Jack Whitten
American, born 1939
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Jack Whitten
American, born 1939
824 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Jack Whitten,
Hauser & Wirth
More Dimensions Than You Know: Jack Whitten, 1979 – 1989,
Hauser & Wirth
2015
Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting,
Walker Art Center

Early on, Jack Whitten was influenced by both the Bauhaus and Abstract Expressionism, but after …

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Early on, Jack Whitten was influenced by both the Bauhaus and Abstract Expressionism, but after meeting William de Kooning the balance tilted toward the latter. Blending figuration and abstraction, Whitten’s emotionally riveting gestural works—including a series on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—touched upon the racial …

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