Fairfield Porter figurative painting [catalogue of an exhibition] November 3-December 1, 1979 [at]Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York. by Fairfield Porter

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Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art is an exhaustive and intimate biography of a complex man; by reason of its focus on such an individualist, it is also a valuable addition to the intellectual histories of New York School painting and poetry Like Porter's own, this biography is Author: Justin Spring.

Fairfield Porter was an American artist who worked in a representational style at the middle of the 20th century and when the Abstract Expressionism flourished.

His portraits, everyday scenes and landscapes of the places he lived in depicted relaxed and cosy areas showing its hidden extraordinary sides. Porter was also known as an accomplished art critic. The first comprehensive survey of the beloved figurative realist painter Fairfield Porter to be published in more than two decades.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Exhibition held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Jan. Mathe Cleveland Museum of Art, Nov. 9-Dec. 31,the Whitney Museum of American Art, May J and 2 others. Estimate: $10, - $15, Description: "Fairfield Porter ( - ) Fairfield Porter was active/lived in New York, Illinois.

Fairfield Porter is known for landscape, coastal, figure, genre. Fairfield Porter was born in Winnetka, Illinois. A realistic artist, he is best known for his landscapes and sunlit views of interiors, although he also did portraits and still lifes. Fairfield Porter: a catalogue raisonné of the paintings, watercolors, and pastels User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

The figurative, highly colored works of Fairfield Porter () are often overshadowed by those of his more flamboyant contemporaries in the Abstract Expressionist New York School or the striking. Then came a collection of Porter’s letters edited by Ted Leigh, with an illuminating introduction by David Lehman.

And inthe Parrish Museum in Southampton, N.Y., put up a show called “Fairfield Porter: Raw—The Creative Process of an American Master,” a mix of finished, unfinished and abandoned works that revealed how Porter worked.

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By then Porter, who had been writing art criticism for several years, had become friendly with Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, and the painters Jane Freilicher and Larry Rivers.

Fairfield Porter, an artist whose realist style influenced many younger painters, died Thursday in Southampton, L. I., where he had lived since He was 68 years old.

FAIRFIELD PORTER (–) Fairfield Porter was born in Winnetka, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in Inat he entered Harvard University, where he studied art and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Porter continued his studies for the next two years at the Arts Students League in New York, where he.

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As an artist, Fairfield Porter was a late bloomer. Fairfield Porter's Lobster Boat, Morning was likely inspired by the view onto Penobscot Bay from Great Spruce Head Island, the Porter family's home in Maine.

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