Ray Parker  (American, 1922-1990) 

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Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1984

Simon Capstick-Dale Fine Art
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1964

Acme Fine Art
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1982

Washburn Gallery
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1980

Washburn Gallery
Ray Parker, Untitled II

 

Ray Parker
Untitled II
1980

Washburn Gallery
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1982

Washburn Gallery
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1983

Washburn Gallery
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1982

Nikola Rukaj Gallery
Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled
1970

Osuna Art
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Ray Parker, Modern Abstract

 

Ray Parker
Modern Abstract, 1967
oil on canvas

 

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Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled, 1984
acrylic on canvas

 

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Ray Parker, Untitled

 

Ray Parker
Untitled, 1979
oil and watercolor on paper laid on canvas

 

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1922   Born; Beresford, SD
1946   Bachelor of Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IO
1948   Master of Fine Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IO
1948 - 1951   Taught painting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1970 - 1971   Guest Critic, Columbia University School of Arts, New York
1974   Guest Critic, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1949 - 1989   Taught painting, Hunter College, New York, NY
1990   Died; New York, NY
2008   "Ray Parker," Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2007   "Ray Parker: Paintings and Drawings from the 1960s," Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2006   "Ray Parker Paintings 1958-1971: Color into Drawing," Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004   "Ray Parker: Paintings from the 1970s," Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2000   Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999   Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997   Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994   Galleria Milano, Milan, Italy (solo)
1993   "Works on Paper, 1978-1982," Galleria Peccolo, Livorno, Italy
1990   The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY (solo, retrospective)
1989   "Abstract Expressions: Painting and Sculpture of the 1950s and 1960s," Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, New York, NY
"Three-Man Exhibition with Dan Christensen and Robert Goodnough," Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
"Before the Field - Paintings from the Sixties," Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1987   "39th Annual Purchase Exhibition," American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1986   "After Matisse," The Queens Museum, Flushing, NY. Traveled to: Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH (solo)
1984   "Artists at the Hunter 1950-1965," Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, NY
"Then and Now," Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
1983   Carl Soloway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
1981   College of Cortland, SUNY, Fine Arts Center, Cortland, NY (solo)
1980   Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL (solo)
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY (solo)
Joe Grippi Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1979   Betty Cuningham, New York (solo)
The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (solo)
"Art in American after World War II," Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1978   The Billiard Room Gallery, Cambridge (solo)
"New York, The State of Art, The New York School," State Museum, Albany, NY
1977   "New in the '70s," University Art Museum, Austin, TX
"A Miscellany of the 1960s," Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY
University of Texas, Austin, TX (solo)
Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"American Art Since 1945," from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Traveled to: Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, CA; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; Greenville County Museum, Greenville, SC; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
1976   Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"Abstract Expressionists and Imagists: A Retrospective View," The University of Texas, Austin, TX
"Drawing Today in New York," Rice University, Houston, TX
"Artists and East Hampton, A 100-Year Retrospective," Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1975   American University, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1974   Berenson Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
Quay Gallrey, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY (solo)
David Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR (solo)
1973   Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"The Biennial Exhibition of American Art," The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1972   "Color Forum," University of Texas, Austin, TX
"Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Painting," The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1971   "Young Artists of the '50s," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1969 - 1970   "Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Painting," The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1968   "The Art of the Real: USA 1948-1968," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Traveled to The Tate Gallery, London, England; Grand Palais, Paris, France; Kunsthaller, Zürich, Switzerland
  Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
  Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH
  Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
  Allentown Museum of Art, Allentown, PA
  American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
  American University, Watkins Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Bell Art Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
  Childe Hassam Foundation, New York, NY
  Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
  Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
  Ft. Lauderdale Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  The Fort Worth Museum, Fort Worth, TX
  The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX
  Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
  University of Kentucky Arts Museum, Lexington, KY
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hayden Gallery, Cambridge, MA
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Miami-Dade Junior College Art Gallery, Miami, FL
  Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
  Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
  Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN
  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
  The Parrish Art Museum, Southhampton, NY
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Princeton University, The Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
  Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
  Rice University, Rice Museum, Houston, TX
  Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN
  The Tate Gallery, London, England
  University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
  University of New Mexico, University Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
  The University of Texas Art Museum, Austin, TX
  Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY
  Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  The Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2003    Irving Sandler. A Sweeper-Up After Artist's, Thames and Hudson Inc., 2003.
1978    Irving Sandler. The New York School. Harper & Row, New York, 1978.
1973    Mary Fuller McChesney. A Period of Exploration: San Francisco 1945-1950. Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, 1973.
1970    Irving Sandler. The Triumph of American Painting: A History of Abstract Expressionism. Praeger, New York, 1970.
1967    Barbara Rose. American Art Since 1900, A Critical History. Praeger, New York, 1967.
1959    Bernard Friedman, editor. School of New York. Grove Press, New York, 1959.
1957    "American Abstract Artists," The World of Abstract Art, George Wittenborn, New York, 1957.