction. My favorite works of the artist combine abstract painting with the figure. These works show a great deal of emotion and have interesting compositional elements.