George E. Ohr

George E. Ohr bio

Birth Name: George E. Ohr

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Biloxi

Date Of Birth: July 12, 1857

Date Of Death: April 17, 1918

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

George E. Ohr was born on the 12th of July, 1857. He was famous for being a Painter. Southern artist whose experimental approach to manipulating clay earned him the nickname, the “Mad Potter of Biloxi.” Considered by some to be the father of the American Abstract-Expressionism movement.

George E. Ohr was born in Biloxi. He was a ceramics apprentice to Joseph Fortune Meyer in 1879. He was a featured vendor at the World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans in 1884. He was hated by the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early 1900s; he was primarily reviled for a lack of perfection in his art and minimal self-discipline in his persona. His work later became revered for pioneering the abstract sculpture and pottery movement of the mid-20th century.

George E. Ohr was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George E. Ohr was born in 1850s.

George E. Ohr is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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George E. Ohr’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on George E. Ohr’s parents.

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Personal Life

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George E. Ohr was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: George E. Ohr
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: George E. Ohr was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: George E. Ohr was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: George E. Ohr had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

George E. Ohr’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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