Leon Kelly  (American, 1901-1982) 


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Leon Kelly, Pinnacle


Leon Kelly

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
Leon Kelly, Atlantic Pastorale


Leon Kelly
Atlantic Pastorale

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

1901   born in Perpignan, Fr
1924   Cresson Traveling Scholarship from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1958   William and Nora Copley award (made without competition by Jury of Roland Penrose, Dariss Milhaud, Alfred Barr, Max Ernst, Matta Eschaurren Arp, Sir Herbert Read.
1982   death
  Studied under Jean Auguste Adolphe, Alexandre Portinoff, Arthur Carles and Earl Horter.
  lived in Paris 1924-30
1965   Retrospective 1920-65, at International Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 150 paintings, 50 of which were lent by museums and private collections.
1963   Zabriskie Gallery, New York(solo)
1962   Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts and Sciences, New Jersey
1961   Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York
1956   Edwin Hewitt Gallery, New York
1954   Galeria Amici de Francia, Milano, Italy
1950   Hugo Gallery, New York - 1 with Cecil Beaton and 1 with Matta and Hans Bellmer, also included in Annuals, Whitney Museum, Carnegie, Nebraska, Carnegie International, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Worcester and others.
1945   Julian Levy, New York(solo)
Imagery of Chess, California Palace of the Legion of Honor
1944   Julian Levy, New York(solo)
Traveling Show Italian Ballet: Julian Levy Gallery
1942   Julian Levy, New York(solo)
1933   Century of Progress, Worlds Fair, Chicago
College Art Assn
Contemporary Arts, NY(solo)
1928   Galeris van Leer, Paris
1927   Galerie Fabre, Paris, European International (French Section) with Fautrier and others
1926   Galerie du Printemps, Paris (solo)
  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
  Art Institute of Chicago
  University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
  La France Institute, Philadelphia
  Museum of Modern Art, New York
  Whitney Museum, New York
  Wadsworth Atheneum, Connecticut
  Munson-Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York
  Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  Tel Aviv Museum, Israel