Hilaire Harzberg Hiler
(1898 - 1966)
Hilaire Harzberg Hiler was active/lived in New Mexico, California / France. Hilaire Hiler is known for precise modernist views, figurative, non objective.
The following information was compiled and edited, with original research by Fred R. Kline, Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; November 2004.
Hilaire Hiler in his lifetime was well known as a man of many artistic talents and as an artist of the avant garde. He was a highly talented painter, costume and set designer, muralist, jazz musician, psychologist, teacher, and writer of theoretical treatises on color and abstract design.
For the 1968 retrospective "Hilaire Hiler, Pioneer Abstractionist" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, art historian and Whitney director John I.H. Bauer wrote, summing up Hiler's career: "Hiler has several claims to wider recognition. His charming primitivistic works of the l ... Displaying 750 of 14900 characters.