Milton Avery “A Selection of Paintings”

DC Moore Gallery

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[Image: Milton Avery "Pink Nude" (1947) Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in.]
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DC Moore Gallery presents Milton Avery: A Selection of Paintings featuring four important works Avery made between 1947-1960.

In the pantheon of twentieth century art, Avery stands alone. Never persuaded by the artistic trends, movements, and manifestoes that surrounded him, Avery’s commitment to his personal aesthetic was resolute. Beginning as a figurative painter, his work moved towards abstraction without ever fully relinquishing its verisimilitude. His superior use of color combined with prescience for arranging forms on canvas amounted to an evocative and singular visual language.

The major paintings presented here derive from the heart of his career. The influence of Avery’s longstanding practice of organizing brief and insouciant sketch sessions with fellow artists, where they drew from life invited models who were not professionals, but rather friends is evidenced in Pink Nude (1947) and Nude Before Screen (1949), which were likely painted after one of these sittings. Yellow Robe (1960), a portrait of his wife Sally, likewise displays Avery’s interest in the human form, and exemplifies his mastery of color, not to mention the artist’s characteristic, wry humor. And in Fresh Strawberries (1949), Avery draws a deep psychological component from a still life of a colander of berries, sitting atop a summer table.

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Schedule

from March 07, 2019 to April 06, 2019

Opening Reception on 2019-03-07 from 18:00 to 20:00

Artist(s)

Milton Avery

Website

http://www.dcmooregallery.com/ (venue's website)

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
Closed on Mondays, Sundays

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Address: 535 W 22nd St., Fl.2, New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-247-2111 Fax: 212-247-2119

Between 10th and 11th Aves. Subway: C/E to 23rd Street.

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