Bio: An American modernist painter born in NY. He
studied for a period at the Connecticut League of Art.
Avery was a factory work who was living
in obscurity when Roy Neuberger saw his work and purchased
over 100 hundred of Avery's paintings.. Nueberger either
donated or lent them to Museum's all over the world. With
such high profile exposure Milton became a highly respected
and successful artist.
Avery's landscapes and
seascapes of the early 1920s use the
heavy impasto, light palette, and atmospheric mistiness.
Avery spent some 50 years of his life painting, sometimes
creating as many as 5 or 6 paintings in a single day. He was
a prolific artist and many of his paintings are either in
unknown locations or undocumented.
Avery was associated with Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottleib and
Barnet Newman and was also a close friend of Marsden
Avery is now acclaimed as one of the 20th Century's most