Jake Berthot
1939–2014

Introduction

Jake Berthot (1939–2014) was an American artist whose abstract paintings contained elements of both the minimalist and expressionist styles. During the first 36 years of his career his paintings were entirely non-figurative. His style changed in 1995 when he moved his studio from New York City to a rural community in upstate New York. While continuing to be abstract his paintings thereafter contained figurative elements and were seen to have greater emotional content. Throughout his career his work frequently appeared in solo and group exhibitions in both commercial and public galleries. It has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, National Gallery of Art, and other major American art museums. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1981 and a National Endowment for the Arts grant in 1983.

Wikidata identifier

Q20887173

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Introduction

American painter worked in a minimalist style in the mid-1960s, but turned to depicting landscapes and the natural world later in his career.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter

ULAN identifier

500014747

Names

Jake Berthot, John Alex Berthot

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