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Milton Avery    (American, 1885-1965)




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Biography
1885 Born in Sand Bank, NY
1905 - 1918 Studied in art at the Connecticut League of Art Students on a part-time basis, Hartford, CT
Became a member of the Connecticut Academy of the Fine Arts, Avon, CT
1919 Won the Top Honors at the School of the Art Society of Hartford, Hartford, CT
1926 - 1938 Enrolled in classes at the Art Students League and frequented sketch classes, New York, NY
1965 Died in Woodstock, NY

Exhibitions
2009 Milton Avery, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Placing Avery: Paintings and Prints from the Collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art, The UBS Art Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Milton Avery from the Kaufman Collection, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL
SAND: Memory, Meaning and Metaphor, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
2007 Landscape: Form and Thought, Ingrao Gallery, New York, NY
Magical Means: Milton Avery and Watercolor, Knoedler & Company, New York, NY (solo)
2006 Milton Avery and the sea: Works on Paper, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Milton Avery, Jacob Lawrence, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Marine: Paintings of the Sea, Crane Kalman Gallery, London, UK
Milton Avery: A Retrospective of Nudes, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
Continuum : 130th Anniversary of the Art Students League of New York, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
2004 Discovering Milton Avery: Two Devoted Collectors: Louis Kaufman and Duncan Phillips, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC (solo)
Watercolors from the Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2003 Milton Avery: Select Works 1933 - 1963, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Painting and Sculpture From The Harn Museum Collection,Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Drawings, Drawings, Drawings, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Milton Avery: Late Work, Landscapes and Seascapes, 1951 - 63, Waddington Galleries, London, UK (solo)
2000 The Cities Collect, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan Collection, Queens Museum of Art, New York , NY
1999 Modernist Selections, Adelson Galleries, Inc., New York, NY
Color & Field, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany
Milton Avery, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997 The Landscape, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
Etchings of the Twentieth Century, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994 Milton Avery: Works on Paper, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
1992 The Drawings of Milton Avery, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)

Literature
2001 Hobbs, Robert. Milton Avery: The Late Paintings. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2001
1990 Hobbs, Robert. Milton Avery. New York: Hudson Hills Press,1990
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