Fritz Bultman  (American, 1919-1985) 


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Fritz Bultman, Bonfire Collage


Fritz Bultman
Bonfire Collage

Acme Fine Art
Fritz Bultman, Interior-Game


Fritz Bultman

Fritz Bultman, Game


Fritz Bultman

Edelman Arts
Fritz Bultman, The King of France


Fritz Bultman
The King of France

Edelman Arts
Fritz Bultman, King Zulu


Fritz Bultman
King Zulu

Edelman Arts
Fritz Bultman, Wing Boot (Awake!)


Fritz Bultman
Wing Boot (Awake!)

Edelman Arts
Fritz Bultman, Torso II


Fritz Bultman
Torso II

Edelman Arts
Fritz Bultman, Belt Barrier


Fritz Bultman
Belt Barrier

Edelman Arts
Fritz Bultman, Before and After II


Fritz Bultman
Before and After II

Edelman Arts
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Fritz Bultman, Crater I


Fritz Bultman
Crater I, 1965
bronze w/black patina


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Fritz Bultman, Cinque


Fritz Bultman
Cinque, 1963-1964
graphite, gesso and India ink on paper


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Fritz Bultman, Ramon


Fritz Bultman
Ramon, 1965
pencil and gesso on paper


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1919   Born, New Orleans, LA
1931 - 1932   Began his art studies at age 13 with artist Morris Graves, who was visiting New Orleans, LA
1935   Prep School Munich, Germany, met Hans Hoffman
1937   Studied at Chicago's New Bauhaus School
1940   Met Tennessee Williams in Provincetown, MA, Williams visited Bultman, Greenwich Village, NY in the 1940s
1938 - 1942   Studied under Hans Hoffman in New York and Provincetown, MA
1943   Married Jeanne Lawson, a dancer, in December in New York, NY
1945   Moved to Provincetown year-round
1950   Signed the historical and infamous "Irascibles" Letter to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, along with all the NY School painters: Barnett Newman, William Baziotes, Willem de Kooning, Jimmy Ernst, Adolph Gottlieb, Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Hans Hoffman, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Pousette-Dart, James Brooks, Theodoros Stamos, Hedda Sterne, Clyfford Still and Bradley Walker Tomlin.
1951   Bultman was studying sculpture in Italy at the time of the photo shoot for the famous Abstract Expressionist photograph, and was therefore not in the photo, published on January 15
Returned from Italy to Provincetown, MA
1952   Moved back to New York, NY
1950 - 1957   Member of the New York School of Abstract Expressionists
1958   Tennessee Williams visited the Bultman Family home in the Garden District of New Orleans, where he wrote and set the play 'Suddenly Last Summer'
1950 - 1959   Taught, Pratt Institute, New York, NY, 1950s
1962   Began to devote himself to collages, which would be his primary media for the next two decades
1968   Co-Founded the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, in Provincetown, MA
1955 - 1969   Visited friends Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock in East Hampton, NY
1960 - 1969   Taught at Hunter College, New York, NY, 1960s
1985   Died, Provincetown, MA
2011   Abstraction August 12 - September 1, 2011 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2011   The Tides of Provincetown New Britain Museum, New Britain, CT / traveling exhibition
2011   Fritz Bultman - Torn Paper Collages June 3 - 23, 2011 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown,MA(Solo)
2010   Fritz Bultman June 4 - 24, 2010 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2009   Jeanne and Fritz Bultman - A Provincetown Collection and Salon October 16 - November 29, 2009 Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
2008   Fritz Bultman - Drawings from the early 1960’s June 27 - July 10, 2008 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2008   "Abstraction: Summer 2008," Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007   "Stone Cold Classics," Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
2007   Fritz Bultman - Collages from the 1980’s August 3 - 16, 2007 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2007   Fritz Bultman - Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture and Collage March 8 - April 15, 2007 Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery, Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, Louisiana (Solo)
2006   Fritz Bultman - Small Paintings 1957 - 1961 August 4 - 17, 2006 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2005   Fritz Bultman - The Rhythm of the Line July 22 - August 4, 2005 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2005   "It's About Art.... :an evolving exhibition", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, May 03-28
2004   "Fritz Bultman: Irascible, II", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, Sept 23-Oct 23, (solo)
2004   Fritz Bultman July 16 - 29, 2004 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2004   Drawing June 18 - July 1, 2004 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2003   Fritz Bultman - Rare Paintings from the Early 1960’s July 11 - 24, 2003 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
2003   "Fritz Bultman: Irascible", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, March 4-29, (solo)
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans, LA (solo)
2001   Fritz Bultman - Paintings, Collages, Drawings and Sculpture: 1953 - 1985 July 6 - 19, 2001 Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Solo)
1998   "No/Show... An Evolving Exhibition", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, Feb 26-March 31
"Fritz Bultman: Drawing from Life", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, April 2-30, (solo)
1997   "Fritz Bultman: Collages", Georgia Museum of Art (solo)
"No/Show... An Evolving Exhibition", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, Jan 1-31
"Fritz Bultman: Collages of The Sixties", Gallery Schlesinger, New York, Feb 1-March 1 (solo)
1997   Fritz Bultman - Collages November 1, 1997 - January 18, 1998 Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia (Solo)
1993   "FRITZ BULTMAN: A Retrospective", New Orleans Museum of Art, Aug 7-Oct 3, (solo)
1985   Retrospective exhibition, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
1960   Gallery Mayer, New York, NY (solo)
1959   Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1958   Stable Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1952   Kootz Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1950   Exhibited at Hugo Gallery in New York (solo)
"Black or White" (group exhibition) Samuel Kootz Gallery, New York, NY (included both American Abstract Expressionists and important European modernists)
1949   Organized and exhibited in "Forum 49" group exhibition, Provincetown, MA
1997    Firestone, Evan R. Fritz Bultman: Collages. Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art, 1997.
1993    Kingsley, April, et al. Fritz Bultman: A Retrospective. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1993.
1948    Bultman, Fritz. Sketchbook. C. 1948. Donald Windham Collection, New York.