March Avery

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March Avery (born October 12, 1932, in New York) is an American painter.

The daughter of Milton and Sally Avery, March was trained by her father.[1] She grew up around other famous artists such as Mark Rothko, Adolf Gottlieb, Barnett Newman, Byron Browne, and Marsden Hartley.[1] She graduated from Barnard College and married Philip Cavanaugh, with whom she has a son named Sean. Her work has been shown at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut; and the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia.[1]


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