Sir Jacob Epstein (British, 1959)

Timeline

1880
Born November 10 in New York of Polish-Jewish parentage
1896
Attended art classes at the Art Students League
1899
Attended night school where he began sculpting under George Grey Bernard
1905
Settled in London
1907
Became a British citizen
1912–1913
Met Picasso, Brancusi, Modigliani in Paris
1913
Became a founding member of the London Group
1913
Had his first solo show at the Twenty-One Gallery, Adelphi, London
1913–1916
Returned to England and worked near Hastings
1916
Lived and worked in London for the rest of his life after 1916
1927
Briefly visited New York to attend his one-man show at the Ferragil Gallery
1953
The Arts Council honoured him with a retrospective exhibition at the Tate Gallery
1954
Knighted
1959
Died August 19 in London

Exhibitions

2008
Characters: The People Behind the Portraits - Atkinson Gallery, Somerset (England)
2008
Against Nature: The hybrid forms of modern sculpture - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (England)
2008
Rodrigo Moynihan. Jacob Epstein - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
2007
Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring - Camden Arts Centre, London (England)
2007
Modern Britain 1900-1960 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, VIC
2007
The Poetry of Crisis, British Art 1933-1951 - Peter Nahum at the Leicester Galleries, London (England)
2005
Visual Dialogues - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (England)
2005
The Transformative Power of Art - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
2005
Christian Art - Dean Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)
2005
Modigliani and Epstein - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England)
2005
Epstein and the Fertile Line - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England) (solo)
2004
The Epstein Collection - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England) (solo)
2004
Head to Head - Tate Modern, London (England)
2004
The Modern and the New - Ben Uri Gallery, London (England)
2002
The Uncanny: Experiments in Cyborg Culture - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001
The Visitation by Jacob Epstein - Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria (England) (solo)
1998
Carving Mountains - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
1995
46th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
1994
Sculptors' Drawings - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)
1988
British art of the 20C - Richard Nagy, London (England)
1987
Jacob Epstein - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England) (solo)
1973
Sculpture of Jacob Epstein - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)

Literature

1987
Leeds City Art Galleries and Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1986
Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein with a Complete Catalogue, Oxford
1955
Jacob Epstein, Epstein: An Autobiography, London