New York Times Shines a Light on Late Painter Raymond Spillenger

June 9th, 2014

Raymond Spillenger, via New York TimesThe New York Times profiles the work of the overlooked New York School painter Raymond Spillenger, who passed away last year at the age of 89, leaving behind a massive collection of paintings and drawings that speaks to the artist’s long and often unacknowledged career.  “Was it fear of failure?” says his son Clyde. “An unwillingness to be self-promoting? Some of the others had big personalities, but our father was quiet and diffident, not the type to compete.”Read more at New York Times