Biography - A Short Wiki
American painter and writer who won the Lenin Peace Prize in 1967 and was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member in 1948.
He studied composition design at the Arts Student League in 1900 and entered New York School of Art in 1902.
He was also a jazz age humorist and created whimsical drawings that were featured in publications such as Vanity Fair and Harper’s Weekly.
How did Rockwell Kent die?
In 1960 he donated 80 paintings and 800 prints and drawings to the people of the Soviet Union, and in 1967 he was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize. Kent died of a heart attack in 1971 and was buried on the grounds of Asgard, his farm in New York’s Adirondack Mountains.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Birthday||June 21, 1882|
|Death date||March 13, 1971|
|Place of death||Plattsburgh, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"If to the viewer's eyes, my world appears less beautiful than his, I'm to be pitied and the viewer praised."Rockwell Kent
"Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind."Rockwell Kent