• Arnold Wechsler
    Pop Culture Artist


Arnold was born in New Jersey and educated at the School of Visual Arts and Columbia University in New York City. Early on, he gave artists a forum in the mass media as a creator and director of Visual Arts Productions (VAP), an organization that produced programs for Manhattan Cable TV.

Since the 1970's his abstract paintings have been inspired by popular cultures, often reflected in forms that balance organic and geometric forms with native pictographs. His patterned subject matter draws on decorative aspects ranging from Moroccan tiles to Mayan friezes to Oriental calligraphy to the visual characteristics of DNA molecules. He has also been profoundly influenced by indigenous cultures of the Americas, particularly the art of the Native American community.

It can be said that his work is cosmopolitan in the truest sense of the word, spanning influences from the world over.


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