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artist

Janice Biala was a Polish-born American painter well regarded both in France and the United States for her paintings of intimate interiors, portraits of her famous friends, and the places she traveled.

Career

Biala's unique contribution to the rise of modernism was celebrated throughout her lifetime from New York City to Paris. The albums of art history remark on her sublime assimilation of the School of Paris and the New York School of abstract expressionism. Her career as an artist spans nearly eight decades and two continents.

Achievements

  • Solo and group exhibitions throughout United States and Europe. Her works are represented in permanent collections Whitney Museum, Phillips Collection, Washington, Museum Lausanne, Switzerland, Princeton (New Jersey) Museum, Newark Museum, Musee de Grenoble, France, Musee d'Ingres, Montabar, France.

Connections

She married artist Daniel 'Alain' Brustlein, a cartoonist for the New Yorker, and the couple began a lifelong process of living and exhibiting between Paris and New York.

father:
Chaim

mother:
Esther

brother:
Jacob

Husband:
Daniel 'Alain' Brustlein - cartoonist

a brother:
Jack Tworkov - painter

ex-boyfriend:
Madox Ford
Madox Ford - ex-boyfriend of Janice Biala