Auster, Ken


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Artist from Laguna Beach, California, best known for his soothing, vaguely impressionistic, often sentimental paintings of surfing and beach scenes. Auster was born (1949) in Los Angeles, and began surfing in 1963. While working on an M.F.A. at Long Beach State College, he began screen-printing T-shirts for LBSC fraternities. The beachwear line he produced for his 1969-founded California T-shirt...

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