William Gropper  (American, 1897-1977) 

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William Gropper Biography
1897   Born Lower East Side of New York
1977   Died
  Teaches at American Art School New York, NY
  Paints two murals: The Bacardi Bear, Wine Festival Schenley Corporation
  Awarded Los Angeles County Museum Purchase Prize
  Founder of Artists Equity Association
  Attends New School of Fine and Applied Art
  Helps found the New Masses and becomes contributor
  Receives Young Israel Prize
  Studies under Robert Henri and George Bellows at the Ferrer School
Selected Exhibitions
1996-7   When Artists Became Workers: The People's Art Movement of the 30's and 40's, Judah L. Magnus Museum Berkeley, California
1967   Don Conacher Gallery San Francisco, California
1965   Etchings, American Artists Association New York, New York
1957   100 Lithographs, La Galerie del Frente Nacional des Artes Mexico City, Mexico
1956   Piccadilly Gallery London, England
1950   Galerie Benezit Paris, France
1936   First one-man show, ACA Galleries New York, NY
1921   First show of monotypes, Washington Square Bookshop New York, New York

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