Byron Browne

(American, 1907–1961)

abstraction by byron browne

Byron Browne

Abstraction, 1952

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Born in Yonkers, NY
1924 - 1928
Studied at the National Academy of Design


New School for Social Research, New York, NY (first solo show)

Public Collections

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
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, D.C.
National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, Purchase, NY
Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA


“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