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Richard Lytle has been exhibiting his work internationally since the 1950’s. He was a Teaching Assistant for Joseph Albers at Yale University School of Art and later dedicated more than 40 years as a professor of art. Lyle was also named Dean on three occasions and …

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Painter Richard Lytle was included in the famous “Sixteen Americans” exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1959. But unlike his counterparts Frank Stella and Ellsworth Kelly, who favored hard-edged, Minimalist painting, Lytle has continued to draw inspiration from the organic world throughout his career. A graduate of the Cooper Union and the Yale School of Art (where he remained a valued member of the faculty for four decades), Lytle began his career as an assistant to Josef Albers in basic drawing and color instruction. Mastery of color is a hallmark of Lytle’s work, whether in his detailed studies of flora in watercolor and pencil or in his fantastical botanical landscapes, so detailed that they begin to loop back into abstraction.

Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
SanctuaryFRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery
2016
Holiday ExhibitionFRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery
1981
Richard Lytle: Recent Painting and Works on PaperArtSpace / Virginia Miller Galleries
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Passage, 1984

Oil on canvas
72 × 58 in
182.9 × 147.3 cm
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Location
Branford

View Richard Lytle Video at https://vimeo.com/87706029
Richard Lytle has been exhibiting his work …

Medium

Painter Richard Lytle was included in the famous “Sixteen Americans” exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1959. But unlike his counterparts Frank Stella and Ellsworth Kelly, who favored hard-edged, Minimalist painting, Lytle has continued to draw inspiration from the organic world throughout his career. A graduate of the Cooper Union and the Yale School of Art (where he remained a valued member of the faculty for four decades), Lytle began his career as an assistant to Josef Albers in basic drawing and color instruction. Mastery of color is a hallmark of Lytle’s work, whether in his detailed studies of flora in watercolor and pencil or in his fantastical botanical landscapes, so detailed that they begin to loop back into abstraction.

Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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