Ray Parker

(American, 1922–1990)

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Ray Parker

For Denise, 1959

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Ray Parker

Kate, for your Birthday, 1964

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Ray Parker

Love Denise, Glad you like it, 1960

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1982

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1980

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1982

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1983

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1962

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1961

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Ray Parker

Untitled, ca. 1962

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1953

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Ray Parker

Untitled, 1953–1954

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Biography

Timeline

1922
Born; Beresford, SD
1946
Bachelor of Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IO
1948 - 1951
Taught painting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1948
Master of Fine Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IO
1949 - 1989
Taught painting, Hunter College, New York, NY
1970 - 1971
Guest Critic, Columbia University School of Arts, New York
1974
Guest Critic, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1990
Died; New York, NY

Exhibitions

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)

Public Collections

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
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

Literature

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.