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October 20 -
November 20, 2017
Autumn Acquisitions

Byron Browne

(American (1907-1961))

George Byron Browne (frequently referred to as Byron Browne) is also acknowledged as one of the founders of Abstract Expressionism

 

Byron Browne was a charter member of the American Abstract Artists; the Artists’ Equity Association; Audubon Artists; the American Artists Congress; Allied Artists of America; and the Yonkers Art Association. He exhibited his work at the National Academy of Design, New York (1928); the Art Institute of Chicago (1928, 1935); the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (1928, 1930, 1947, 1953, 1957); the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (1930-31, 1936, 1946-47, 1951, 1954); the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (1935-1939, 1946); and the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1939). Browne’s work is included in many important private and public collections, including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Texas; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.