Byron Browne  (American, 1907-1961) 

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Byron Browne Biography
1907   Born: Yonkers, NY
1924 - 1928   Studied at the National Academy of Design
Selected Exhibitions
1936   New School for Social Research, New York, NY (first solo show)
  SELECTED MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
  The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
  The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  Phoenix Art Musuem, Phoenix, AZ
  Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
  Walker Art Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensborough, NC
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
  Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA
  Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Isreal
  Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
  National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, Purchase, NY
  Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
  Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
  Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
  Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
  Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY
  Columbia Museum of Arts and Sciences, Columbia, SC
  Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
  Everson Museum of Art of Syracuse and Onondaga County, New York
  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
  The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NY
  Art Students League, New York, NY
  The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  The Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH
  The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Literature
  “Byron Browne in the Context of Abstract Expressionism,” by Gail Levin; Arts Magazine, Vol. 59 No. 10, June (Summer), 1985, pp. 129-133
  “Byron Browne at Schlesinger-Boisanté,” (review) by Stephen Westfall; Art in America, December, 1986
  “Art: ‘Interpretive Link.’ View of Pivotal Movement,” (review) by Robert Smith; The New York Times, November 14, 1986, Section C, p.28
  “The 25 Most Undervalued American Artists,” by Marissa Banks et al.; Art and Antiques, October, 1986
  “Art: A Look at the 20th Century Portrait Drawings,” (review) by John Russell; The New York Times, August 1, 1986, Section C, p. 26
  “Art: Byron Browne,” (review) Kay Larson; New York Magazine, May 19, 1986
  Artist Against War and Facism; Papers of the First American Artists’ Congress, by Matthew Baigell and Julia Williams; Rutgers University Press, 1986
  The American Art Analog, in three volumes; a compendium reference to American artists by 16 authors; Chelsea House Publishers, Valley Forge, PA., 1986. Includes reproduction and biography.
  The American Abstract Artists: Thirties’ Geometric Abstract as precursor to Forties’ Expressive Abstraction, by Richard W. Lizza; doctoral dissertation, The Florida State University; University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, MI, 1985.
  “Byron Browne,” (review), by Max Wykes-Joyce; Arts Review, September 27, 1985, pp 475-476. London
  “Byron Browne: Works on Paper, 1928-1959,” (review); Arts and Artists, October 1985, pp. 34-35. London