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Terry Winters

American, b. 1949

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Terry Winters

American, b. 1949

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For the past 30 years, Terry Winters has occupied the same New York studio since his very first exhibition. A painter, draftsman, and printmaker, Winters began exhibiting in New York in 1977 after his graduation from Pratt Institute in 1971. While his early paintings possess a minimalism influenced by Brice Marden, his work evolved to depict organic shapes and abstracted images of botanicals, and schematic references to scientific processes. Although Winters’ work has become more complex over time, his process has remained the same—since the beginning, he has collected images and assembled collages of references to prepare ideas for his paintings. These collages reveal unforeseen connections between found images, which Winters likens to a “readymade” that he strives to perfect.

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Louisiana Museum of Art
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
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Artforum, and 2 more
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Biography

For the past 30 years, Terry Winters has occupied the same New York studio since his very first exhibition. A painter, draftsman, and printmaker, Winters began exhibiting in New York in 1977 after his graduation from Pratt Institute in 1971. While his early paintings possess a minimalism influenced by Brice Marden, his work evolved to depict organic shapes and abstracted images of botanicals, and schematic references to scientific processes. Although Winters’ work has become more complex over time, his process has remained the same—since the beginning, he has collected images and assembled collages of references to prepare ideas for his paintings. These collages reveal unforeseen connections between found images, which Winters likens to a “readymade” that he strives to perfect.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Louisiana Museum of Art
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 1 more
Shows Featuring Terry Winters
Articles Featuring Terry Winters
With Swirling Abstract Paintings, This Artist Captures the Alluring Chaos of the Information Age
May 10th, 2018
With Swirling Abstract Paintings, This Artist Captures the Alluring Chaos of the Information Age
Inspired by Science, Architecture, and Information, Terry Winters Creates Tightly Woven Cobwebs of Ink
Dec 5th, 2014
Inspired by Science, Architecture, and Information, Terry Winters Creates Tightly Woven Cobwebs of Ink
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