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Oliver Lee Jackson

Selected Works

July 11 – 31, 2021

Oliver Lee Jackson, Painting No. 1 (2.21.21), 2021

Oliver Lee Jackson

Painting No. 1 (2.21.21), 2021

Oil paint, enamel paint, chalk, graphite and gold leaf on panel

Oliver Lee Jackson, Painting (7.18.06), 2006

Oliver Lee Jackson

Painting (7.18.06), 2006

Oil-based pigments and mixed media on gessored canvas

Oliver Lee Jackson, Triptych 2018 (8.20.18) [right], 2018

Oliver Lee Jackson

Triptych 2018 (8.20.18) [right], 2018

Oil paint, enamel paint, watercolors and chalk on gessoed panel

Oliver Lee Jackson, Triptych 2018 (7.31.18) [right], 2018

Oliver Lee Jackson

Triptych 2018 (7.31.18) [right], 2018

Oil paints, enamel paints, watercolr, chalk on gessoed panel

Oliver Lee Jackson, Triptych 2018 (7.6.18) [left], 2014

Oliver Lee Jackson

Triptych 2018 (7.6.18) [left], 2014

Oil paint, enamel paint, water colors and chalk on gessoed panel

Oliver Lee Jackson, Painting (11.30.10), 2010

Oliver Lee Jackson

Painting (11.30.10), 2010

Watercolors, enamel paints on canvas

Oliver Lee Jackson, No. 8 (8.8.17), 2017

Oliver Lee Jackson

No. 8 (8.8.17), 2017

Oil-based paints and textiles on panel

Oliver Lee Jackson, Marble and Wood Sculpture, 1990

Oliver Lee Jackson

Marble and Wood Sculpture, 1990

Marble, mixed media

Press Release

Oliver Lee Jackson (b. 1935, St. Louis, Missouri) is a painter, sculptor and printmaker based in Oakland, California. Jackson was awarded a BFA from Illinois Wesleyan University (1958) and an MFA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City (1963). Jackson was an artist-in-residence at Harvard University from 2000-2001. His artwork has been exhibited extensively at major institutions including the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, NY); the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY); the Museo de Arte Moderno (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); the Seattle Art Museum (Seattle, WA); the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA); the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Illinois); the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, NY); the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, CA); the Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR); the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles, CA); and the New Orleans Museum of Art (New Orleans, LA). 

Jackson's show at Malin Gallery (New York), Untitled Original, was recommended by Artnet News and Time Out - New York and selected as a "must-see" exhibition by Artforum magazine. Jackson’s recent paintings were the subject of a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington in 2019. Artworks by Oliver Lee Jackson reside in the permanent collections of many major institutions including the Museum of Modern Art (New York); the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York); the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC); the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago); the Studio Museum in Harlem (New York); the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco); the Studio Museum (New York); the Detroit Institute of the Arts (Detroit); the St. Louis Museum of Art (St. Louis) and the Seattle Art Museum (Seattle).

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