Larry Poons
American, born 1937
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High auction record
$1m, Sotheby's, 2014
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions
2018
August Spotlight: Postwar Abstraction,
Taylor | Graham
Staff Favorites,
Alpha 137 Gallery
2016
Larry Poons,
Michael Jon & Alan

It is not surprising that Larry Poons’ gestural, emotional, and improvisational paintings are borne from an artist who originally studied to become a professional musician. In the 1960s, Poons left the New England Conservatory of Music to pursue a career in painting, a decision honored with nearly immediate …

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