Michael Byron

Birth placeRhode Island, United States Birth date1954

Byron's work is characterized by a continuing interest in the nature of objects, specifically the theatrical nature of objects of contemplation, and a commitment to the practice of painting and collage with a strong parallel involvement with installation art. 

His inclusion in MoMA's An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture in 1984 marked the beginning of his international career. Nowadays, Byron’s work is included in the museum collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Saint Louis University's Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Tamayo Museum (Mexico City), and the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, the Netherlands), among others.

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