Milton Avery & the End of Modernism to Open at Nassau County Museum of Art  

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ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- Milton Avery & the End of Modernism looks at work by the artist who brought the sketch, with its spontaneity, movement and fleetingness, to the status of a finished painting. The exhibition features Avery’s intense saturated color fields, the simplification of form, and figures that emphasize the flatness of canvas surface. Milton Avery & the End of Modernism opens at Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) on January 22, 2011 and remains on view through May 8, 2011. It is organized for NCMA by Museum Director Karl E. Willers, Ph.D. The exhibition was organized by the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York. It was funded, in part, by the New York State Council for the Arts, a state agency; the Friends of the