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Fairfield Porter

(American, 1907–1975)

rosa rugosa by fairfield porter

Fairfield Porter

Rosa Rugosa, 1966

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wild roses by fairfield porter

Fairfield Porter

Wild Roses, 1961

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Biography

Timeline

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

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.