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John Kasyn

 (1926 - 2008)
John Kasyn was active/lived in Ontario, Manitoba / Canada, Poland.  John Kasyn is known for back yard row house view paintings.

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John Kasyn


John Kasyn  CSPWC (1926 - 2008)

John Kasyn was a very popular Canadian painter.

He was born in Poland and came to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with his family in 1938.  In 1940, they moved to Toronto, Ontario, where he lived and worked for the rest of his life. (1)

His mediums were oil and watercolor.  He also used a mixture of oil and Lucite 44.  The subjects of his most famous paintings are backyard views of row houses in Toronto. (2)

Quote:  "People don't live at the front of their houses. The back lanes are more interesting than the front. That's where the clotheslines are, the lean-tos, the garbage cans and broken fences." - John Kasyn (3)

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About  John Kasyn

Born:  1926 - Poland
Died:   2008
Known for:  back yard row house view paintings