James Pinkney Havard is active/lives in New Mexico. James Havard is known for modernist genre-figure, abstraction.
Following are excerpts written by Julie Sasse for descriptions of works by James Havard for the Tucson Museum of Art where Sasse is Curator of Contemporary Art:
Mixed media on board
Recent Acquisition at the Tucson Museum of Art
Considered a "pioneer of abstract illusionism," Havards signature paintings include collage elements, images and text that refer to prehistoric Native American culture, squeezings of paint directly from the tube, and spray painted "shadows" giving the illusion that the paint is actually suspended in front of the paint surface. Closely related to the Abstract Expressionists because of his expressive sweeping and gestural brushes of paint, Havard is a sensuous colorist ... Displaying 750 of 5864 characters.