Paul Georges

Paul Gordon Georges (June 15, 1923 – April 16, 2002) was an American painter. He painted large-scale figurative allegories and numerous self-portraits.

In January 1966, the lid of Art News featured Georges' painting In The Studio, now in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Works were included in Whitney Museum Annuals of 1961, 1963, 1967 & 1969. Paintings by Georges are with in the collections of The Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Smart Museum University of Chicago; National Academy Museum, NYC; Rose Art Museum, Massachusetts; Weatherspoon Art Museum; Virginia Art Museum; Parrish Art Museum Southampton, Guild Hall Museum East Hampton and numerous others across America.

He was in 1976 the founder and until 1985 the chairman of the Artists' Choice Museum in New York City. He was a student of Fernande Leger in Paris 1949–52, and Hans Hofmann during 1947 in Provincetown taking into consideration Larry Rivers, Wolf Kahn, Jane Freilicher and many additional artists who became lifelong friends. He married Lisette Blumenfeld (daughter of photographer Erwin Blumenfeld) in 1950 after meeting at a party in Brâncuși's studio in the Passage Ronsin, Paris. They had two kids Paulette Théodore of Marseille and Yvette Blumenfeld Georges Deeton of NYC who in the past 1989 Directs and manages Paul Georges Studio.

He died at his house at Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, aged 78.

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