Born Jacob Tworkov in Poland in 1900, Jack Tworkov migrated to the United States in 1920. He settled in New York and studied variously at Columbia College, the National Academy of Design, and the Art Students League, before becoming an American citizen in 1928.

Though he was closely associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement of the early 1950s, by 1982, the year of his death and the year that he created the lithograph KTL #1 at Tyler Graphics, his style had become more geometric and less gestural.
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