John Little  (American, 1907-1984) 

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John Little, Gantry

 

John Little
Gantry
1962

Vincent Vallarino Fine Art
John Little, Rue Sherbrooke Quest, Montreal

 

John Little
Rue Sherbrooke Quest, Montreal
1965

Waddington & Gorce Inc.
John Little, London

 

John Little
London
1966

McCormick Gallery
John Little, Untitled

 

John Little
Untitled
1960

McCormick Gallery
John Little, Triple Entente

 

John Little
Triple Entente
1960

Gallery Sam
John Little, Congo

 

John Little
Congo
1959

McCormick Gallery
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John Little, Blue and Black

 

John Little
Blue and Black, 1977
oil on canvas w/collage

 

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John Little, Collage

 

John Little
Collage, 1962
mixed media collage on paper

 

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John Little, Tropic of Cancer

 

John Little
Tropic of Cancer, 1958
oil on canvas

 

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1907   Born March 18, Jones Mill, Monroe County, Alabama
1924   Enrolls at the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy where he studies design and fine arts
1925   Receives scholarship to continue studies at the Academy
1937   Travels to Paris where he studies period textile styles at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs
1941   Learns silk screen printing with Harry Gottlieb
1937 - 1942   Studies with Han Hofmann at his school in New York on West 8th Street.
1937 - 1942   Studies with Han Hofmann
Spends summers of 1939 and 1942 at Hofmann’s Provincetown, MA school
Teaches textile design at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn
1945 - 1946   First solo exhibition at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco
1947 - 1948   Wins first prize at San Francisco Art Association exhibition with his work Personage and Serpent
First solo show in New York at the Betty Parsons Gallery
1957   With Elizabeth Parker and Alfonso Ossorio, Little opens the Signa Gallery in East Hampton
Solo exhibition in New York at Bertha Schaefer Gallery
1967   Guest lecturer in painting at Southampton College, Long Island University
1984   Dies
2010   Ecliptic Terrane: John Little (1907-1984), Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
2008   "John Little: Cascading Forms," McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
"Abstraction: Summer 2008," Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006   Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
1990   Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
1982   Muestra Internacional de Arte Gráfico Feria, Internacional de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
1982   Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY (solo)
1982   Phoenix II, Washington, DC (solo)
1981   Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY (solo)
1981   Phoenix II, Washington, DC
1979   Marchand-Parson Gallery, Shelter Island, NY
1978   Lief Hope’s Gallery, East Hampton, NY
1977   Tower Gallery, Southampton, NY (solo)
1976   Buecker and Harpsicords, New York, NY
1973   Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY (solo)
1973   Gallery North, Setauket, NY (solo)
1972   The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
1971   A.M. Sachs Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1963   Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA (solo)
1963   East Hampton Gallery, East Hampton, NY (solo)
1961   Latow Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1958   Executive House, New York, NY (solo)
1958   Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1958   Mills College of Education Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1957   Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1955   Stable Gallery, New York, NY
1955   Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1954   Stable Gallery, New York, NY
1954   Hannibal French House, Sag Harbor, NY (solo)
1953   Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1952   Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1951   San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
1950   Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1948   San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1948   Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1946   California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1946   California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA