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    Antique John Day American born 1932 died 1982

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    John Day American born 1932 died1982 his earliest years resonated with the localised sense of want and of the scarcity and anxiety that permeated American culture throughout the Great Depression. When pressed about his childhood, Day focused on the loving relationship that he enjoyed with his grandmother, Frances Hamblin, but the influence of his father, an anesthesiologist and his classical pianist mother manifested in a number of interesting and often unexpected ways as his oeuvre developed.Rather than open his paintings as a forum in which to process identity, Day carefully isolated respective characteristics, fomenting his most vulnerable personal presence through artistic absence. Day sold his first painting at age fifteen, and at eighteen began his studies with Josef Albers in Yale University's Department of Design. Over the next three decades, John Day tested and explored a number of different artistic practices, each a discrete permutation of the theoretical and practical variables that would allow him, ultimately, to "step out of the way", freeing each of his viewers to a reception unsettling in its forceful solitude. The carefully calculated richness of Day's paintings resides in their absences and exclusions and restraint as much as in their application of paint to canvas

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    Currenty on show at Malden Library Boston USA
    Gallery Hours: John Day - A Glimpse of Color
    Saturday, 2 October?9:00 – 10:30pm
    Internationally Acclaimed Artist John Day’s Work Comes Hometo Malden
    Following asuccessful solo show in Geneva, Switzerland, the work of Malden born artistJohn Day comes to the Malden Public Library’s Converse Galleries for a monthlong exhibition: John Day: A Glimpse ofColor.
    John Day was born inMalden on May 27, 1932 and sold his first painting at the age of fifteen. His father was an anesthesiologist and hismother was a classical pianist and music teacher. After graduating from MaldenHigh School (class of 1949) where he had already exhibited his talent for, and commitmentto, painting, he spent a year at Syracuse University‘s School of Art, beforetransferring to Yale University’s Schoolof Art & Architecture. During his years at Yale, he studied with legendaryteacher and color theorist Josef Albers. In 1970 he became a Professor of Artat William Paterson College in New Jersey.
    Over the next threedecades, Day tested and explored a number of different artistic styles, rangingfrom impressionistic landscapes, to collages, to precisely-blended colormeditations. Many of his early collageswere torn-paper landscapes that reference the work of the nouveau réalistessuch as Raymond Hains from the 1960’s. His surrealist “Erebos” seriesillustrates his interest in the art and life of Ancient Greece. The abstractpaintings from the last phase of his life evoke the spiritual intensity of MarkRothko’s work.
    John Day wonrecognition with numerous awards, prizes and grants including stays at Yaddoand the McDowell Colony, an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant, numerous firstprizes at judged exhibitions. From 1961through 1984, he had an annual one-man exhibitions at galleries in New York, Connecticut,New Jersey, and Paris. He was also included in numerous group exhibitions,including those at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of ModernArt, the Brooklyn Museum in New York City; the American Embassy in London; theMusée Pompidou, the Foundation Maeght, and Marseilles’ Musée Cantini in France;the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, New York; the Montclair Museum in NewJersey; the Harmon Gallery in Naples, Florida. He continued his devotion to serious art untilhis death in New York City on April 15, 1982, one of the early victims of the AIDSepidemic.
    His paintings are found in the collections of the HirshhornMuseum and Sculpture Garden, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The BrooklynMuseum, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Musée Pompidou in Paris, and incorporate collections around the world.
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    John Day, an artist, died yesterday in the He was a professor of art at William Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He was 49 years old. Mr Day's paintings have been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum and Paterson College in New Jersey. Mr Day was born in Boston and is survived by his mother, Josephine Day of Waterford, Conn., and his brother, Michael Day of the Whitney Museum POSTHUMOUS EXHIBITIONS celebrating John Day’s mesmerizing art were staged at the West Hampton Guild Hall in 1983, the Montclair Art Museum and New London’s Lyman Allyn Museum in 1984, and the Elaine Benson Gallery in Bridgehampton, Long Island, in 1985. JOHN DAY’S ESTATE – a treasure-trove of 92 paintings, 30 reliefs, 14 collages and over 500 drawings – was acquired that year by his friend Guy Cooper (1937-2014) and left in storage in Secaucus, New Jersey. Cooper moved to London with his partner Gordon Taylor and the collection was forgotten about for a quarter of a century, before being shipped to London in 2011. In February 2020 it was acquired by art consultant Iain Brunt.


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