American Painter, Jennifer Bartlett, dies at 81

American Painter, Jennifer Bartlett, dies at 81

Artist Jennifer Losch Bartlett was from the United States. Her paintings and prints are renowned for fusing the Neo-expressionist approach to painting with the system-based aesthetic of Conceptual art.

Death at 81 of Jennifer Bartlett, a Legend of the New York Scene Who Forged a New Path for Painting.

Jennifer Bartlett passed away on July 25 in Amagansett, New York, at the age of 81. She was known for her experiments in painting that involved predetermined rule systems. Bartlett’s death was verified by a spokesperson for Paula Cooper Gallery, which hosted some of her earlier performances.

Bartlett has always been regarded as a remarkable artist in the eyes of many since her paintings are very different from practically any others created by painters of her period. She developed original strategies for modernizing abstraction without fully embracing conceptual art.

She also accomplished the difficult balancing act of painting in a semi-abstract form while not completely abandoning figuration.

Her topics were very diverse. She produced both more charming, much smaller-scale imagery as well as abstractions grouped in gigantic, epic grids that span enormous walls and created scenes of hospital hallways and brilliant landscapes using grid-like paint dabs. She even created one of the few photos of 9/11 that clearly shows what happened that day.

“One of the best-known painters of her generation, Bartlett seamlessly combined the refined aesthetic of minimalism with expressive and emotional painting, and leaves a vast and varied body of work,” Paula Cooper Gallery and Marianne Boesky Gallery, her two New York representatives, said in a joint statement.

Jennifer Bartlett  Age, Family, and Early Life

Jennifer Bartlett was 81 years old. One of four children, Bartlett was born Jennifer Losch in Long Beach, California, in 1941. Her mother, a fashion illustrator who quit the industry to care for her children, and her father both owned construction companies.

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She was raised in the suburbs of Long Beach, close to the seaside enough to foster a passion for the water that would later reoccur in her later works.

Jennifer Bartlett Career, What was her profession?

Bartlett was best known for her paintings and prints that combine elements of representational and abstract art to depict common subjects like houses, gardens, oceans, and skies. In fact, she has stated that she does not accept a distinction between figurative and abstract art.

Her realistic artwork favored commonplace themes like modest homes.

Her installations frequently include several canvases and three-dimensional elements. The Honolulu Museum of Art’s holdings of House with Open Door from 1988 includes a diptych painted in oil on canvas and a wooden version of the same house.

The 1988 work House with Open Door, in the collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art, comprises a diptych painted in oil on canvas and a wooden version of the same house. She has pieces in public collections in Dallas Museum of Art, Honolulu Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and Whitney Museum of American Art (all in New York City).

Jennifer Bartlett Husband, Was she married?

She attended the renowned Mills College in Oakland, sometimes referred to as the Vassar of the West, before continuing her education at Yale University. There, she married medical student Edward Bartlett and socialized with peers like Richard Serra, Rackstraw Downs, Nancy Graves, Chuck Close, and Jonathan Borofsky. She quickly set up a studio in a loft in New York.

Bartlett relocated permanently to New York after divorcing her husband in 1972 and started working as a teacher at the School of Visual Arts. She wed German actor Mathieu Carrière in 1983; the couple had a daughter named Alice before divorcing in the early 1990s.

Jennifer Bartlett Net Worth, How much does she earn?

Talking about the net worth details of Jennifer, no data on her income stats have been disclosed.

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Which school did she go to? What was her major?

She studied at Oakland, California’s Mills College, earning a BA in 1963. She met Elizabeth Murray, who would become a lifelong friend, while she was a college student. Later, when minimalism was the vogue, she relocated to New Haven to attend the Yale School of Art and Architecture.

She received her MFA in 1965 after studying with Josef Albers, Jack Tworkov, Jim Dine, and Richard Serra.

Her social media reach.

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Jennifer Bartlett’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation,

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Hair colorBrown
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Jennifer Bartlett’s which you should be known

Zodiac signPisces
Relationship statusDivorced