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William Bailey: Paintings Drawings Prints - works on paper

William Bailey is Professor of Art Emeritus at Yale University. He is a member of The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and a Member of the Board, Smithsonian Archives of American Art from 2000 to the present. He is a trustee for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation from 1970 to the present. Bailey has an extensive exhibition history, and his works appear in numerous public and private collections including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Museum of Modern Art, NY; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; among many others. Bailey has shown in New York since the late 1960’s. In 2006 a traveling exhibition of works on paper was shown at the Philbroook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, Alexander Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa, OK and Wichita Art Museum, KS. This exhibition features over thirty works on paper, which highlight both of Bailey's signature still life and figurative styles and illuminate his distinctive color palette.

  • Art Exhibit
When Feb 15, 2013 11:00 AM to
Apr 06, 2013 06:00 PM
Where Cressman Center for Visual Arts
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-0288
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William Bailey, Untitled, 1992, 15 x 11in., Courtesy of the Betty Cunningham Gallery

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Lecture TBA

Bailey is often considered one of America's leading realists, although he works from memory and imagination rather that direct observation.  Bailey's work strives to remove the constraints of place and time from its subjects often by depicting multiple light sources, slightly skewed perspectives, and altered scale relations. 

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