John Steuart Curry  (American, 1897-1946) 

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John Steuart Curry Biography
1897   Born in Dunavant, KS
1916   Attended the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
1916 - 1918   Attended the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1918   Attended Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA
1919   Began studying in the studio of Harvey Dunn, Tenafly, NJ
1926   Spent a year studying with the Russian Academician Vasily Shukhayev in Paris, France
1936   Artist in Residence, Agricultural College, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1946   Died in Madison, WI
Selected Exhibitions
2009   After Many Springs, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
1998   John Steuart Curry: Inventing the Middle West, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1979 - 1980   100 Artists 100 Years: Alumni of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Centennial Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1970   John Steuart Curry: A Retrospective Exhibition, University of Kansas Museum of Art, Topeka, KS (solo)
1969   John Steuart Curry, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI (solo)
1956   John Steuart Curry: A Retrospective Exhibition, Joe and Emily Lowe Art Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (solo)
1951   The 75th Anniversary Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture by 75 Artists associated with the Art Students League of New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1944   Romantic Painting in America, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1931   John Steuart Curry: Recent Paintings, Ferargil Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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