Teacher and consultant to Japanese industry, through the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers 1950, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1960, 1965
During the first half of the 20th century, John Dewey (1859-1952) was America's most famous exponent of a pragmatic philosophy that celebrated the traditional values of democracy and the efficacy of reason and universal education.
- Born: 20 October 1859
- Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont
- Died: 2 June 1952
- Best Known As: Pragmatist educator of the early 20th century
In some ways, the most interesting part of the show is the selection of works that predate the artist’s signature nudes. Maybe the most remarkable early piece is an image of a bulgingly muscular Superman painted in a roiling expressionist style. Part of a series of canvases from 1949 to 1952 that were based on cartoon characters, it is a curious anticipation of Pop Art.