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Fairfield Porter    (American, 1907-1975)

 Fairfield Porter - Cove Bridge (Paintings) h: 12 x w: 18 in / h: 30.5 x w: 45.7 cm
Fairfield Porter
Cove Bridge circa 1965
 
 Fairfield Porter - Still Life of Flowers on a Mirror (Paintings) h: 20 x w: 18 in / h: 50.8 x w: 45.7 cm
Fairfield Porter
Still Life of Flowers on a Mirror 1966
 
 

Biography
1907 Born in Winnetka, IL
1928 Studied Philosophy and Art at Harvard, Cambridge, MA
1930 Studied at the Art Students League, New York, NY
1931 First lithographed illustration for The Possessed by Dostoyevsky, Italy
1932 Married poet Anne Channing, New York, NY
1975 Died in Southampton, NY

Exhibitions
2010 Fairfield Porter: Raw—The Creative Process of an American Master, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (solo)
Fairfield Porter (1907-1975), Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1995 Fairfield Porter : Drawings and Poetry, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993 On Paper: The Figure in Twentieth Century American Art, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Drawings By, Proctor Art Center, Bard College, Annadale, NY
1987 Still Life, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI
Compass Rose Gallery, Inaugural Exhibition, Chicago, IL (solo)
1986 The Late Watercolors, Katonah Gallery, Katonah, NY (solo)
Art Museum of Florida International University, Miami, FL
Objects Observed, Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ
Drawings and Drawings, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
1985 The Realist Landscape, Robeson Center Gallery, Newark, NJ
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY (solo)
1984 Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, CT (solo)
Paintings and Works on Pater', Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
Art and Friendship: A Tribute to Fairfield Porter, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
1983 Retrospective, organized by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (solo)
1982 Haus Olen Kunst, Munich, Germany
1981 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
The Contemporary American Landscape, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY
1979 Mickelson Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
Artist's Choice Museum, New York, NY (solo)
Hull Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
Gross-McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Literature
1989 Arthur, John. Spirit of Place. Boston: Bullfinch Press, 1989.
1979 Downes, Rackstraw. Art in Its Own Terms: Selected Criticism, 1935-1975. Boston: MFA Publications/artWorks, 1979.
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