Peter Halley is active/lives in New York, Connecticut. Peter Halley is known for neo-geo abstract painting, printmaking, teaching.
Biography Peter Halley
A painter of post-modern geometric expression dubbed by critics as "Neo-Geo," Peter Halley is also a printmaker and Director of Painting and Printmaking at the graduate school of art at Yale University. His primary studio is in the Chelsea district of Manhattan, and from there he creates large rectilinear compositions that use Day-Glo and acrylic paints and areas of stucco texture to create subtle or brilliant effects. Many of his works are large-scale wall pieces.
Peter Halley was born in New York, where he was raised on the 16th floor of a mid-town Manhattan building. He studied at Yale University, where he gained his BA in 1975, and received his MFA in 1978 at the University of New Orleans, and remained in that
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