Mary Abbott is active/lives in New York, District Of Columbia / Virgin Islands, U.S., England. Mary Abbott is known for abstract expressionist painting.
Among the early exponents of Abstract Expressionism, Mary Abbott creates powerful oil paintings in which she combines spontaneous, gestural brushwork with a highly creative use of color. Lauded for its energy and vital feeling of immediacy, her work reflects her desire to translate sensations into paint; as she puts it, "I like the process of painting. The intensity of Living Nature through myself--using the medium, paint, color and line defining the poetry of living space; that is my aim, life and work." 1
Born in New York on 27 July 1921, Mary Abbott boasts an impressive pedigree: a descendent of such luminaries as President John Adams and General Robert E. Lee, she is the daughter of Naval Commander and military adviser Henry Abbo ... Displaying 750 of 9450 characters.