Ed Clark

New Orleans-born Abstract Expressionist painter Ed Clark studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and L’Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, France. His work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts; Studio Museum in Harlem, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art, New York City; and the California African American Museum, Los Angeles, among other institutions. Clark lives and works in Detroit after spending the majority of his career in New York City and Paris.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records; photo: Chester Higgins

Artist Info


Born

May 6 1926

New Orleans, LA

Died

October 18 2019

Detroit, MI

Gender

Male

Nationality

American

Heritage

African American