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Elie Nadelman    (American, 1885-1946)

 Elie Nadelman - Kneeling Figure (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 21.5 x w: 19.5 in / h: 54.6 x w: 49.5 cm
Elie Nadelman
Kneeling Figure circa 1915
 
  

Biography
1882 Born: in Warsaw, Poland
1887 Attended Warsaw's Gymnasium and High School of Liberal Arts, Warsaw, Poland
1899 Briefly attended Warsaw Art Academy, Warsaw, Poland
1900 Volunteered for the Imperial Russian Army as an officer candidate
1901 Returned to Warsaw Art Academy for one year, Warsaw, Poland
1904 - 1914 Lived in Paris, France
1946 Died: in Riverdale, NY

Exhibitions
2012 Automaton, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (group)
2009 The Platonic Ideal, Forum Gallery Inc, New York, NY
Put it on Paper, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
2003 Elie Nadelman (1882-1946): Prints and Drawings, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
2001 Elie Nadelman: Classical Folk, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX (solo)
1975 Retrospective, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1946 Retrospective, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1930 Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, France (solo)
1927 M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY (solo)
1919 M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY
1917 Scott & Fowles, New York, NY
1915 Stieglitz's Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1913 The Armory Show, New York, NY
1911 Paterson's Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1909 Galerie Druet, Paris, France (solo)
1905 Salon d'Autonme, Paris, France (solo)
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Literature
2003 Haskell, Barbara. Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life. New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2003 (catalogue)
1948 Kirstein, Lincoln. The Sculpture of Elie Nadelman. New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art, 1948 (catalogue)
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