Artist of the moment……Larry Poons

Larry Poons was born in Tokyo, Japan in the year 1937. Poons is associated with the Color Field painters and also the Op- Art movement. For his artistic education Poons attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and the Art Students League of New York City. Poons began college with the intent of being a professional musician and studied at the New England Conservatory of Music.

Poons has taught at the Art Students League and continues to do so.

One of Poons’ favorite hobbies is to race vintage motorcycles. One of his favorites is the Ducati 250.

Price range information: Poons works mainly with acrylics and also printmaking. Prices range from $1,000 to $120,000.

Larry Poons is based out of New York City.

In this clip Mr. Poons shares with us some stories about a poetry shop he used to own and run back in the late 1950s and also about some friends in his artistic circle:

Below is a clip featuring a show with Larry Poons. We don’t really get good close up shots as with the master James Kalm, but the viewer can get a good idea of to the vast size of Mr. Poons’ art.

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