Exposition Art Blog: Pat Passlof

Pat Passlof

Pat Passlof (August 5, 1928 in Brunswick, Georgia – November 13, 2011 in New York City, New York) was an American abstract expressionist painter.
After studying with Willem de Kooning at Black Mountain College in North Carolina, Passlof received a bachelor's degree from The Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She moved to New York in the late 1940s, where she took private instruction from de Kooning and other artists. 

 She taught art at the College of Staten Island. She is among the artists characterized and whose work is collected by the lead character Ira Levinaon in the novel "The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks and inspired by Black Mountain College and in turn the movie made from the book also named The Longest Ride. Passlof was married to painter Milton Resnick, who died in 2004.Passlof died of cancer on November 13, 2011 in New York City, New York. She was 83.Wikipedia

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