(1912 - 2005)
David Porter was active/lived in New York, Illinois. David Porter is known for collage, figure, graphics.
Biography David Porter
David Porter (1912-2005)
A native of Chicago, David Porter moved to Washington, D.C. in 1942, where he was an economist for the War Production Board and also founded his own David Porter Gallery, exhibiting artists including Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Jimmy Ernst, Robert Motherwell, and Mark Rothko. He also assembled "theme shows" that museums around the country rented from him. In 1946, he closed the gallery, moved to New York City, and began to paint seriously in the abstract expressionism style of his contemporaries, while at the same time, working in the publishing business. In 1951, he was invited to participate in the "9th Street Show," and a year later he had his first one-man show. In the mid-
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