Ben Schonzeit | the artist
The artist Ben Schonzeit
Born May 9 1942, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Lives and works in New York City, .
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Ben Schonzeit's mural consists of two paintings that fit in panels on adjoining walls of a stairway to the second-floor lobby. These paintings fit in preexisting frames on the walls. The background is a loosely rendered topographical map of the world that blends into a map of the sky in the northern hemisphere…
Ben Schonzeit (b.1942) paints magically evocative pictures with a Surrealist edge. A pioneer in the SoHo art scene of the 1960s and one of the leaders of the Photorealist movement of the 1970s, he is best known for his gorgeous still lifes of flowers – large, arresting canvases that explore the artist's dream world…
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