Hilaire Hiler  (American/French, 1898-1966) 

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Hilaire Hiler, Abstract Figure

 

Hilaire Hiler
Abstract Figure
1965

Peyton Wright Gallery
  
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Hilaire Hiler, Harbour dawn

 

Hilaire Hiler
Harbour dawn, 1928
oil on canvas

 

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Hilaire Hiler, Le 14 Juliet

 

Hilaire Hiler
Le 14 Juliet, 1928
oil on canvasboard

 

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Hilaire Hiler, Two old ladies and a coachman in a French town square

 

Hilaire Hiler
Two old ladies and a coachman in a French town square
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  Hilaire Hiler was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1898. He began to paint at the age of four. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Pennsylvania. He continued his studies in France where he lived for fifteen years.

Hiler was a Modernist. He helped found the idea of 'Structuralism' which aims to create harmony by the presentation of organized color and form. Structuralism design is made for contemplation.

Hiler’s works are in many museums including the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of New Mexico, Oakland Museum of California, Portland Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and Georgia Museum of Art. His work is in numerous private collections in the United States and abroad. To name a few—

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
Chevy Chase
John Rex
William Wilder
Henry Miller

Reference: 'Hilaire Hiler and Structuralism: New Conception of Form-Color,' Waldemar George, Prisme Des Arts, France, George Wittenborn Inc., New York, NY, 1958