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Milton Avery

Painter
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Net worth 2018: Under Review
Industry: Painters
Residence: Altmar, New York
Country: United States
BirthDay: 7 March 1885
Sigh: Aries
Died On: January 3, 1965
BIOGRAPHY

Milton Avery was bornon 7 March 1885 in Altmar, New York, American, is Painter. Milton Avery was one of the most distinguished American modern painters of the 20th century. Primarily a colorist, Avery’s work mainly focused on color relations and was not concerned with creating the illusion of depth similar to those of conventional Western paintings. Avery was often thought of as an American Matisse, especially due to his colorful and innovative landscape paintings. His poetic, bold and creative use of drawing and color set him apart from more conventional painting of his era. Early in his career, his work was considered too radical for being too abstract; when ‘Abstract Expressionism’ became dominant, his work was ignored for being too representational. Although he was never associated with any particular movement, Avery was a key modernist who influenced succeeding generations of artists including Color Field painters like Mark Rothko and Adolph Gottlieb. As a magnificent painter, graphic artist and ceramist, Milton Avery received numerous awards from American art institutions during his lifetime, but became really famous posthumously. Now he is acclaimed as one of the most influential US 20th-century artists.

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