Artist of the moment…..Peter Halley

Peter Halley is an American artist renown for his abstract and geometric shape based paintings. Peter Halley was born in New York City in the year 1953. He is also famous for developing his own kind of paint. His works include acrylic based paints including Day-Glo acrylic, metallic acrylic, and Roll a Tex. In addition to painting Halley is also an accomplished writer.

For his artistic education Peter Halley earned a bachelors degree from Yale University. Halley also earned a masters of fine arts degree from the University of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Halley has been based out of New York City since 1980.

In this clip we visit a show featuring Peter Halley from the Mary Boone Gallery of New York City from 2010:

Has been part of the teaching faculty at Yale, heading up studies in printmaking and painting.

Halley is included in many prominent collections including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim.

Price range information: Most works are in acrylics and mixed media ranging from $5,000 to $500,000.

In this clip we visit the studio of Peter Halley with our dear friend James Kalm:

I love the mix of geometric shapes, very bold color, and the addition of texture mediums used by Peter Halley.


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