Nickolas Muray (American/Hungarian, 1965)

Timeline

1892
Born Miklós Mandel in Szeged, Hungary
1904–1908
Studied fundamentals of photography, photoengraving, and lithography at Budapest Graphic Arts School, Hungary
1909
Studied color separation in Munich, Germany for one year
1910–1913
Studied photochemistry, color photoengraving, and color filter making at National Technical School in Berlin, Germany
1913
Immigrated to New York, USA
1920
Opened a portrait studio at his home in Greenwich Village
1921
Received a commission from Harper's Bazaar to do a portrait of the Broadway actress Florence Reed
1931
Began affair with Mexican painter Frida Kahlo
1938
Made a portrait of Frida Kahlo at her exhibit at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York, and it became his best-known portrait
1941
Affair with Frida Kahlo ended, but the two remained good friends until Muray's death
1965
Died in New York, USA

Exhibitions

1997
The American Century, Photographs and Visions, Part I: 1900-1935, James Danziger Gallery, New York, USA
1979
Fleeting Gestures: Dance Photographs, International Center for Photography, New York, USA
AMERIKA FOTOGRAFI 1920-1940, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1978
NICKOLAS MURAY, Prakapas Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1974
NICKOLAS MURAY, Retrospective, International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, USA
1965
Vanities Fair, The Coffee House Club, New York, USA (solo)
The Twenties Revisited, Gallery of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1964
New York Coliseum’s International Photography Fair, New York, USA (solo)
1960
Nickolas Muray: Peoples of The World, Chicago Natural History Museum, Chicago, USA (solo)
1943
The Color Group of the Royal Photographic Society, London, England
1938
Colour Prints by Nickolas Muray, Royal Photographic Society, London, England (solo)
1925
British Westminster Photographic Exhibition, London, England
Primo Salon Italiano D’Arte Fotografica Internazionale, Torino, Italy
1922
London Royal Philharmonic Society Show, London, England