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Mark Tobey
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1890
Birth Place: 
Centerville, Wisconsin
Death Date: 
1976
Death Place: 
Basle
Abstract painter and printmaker who was inspired by an interest in Oriental art. He called his distinctive style the "white writing", using calligraphic white patterns with suggestions of colors beneath. He influenced the French tachisme.