"Color is candy for the eye, it is mystical: each color has its own properties of inspiration and joy."
Born in 1951, New York City-based artist Hunt Slonem is renowned for his remarkable ability to infuse a sense of awe, wonder, and intricate detail into his vivid paintings and sculptures. Recognized as one of the foremost colorists of his time, the Maine-born creative visionary is as vibrant in his personal style and decor as he is in his artistic creations.
Hunt Slonem is celebrated for his neo-expressionist works featuring butterflies, rabbits, and tropical birds, often drawing inspiration from the exotic avian companions he keeps in his Manhattan studio's aviary. With a career spanning over four decades, Slonem has showcased his work in more than 300 solo exhibitions in galleries and museums worldwide. His art is included in the permanent collections of over 250 prestigious institutions, such as the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney, and the Moreau Foundation. Moreover, Slonem's pieces can be found in private collections across the globe, adorning the walls of numerous celebrity homes.
More than 40 years since his arrival in New York and 37 years after his inaugural solo show at the Harold Reed Gallery, the ever-entrepreneurial Hunt Slonem continues to captivate the art world with his whirlwind of creativity. Through his vibrant and distinctive work, Slonem invites art collectors and enthusiasts to experience the beauty of color and nature, leaving an indelible mark on the global art landscape.
In Bunnies and in ColourHunt Slonem & Annemarie Terlage 12 Jan - 5 Feb 2023IMPULSE GALLERY is delighted to present its first exhibition of 2023 featuring new works by Hunt Slonem and Annemarie Terlage. 'In Bunnies and in Colour' honours the start of the Chinese year of the rabbit in 2023 with a rich variety of new works by Hunt Slonem who is renowned...Read more