Stanley Whitney is a contemporary abstract painter renown for creating grids made up of blocks of color. Stanley Whitney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the year 1946.
Whitney began his collegiate career at the Columbus College of Art and Design. He finished his B.F.A. at the Kansas City Art Institute. Whitney went on to postgraduate studies earning a M.F.A. from Yale University.
The artist has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Whitney has drawn influence from the movements of color field painting and abstract expressionism.
In this clip we catch up with the great James Kalm to view an exhibition of works by Stanley Whitney:
Price range information: Most works priced from $6,000 to $50,000. Whitney often paints using oils on linen for large works. Smaller studies are created using gouache and crayon for smaller works.
In this clip a brief interview with Stanley Whitney:
The artist is based out of Parma, Italy and New York City.
Stanley Whitney’s style takes me back to when I was a kid and often played with Rubik’s cube. One of the fun memories of childhood. His use of the grid is similar to Agnes Martin, but Whitney’s fantastic use of color makes his work seem very lively and modern.