Gene Beery

Gene Beery (born 1937) is an American painter and photographer, who has been described as an expressionist, Pop artist, Minimalist, and Conceptualist beyond his career of fifty-plus years. He is primarily known for his text-based canvases, based on the concept that words and the ideas they annoy can exist as works of art in themselves. Living and involved in New York City in the late 1950s and in advance 1960s, Beery was at the center of the evolve of both Pop and Conceptual art. Since the 1990s, Beery has afterward worked as a photographer, intimately documenting his family, friends and life in a snapshot style. He currently lives and works in Sutter Creek, California.

Beery is represented by Bodega in New York, and Parker Gallery in Los Angeles.

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