Frederick Hammersley, 1919-2009

Frederick Hammersley died on May 31, 2009 at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Sante Fe New Mexican has a nice piece on Mr. Hammersley.
Hammersley, still painting the day he died, was known primarily as an abstract painter and recognized as one of the Los Angeles-based "abstract classicists," along with John McLaughlin, Lorser Feitelson and Karl Benjamin.
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