Milton Avery
American, 1885-1965
1,875 followers
Milton Avery
American, 1885-1965
1,875 followers
High auction record
$6m, Sotheby's, 2014
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
New Space, New Acquisitions,
Hollis Taggart
Post-War American Art,
Waterhouse & Dodd
2016
When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection,
American Federation of Arts

Depicting everyday scenes of domestic, city, and country life, painter and printmaker Milton Avery …

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Depicting everyday scenes of domestic, city, and country life, painter and printmaker Milton Avery favored simplified forms and the flat application of color, inspired by Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. “I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, [and] colors form a set of unique relationships, independent …

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