Milton Avery - an exhibition catalog from the Royal Academy of Arts
Wadsworth Atheneum

Milton Avery

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Author: Edith Devaney, Erin Monroe, Marla Price

Description: An essential overview of the beloved master colorist and pioneer of American modernism

With more than 100 color reproductions, this volume is the first overview of Avery’s pioneering work in many
years. Edith Devaney introduces Avery and his work, while Erin Monroe looks at Avery’s early years in Hartford,
and Marla Price examines Matisse’s influence upon his art. A conversation with the artist’s daughter March Avery
Cavanaugh and an illustrated chronology by Isabella Boorman complete the book.
Milton Avery (1885–1965) was born in upstate New York and studied at the Connecticut League of Art Students
and the Art Society in Hartford before moving to Manhattan in 1925 where he began his career. His works are in
museum collections worldwide, including the National Gallery of Art, Tate, the Museum of Modern Art and Los

Publisher: Royal Academy of Art
Pages: 144 pages
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781912520435