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Morris Graves

 (1910 - 2001)
Morris Cole Graves was active/lived in Washington, California, Oregon / Ireland.  Morris Graves is known for abstract, symbolic painting-birds, still life, insects and animals.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Morris Graves


Birth / Death:  1910 Fox Valley, Oregon - 2001 Loleta, California

Methods for Morris Graves

Easel Painting
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Sketch, Sketching

Media for Morris Graves

Ink

Styles for Morris Graves

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Morris Graves

American Scene
Animals, Mammals
Birds, Ornithology
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
Genre, Human Activity
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Seascape
Still Life

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Morris Graves

Mexico and/or Central America
Pacific Northwest Before 1900

Art Association for Morris Graves

American Water Color Society
Group of Twelve, Seattle

Awards/Recognition for Morris Graves

Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant

Chronology for Morris Graves

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Collections for Morris Graves

Edith and Milton Lowenthal
Lawrence H. Bloedel Collection
Rita and Daniel Fraad Collection
Sara Roby Foundation

Added Description for Morris Graves

Bird Specialty
Self Taught
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Morris Graves

Kootz Gallery, New York City

Exhibition of Museum for Morris Graves

Art Institute of Chicago
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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