Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 78 years of age.
1920 - Born in Lithuania.
1938 - Immigrated to the United States.
1942 - He joined the army and worked in the De-Nazification Section.
1945 - He studied at the Chicago Art Institute and the Art Students League, New York, and married May Stevens, an arts activist.
1949-1950 - He studied in Paris with Fernand Læger.
1960-1990 - A painter, political abstractionist and self-styled practitioner of "socialist formalism," he led virtually every progressive political movement within the New York art world.
1998 - Died this year.
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