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Artists who influenced William Baziotes
William Baziotes was born June 11, 1912, in Pittsburgh, to parents of Greek origin. He grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania, where he worked at the Case Glass company from 1931 to 1933, antiquing glass and running errands. At this time, he took evening sketch classes and met the poet Byron Vazakas, who became his lifelong friend. Vazakas introduced Baziotes to the work of Charles Baudelaire and the Sy ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by William Baziotes

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso

(Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum)

Flesh Eaters
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Jackson Pollock

Henri Matisse

(New Britain Museum of American Art)

(Smithsonian American Art Museum)

Robert Motherwell

Joan Miró

(Museum of Modern Art)

Bird of Paradise
(Fogg Museum)

Alfred Leslie

Roberto Matta


Teacher Affects Eternity
(Smithsonian American Art Museum)

Peter Busa