(1924 - 2003)
Harold Altman was born in New York City, New York and in his lifetime he had over 300 one-person shows in the United States and abroad. He attended the Arts Students League, Cooper Union and Black Mountain College. He taught at numerous universities and is recognized as one of the leading graphic artists in the United States and among the finest print makers in the world.
Harold's works are represented in nearly every significant collection in the United States, including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Los Angeles County Museum, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, The Whitney Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art. Overseas one can find his work in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam; and Musee Carnavalet, Paris. In 1985 an exhibition of his work was sponsored by the City of Paris in the Bois de Boulogne and he was presented with the Silver Medal of Paris.