Artist of the moment…………R.H. Quaytman

 

 

R.H. Quaytman is an American artist renown for her abstract style and mixed media works. R.H. Quaytman was born Boston, Massachusetts in the year 1961. The artist attended the Skowhegen School of Art in Maine and Bard College located in New York state. After earning a B.A. at Bard the artist studied abroad in Ireland.

Her mother was a poet named Susan Howe. Her father was an artist named Harvey Quaytman. Harvey was an abstract painter who employed geometric shapes and vivid color in his work. Harvey will be the next post.

Her work includes many mediums and many works use a silkscreened photgraphic image or on some occasions just text.

The artist uses very large pieces of wood for her works.

Quaytman is married to a film maker.

The artist is a past participant in the Whitney Biennial. She is also part of many modern art museum collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Price range information: Works start in the low six figures around $150,000. Works can reach as high as one half million dollars.

In this clip a brief interview with R.H. Quaytman:

What a unique voice. I enjoy the fact that her chapter’s series includes history about the sites installation location.

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