Walt Kuhn

(American, 1877–1949)

athene by walt kuhn

Walt Kuhn

Athene, 1928

clowns by walt kuhn

Walt Kuhn

Clowns, 1925

prospectors by walt kuhn

Walt Kuhn

Prospectors, 1921

woman with bracelet (between the acts) by walt kuhn

Walt Kuhn

Woman with Bracelet (Between the Acts), 1935

Biography

Timeline

1877
Born New York, NY
Along with Arthur B. Davis he organized the landmark Armory Show of 1913. Best known for his description of circus performers, although he did landscapes and still lifes as well as many pen and ink nudes.
Examples of his work can be found in numerous museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago

Exhibitions

2005
Eye Contact: Painting and Drawing in American Art, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New york, New York
2004
Art in America: 1909-1959, Francis M. Nauann Fine Art, New York, NY
1997
Independent Visions: Landscapes by Avery, BLuemner, Buchfield, Kuhn, and Marin, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
1994
Trees, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
Who Needs A Bathing Suit, Anyway? Naked Men and Women in American Art, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
Eros & Identity, Stuart Levy Fine Art, New York, NY
1993
Nature's Bounty: American Floral Paintings 1835-1935, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
1992
Walt Kuhn, Museum of Ogunquit, Ogunquit, MA
Walt Kuhn: People and performers, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
The Art of Main: A Bounty of Woods and Water, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
An American Experience, The Barbara Scott Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
Selection of Works Featuring Flowers, The Swan Coach House Gallery, Washington DC
1991
Specially Selected American Masters 1759-1991, Kennedy Galleries, New York, NY
Under the Big Top, Circus in Art, Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY
1990
Men of the REbellion: The Eight and their Associates at the Phillips Collection, The Phillips COllection, Washington DC
1989
Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
Walt Kuhn-Paintings, Drawings, Prints, A Study of Related Works, Traveling Exhibition: University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, ME; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME; Walt Kuhn Gallery of Art, Cape Neddick, ME
1988
Walt Kuhn: The Landscapes, Salander O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY