Gerald Garston

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Gerald Drexler Garston (May 4, 1925 - April 5, 1994) was an American painter and printmaker who lived in Connecticut. Garston is known for his works of sports figures, geometric shapes, and mythical paintings animals.

Education[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

Gartson's exhibitions include numerous solo and group exhibitions at locations including New York, Boston, and Connecticut.[1] His best-known work, "Pastime," which depicts a baseball player holding an American flag, was the centerpiece of "Diamonds are Forever," the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibition of baseball art.[2]

Museum collections[edit]

  • DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, California
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut
  • William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Publications[edit]

A Monograph, The Art of Gerald Garston: A Good Life in Your Eyes with an essay by: Alicia Currier Kallay, Foreword by: Bud Collins was published in 2005 [3]

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