Andrew Wyeth, ‘Teel's Island’, 1954, Seattle Art Museum

About Andrew Wyeth

When other mid-20th century artists were drawn toward abstraction, Andrew Wyeth continued his exploration of domestic realism, painting both interiors and exteriors of the farm and industrial buildings of the Pennsylvania countryside, and, in the summers, the clapboard houses and stark landscape of the Maine coast. After his father N.C. Wyeth died in a 1945 car accident, he began to incorporate images of people into his paintings, most famously his neighbor Helga Testorf. Rendered in egg tempera, Wyeth's keenly observed images have a pared down sparseness that gives them a palpable sense of quiet. Wyeth was the first visual artist to appear on the cover of Time magazine and the first living American-born artist to have a show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

American, 1917-2009, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, based in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and Cushing, Maine

Solo Shows on Artsy

2017
Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle

Group Shows on Artsy

2017
ART OF THE WYETH FAMILY, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert
2016
Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
2015
Summer's Bounty, Caldwell Gallery Hudson, Hudson
2014
Panorama – 250 Years of American Art, Caldwell Gallery Hudson, Hudson