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As a student and teacher, James Peter Cost began a serious study of traditional techniques and composition and became a neo-realist. He is best known for his Pacific seascapes, which combine his love of art with his passion for sailing. His service with amphibious forces in the South Pacific during World War II was followed by a membership in the U.S. Coast Guard and championship sailing trophies in 1960 and 1962. This experiential knowledge of the sea and surf conditions on the California coast significantly added to the realism of his paintings. Point Joe was just a few yards away...
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