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Arthur Garfield Dove
Arthur Dove, Sails, 1911/12
Born (1880-08-02)August 2, 1880
Canandaigua, New York
Died November 23, 1946(1946-11-23) (aged 66)
Nationality American
Field Modernism, Abstract art
Dove Arthur Nature Symbolized 1911
Arthur Dove, Nature Symbolized, 1911

Arthur Garfield Dove (August 2, 1880 – November 23, 1946) was an American artist. An early American modernist, he was the first American abstract painter to be shown publicly. In recent years it has become clear that Manierre Dawson was probably slightly ahead of Dove and Kandinsky in producing pure abstracts.

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