Milton Avery: Works on Paper

26 May — 26 Jun 2004

Milton Avery's career extended from the 1930s until the early 1960s, and during that time he created a highly distinctive style founded on many of the premises of modern French art, those of Matisse in particular, and on the rich tradition of American folk art. He lived and worked in America and became an important artistic mentor for a new generation of painters such as Adolph Gottlieb, Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko, who, as Rothko later affirmed, were younger, questioning, and looking for an anchor.


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Bird House
1955
Oil crayon on paper
24 x 18 in / 61 x 45.7 cm
Our Reference B36616

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