Laynor served his country in World War II by joining other artists, architects and designers as a member of the famed "Ghost Army", the 603rd Camouflage Engineers. Wounded in the Battle of the Bulge, he convalesced in Paris and was able to study with Pablo Picasso and was influenced by him throughout his career. Laynor was a Professor of Art Emeritus at Millersville University, Millersville, PA.
He was an Associate in Art Education for the New York State Department and was also the Supervisor of Art for the Poughkeepsie School District in New York State. As a renowned artist nationally and internationally, Laynor has won many prestigious awards including the Louis Comfort Tiffany, Guggenheim Fellowship and the Huntington Hartford Fellowship for painting. Laynor has exhibited in many important galleries and many of his paintings are included in special collections.
Laynor's World War II collection of paintings is now exhibited all over the world. These paintings were created during and immediately after the war. An exhibit in Washington, D. To coincide the World War II Memorial, as well as an exhibit in Luxembourg at the General Patton Museum to commemorate the liberation of Luxembourg, are currently on view.Local pick-up is always welcomed. All packages will be insured. The item "Harold Laynor Vtg Mid Century Modern Art Bird Mixed Media Oil Painting New York" is in sale since Friday, September 25, 2020.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "parlaydesign" and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.