Biron Valier (1943- ) is an American artist born in West Palm Beach, Florida. Valier is known for his minimalist paintings and prints of American roadside culture. Valier studied are at the Art Students League in New York, the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield, Michigan, and Yale University, New Haven, Conn. His works are in collections around the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, among others.
This work is a sheet metal construction with paint. The work is titled ‘Palmlander’ verso and identified as such by the exhibition label. Interesting is the choice of number within the work, ‘305’ the area code for Dade County, Florida.
Titled – ‘Palmlander’ (305)
Retains an original exhibition label from the Florida State Fair Fine Art Competition, 1968.
Overall good condition, some minor discoloration and abrasions.
Measures 72″ x 45.25″ x 2.5″ overall. (approximately 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide).