Budd Hopkins (1931-2011)


hopkinsredBudd Hopkins (1931-2011).  Abstract, 1967. Oil on canvas, 52 x 71 inches; 54 x 73 inches framed. Signed and dated lower margin . One small tear repaired lower left. Provenance: Timothy Collins (1940-2017), Palo Alto, CA.

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Birth place: Wheeling, WV

Addresses: NYC

Profession: Painter

Studied: Oberlin College (B.A., 1953); Columbia Univ., 1953-54, with Meyer Schapiro.

Exhibited: WMAA, 1958-72 (5 annuals); Festival Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, 1958; “Young America,” WMAA, Baltimore Mus. Art, St. Louis Art Mus. & others, 1960; Allen Mem. Art Mus., 1957 (Three Young Americans); PAFA, 1964; Yale Univ. Art Gal., 1967 (Benjamin Collection); “Young New England Painters,” Ringling Mus. Art, Portland Mus. Art & Currier Gal., 1969; William Zierler Gal., NYC, 1970s

Member: Provincetown AA (hon. vice-pres., 1968-70).

Work: WMAA; Guggenheim Mus.; SFMA; Hirshhorn Coll., Wash., DC; Williams College Mus., MA. Commissions: oil painting, West Virginia State Humanities Council, 1972.

Comments: Hard-edge abstract minmalist painter active in Provincetown, MA, 1956-70s. Preferred media: oils, acrylics. Contributor: “First Person Singular,” Art Gallery April, 1972; co-auth., “Concept vs. Art Object,” Arts April, 1972. Teaching: docent, MoMA.