Daniel Maidman

Daniel Maidman is best known for his vivid depiction of the figure. Maidman’s drawings and paintings are included in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Long Beach Museum of Art.

His art and writing on art have been featured in The Huffington Post, Whitehot, Poets/Artists, ARTnews, Forbes, W, and many others. He has been shown in solo shows in New York City and in group shows across the United States and Europe. He designs coins for the US Mint and the Canadian mint.

He is a repeat guest critic at the New York Academy of Art. His books, Daniel Maidman: Nudes and Theseus: Vincent Desiderio on Art, are available from Griffith Moon Publishing. He lives and paints in Brooklyn, New York.

The Edge of the Forest, oil on canvas, 36”x48”, 2019
Man versus The Tower, oil on canvas, 36”x36”, 2019
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  1. […] Daniel Maidman lives and works in New York City. A few years back he realized he had achieved his goals as pertaining to figurative painting and felt the need to seek new horizons. Recently he found a way forward through paintings for an upcoming show using only Titanium White and Portland Warm Gray. With this combination of paints he discovered that he has the patience and interest to conceptualize a whole image and paint the whole thing. He has recently completed a 48 x 60 inch painting that was mostly forest, finding he had the patience and drive to paint mostly trees for the duration of the work. He will be exhibiting the fruits of this newfound in the fall. To hear more about Daniel Maidman’s exploration of his newfound monochromatic palette, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Daniel Maidman lives and works in New York City. A few years back he realized he had achieved his goals as pertaining to figurative painting and felt the need to seek new horizons. Recently he found a way forward through paintings for an upcoming show using only Titanium White and Portland Warm Gray. With this combination of paints he discovered that he has the patience and interest to conceptualize a whole image and paint the whole thing. He has recently completed a 48 x 60 inch painting that was mostly forest, finding he had the patience and drive to paint mostly trees for the duration of the work. He will be exhibiting the fruits of this newfound in the fall. To hear more about Daniel Maidman’s exploration of his newfound monochromatic palette, listen to the complete interview. […]