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PAINTINGS

The art and life of an original American artist of extraordinary stature



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Giant, 50 x 40 oil on canvas, 1967


Welcome to the official website of Herman Maril,
owned and operated by the Herman Maril Foundation.

Use the links on this page to explore the art and life
of an original American artist of extraordinary stature.

Welcome to the official website of Herman Maril,
owned and operated by the Herman Maril Foundation.

Use the links on this page to explore the art and life of an original American artist of extraordinary stature.

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If you own Herman Maril Art, we’d like to know.
Click
here.
If you have a question about Herman Maril and his art or would like to make a comment,
click
here.
If you would like to be added
to the exhibitions mailing list,
click
here.


Steinway Series
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY: “The Morning Paper,” a 48 x 40 inch oil painted by Herman Maril, in 1973, has been selected to be in the permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery.

SMITHSONIAN CONCERT SHOWCASE: The Smithsonian Museum of American Art has featured an image of “Duet # 3”, a 1971 oil by Herman Maril from its permanent collection in the Spring Calendar of Events magazine. The painting, focused on a concert piano, helps promote the museum’s Steinway Series of Concerts.

MAJOR NEW YORK ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON: Look for our formal, upcoming announcement soon of an exciting new partnership for Herman Maril artwork to be represented and exhibited by an established, well-respected New York City art gallery. An agreement is in the works and will be announced shortly.

RECENT BOSTON EXHBIT: The art of Herman Maril recently finished an exhibit at ACME Fine Arts in Boston. The gallery is featured an exhibit entitled “Essential Herman Maril”, which opened on March 18 and ran through May 7. ACME is located at 450 Harrison Avenue in the South End.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK: The traveling exhibition, with a heavy emphasis on works on paper, curated by Dr. Ann Wagner is scheduled to open in September of 2016. The Arkansas Art Center has accepted the exhibition, which will include a monograph, written by Wagner.
The Herman Maril Foundation has supported the Herman Maril Student Gallery and the Herman Maril Research Art Library.

ART AND POLITICS: A Herman Maril watercolor was included in the exhibition “Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy” which opened at the Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University. The exhibition also traveled to the Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art , University of Oklahoma; and the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. Besides Maril, the exhibition included works by Gifford Beal, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Philip Evergood, Adolph Gottlieb, William Gropper, Philip Guston, Robert Gwathmey, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Karl Knaths, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jacob Lawrence, Jack Levine, Loren MacIver, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Robert Motherwell, Georgia O’Keeffe, Ben Shan and Max Weber. It appeared at the Georgia Museum of Art, January 25, 2014 - April 20, 2014.

HIS OWN PATH: THE SPIRIT AND LEGACY OF HERMAN MARIL, a collectible book, captures the life and spirit of Maril. It is a reflection of his creative journey and includes major essays by David W. Scott, PhD, and Howard E. Wooden with an introduction by David Maril, the artist’s son. It also includes a DVD documentary about the artist. To order your book, contact Denise Melvin at 301-985-7937 or arts@umuc.edu. The publication is available for $49 plus shipping.

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Languid Cat, 1976
oil on canvas, 39 x 30
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Skaters, 1966
oil on canvas, 36 x 30
University of Maryland
University College

Affiliated Galleries
ACME Fine Arts
Harmon-Meek

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“My preoccupation in painting has always been space....huge open areas of space. I like to think of the concept of space. I like to deal with big open spaces. And color. Color and space is painting.”
- Herman Maril
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“My preoccupation in painting
has always been space...
huge open areas of space.
I like to think of the concept of space.
I like to deal with big open spaces.
And color. Color and space is painting.”
- Herman Maril

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Languid Cat, 1976
oil on canvas, 39 x 30

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Skaters, 1966
oil on canvas, 36 x 30
University of Maryland
University College

Affiliated Galleries
ACME Fine Arts
Harmon-Meek