Abraham Walkowitz  (American, 1878-1965) 

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Abraham Walkowitz Biography
1878   Born in Siberia, Russia
1883   Emigrated to the USA with his mother
1892   Studied at Cooper Union School of Art
1892   Artist's Institute, New York, NY; Educational Alliance, the Cooper Union, New York, NY
1898   Studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1906   arrived in Paris to study at the Académie Julien
1907   Returned the United States
1944   "100 Portraits of Walkowitz by 100 Artists," Life Magazine
1945   Traveled to Kansas; painted landscapes with barns and strip mines
1946   Diagnosed with glaucoma
1963   American Academy of Arts and Letters Lifetime Achievement Award
1965   Died in Brooklyn, NY
1993   Walkowitz Archive established at University Gallery, University of Delaware
Selected Exhibitions
1959   Solo exhibition, “Works: 1895-1932,” Zabriskie Gallery, NY
1958   Group exhibition, “A Decade of American Cubist Painting, 1913-1923,” Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1957   Group exhibition, “The City: 1900-1930,” Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1944   “One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz,” Brooklyn Museum
1939   “Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1900-’34,” Brooklyn Museum; solo exhibitions at the Newark Museum and the New York Public Library
1930   ‘Exhibition Commemorativ des Dessins: Isadora Duncan par A. Walkowitz,” Galerie Brummer, Paris
1920   Exhibition at Galleries of Societe Anonyme, with Derain, Hartley, Kandinsky, Man Ray and Stella
1917   Inaugural exhibition, Society of Independent Artists; “Interpretation of the Dances of Isadora Duncan,” Daniel Gallery, NY
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1916   Forum Show at Anderson Galleries; fourth exhibition at 291
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1915   Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
Third exhibition at 291
1914   Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1913   Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
The Armory Show, New York, NY
Exhibited several works at the Armory Show; second exhibition at 291
1912   First of several solo exhibitions at Alfred Steiglitz’s 291 Gallery
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1911   Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1909   Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1907   First one-person exhibition, Julius Haas’s frame shop
Selected Public Collections
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
  Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
  Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
  Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
  El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
  Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
  Florence Museum of Art, Science, and History, Florence, SC
  Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
  Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, GA
  Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, TX
  Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
  Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  Reynolds House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
  Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
  Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
  Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
  Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
  The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Canajoharie, NY
  The Columbus Museum of Art-Ohio, Columbus, OH
  The Columbus Museum-Georgia, Columbus, GA
  The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
  The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
  The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
  The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
  University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY
  University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Literature
  Isadora Duncan in Her Dances. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1945.

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