About Daniel Greene (1934-2020)
Considered to be one of the more important painters of our time, Mr. Daniel Greene's paintings lead the way in bringing the Contemporary realists to the forefront.
Mr. Greene's paintings and pastels are in over 500 public and private collections in the United States and abroad including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has been the recipient of the Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundation grant and the Anna Lee Stacey grant. A retrospective exhibition of Mr. Greene's paintings and pastels was held in 1987 at the Hammond Museum in New York. Four highly successful exhibitions of Mr. Greene's subway series appeared at Gallery Henoch in New York and were featured on ABC-TV, Fox News, PBS, CNN, New York 1, NHK TV Japan, and in over 50 international magazines and newspapers. His recent exhibition "Subway Paintings" at the New York Transit Museum at Grand Central Terminal was the inaugural event in the centennial year of the New York subway. Mr. Greene has been the featured artist in American Artist magazine 15 times. Articles about his work have appeared eight times in the Artist's Magazine. Favorable reviews have appeared three times in Art News magazine. In February 1999, Mr. Greene's paintings were featured in a cover article of the International Artist magazine. In 1998 Daniel Greene was interviewed in the Academy Award nominated documentary "Ayn Rand, a Sense of Life" and was recently the subject of the cable documentary "The Genuine Article" as well as a PBS documentary featuring his subway paintings. Highly regarded as a portrait artist, his subjects include leaders of government, banking, education, and industry. A few of the early works include Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, astronaut Walter Schirra, author Ayn Rand, and William Randolph Hearst. Some governmental portraits include Governor Scott of North Carolina, Governor Laxalt of Nevada, Governor Beliles of Virginia, Governor Lehman of New York, as well as two mayors of New York City. Some later portraits include Dave Thomas of Wendy's, Governor Fob James of Alabama, commentator Rush Limbaugh, Congressman Billy Tauzin, composer Alan Menken and Bryant Gumbel of CBS. Some recent portraits include john and Adele Lehman for Harvard, Eric Widing of Christie's and Governor Benjamin Cayetano of Hawaii. A partial list of sitters includes the chairmen of the boards of Honeywell, Coca-Cola Company, Dupont Corporation, American Express, the New York stock exchange and IBM. Mr. Greene has also painted the deans and presidents of: Tufts, Duke, Columbia, North Carolina, West Point, Delaware, New York, Princeton, Rutgers, Yale and Harvard universities.
Public Collections: AFLAC Columbus, Georgia ALABAMA SUPREME COURT Montgomery, Alabama AMERICAN ASIATIC UNDERWRITERS New York, New York AMERICAN CYANIMID COMPANY New York, New York AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY New York, New York ANDREWS UNIVERSITY Berrien Springs, Michigan ART STUDENTS LEAGUE COLLECTION New York, New York ASSOCIATION OF THE BAR New York, New York BANK OF NEW JERSEY New Jersey BANK OF NEW YORK New York BANK OF THE SOUTH Atlanta, Georgia BROADWAY MAINTENANCE CORPORATION New York, New York CHARLES PLOHN COLLECTION Westport, Connecticut CINCINNATI MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS Cincinnati, Ohio CITIBANK New York, New York CITY HALL, CITY OF NEW YORK New York, New York CLARKSON UNIVERSITY Potsdam, New York CLINTON PRESIDENTAIL LIBRARY Little Rock, Arkansas COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Atlanta, Georgia COLT INDUSTRIES New York, New York COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL New York, New York COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY New York, New York COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART Columbus, Georgia COMMONWEALTH FOUNDATION New York, New York CONNECTICUT BANK & TRUST Connecticut CONNECTICUT NATIONAL BANK Connecticut COPLEY NEWSPAPERS California CORNELL HOSPITAL Utica, New York CORNELL MEDICAL CENTER New York, New York CULVER MILITARY ACADEMY Culver, Indiana CYCLOPS INDUSTRIES Pittsburgh, New York DELOITTE & TOUCHE New York, New York DUKE UNIVERSITY Raleigh, North Carolina DUPONT DE NEMOURS CORPORATION Wilmington, Delaware E. E. HUTTON, INC. New York, New York ELECTRICAL WORKERS UNION Long Island City, New York EQUITABLE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY New York, New York ETHYL