Alice Trumbull Mason  (American, 1904-1971) 


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Alice Trumbull Mason Biography
1904   Born in Litchfield, CT
1946   Charles M. Lea Prize, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
1948   Treasurer's Prize, The Society of American Graphic Artists
1963   The Longview Foundation, painting purchased and placed in The Walker Art Center,Minneapolis, MN
1971   Died in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Alice Trumbull Mason, A Print Restrospective, 1945–65, Susan Teller Gallery, NY
2008 - 2009   Alice Trumbull Mason, Paintings, Drawings and Prints, November 6, 2008–January 10, 2009, Washburn Gallery, NY
2004   Lines, Andrea Rosen, New York, NY
1992 - 1993   Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & The American Avant-Garde 1912–1950, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Dayton Art Institute, OH, Terra Museum of American Art, IL, Amon Carter Museum, TX
1987   Generations of Geometry, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable, New York, NY
1982   Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1981   Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980   Pioneering Women Artists, 1900–1940, Helel Serger La Boetie, Inc., New York, NY
1979   Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1977   Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1974   Montgomery Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (solo)
1973   Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1973   University of Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, NE (solo)
1973   A.B. Closson Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
1973   Post-Mondrian Abstraction in America, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1959   The 20th Century Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1959   Hansa Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1957   The Firehouse Gallery, Nassau Community College, New York, NY (solo)
1952   Wittenborn & Co, New York, NY (solo)
1948   Rose Fried Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1946   Museum of Living Art, New York University, New York, NY
1942   The Museum of Living Art, New York University, New York, NY(solo)
1937   American Abstract Artists, Squibb Galleries, New York, NY
Selected Public Collections
  McCrory Corporation, New York, NY
  The New York Public Library, New York, NY
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  The Union Carbide Collection, New York, NY
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
  The Berkshire Museum of Art, Lenox, MA
  Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
  The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
  Lehman Brothers, Kuhn and Loeb, Inc., New York, NY
  Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  McCrory Corporation, New York, NY
  Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1985   Alice Trumbull Mason Etchings and Woodcuts, Taplinger Publishing Company (New York: 1985)
1983   Donohoe, Victoria, "A Mother-Daughter Exhibit," Philadelphia Inquirer, December 31, 1983.
1982   MacRae, Margaret, "Two Women Plumb Abstraction's Power," The News, July 15, 1982.
1982   Rose, Barbara, "Talking About Art," Vogue, September 1982, p.165, color ills: Magnetic Field, 1951.
1981   Kramer, Hilton, "Alice Trumbull Mason," The New York Times, January 30, 1981.
1974   Sheridan, Lee, "Massachusetts Work Shown in NYC Galleries," Daily News, Springfield, MA, May 3, 1974.
1973   Glueck, Grace, "Alice in Mondrianland," The New York Times, June 3, 1973.
1941   Kramer, Hilton, "Art: Alice Mason Abstracts," The New York Times, May 19, 1973, b&w ills. The Necessity of Yellow, 1941.