Monday, May 28, 2012

The Artist Raphael Soyer, 1985

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The Artist Raphael Soyer, 1985




Raphael Soyer (December 25, 1899 – November 4, 1987) was a Russian-born American painterdraftsman, and printmaker. Soyer was referred to as anAmerican scene painter. He is identified as a Social Realist because of his interest in men and women viewed in contemporary settings which included the streets, subways, salons and artists' studios of New York City, although he avoided subjects that were particularly critical of society. He also wrote several books on his life and art.

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