Irving Petlin

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Petlin in December 2014

Irving Petlin (December 17, 1934 – September 1, 2018) was an American artist and painter. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. Petlin was known for his mastery of the pastel medium and collaborations with other artists.[1] He was a member of the Chicago Imagists.[2]

Petlin died of liver cancer in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on September 1, 2018 at the age of 83.[3]

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  1. Palmer, Michael. Active Boundaries: Selected Essays and Talks. New York: New Directions Publishing, 2008. p. 164
  2. "Irving Petlin: A retrospective". Absolutearts.com. 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  3. "Irving Petlin, Artist Who Recorded Injustice, Dies at 83". The New York Times. September 7, 2018.

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