Jan Matulka  (American/Czech, 1890-1972) 

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Jan Matulka, Still Life with Shells and Classical Head

 

Jan Matulka
Still Life with Shells and Classical Head
1935

Peyton Wright Gallery
Jan Matulka, Still Life with Propeller, Anchor, Flag, and Rope

 

Jan Matulka
Still Life with Propeller, Anchor, Flag, and Rope
1931

Addison Rowe Gallery
Jan Matulka, Jazz Composition

 

Jan Matulka
Jazz Composition
circa 1925-1929

Valerie Carberry Gallery
Jan Matulka, Cityscape

 

Jan Matulka
Cityscape
1924

Greg Thompson Fine Art
Jan Matulka, Going to Sea

 

Jan Matulka
Going to Sea
circa 1930

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
Jan Matulka, Four Nudes in a Landscape

 

Jan Matulka
Four Nudes in a Landscape
Harris Schrank Fine Prints
Jan Matulka, Three-Quarter View of Nude Bathing Seated Near Lamp

 

Jan Matulka
Three-Quarter View of Nude Bathing Seated Near Lamp
1925

Harris Schrank Fine Prints
  
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Jan Matulka, Still Life with Phonograph

 

Jan Matulka
Still Life with Phonograph, 1925
lithograph

 

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Jan Matulka, Krajina s kravami

 

Jan Matulka
Krajina s kravami
oil on canvas

 

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Jan Matulka, Houses on the Shore

 

Jan Matulka
Houses on the Shore
charcoal and watercolor on paper

 

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1890   Born: Vlachovo Brezi, Bohemia (Prague, Czechoslovakia)
1906   Moved to Bronx, New York City, NY
1911 - 1916   Attended the National Academy of Design, New York City, NY
1917   Joseph Pulitzer National Traveling Scholarship (studied Pueblo tribes in the American Southwest)
1918   Married Ludmila "Lída" Jiroušková
1919   Continued studies, Paris, France
1919   Illustrated Czechoslovak Fairy Tales with writer Parker Fillmore and published by Hippocrene Books
1920   Illustrated The Shoemaker's Apron with writer Parker Fillmore and published by Harcourt Brace & Company
1927   Scholarship, National Academy, New York City, NY
1928   Started meeting with the Society of Independent Artists
1929 - 1931   Taught Art Students League, New York City, NY
1934 - 1935   Joined the Public Works of Art Project
1936   Helped found the American Abstract Artists
1935 - 1939   Joined the Federal Art Project
1972   Died: New York City, NY
2009   Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ (group)
2007 - 2008   Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, FL (group)
2007   Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, AK
2006   Avampato Discovery Museum, Charleston, West Virginia, WV
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, OH
Cape Ann Historical Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts, MA
2005   Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, SC
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, FL
Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, GA
2004 - 2005   Montclair Art Museum Retrospective, Montclair, NJ (traveled to: Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC; Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; Avampato Discovery Museum, Charleston, WV; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH)
2002   National Academy of Design, New York City (group)
1999   Richard York Gallery, New York City, NY
1995   Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
1992   James Graham & Sons, New York City, NY (group)
1989   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
1982   Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY (solo)
1979   Whitney Museum Retrospective, New York, NY (solo)
1965   Zabriske Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
1944   ACA Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1942   Macy's, New York City, NY (group)
1936   Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY (group)
1933   Frank K. M. Rehn Gallery, New York City, NY(solo)
1932   Art Students League of New York, New York City, NY (group)
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
1930   Frank K. M. Rehn Gallery, New York City (solo)
1929   Columbia University, New York City, NY (solo)
Frank K. M. Rehn Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
1927   Frank K. M. Rehn Gallery, New York City, NY(group)
1926   Art Center, New York City, NY (solo)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY(group)
1925   Artist's Gallery cooperative, New York City, NY (solo)
1924   Salon des Indépendants, Paris, France
Exhibition of American Art, Paris, France
Neue Galerie, New York City, NY (group)
1920   Société Anonyme, New Jersey
  Cheekwood Museum of Art & Botanical Garden, Nashville, TN
  Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
  Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
  Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
  Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
  Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
  The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
  The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL
  The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  Snite Museum of Art, University Of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
  Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
2004    Whitney Rugg, Patterson Sims, The Global Modernist: A touring exhibition organized with the estate of Jan Matulka and the Montclair Art Museum. Chicago : Stella Bea Production, 2004.
1980    Clark, Carroll S. , and Heskett, Louise, Jan Matulka 1890-1972, Published for the National Collection of Fine Arts and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980.
1944    Lowenbach, Jan V., and Isaac Kloomok. Matulka. New York : A.C.A. Gallery, 1944.
1920    Fillmore, Parker; Jan Matulka. The Shoemaker's Apron: A Second Book Of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales And Folk Tales. Harcourt Brace & Company, 1920
1919    Fillmore, Parker; Jan Matulka. Czechoslovak fairy tales, retold by Parker Fillmore; with illustrations and decorations by Jan Matulka. W. Collins, Sons & Co, 1919