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Martin S. James

Born: Jul 7, 1920

Death: Jan 1, 2011

Birthplace: London

Nationality: United States

Martin S. James

Date of Birth : Jul 7, 1920
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2011
Birth Place : London

Martin Samuel James was an English-American art historian known primarily for his translations, with Harry Holtzman, of the writings of Piet Mondrian into English. James was born in London, but attended Columbia University for both his undergraduate and graduate degrees, where he studied under Meyer Schapiro. He taught at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, NY Professor James also took a keen interest in urban planning and urban design, both inside and outside the classroom, and was active in historical preservation movements in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood in which he lived. He died in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, aged 91.

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