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Artist Details


Painter Ben Culwell was born in 1918 in San Antonio, TX. He has been the subject of various solo exhibitions, including at McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX (1977); Menial Collection, Houston, TX (1987); and Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX (1989). He has also participated in many group exhibitions, including Fourteen Americans, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1946); Texas, 150 Works from Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (2000); and Texas Modern: The Rediscovery of Early Texas Abstraction (1935–1965), Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX (2007). Culwell died in 1992.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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