(1932 - 1982)
John Day was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / France. John Day is known for abstract painting, collages, teaching.
Biography John Day
John Day (1932-1982)
John Day was born in Malden, Massachusetts on May 27, 1932; his father was a physician who became an anesthesiologist and his mother was a classical pianist/teacher. After graduating from Malden High School (1949), where he had already exhibited his talent for and commitment to painting, he spent a year (1949-1950) at Syracuse University‘s School of Art, before transferring to Yale University’s School of Art & Architecture.* During his years there (1950-1957) he studied with Josef Albers, Burgoyne Diller, and James Brooks.
Still seeking his own “voice,” his early work in the 50’s was a mix of styles and subjects—everything from landscapes to collages. In the early 60’s he worked on a
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