Clarence Holbrook Carter, an American Surrealist Who Painted Life, Death, and Rebirth
Hyperallergic - Natalie Haddad
February 27, 2021
LOS ANGELES — In 1982, Clarence Holbrook Carter explained, “Beyond reality I felt there must be another realm to explore.” The statement reflects Carter’s approach to art. Though the artist, who died in 2000 at 96, began his career as an American Scene painter, his fascination with life’s mysteries underpinned his entire oeuvre.