Grace Hartigan Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Grace Hartigan

Last Updated: 24 Mar, 2023 | Views: 351

Age: 86

Profession: Painter

Other Profession(s): Illustrator, Educator, Visual Artist

Famous For: Abstract Expressionist painter

Grace Hartigan Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
28 Mar, 1922 (86 Years 07 Months 18 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New Jersey

Birth District

Birth Sign



Died on
15 Nov, 2008

Cause of Death
Liver Failure

Grace Hartigan Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Grace Hartigan, a well-known American painter, is renowned for her involvement in the Abstract Expressionist movement. Hartigan was born in New Jersey, on March 28, 1922. Hartigan started her creative career in the late 1940s and early 1950s while pursuing her studies with Hans Hofmann, a pioneer in the growth of Abstract Expressionism. One of the few female artists connected to the movement, she is highly acclaimed.

Grace Hartigan Artwork:

Early works by Hartigan were greatly influenced by American Abstract Expressionism as well as European avant-garde groups like Surrealism and Cubism. Her later pieces were more geometric in style and frequently featured Pop Art and Color Field painting motifs. Her pieces including "City Life," "O'Hara's Arrival," and "The Bay" are among of her best-known ones. 

Grace Hartigan Foundation:

A nonprofit organisation called the Grace Hartigan Foundation was founded to uphold the heritage of American abstract expressionist painter Grace Hartigan. The foundation was established to celebrate Hartigan's life and career as well as to increase awareness of and respect for her contributions to the art world. Through exhibitions, educational and research initiatives, and the preservation of Hartigan's archives and materials, it seeks to raise awareness of her work and its influence on the larger cultural scene. 

Grace Hartigan Awards and Recognition:

Throughout her career, Hartigan's artwork incorporated aspects of Pop Art, Impressionism, and Abstract Expressionism. She frequently painted still lifes, abstract forms, and urban scenes. Numerous solo and group exhibits, including ones at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, featured Hartigan's work. Throughout her career, she won various honours and prizes, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1962.

Grace Hartigan Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 62 kg
In Pounds 136 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color
Buttery Blonde

Grace Hartigan Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Winston H. Price

Jeffrey Jachens

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