Lester F. Johnson  (American, 1919-2010) 

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Lester F. Johnson, Three Transparent Heads

 

Lester F. Johnson
Three Transparent Heads
1961

steven harvey fine art projects
Lester F. Johnson, Three Men

 

Lester F. Johnson
Three Men
1960

Nikola Rukaj Gallery
Lester F. Johnson, Artist in Studio Umbers

 

Lester F. Johnson
Artist in Studio Umbers
1968

Acme Fine Art
Lester F. Johnson, Polyklitan Figure

 

Lester F. Johnson
Polyklitan Figure
1966

Acme Fine Art
Lester F. Johnson, Untitled

 

Lester F. Johnson
Untitled
1965

Baker Sponder Gallery
Lester F. Johnson, Untitled (Provincetown)

 

Lester F. Johnson
Untitled (Provincetown)
circa 1958

Brick Walk Fine Art
Lester F. Johnson, Untitled (Provincetown)

 

Lester F. Johnson
Untitled (Provincetown)
circa 1958

Brick Walk Fine Art
Lester F. Johnson, Untitled (Provincetown)

 

Lester F. Johnson
Untitled (Provincetown)
circa 1958

Brick Walk Fine Art
Lester F. Johnson, Close Up(Blondi)

 

Lester F. Johnson
Close Up(Blondi)
1980

Mojo Portfolio
Lester F. Johnson, Tall White Portrait

 

Lester F. Johnson
Tall White Portrait
1964

Acme Fine Art
Lester F. Johnson, Ochre Head

 

Lester F. Johnson
Ochre Head
1958

Nikola Rukaj Gallery
Lester F. Johnson, Walking (Man In The Street, The Bowery)

 

Lester F. Johnson
Walking (Man In The Street, The Bowery)
1965

Peter Findlay Gallery
Lester F. Johnson, Three Women

 

Lester F. Johnson
Three Women
1986

Peter Findlay Gallery
Lester F. Johnson, Street Scene (Crowd)

 

Lester F. Johnson
Street Scene (Crowd)
1980

Mojo Portfolio
Lester F. Johnson, Faces

 

Lester F. Johnson
Faces
1980

Mojo Portfolio
Lester F. Johnson, Six Heads

 

Lester F. Johnson
Six Heads
1977

Sigrid Freundorfer Fine Art
  

1919   Born in Minneapolis, MN
1939   Alfred Pillsbury Scholarship
1940 - 1941   The President’s Scholarship, Minneapolis School of Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1941   St. Paul Gallery Scholarship
1942   Longview Fellowship Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1942   Midwestern Artists Competition 1st prize
1942 - 1947   Studied at the Minneapolis School of Art, St. Paul Art School, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1947   Came to New York
1964   Summer Aritist-In-Residence, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1973   Guggenheim Fellowship
1969 - 1974   Director of Studies Graduate Painting, School of Art and Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1978   Brandeis University Creative Arts Award for Painting
1987   Elected Associate National Academy of Design
1964 - 1989   Professor (Adjunct) of Painting, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1998   Peter Findlay Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996   Peter Findlay Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996   Denise Cade Gallery in association with Joseph Rickards Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
1996   UFO Gallery, Provincetown, MA (solo)
1995   Editions, Skoto Gallery, New York, NY
1995   Editions 1974-1991, Pharos Gallery, New York, NY
1995   The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
1994   Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1991   A Print Retrospective 1960-1990, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT (solo)
1990   Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989   Retrospective, David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
1988   35 Years of Prints, Cone Editions, New York, NY (solo)
1988   Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT (solo)
1987   Works on Paper 1960-87, Jack Schainman Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1986   Gallery Moos Ltd., Toronto, ON, Canada (solo)
1986   Naked/Nude, print exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1985   The Artist Celebrates New York, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1985   Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
1985   Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1985   David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
1984   Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT (solo)
1984   Aspects of the City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1984   Figure Expressionism, Art Museum Association of America, San Francisco, CA
1984   The First Eight Years, Artists’ Choice Museum, New York, NY
1983   Connecticut Painters 7+7+7, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
1983   Selections from the Permanent Collection, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
1983   The Early Paintings 1957-67, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1982   Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
1982   In Our Time, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
1982   Homo Sapiens, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1981   The Sun Gallery, Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA
1980   Street Scenes, Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Galery, New York, NY (solo)
1979   Collection: Art in America After World War II, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1978   A Benefit for the Yale School of Art: Works by Members of the Yale Faculty 1950-78, Harold Reed Gallery, New York, NY
1977   The City, Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Galery, New York, NY (solo)
1976   Painting & Sculpture Today 1976, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
1975   Early Works, Livingston-Learmonth Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1974   Nineteenth National Print Exhibition, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
1973   1973 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1972   Ten Independents - An Artist Initiated Exhibition, The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1972   Immagine per la Citta, Palazzo dell’Academia Palazzo Reale, Genoa, Italy
1971   The Human Situation: Street Scene 1969-71, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1970   Regards Privileges 1951-70, Galerie Paul Facchetti, Paris, France
1969   II Bienal Internacional del De Porte en Ias Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
1968   Social Comment in American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1968   Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1967   the 1960’s, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1967   The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1966   Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1965   Figuration, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
1964   Contemporary American Drawings, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1964   Portraits from the American Art World, New School Art Center, The New School for Social Research, New York, NY
1963   Eleven Americans, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
1960   Figure in Contemporary Painting, American Federation of Arts, New York, NY
1960   Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1959   100 Works on Paper, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1958   Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1957   Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1956   Artists of the New York School: Second Generation, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
1951   Annual Watercolor Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1949   Annual Watercolor Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA