Timeline

1930
Born Paris, France
1949
School Ecôle des Beaux Arts, France
1950
School Arts Student League, New York
1950
Moved to New York
1950–1954
School with Hans Hofmann The New School, New York, NY
1958
Award of Excellence in Design The Arts Commission of the City of New York, NY
1975
Public Commission, The Scarlet Letter Lincoln Center, New York, NY
1978
American Academy of Arts and Letters Award
1979
Public Commission, Opera House Lincoln Center, New York, NY
1986
Honorary Doctorate in Arts Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1992
11th Ann. Art Comm. Awards for Excel. in Design New York, NY
1992
Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts State University of New York, Buffalo
1992
Stage sets for Martha Graham's Eyes of the Goddess City Center Theater, New York, NY
1995
Medal of Honor, National Arts Club New York, NY
1997
Honorary Doctorate in Arts Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Exhibitions

2007
Marisol Retrospective Exhibition 1960-2007, Neuhoff Edelman Gallery, NYC
1998
“Stages of Creation: Public Sculpture by National Academy Museum, NY
1997
“ Art 1997 CHICAGO: 5th Annual Expo of International Galleries Featuring Modern and Contemporary Art “, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
1997
“ The Feminine Image”, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
1997
“ Spring 1997 Exhibition: Marisol, Robert Murray, Jay Wholley”, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
1996
Latin Viewpoints into the Mainstream”, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
1995
Marisol Retrospective Exhibition, The Hakone Open-Air Museum Kanagawa, Japan
1995
Marisol Retrospective Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art Shiga, Japan
1995
Marisol Retrospective Exhibition, Iwai City Art Museum Fukushima, Japan
1995
Marisol Retrospective Exhibition, Kagoshima City Museum of Art Kagoshima, Japan
1995
Marlborough Gallery, Marlborough Gallery New York, NY
1993
Venezuelan Masters of the 20th Century in American Collections, The Venezuelan Center Gallery New York, NY
1993
Figure: Contemporary Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery New York, NY
1992
20th Century Masters: Works on Paper, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1992
Images of Japan, Tenri Gallery Cultural Institute of New York, NY
1992
Marisol, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts Summit, NJ
1991
Marisol: Selected Sculpture, Riva Yares Gallery Scottsdale, AZ
1991
Marisol Portrait Sculpture, National Portrait Gallery Washington, D.C.
1991
Masterworks of Contemporary Sculpture (1970-1990), Traveling, Isetan Museum Tokyo, Japan
1990
Body Language! The Figure in the Art of Our Time, Rose Art Museum Brandeis University, Waltham, MD
1990
Seoul International Art Festival, The National Museum of Contemporary Art Seoul, Korea
1989
Sidney Janis Gallery, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1989
Marisol: Recent Sculpture, Galerie Tokoro Tokyo, Japan
1988
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art Boca Raton, FL
1988
Dolly Fiterman Gallery, Dolly Fiterman Gallery Minneapolis, MN
1988
Venice Biennale, Venice Biennale Venice, Italy
1988
Urban Figures, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris New York, NY
1987
The Artist's Mother: Portraits and Homages, The Heckscher Museum Huntington, NY
1985
Forms in Wood, American Sculpture of the 1950's, Philadelphia Art Museum Philadelphia, PA
1985
Dorothy C. Miller, With an Eye to American Art, Smith College Museum of Art MA
1984
New Portraits, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, P.S. 1 Long Island City, NY
1984
Drawing Since 1974, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden Washinton, D.C.
