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Jack Beal
Date: American painter, 1931–2013
School: Abstract Expressionist
Biography: Jack Beal was born in 1931 in Richmond, Virginia, and studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1957 he moved to New York City and settled in Oneonta in the 1970s. Beal is associated with New Realism of the 1960s and 1970s, a trend in figurative painting that rejected the tenets of Abstract Expressionism.