(1947 - 2011)
Stephen Mueller was active/lived in New York, Texas. Stephen Mueller is known for color field, abstract stain painting.
Biography Stephen Mueller
Following is the obituary of the artist, The New York Times, September 22, 2011
Stephen Mueller, Color Field Painter, Dies at 63 by Roberta Smith,
Stephen Mueller, a New York painter who expanded and refined the vocabulary of 1960s Color Field painting into deliriously buoyant mystical-comic works, died on Sept. 16 in Manhattan. He was 63.
The cause was cancer, his sister, Debra Pendleton, said.
Mr. Mueller's mature paintings, which took shape in the early 1990s, were cross-cultural hybrids that presaged many current concerns in abstract painting, most importantly its scant interest in being purely abstract.
Mixing motifs distilled from tantric art, Indian and Persian miniatures, and Mexican cerami
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