Franz Kline (1910 - 1962)

Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) (HMC84)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 Luzerne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 14.709', W 75° 53.36'

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This Abstract Expressionist painter, born in Wilkes-Barre, helped establish the international reputation of American artists in the 1950's. Kline's "Action Painting" is noted for bold, emotionally charged brushstrokes and non-representational subjects. The stark anthracite landscape of his native region inspired Kline's most famous work: his black and white paintings of the 1950s, including "Lehigh, Luzerne, and Pittston.
HM NumberHMC84
Year Placed2001
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 7:37am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 425483 N 4566352
Decimal Degrees41.24515000, -75.88933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.709', W 75° 53.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 42.54" N, 75° 53' 21.60" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150 S River St, Wilkes-Barre PA 18705, US
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