biografía de Peter MILTON (1930)

Lugar de nacimiento: Lower Merion, PA

Direcciones: Francestown, NH

Profesión: Printmaker

Estudios: Yale Univ. (B.F.A., 1954; M.F.A., 1962) with Josef Albers.

Exposiciones: "Am Prints of the Sixties," NMAA, 1965; "American Graphic Workshops," Cincinnati Art Mus, 1968; "28 Amerikaanse Grafici," Rijkakademie, Amsterdam, 1968; "9th Columbian Festival de Arte," Mus. La Tertula, 1969 (first prize in graphics); "Int. Biennial Exhib. Prints," Seoul, Korea, 1972 (grand prize); "Primera Bienal Americana de Artes Graficas," Mus. La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia, 1971 (& solo show, 1972); "Natl. MoMA Biennial," Seoul, Korea, 1972; Corcoran Gal., 1972 (solo); F. Bader Gal., Wash., DC; Assoc. Am. Artists, NYC; Int"l Exh. Fndtn, 1977 (traveling retrospective); M.H. de Young Mem. Mus., 1998 (retrospective of prints, 1960-97). Other Awards: Tiffany Fndtn. Grant in graphics, 1964

Obra: MoMA; MMA; NGA; LOC; PMA; British Mus.; Tate Gal., London; Bibliotheque Nat"l, Paris

Comentarios: In 1962, he discovered he was largely color blind; thus began a distinguished career an an etcher-engraver of complex illusionistic, even surrealist, prints. Teaching: Maryland Inst. Col. Art, Baltimore, 1961-68; Yale Univ. Summer Sch. Art, 1970.

Fuentes: WW73; Irving Finkelstein, Julia Passing: the World of Peter Milton," Artist's Proof (1972); Harriet Shapiro, "All Realism is Visionary: A Reach into the Ambiguous Realm of Peter Milton," Intellectual Digest (Nov, 1972); essay by Rbt. F. Johnson in catalogue raisonnÈ, Peter Milton: Complete Prints: 1960-1996.

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