Artist of the moment……George Byron Browne

George Byron Browne was an American artist renown for his abstract paintings and his drive to put the American Abstract movement on the international art scene.

George Byron Browne was born in Yonkers, New York in the year 1907. He would later drop the name George. Browne was inspired by the Cubist paintings and an artist he admired a great deal was the abstract painter Joan Miro.

For his artistic education Browne attended the National Academy of Design located in New York City. In addition he took lessons at the Art Student’s League of New York City.

Browne was also a teacher at the Art Student’s League of New York.

The artist also participated in the WPA program. His murals were among the first murals to be painted in an abstract manner.

George Byron Browne passed away in 1961.

Price range information: Works range from $1,000 to $40,000. The artist worked in pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, and oils.

I really enjoy his use of color and abstract shapes with great design skills.

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