1984
Masters of the Sixties, Marisa del Re Gallery New York, NY
1984
Ways of Wood, Sculpture Center New York, NY
1984
Sidney Janis Gallery, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1983
American Women Artists Part I: 20th Century Pioneers, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1982
Makler Gallery, Makler Gallery Philadelphia, PA
1981
Artists and Artistes by Marisol, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1981
New Dimensions in Drawing, Aldrich Museum Ridgefield, CT
1978
7 Americans, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1978
American Academy of Arts and Letters, award recipient , American Academy of Arts and Letters New York, NY
1978
Another Aspect of Pop Art, P.S. 1 Long Island City, New York
1978
Marisol Drawings, Chatham College Pittsburgh, PA
1977
Contemporary Arts Museum, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX
1977
American Sculpture: Folk & Modern, Queens Museum Queens, New York
1976
The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America, 1876-1976, Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C.
1975
6 Americans, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1975
The Art Students League of New York 100th Anniversary, Kennedy Galleries New York, NY
1975
Realism and Reality, Kunsthalle Darmstadt Darmstadt, Germany
1975
The Nude in American Art, Traveling, New York Cultural Center New York, NY
1975
Sidney Janis Gallery, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1975
Makler Gallery, Makler Gallery Philadelphia, PA
1974
Trisolini Gallery of Ohio University, Trisolini Gallery of Ohio University Athens, Ohio
1974
Twenty-fifth Anniversary Part II, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1973
Jewelry as Sculpture as Jewelry, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, MA
1973
Sculptor's Drawings, Margo Leavin Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1973
The New York Cultural Center, The New York Cultural Center New York, NY
1973
Sidney Janis Gallery, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1972
Colossal Scale, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1971
Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1971
Modern International Sculpture, Hakone Open Air Museum Hakone, Japan
1971
Art Around the Automobile, traveling, Emily Lowe Gallery Hofstra University, New York
1971
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MD
1970
Moore College of Art, Moore College of Art Philadelphia, PA
1970
Carnegie International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, PA
1970
L'Art vivant American, Fondation Maeght Saint-Paul, France
1970
7 Artists, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1969
7 Artists, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1969
Pop Art Redefined, Hayward Gallery London, England
1969
Modern International Sculpture, First Prize, Hakone Open Air Museum Hakone, Japan
1969
29th Annual Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
1969
American Drawings of the 60's: A Selection, The New School New York, NY
1968
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1968
Word and Image, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1968
The Obsessive Image, Institute of Contemporary Art London, England
1968
Documenta IV, Documenta IV Kassel, Germany
1968
Represents Venezuela, XXXIV Venice Biennale Venice, Italy
1967
Figures of State, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1967
Figures of State, Hanover Gallery London, England
1967
American Sculpture in the 60's, The Los Angeles County Museum Los Angeles, CA
1967
The 1967 Pittsburgh International, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, PA
1967
Homage to Marilyn Monroe, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1966
The Harry N. Abrams Family Collection, The Jewish Museum New York, NY
1966
Erotic Art '66, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1966
Latin American Art Since Independence, traveling exhibi, The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1966
68th American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
1966
Art of the United States, 1670-1964, The Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1966
Whitney Annual: Sculpture and Prints, The Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1966
Tribute to Frank O'Hara, The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1966
Sidney Janis Gallery, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1965
Arts Club of Chicago, Arts Club of Chicago Chicago, IL
1965
Op and Pop, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1965
The New American Realism, Worcester Art Museum Worcester, MD
1964
The 1964 Pittsburgh International, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, PA
1964
Between the Fairs, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1964
Stable Gallery, Stable Gallery New York, NY
1963
3 Generations, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, NY
1962
Stable Gallery, Stable Gallery New York, NY
1962
Recent Aquisitions, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1962
Annual Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings, The Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1961
The Art of Assemblage, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1961
The Art of Assemblage, Museum of Contemporary Art Dallas, TX
1961
The Art of Assemblage, Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA
1959
The 1959 Pittsburgh International, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, PA
1959
Pan American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
1959
Work in 3 Dimensions, Leo Castelli New York, NY
1958
Festival of Two Worlds, Festival of Two Worlds Spoleto, Italy
1958
Leo Castelli Gallery, Leo Castelli Gallery New York, NY