Audrey Flack

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Date of Birth: 1931
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death: -
Focus: Painter, Painter
Art movement: Photorealism, New Realism, Baroque
Nationality: American

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Audrey Flack Biography

Audrey Flack was born in New York City in in 1931. She attended Cooper Union in New York City, Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. Flack was a major player in the Photorealism movement and is a widely known and critically acclaimed painter and sculptor. Although many of Flack’s early works contained abstract characteristics, her work evolved into the New Realist tradition before finally landing in the midst of the Photorealist movement.

Over the years, Flack’s works have been collected by prominent galleries and museums all around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Australian National Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery and San Francisco Museum of Fine Art. Flack has also been commissioned to create public art in many cities such as Brooklyn, New York, Nashville, Tennessee, Rock Hill, South Carolina and Tampa, Florida. Recent solo exhibitions of Flack’s work have been held in New York City, Savannah, Georgia, Roanoke, Virginia and Grand Forks, North Dakota. Flack has taught and lectured nationally and internationally, including such institutions as The University of North Dakota, University of Tennessee, University of Pennsylvania and Studio Art School International in Florence, Italy. The achievements and work of Audrey Flack have been recognized with the Artist of the Year Award from the New York City Art Teachers Association, an Honorary Doctorate from the Lyme Academy of Art and the United States Government National Design for Transportation Award for the Rock Hill Gateway Project among many others.