Walter Darby Bannard/ Walter Darby Bannard

United States 1934 - 2016

Abstract Art

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Walter Darby Bannard
Walter Darby Bannard
Male
United States
1934

Walter Darby Bannard was born in New Haven, Connecticut and attended Phillips Exeter Academy (class of 1952)[1] and Princeton University, where he struck up a friendship and working relationship with Frank Stella, who was also interested in minimalist abstraction. He was associated with Modernism, Lyrical Abstraction, Minimalism, Formalism (art), Post-painterly Abstraction and Color Field painting. Bannard was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1968.

Featured image: Walter Darby Bannard – Ozark Rocket, 1978, detail – image courtesy of Berry Campbell Gallery