Benjamin Butler is active/lives in New York, Kansas / Austria. Benjamin Butler is known for abstract landscape and non-objective painting.
Biography Benjamin Butler
Benjamin Butler was born in Westmoreland, Kansas and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He earned an MFA from Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
When Ted Pillsbury at the Kimbell Art Museum acquired this and another work by Butler in April 2003, the painter was freshly out of graduate school exhibiting with Team Gallery in New York.
The critical response was positive from the start. In a December 20, 2002 New York Times review of his Mountain Paintings series, Roberta Smith wrote appreciatively: "The abject-art sensibility of the early 1990's is enjoying something of a resurgence, and in unexpected places. It tends toward a semi-abstract, decorativ
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