Harry Gottlieb  (American, 1895-1992) 


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Harry Gottlieb, Mine Disaster


Harry Gottlieb
Mine Disaster

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Harry Gottlieb, Workers


Harry Gottlieb
circa 1940

Harry Gottlieb, Sleeping Woman


Harry Gottlieb
Sleeping Woman
circa 1960

Harry Gottlieb, Card Players


Harry Gottlieb
Card Players
circa 1960

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Harry Gottlieb, Sunday Fishermen (+ The Swimming Hole, smllr; 2 works)


Harry Gottlieb
Sunday Fishermen (+ The Swimming Hole, smllr; 2 works)
color screenprints


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Harry Gottlieb, Street in Port-au-Prince, Haiti


Harry Gottlieb
Street in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1963
oil on board


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Harry Gottlieb, Sea and rocks


Harry Gottlieb
Sea and rocks


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1895   Born in Bucharest, Romania
1907   Immigrated to the United States, settled in Minneapolis
1915 - 1917   Attended the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
1918   Moved to New York City
Worked as a scenic and costume designer for Eugene O'Neil's Province Town Theater Group
1923   Married artist and sculptor Eugenie Gershoy, joined the artist colony at Woodstock, NY
1930   Joined the Communist Party in the 1930's and remained a life-long member
1931   Received the Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts
1936 - 1937   Served as the first director of the American Artists School, New York, NY
Was a leader and active member of both the Artist's Union and the Artist's Congress
1935 - 1940   Joined the Federal Art Project
Became one of the first members of the Silk Screen Unit of the WPA/FAP
1977   Helped to organize a show of WPA artists at the Parsons School of Design
1992   Died of Alzheimer's disease in 1992
2010   The American Scene: New Deal Art 1935-1943, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA (Group)
2009   1934: A New Deal for Artists, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
2008   Above and Below: Skyscrapers to Subways in New York City 1913-1949, Stark University Art Collection, Syracuse, NY
2000   Life of the People: Realist Prints and Drawings from the Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Collection, 1912-1948, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Group)
2000   rintmakers A to Z: Selections from Georgetown's Collections, Georgetown University, Washington, DC (Group)
2000   20 in 2000, Winston Unity Center, New York, New York (Group)
1995   American Screenprints: 1930s-1960s, The Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
1983   Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (Solo)
1948   Aca Gallery, New York, NY
1943   12th Biennial International Water Color Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1940   40th Annual Exhibition of Watercolours and Prints at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (Group)