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Walter Darby Bannard 1959–1962

Year
2018
Cover
Paperback
editors
Gean Moreno
authors
Alex Bacon, Michael Fried, and Gean Moreno
designer
Eric Wrenn Office, New York
publisher
ICA Miami
isbn
978-0-9995574-6-4
pages
122
dimensions
8-1/2 x 10 inches
credits
Cover photo: Walter Darby Bannard, Cifuentes #2, 1959. Alkyd resin on canvas, 67 ¾ × 60 ¾ in. Courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery, New York. ©. the artist.

Walter Darby Bannard (b. 1934, New Haven; d. 2016, Miami), a leading figure in the development of Color Field painting, had over one hundred solo exhibitions during his lifetime, and was included in the seminal exhibitions “Post-Painterly Abstraction,” curated by Clement Greenberg at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1964, and “The Responsive Eye,” organized by William Seitz at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1965. Bannard served as the chair of the art and art history department at the University of Miami from 1989 to 1992 and taught at that institution until 2016.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Walter Darby Bannard: 1959–1962,” organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami. Apr 26–August 13, 2018.