José de Rivera  (American, 1904-1985) 


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José de Rivera Biography
1904   Born in West Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1928   Enrolled in night classes at the Studio School of Fine Art in Chicago
1985   Died in New York City
  Collections: The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; The Art Institute of Chicago; Blanden Memorial Art Gallery, Ft. Dodge, Iowa; The Brooklyn Museum, New York; City of Lansing, Michigan; City of Queens, Flushing Meadow Park, New York; Dallas Hilton Hotel, Texas; Des Moines Art Center, Iowa; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Lincoln Art Galleries, University of Nebraska; Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester University; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York; Newark Museum, New Jersey; Rochester Institute of Technology, New York; San Francisco Museum of Art; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts; Smithsonian Institution; St. Louis Art Museum; Tate Gallery, London; University of Arizona Museum of Art; University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley; University Art Museum, University of New Mexico; The University Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School of Communications; Virginia Museum of Fine Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; William Kaufman Organization, New York
Selected Exhibitions
1990 - 1992   'Turning the Tide,' Laguana Art Museum, Santa Barbara Art Museum & Palm Springs Museum
1988   Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
1976   S.F. Museum of Art: Painting and Sculpture in CA: The Modern Era
1972   Whitney Museum of American Art (retrospective)
1972   La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (retrospective)
1934 - 1968   Whitney Museum of American Art
1967   “Sculpture of the ‘60s,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art (traveling)
1966   White House
1962   Grace Borgenich Gallery, New York
1952   Grace Borgenich Gallery, New York
1946   Yale, New Haven, CT
1946   Mortimer Levitt Gallery, New York
1945   Harvard, Boston, MA
1942   Buchholz Gallery, New York
1941   Willard Gallery, New York
1938 - 1940   Museum of Modern Art, New York
1939   World’s Fair, New York
1938   Brooklyn Museum, New York