Franz Kline
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"Franz Jozef Kline" was an American painter mainly associated with the Abstract expressionism/abstract expressionist movement centered on New York in the 1940s and 1950s. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and attended Girard College, an academy in Philadelphia for fatherless boys. He attended Boston University, and later taught at a number of institutions including Black Mountain College in North Carolina and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He spent summers from 1956 to 1962 painting in Provincetown, Massachusetts/Provincetown, Massachusetts, and died in New York City of a rheumatic heart disease.

He was married to Elizabeth Vincent Parsons, a British ballet dancer.

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If you're a painter, you're not alone. There's no way to be alone.

The nature of anguish is translated into different forms.