Anne Appleby is active/lives in California, Montana. Anne Appleby is known for color field painting, abstraction.
Biography Anne Appleby
Anne Appleby (born 1954) is an American color field/landscape painter. Her works, always bearing titles from the natural world---"Sweet Pine", "Summer Aspen", "Gem"---are simple arrangements of colored canvas panels. Each panel is, at a glance, monochromatic, but closer inspection reveals deep and luminous gradations of hue.
She received her B.F.A. in 1977 from the San Francisco Art Institute. Before attending the Art Institute, Appleby spent a fifteen-year apprenticeship with an Ojibwe Indian elder in Montana. From him, she learned her patient observation of nature.
Her work is often shown with that of "reductive" painters, but it does not exactly fit into the "pure" painting philosophy held by many of them. As Kenneth Baker
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