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Recent work by Fairfield Porter.

Fairfield Porter

Recent work by Fairfield Porter.

by Fairfield Porter

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Published by Hirschl and Adler Galleries in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York, April 11-April 29, 1972.

ContributionsHirschl & Adler Galleries.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13897064M

Fairfield Porter was born in Winnetka, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He was the fourth of five children of James and Ruth (née Furness) Porter. The Porter family fortune, based in Chicago real estate, was several generations old; both sides of his family also had deep roots in New England. Porter acquired a love for art and literature at an. - Explore beckylewis's board "Fairfield Porter", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fairfield porter, Art and Painting pins.

- Explore gatesbecky1's board "Fairfield Porter" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fairfield porter, Art and Painting pins. Fairfield Porter was at the forefront of post-war representational painters who struggled for recognition during the heyday of Abstract gh a realist in subject matter, Porter not only admired and championed the abstract work of his friend Willem de Kooning, but also himself gravitated to the inherent abstraction found in ality: American.

Thanks to Justin Spring's recent biography, Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art, the mid-century American painter got more of the attention that he deserves. Bucking the trends of the time, Porter worked. Hyperallergic by Rob Colvin December 1, The art of Fairfield Porter (b. ) might be more admired today than when he died in If so, it’s because he has given younger painters a way out of their own race with art criticism, academic theory, shopworn irony, heartless formalism, and mannered diffidence as if painting had no future.


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"The spare elegance of the realist Fairfield Porter () never gets old. A monograph on the artist and his work, recently published by Rizzoli, provides an intense exploration of the intriguing and complex life of this important painter." — Art of the Times/5(21). This book gets five stars for its winning essay by Karen Wilkin and for book quality by Rizzoli.

Fairfield Porter was a figurative painter with an abstract bent. My hero among a field of Abstract Expressionists in the ss. He died in He was well known for his art criticism in ARTNews and The Nation/5. An excellent, well-researched book on painter and critic Fairfield Porter.

I bought this from in late February, and it arrived very quickly, sealed, and in perfect condition. If you have any interest at all in Fairfield Porter's life and painting, then you must buy it.

I Cited by: 3. Porter, Fairfield. Recent work by Fairfield Porter. New York: Hirschl and Adler Galleries, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Fairfield Porter; Fairfield Porter: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fairfield Porter; Peter Schjeldahl; Hirschl & Adler Galleries.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Recent work by Fairfield Porter: [exhibition] April 11 - Ap in SearchWorks catalog.

Justin Spring is a New York based writer specializing in twentieth-century American art and culture. He is the author of many monographs, catalogs, museum publications, and books, including the biography Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art (Yale University Press, ) and /5. American Arts Quarterly Winter (Volume 22):Graduate Training at Christie's and Sotheby's;Fairfield Porter by n/a and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Fairfield's older brother, the photographer Eliot Porter, wrote only a small amount about his family background in his several memoirs.

Fairfield Porter's children have few, if any, records about their ancestry, apart from one copy of an unpublished biography written by their father's maternal grandfather.

Fairfield Porter (J – Septem ) was an American painter and art critic. He was the fourth of five children of James Porter, an architect, and Ruth Furness Porter Birth place: Winnetka, Illinois, United States. The first comprehensive survey of the beloved figurative realist painter Fairfield Porter to be published in more than two decades.

A figurative realist in the heyday of abstract expressionism, Fairfield Porter (–) painted himself, his family, and friends in New York City, in Southampton, Long Island, and on an island off the Maine coast, all depicting a relaxed and com.

THOMAS EAKINS. (The Great American Artists Series.) by Fairfield. Porter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "[Justin Spring's Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art is] both the most comprehensive and most intimate biography of this important painter, perceptive critic, and sometime poet.

He was an 'artist's artist' whose work is finally beginning to reach the larger audience it deserves and whose life, the subject matter of his paintings—particularly his relationship to his mother, his wife, and the.

The first comprehensive survey of the beloved figurative realist painter Fairfield Porter to be published in more than two decades. A figurative realist in the heyday of abstract expressionism, Fairfield Porter (–) painted himself, his family, and friends in New York City, in Southampton, Long Island, and on an island off the Maine coast, all depicting a relaxed and comfortable world Brand: Rizzoli.

Fairfield Porter, “Untitled [Amherst College building in snow]” (), oil on panel, 12 x 9 inches. To me, one of the most compelling and puzzling aspects of Porter’s art is how, quite Author: Tim Keane. "The spare elegance of the realist Fairfield Porter () never gets old.

A monograph on the artist and his work, recently published by Rizzoli, provides an intense exploration of the intriguing and complex life of this important painter." — Art of the Times Author Bookshelf: Karen Wilkin.

Fairfield Porter (J – Septem ) was an American painter and art critic. He was the fourth of five children of James Porter, an architect, and Ruth Furness Porter, a poet from a literary family.

He was the brother of photographer Eliot Porter and the brother-in-law of federal Reclamation Commissioner Michael W. Straus. While a student at Harvard, Porter majored in fine Education: Harvard University, Art Students' League. Summary of Fairfield Porter. Fairfield Porter was one of the foremost practitioners of representational painting in the American art world of the mid th century.

For several decades he created portraits, domestic scenes, and landscapes of the places he lived in, all depicting a relaxed and comfortable world that seemed to mirror his own affluent, well-connected ality: American. Fairfield Porter Raw is a new catalog on Fairfield Porter “includes a facsimile from one of the artist’s sketchbooks – this publication accompanies an exhibition at Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, April J – It features approximately 40 works drawn from the Parrish Art Museum’s extensive holdings of his works.

Fairfield Porter: Artist, Writer, Heretic. Essays. Porter’s work was much more ambitious and organic than that. A telling glimpse of it is now on view (through May 24) at the Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York.

In the estimation of curmudgeonly Hilton Kramer of The New York Times, the book placed Porter “among the most important. Fairfield Porter was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Fairfield Porter is known for landscape, coastal, figure, genre.

Recent work by Fairfield Porter: [exhibition] March 2 - Ma by Fairfield Porter (Book) Fairfield Porter, his last works [exhibition] May 4- Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc., 21 East 67th Street, New York by Fairfield Porter (Book).Fairfield Porter with a painting of his Chevrolet van, at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, about Photo by Tibor de Nagy Gallery photographer, from Fairfield Porter papers, courtesy Archives of American Art, Smithsonian : Eliot Porter first gained nationwide recognition as a nature photographer in the s, due in part to his work with the Sierra Club, while Fairfield Porter achieved his reputation as a major American painter near the end of his life.

Today, their work resides in the collections of .