Theme/Style Regionalism, Social Realism, figurative art, still lifes, landscapes, portraits
Media Oils, pastels, watercolors, mixed media, lithographs
Artistic Focus Burr Singer was concerned with the plight of workers, the lower classes and minorities. She frequently depicted scenes of laborers, African Americans and others, working, riding on buses, and in other Social Realist scenes. Her watercolors also depicted people with depth and character.
• Bernice Lee Singer was born
in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1912, and studied at that city’s School of
Fine Arts, as well as at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Students
League in New York City, and in Taos, New Mexico, in private classes
with Walter Ufer.
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