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Lennart Anderson (August 22, 1928 – October 15, 2015); American painter. His work has been featured at several major museums, including his first major show at the Delaware Art Museum in 1992. He taught on the art faculties of several universities, including Brooklyn College, Pratt Institute, the Art Students League of New York, Yale University, Princeton University, and Columbia University.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, he studied at Cass Technical High School, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Cranbrook Academy of Art, and at The Art Students League under Edwin Dickinson. Anderson was inducted as a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1977 and made an Associate of the American Academy of Design in 1982. He was a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship (1983), the National Endowment for the Arts grant, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant, and in 1961 was awarded the Rome Prize.
His paintings and drawings are included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Cleveland Museum of Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; and the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lennart_Anderson) undefined