William Zorach  (American, 1887-1966) 

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William Zorach, Untitled (Floral Still Life)

 

William Zorach
Untitled (Floral Still Life)
1914

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
William Zorach, Tiger — Head at Right

 

William Zorach
Tiger — Head at Right
Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Tiger — Head at Left

 

William Zorach
Tiger — Head at Left
Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Field Full of Wildflowers

 

William Zorach
Field Full of Wildflowers
1913

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, A Very Distant View

 

William Zorach
A Very Distant View
1913

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Quebec City

 

William Zorach
Quebec City
1913

Robert Funk Fine Art
William Zorach, Novation

 

William Zorach
Novation
1935

Levis Fine Art
William Zorach, Rare Cat in Bronze

 

William Zorach
Rare Cat in Bronze
Morateur Gallery, Docantic
William Zorach, Artist’s Daughter

 

William Zorach
Artist’s Daughter
1927

Heather James Fine Art
William Zorach, Young Girl (DAHLOV)

 

William Zorach
Young Girl (DAHLOV)
1921

James Reinish & Associates, Inc.
William Zorach, Young Boy (TESSIM)

 

William Zorach
Young Boy (TESSIM)
1921

James Reinish & Associates, Inc.
William Zorach, Birth

 

William Zorach
Birth
1915

Hollis Taggart Galleries
William Zorach, The Purveyor

 

William Zorach
The Purveyor
1952

Levis Fine Art
William Zorach, YOUNG WOMAN

 

William Zorach
YOUNG WOMAN
1956

Driscoll Babcock Galleries
William Zorach, Landscape with Horses

 

William Zorach
Landscape with Horses
1914

Kraushaar Galleries Inc.
William Zorach, Old Horse Chestnut Tree in Winter

 

William Zorach
Old Horse Chestnut Tree in Winter
1950

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, A Beautiful Bush in Bloom

 

William Zorach
A Beautiful Bush in Bloom
1912

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Torso

 

William Zorach
Torso
1932

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Spirit of the Sea

 

William Zorach
Spirit of the Sea
1960

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Grouper

 

William Zorach
Grouper
1963

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Bathing Girl

 

William Zorach
Bathing Girl
1930

Gerald Peters Gallery, NY
William Zorach, Half Dome, Yosemite

 

William Zorach
Half Dome, Yosemite
1920

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
William Zorach, Back River #3

 

William Zorach
Back River #3
1930

Zabriskie Gallery
William Zorach, Sailing (Provincetown)

 

William Zorach
Sailing (Provincetown)
1916

Harris Schrank Fine Prints
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1887   Born Zorach Samovich in Eurbick, Lithuania
1893   Samovich family immigrates to Cleveland, Ohio; family adopts “Finkelstein” as new surname
1908 - 1910   Moves to New York to study art at the National Academy of Design
1910 - 1911   Travels to Paris and enrolls at La Palette, an art school; at La Palette meets future wife and artist, Marguerite Thompson; he and Marguerite participate in group exhibition at Salon d’Automne, Paris; William returns to Cleveland
1912   Moves to New York and marries Marguerite; they adopt surname of “Zorach” (William’s original given name)
1913   Participates in the groundbreaking Armory Show, New York, an important exhibition that brings modern European art to America; summers in Chappaqua, New York, 1913-1914
1915 - 1916   Joint exhibition with Marguerite at Daniel Gallery, New York
1916   Participates in “The Forum Exhibition of Modern American Painters” at Anderson Galleries, New York; summers in art colony of Provincetown, Massachusetts where he and Margeurite paint and design scenery for the Provincetown Players; continues to summer in Provincetown during 1921, 1922 and 1923
1917 - 1919   Included in group show at Society of Independent Artists, New York; his interest in sculpture yields his first carving; summers in New Hampshire and works on tapestries with Marguerite, 1918; rekindles friendship with John Marin; summers in Maine, 1919
1920   Travels with Marguerite to California; sketches and paints at Yosemite National Park
1921 - 1922   Exhibits in group show at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia; joint exhibition with Marguerite at Dayton Museum of Art, Ohio, 1922
1927   Exhibits work at Edith Halpert’s Downtown Gallery, New York (frequently shows there until gallery closes in 1967); joint exhibition with wife at Provincetown Art Association; included in group exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago (regularly exhibits there until 1951)
1929 - 1930   Starts teaching at the Art Students League, New York, continuing until 1960; included in annual group exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and again in 1934, 1939 to 1942
1932   Group exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1933 - 1934   Group exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Downtown Gallery
1937   Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, purchases granite sculpture
1938   Helps to spearhead The Sculptors’ Guild, an organization that fosters young sculptors and assists them in exhibiting their work
1943   Downtown Gallery, solo exhibition of sculptures made from marble and granite; receives favorable reviews
1945 - 1946   Solo exhibition, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; visiting artist (with Marguerite) at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine; joint exhibition with Marguerite at California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
1948   Retrospective at Art Students League in honor of his 21st year of teaching at the League
1952   Metropolitan Museum of Art purchases sculpture
1959   Retrospective at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1966   Dies in Bath, Maine, on November 15th
1968   Marguerite Zorach dies in New York on June 27th