CORPORATION Richmond, Virginia FAIRMONT HOTEL San Francisco, California FLEISCHMAN COLLECTION Cincinnati, Ohio FRANKLIN & MARSHALL COLLEGE Lancaster, Pennsylvania FRED & SHERRY ROSS COLLECTION New Jersey GREENSHIELDS MUSEUM Montreal, Canada H. W. WILSON PUBLISHING COMPANY Bronx, New York HAHNEMANN HOSPITAL Philadelphia, Pennsylvania HARVARD UNIVERSITY Cambridge, Massachusetts HEARST CORPORATION New York, New York HEINZ HALL Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania HILLMAN LIBRARY Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania HONEYWELL CORPORATION Minneapolis, Minnesota HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES - LONGWORTH BUILDING Washington, DC HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES - RAYBURN BUILDING Washington, DC HUDSON CITY SAVINGS BANK Paramus, New Jersey HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK Columbus, Ohio HYDRAULIC CORPORATION Connecticut I.B.M. COLLECTION Armonk, New York INLAND STEEL CORPORATION Chicago, Illinois INTERNATIONAL SALT COMPANY Summit, Pennsylvania KILBY STEEL COMPANY Anniston, Alabama KNICKERBOCKER CLUB New York, New York KUTAYBA ALGHANIM COLLECTION Kuwait LEHMAN SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES New York, New York LEVER BROTHERS CORPORATION New York, New York LOTOS CLUB New York, New York MARINE MIDLAND BANK Rochester, New York METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART New York, New York MINSKOFF ENTERPRISES New York, New York MONK TOBACCO COMPANY Farmville, North Carolina MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL New York, New York MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Massachusetts NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN New York, New York NATIONAL ARTS CLUB New York, New York NATIONAL BANK OF NORTH CAROLINA North Carolina NATIONAL CASH REGISTER COMPANY Dayton, Ohio NEW YORK LIFE New York, New York NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE New York, New York NEW YORK UNIVERSITY New York, New York NEWTOWN BEE PUBLISHING HOUSE Newtown, Connecticut NORFOLK MUSEUM Norfolk, Virginia PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Pensylvania OSCAR MAYER COMPANY Wisconsin P. LORRILARD COMPANY New York, New York PENTAGON Washington, DC PACIFIC PETROLEUMS LTD. Calgary, Alberta, Canada PITNEY BOWES Stamford, Connecticut PLANTATION HOUSE Honolulu, Hawaii PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Princeton, New Jersey PROGRESS ENERGY Raleigh, North Carolina RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING New York, New York ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY Hyde Park, New York ROSE ASSOCIATES New York, New York SALMAGUNDI ART CLUB New York, New York SARA LEE CORPORATION Chicago, Illinois SCOTT THEATRE Fort Worth, Texas SEVEN BRIDGES FOUNDATION Greenwich, Connecticut SHELBURNE MUSEUM Shelburne, Vermont SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Washington, DC SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY Louisville, Kentucky ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY Canton, New York STATE CAPITOL OF VIRGINIA Richmond, Virginia STATE HOUSE ALABAMA Alabama TEMPLE EMMANUEL New York, New York THE BANK OF NEW YORK New York, New York THE BROWNING SCHOOL New York, New York THE GHK COMPANIES Oklahoma THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION Raleigh, North Carolina THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION Carson City, Nevada THE PENTAGON Washington, DC THE SHAKLEE COLLECTION San Francisco, California THE SUNDAY SCHOOL BOARD Nashville, Tennessee TOLEDO BLADE NEWSPAPER Toledo, Ohio TUFTS UNIVERSITY Boston, Massachusetts UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS New York, New York UNITED STATES CAPITOL Washington, DC UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS Chicago, Illinois UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE Newark, Delaware UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA Chapel Hill, North Carolina UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Norfolk, Virginia W. B. CONNER FOUNDATION New York, New York WACHOVIA NATIONAL BANK North Carolina WENDY'S INTERNATIONAL Dublin, Ohio WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY West Point, New York WORCESTER HISTORICAL MUSEUM Worcester, Massachusetts XEROX CORPORATION Rochester, New York YALE UNIVERSITY New Haven, Connecticut ZEN STUDY CENTER New York, New York
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