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Joseph Solman, preeminent painter at crossroads of 20th-century American art

'I like artists who are moved by subject matter,' Joseph Solman said. 'That's why I never went for abstraction. The subject has more interest than any shape we might invent.' "I like artists who are moved by subject matter," Joseph Solman said. "That's why I never went for abstraction. The subject has more interest than any shape we might invent." (file/1998)
By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / April 18, 2008

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Joseph Solman, whose painting career spanned more than seven decades in American art, taking him from the '30s avant-garde to grand-old-man eminence, died Wednesday at his New York apartment. He was 99. (Full article: 688 words)

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