John Seery

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John Seery
John Seery - 'East', synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 1973, National Gallery of Australia.jpg
East, 1973, synthetic polymer on canvas, National Gallery of Australia
Born 1941
Maspeth, New York
Nationality American
Education Art Academy of Cincinnati and Ohio State University
Known for Painting
Movement Lyrical abstraction

John Seery (born 1941) is an American artist who is associated with the lyrical abstraction movement.[1][2][3] He was born in Maspeth, New York, was raised in Flushing, Queens and as a teen, moved to Cincinnati, Ohio.


He studied at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio from 1959 to 1963 then continued his studies at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and Ohio State University in Columbus. He moved back to New York City in 1964 and remained there until 1978, when he moved to Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was on the faculty of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston and was a visiting lecturer at Harvard University during the 1980s. In 1990, he moved to Hawaii, where he lived and worked until 2003. He currently lives in Florida.

Public Collections[edit]

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

The Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

Museum Of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin

Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI

Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Julius Baer Art Collection, Switzerland


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2009-07-25.  Jenifer A. Vogt, Exhibition review, retrieved July 25, 2009
  2. ^ John Seery new work
  3. ^ [1] retrieved June 2, 2010


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