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Abstract Oil on Canvas by May Bender, "Red Intrinsic" '98


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A beautiful abstract oil on canvas by May Bender, titled “Red Intrinsic” on the reverse and signed and dated "98, front and back with the code number “247” from her estate. May Bender (1911-2011) Painting, Abstract art “The ultimate abstraction takes place in mathematics where words are replaced by symbols. Connecting the symbols is rigorously defined by writing and computerization. Abstraction in art becomes mathematics in its visual aspect within the basic elements of art…color and form, which words cannot define.” May Bender, a lifetime painter, produced artworks during her successful career as head of her industrial/package design organization and continued in her full time endeavors as a fine art painter. After honors at the Arts High School, Newark, New Jersey, she continued her art education at the Art Students League of New York with acknowledged masters of art, Howard Trafton and Vincent Malta. Other studies in marketing and production added to her extraordinary knowledge of life and art. Her organization, May Bender Design Associates, was engaged in industrial design, packaging and product design, and corporate identity. She wrote numerous articles for publication. Awards included: Package Designers Council International’s “Packaging Person of the Year”, 1985 and CLIO, 1980. In addition, she taught design in packaging at the Parsons/New School in New York.  Mrs. Bender has had numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally, many of them in her home state of New Jersey. Furthermore, Ms. Bender has developed her own home studio where she presents many of her paintings and works on paper. Collected by individuals and corporations worldwide, Ms. Bender’s art is preeminent and dramatic. Affiliations Life member of The Art Students League of New York Honorary Member* of Package Designers Council International, New York and Washington, DC Visual Arts League, East Brunswick, New Jersey New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., New York The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC *Past President Collections Corporate and private collections worldwide.

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Depth: 2.0
Width: 50.0
Height: 56.0

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