Fairfield Porter, 1907-1975

Fairfield Porter

Fairfield Porter in Maine, ca. 1946 / 1 photographic print: b&w; 15 x 09 cm. Courtesy of the Fairfield Porter papers, 1888-2001, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

  • Known For: Artist.
  • Maine Connection: Artist; lived and worked on Great Spruce Island, ME


Books about Fairfield Porter

  • Fairfield Porter: a life in art by Justin Spring; c2000.
  • Fairfield Porter: a catalogue raisonn? of the paintings, watercolors, and pastels by Joan Ludman; with essays by Rackstraw Downes, William C. Agee, John T. Spike; c2001.
  • Fairfield Porter, an American painter by William C. Agee, with Malama Maron-Bersin, Michele White, and Peter Blank; c1993.
  • Fairfield Porter, an American classic by John T. Spike; checklist of the paintings of Fairfield Porter by Joan Ludman; 1992.
  • Fairfield Porter (1907-1975): realist painter in an age of abstraction essays by John Ashbery and Kenworth Moffett; contributions by John Bernard Myers ... [et al.]; c1982. Books by Fairfield Porter
  • Material witness: the selected letters of Fairfield Porter edited by Ted Leigh ; introduction by David Lehman; with additional notes by Justin Spring; c2005.
  • Art in its own terms: selected criticism 1935-1975; edited and with an introduction by Rackstraw Downes; 1993.
  • Fairfield Porter: the collected poems with selected drawings introduction by John Ashbery; edited by John Yau with David Kermani; 1985.