Deborah Remington

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Deborah Remington
Deborah Remington "Haddonfield," 1965, Whitney Museum of American Art.jpg
‘’Haddonfield’’, 1965, Oil on Canvas, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Born Deborah Remington
Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
Died April 21, 2010 (age 79)
Moorestown, New Jersey
Nationality American
Education Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, San Francisco Art Institute,
Known for Abstract painting
Movement Abstract Hard-edge painting

Deborah Remington (1930 – April 21, 2010) was an American abstract painter. Her most notable work is characterized as Hard-edge painting abstraction.[1] Born in New Jersey, she became a part of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Beat scene in the 1950s. In 1965, she moved to New York where her style solidified and her career grew substantially. A twenty-year retrospective of her work was exhibited at the Newport Harbor Art Museum in California, in 1983.[2] Remington’s work was a part of more than thirty solo exhibition and hundreds of group exhibitions including three Whitney Museum of American Art annuals.[3] She was related to the artist Frederic Remington.[4]


Deborah Remington was born in 1930 and grew up in Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1954, she was one of the six painters and poets, and the only woman, who founded the now legendary Six Gallery in San Francisco.[1] A 1955 graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute she began to exhibit her work in 1962 at the Dilexi Gallery in San Francisco and had solo shows in 1962, 1963, and 1965. She had her first solo exhibition in New York City in 1966 at the Bykert Gallery at 15 W. 57th Street in Manhattan. She had solo shows there in 1967, 1969, 1972 and 1974. In 1983 Remington had a twenty year retrospective exhibition that opened at the Newport Harbor Museum in California and later traveled to the Oakland Museum of California and other venues. In 1984, she received a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 1999 She was elected to the National Academy of Design and received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant that same year.

Remington died April 21, 2010 in Moorestown, New Jersey of cancer, aged 79.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Deborah Remington Bio". John Natsoulas Center for the Arts. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Deborah Remington Bio". Deborah Remington Charitable Trust for the Visual Arts. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Deborah Remington CV". David Richard Gallery. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "NY Times Obituary". New York Times. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 

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