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Ben Schonzeit

Ben Schonzeit (b. 1942, Brooklyn, New York) is one of the original Photorealist painters and is considered to have pioneered the airbrush technique. His works often depict still life arrangements that are intentionally out of focus. He received his B.F.A. from The Cooper Union in 1964 and has since had over 50 solo exhibitions both in the United States and abroad. His paintings are held in numerous museum collections including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

For more information on this artist, visit:
http://www.benschonzeit.com/

Featured Works

Exhibitions
— Ben Schonzeit

Previous Exhibitions

FIA exterior CROPPED

From Lens to Eye to Hand

Photorealism 1969 to Today

21 April — 12 October, 2018

Tampa Art Museum Cropped 2

Photorealism: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Painting

Tampa Museum of Art Tampa, Florida

30 June — 8 October, 2017

Painting by Ben Schonzeit

Bite Me

Photorealism from the Kitchen

6 April — 29 April, 2017

Kunsthal Rotterdam museum entrance

Hyperrealism: 50 Years of Painting

Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

25 February — 5 June, 2017

c-werner-hannappel CROPPED 2

Photorealism: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Painting

Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany

15 October , 2016— 8 January, 2017

the New Orleans museum of art - exterior - CROPPED

Photorealism: The Sydney & Walda Besthoff Collection

9 November , 2014— 5 January, 2015

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