Born in California, John Button (1929 - 1982) was educated at U of C Berkeley. After moving to New York City in the early 1950s he became friends with Fairfield Porter and Frank O'Hara.  Most well known for his cityscapes his work is in the colections of Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art among others.

John Button, 1929-1982, was known for his cityscapes -"probably our greatest painter of urban landscape since Hopper." - (Gerrit Henry - Art In America) and his small travel pictures -"These small works would assure the artisit a certain reputatation if he had produced nothing else." (New York Times - Hilton Kramer)

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