now represented by Gallery Bershad  •  sommerville/boston  •

mischa richter retrospective

provincetown art association

august 1999 exhibit


"The laws which govern visual art deal with: the shape of given areas, arrangements of negative and positive spaces within it, and the colors which reinforce such qualities. Only with these qualities do my paintings speak as something more than a mere copy or simple representation."
mischa richter, descending, collage on canvas, 30" x 40", 1976

Provincetown Art Association and Museum
    - celebrating 100 years of art in ptown

Contact Information

+1 508.487.1750

exhibition open:  noon-5pm daily, (additionally 8-10pm fri,sat)

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Mischa Richter  is best known as a cartoon artist at The New Yorker Magazine.  His cartoons have additionally appeared in This One's On Me, The New Masses, Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, This Week Magazine, Esquire, Ken Magazine, and PM.
  He received a BA from the Boston Museum School and a MFA from Yale University.  He worked as a WPA artist in the 1930's. His solo exhibitions include shows at: Provincetown Group Gallery, Cape Museum of Fine Arts in Dennis, Massachusetts, Leonid Kipnis Gallery in Westport, Connecticut, Wadsworth Athenaeum in Hartford, Connecticut, Silver Mine Guild in New Canaan, Connecticut, Chrysler Museum in New York, Miller Gallery in Cincinnati, Berta Walker Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts, Heineman Gallery in New York, and Bartsch & Chariau Gallery in Munich, Germany.  He currently has work the collections of Peter Kline, J. Whitney, Alf Landon, the Library of Congress, The University of Ohio, The Rockefeller Science Foundation, The Cartoon Museum, Zurich, and The Museum of Cartoon Art.

more information about mischa richter

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