Mary Heilmann


Mary Heilmann is an American painter based in New York City and Bridgehampton, NY. She has had solo shows and travelling exhibitions at galleries such as 303 Gallery (NY, NY) and Hauser & Wirth (Zurich) and museums including the Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH) and the New Museum (NY, NY). Heilmann has been cited by many younger artists, particularly women, as an influential figure.

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Heilmann's paintings are structured in grids, but the lines are softened with the occasional gestural application of paint.

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United States


Artist, painter

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Mary Heilmann

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