Loretta Howard Gallery specializes in classic Post War American art with an emphasis on artists who came to prominence in the 1950s and 1960s. Gallery artists are associated with major movements of the period including Abstract Expressionism, Op Art, Minimalism and Color Field. In addition the gallery represents a select group of mid career artists. The gallery presents exhibitions and advises private and corporate collections.
Loretta Howard, formerly of Jacobson Howard Gallery and Ameringer/Howard/Yohe Gallery was also a longtime director of the Andre Emmerich Gallery. She has established a strong reputation as a dealer representing artists and estates as well as being a secondary market specialist. Loretta Howard Gallery is well known for presenting historical exhibitions and publishing scholarly catalogues.
Loretta completed her MA degree and continued on in the Ph.D. program in Art History at New York University’s Institute of Fine Art. She graduated from Amherst College in 1983.
Howard Hurst, Director of Loretta Howard Gallery, obtained his Masters in Curatorial Studies and Museum Sciences at Seton Hall University. While in graduate school he worked at the Newark Museum before starting his career in New York at the Allan Stone Gallery. Howard is a regular contributor to Hyperallergic.com.
John Small, registrar of Loretta Howard Gallery. Originally from Canada, John received his Bachelors degree with honors in Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba. In 2010 he moved to New York where he graduated from Parsons The New School of Design with a Masters degree of Fine Arts in 2012. John has an extensive background in specialized art installation and fabrication. He has a continuing professional art practice comprised of painting and installation, and he is a dedicated Naturalist and field Ornithologist.
Emilie Munthe, Gallery Manager. Prior to joining Loretta Howard Gallery in spring 2015, Emilie worked at several prominent galleries in her native Oslo, Norway, and at Pace/MacGill Gallery in New York. Emilie holds a B.A. in Art History from Hampshire College.
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