Alan D'Arcangelo

Alan D'Arcangelo

Alan D'Arcangelo "(1930-1998)" was an American Artist and Printmaker, best known known for his paintings of highways and road signs. His reputation as a Pop artist was established in 1963 with his series of paintings of American highways and signs, an example of which includes "US Highway 1, Number 5."


A veteran of dozens of solo exhibitions beginning in the late 1950s. Since the 1960s his highway paintings were seen in hundreds of group exhibitions in important galleries and museums in the United States and Europe. He taught Fine art at Cornell University, Brooklyn College, and the School of Visual Arts during the 1960s. He taught painting in several other institutions throughout his career. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the Tate Gallery in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Denver Art Museum in Colorado, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, and many other public and private collections worldwide.

ee also

*Abstract Illusionism
*Pop Art
*Hard-edge painting


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