Raymond Parker, born in 1922 in Beresford, South Dakota, was known as an Abstract expressionist painter who also is associated with Color Field painting and Lyrical Abstraction. Ray Parker was an influential art teacher and an important Color Field painter and an instrumental figure in the movement coined by Clement Greenberg called Post-Painterly Abstraction.
Raymond Parker died in 1990.
Featured image: Ray Parker – Untitled, 1975 (detail). Oil on canvas. 20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. 52.1 x 52.1 cm. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery