Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Hunt Slonem

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: New York
MacDowell fellowships: 1983, 1984

Hunt Slonem has had more than 350 exhibitions at galleries and museums around the globe. More than 100 museums include his work in their collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. He has been commissioned to paint large-scale murals for the Bryant Park Grill and the former World Trade Center.

Pleasure Palaces: The Art & Homes of Hunt Slonem with text by Vincent Katz, was published by PowerHouse Books in 2007. In 2002, Henry R. Abrams published Hunt Slonem, An Art Rich and Strange, which features text by Donald Kuspit. Slonem divides his time between Louisiana and New York where he has lived and worked since 1973.



Hunt Slonem worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander is highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served on…

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