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Adolph Arthur Dehn studied at the Minneapolis School and The Art Students League in New York. In 1921 he went to Europe and for the next eight years, travelled and worked by having his drawings published in several German and American magazines, including Vanity Fair, Jugend, The Dial and Masses. In 1927 he returned to the United States. He was influenced by the German Expressionist Grosz. His work was primarily black and white simple figure studies and satirizations of the people he encountered. It was not until 1927 that he found his personal style and achieved success. he was employed doing lithographs for the Graphic Arts Division of the WPA Federal Arts Project in New York City. His work is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Public Library, The Whitney Museum and several other museums. His work was included in the AIGA Fifty Prints of the Year 1929, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36. He was on the advisory board of the American Artists School (1936.)

December 1935
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