Stuart Davis  (American, 1892-1964) 


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Stuart Davis Biography
1892   Born: December 7th, Philadelphia, PA
1909   Leaves high school to study with Robert Henri in New York
1918   Works as cartographer for U.S. Army Intelligence
1931 - 1932   Teaches at Art Students League, New York
1933   Joins the Public Works of Art Project
1935   Enrolls in Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project (WPA)
1940 - 1950   Teaches art at New School for Social Research, New York
1951   Visiting instructor at Yale University
1952   Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
1958   Awarded Guggenheim Museum International Award
1960   Awarded Guggenheim Museum International Award
1964   Dies June 24th
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Selected Exhibitions
1992   The Drawings of Stuart Davis: The Amazing Continuity, organized by American Federation of Arts Traveled
1964   United States Post Office issues commemorative stamp designed by Davis; retrospective at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1962   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
Joint retrospective exhibition with Marsden Hartley held at Indiana University
1960   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1958   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1957   Retrospective at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; group exhibition, Downtown Gallery
1956   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1954   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1952   solo exhibition at the American Pavilion, Venice Biennale
1951   Group show, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1946   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1945   Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY
1943   Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1939   Solo exhibition at Katherine Kuh Gallery, Chicago
1935   Included in group show at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1932   Participates in the first Whitney Biennial; contributes to the mural exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1928   Group Show. Downtown Gallery
1927   Edith Gregor Halpert of the Downtown Gallery becomes his dealer; first of eleven solo shows there;
exhibits concurrently at the Valentine Gallery, New York
1926   Retrospective exhibition at The Whitney Studio Club, New York
1925   First solo museum exhibition at The Newark Museum, New Jersey
1917   First solo exhibition at Sheridan Square Gallery, New York
1913   Participates in the Armory Show, New York, NY