Collection: Bruce Helander

Bruce Helander has been a full-time artist and art critic in Palm Beach County for the past thirty years. He received a BFA and MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he later served as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. He has studied at Yale University and Harvard, and is a former White House Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Helander recently was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, and was a recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium’s award for Professional Achievement in the Arts and has won four separate grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

His work is represented in over fifty permanent public collections, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

As a critic, he regularly writes for numerous publications such as The Huffington Post, Sculpture magazine, Art Hive magazine and One Art Nation, among others. He is a seasoned juror and curator of museum exhibitions and serves on the board of the Center for Creative Education

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  • Picasso (Blue Period), 2016
    Bruce Helander, Picasso (Blue Period), 2016, Acrylic with Embellishments on Canvas with Printed Background, 72 x 54 inches, Bruce Helander art for sale
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  • Night Desert Bloom, 2016
    Bruce Helander (b.1947-) Night Desert Bloom, 2016  Acrylic with Printed Background on canvas  61 x 46 inches  Night Desert Bloom was exhibited in Tansey Contemporary Gallery in Santa Fe. It is an abstract expressionist painting without a narrative component.Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, F
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  • Macy's Mickey Mouse, ca. 1934 (Purple & Green), 2019
    Bruce Helander  Macy's Mickey Mouse, ca. 1934 (Purple & Green), 2019  Acrylic embellished with Glitter and Spray Paint on canvas  79 x 54 inches  Macy’s Mickey Mouse celebrates that historic first appearance in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. In this composition numerous crew members (with MM hats) hang on for dear life during an early morning unexpected windstorm that almost sent Mickey to the heavens. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Two Faces Have 1, 2020
    Bruce Helander  Two Faces Have 1, 2020  Acrylic and Mixed-Media on canvas  78 x 50 inches  Two Faces Have I is from Helander’s series of classic Picasso cubist imagery with background textures acquired from Roy Lichtenstein’s iconic Ben-day dots. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Macy's Mickey Mouse ca. 1934 (Blue), 2018
    Macy’s Mickey Mouse (Blue),celebrates that historic first appearance in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. In this composition numerous crew members (with MM hats) hang on for dear life during an early morning unexpected windstorm that almost sent Mickey to the heavens. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Stick Figures Walking, 2015
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  • Nevermore, 2015
    Bruce Helander  Nevermore, 2015  Acrylic and Mixed-Media on canvas  58 x 40.5 inches  Nevermore is from a series of collages made from black velvet found paintings that have been transferred to canvas. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Handbag, 2013
    Bruce Helander (B.1947-) Handbag, 2013  Acrylic and Mixed-Media on canvas  54 x 42 inches  Handbag is a composition originally inspired by a lady’s handbag newspaper ad, which Helander sliced into numerous pieces of paper to make a collage that was transferred to canvas and over-painted.Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, F
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  • Polka Dot Bedlam, 2020
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  • Triple Elvis (Self-Portrait), 2019
    Bruce Helander (b.1947-) Triple Elvis (Self-Portrait), 2019  Acrylic with Printed Background on canvas  59 x 55 inches  Triple Elvis  the artist utilized Andy Warhol’s famous Elvis cowboy image overlaid three times on a silver background connected to the “Silver Screen.” Helander cleverly shows this painting, whose original worth is over $100M, in an altered state where he has replaced Elvis’ cowboy with his own face. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Branch Office, 2010
    Bruce Helander (b.1947-) Branch Office, 2010  Acrylic with Printed Background on canvas  48 x 48 inches  Branch Office is an abstract expressionist-oriented composition utilizing snippets from a WWII jeep and tree forms. Originally exhibited in Santa Fe at Gerald Peters Gallery with Dale Chihuly and Deborah Butterfield. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Rodeo Rider, 2019
    Bruce Helander  Rodeo Rider, 2019  Acrylic and Mixed-Media on canvas  58 x 49 inches  Rodeo Rider received its inspiration from a 1920s Parisian poster of a western film with the challenge of creating a painting with only 4 major colors. The cowboy is pictured in the center of the composition. Blue and yellow gold colors predominate the painting. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Dog Dilemma, 2008
    Bruce Helander  Dog Dilema, 2008  Acrylic with Printed Background on canvas  59 x 55.5 inches  Dog Dilemma incorporates the shape of a dog in an abstract background with embellishments. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Polka Dot Picasso, 2020
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  • The Color of Money, 2020
    Bruce Helander  The Color of Money, 2020  Acrylic and Mixed-Media on Canvas   38 x 25.5 inches  The Color of Money is from the popular series of Picasso imagery first in collage format and then on canvas. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Macy's Mickey Mouse, ca. 1934 (Purple), 2018
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  • Triple Accoustics, 2019
    Bruce Helander (b.1947-) Triple Accoustics, 2019  Acrylic with Printed Background on canvas  79.25 x 50.25 inches  Triple Acoustics utilizes vintage Picasso imagery first initiated in collage on board and transferred to canvas.  Helander is an artist whose specialty is collage and assemblage. He received a BFA and MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Sending Out an S.O.S., 2019
    Bruce Helander  Sending Out and S.O.S., 2019  Acrylic and Mixed-Media on canvas  71 x 19.5 inches  Sending Out an S.O.S. is a vertical composition that originally utilized a 1950s SOS scrub pad magazine advertisement suggesting an advantage for camping out. Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Double Bag Lady, 2019
    Bruce Helander  Double Bag Lady, 2019  Acrylic with Printed Background on canvas  54 x 85 inches  Double Bag Lady takes its inspiration from a 1950s Vogue advertisement of a lady holding a purse with a mirror image.Available at Manolis Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
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  • Pleasure, 2021
    Bruce Helander, Pleasure, 2021, acrylic painting on canvas, 57.5 x 57.5 inches, contemporary art for sale
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