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Stanton MacDonald Wright (1890 - 1973)

An American abstract painter and widely associated with the founding of the Synchronist movement, Stanton MacDonald Wright paintings appear both in the collections of prestigious art galleries and among the public murals completed during the Works Project Administration following the Great Depression.

He was born in Virginia but his life would be characterized by travel. He was soon on his way to Paris where his studies were undertaken at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Acadamie Julian and the Sorbonne.

Working with Morgan Russell during this period, Stanton MacDonald Wright helped to create the concept of "Synchronism". It represented an aesthetic that attempted to communicate emotion through the specific use of color.

He moved back to California following the outbreak of World War I and continued to be an innovator in the art world. Russell was committed to the Modernist school and created the first modern art exposition in Los Angeles.

His career was not only that of an artist, though it influenced everything he did. He became the director of the Works Project Administration in Southern California and served for most of the 1930's and up until World War 2, leaving his art work among the country's national heritage in the form of murals.

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