'Gentle, unassuming, with his outstanding gift for colour and his simplified grace, Milton Avery (1885-1965) is a singular master of American art.' – Laura Cumming
Laura Cumming selects Milton Avery's upcoming exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts for The Observer's best summer culture guide.
Milton Avery: American Colourist is on view at the Royal Acadmey of Arts from 15 July–16 October 2022.
Milton Avery,Little Fox River, 1942
Oil on canvas
91.8 x 122.2 cm
Collection Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York. Gift of Roy R. Neuberger
© 2021 Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and DACS, London 2021
Photo: Jim Frank