Hans Burkhardt - MY LAI (Detail), 1968

Hans Burkhardt /   Hans Gustav Burkhardt

Switzerland 1904 - 1994

Abstract Expressionism, Painting, Drawing

Hans Burkhardt
Hans Gustav Burkhardt
Male
Switzerland
1904
July 27, 2013
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Hans Gustav Burkhardt was a Swiss-born American artist, creating in Abstract Expressionism movement. Born in Basel in 1904, he emigrated to New York in 1924. Burkhardt’s talent had the ability to evoke even the deepest human emotions, which resonates even today with art-lovers through his extensive body of work. That is why many art critics consider him one of the greatest artists of our time.

Burkhardt was a professor at California State University, Northridge, where he had been teaching for ten years.
He died on April 22, 1994, at the age of 89.