Joel Shapiro

(American, born 1941)

untitled by joel shapiro

Joel Shapiro

Untitled, 1994–1995

Price on Request



Born in New York, NY
B.A., New York University, NY
1965 - 1967
Peace Corps in India
M.A., New York University, NY


Joel Shapiro: Sculpture and Drawings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Galerie Daniel Tempolon, Paris (solo)
Museum Ludwig Cologne (solo)
Skulptur, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Sculpture, Galerie Karsten Greve AG, St. Moritz, Switzerland (solo)
Remitden, Albany Institute of Htance works for public spaces, Des Moines, IA, USA
Correspondances (with Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux), Musée D'Orsay, Paris, France
PaceWildenstein, New York, NY
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL
Sculpture, Middleton Place, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, South Carolina. Travelled to: McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Denver Art Museum, (cat.)

Public Collections

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Rockefeller University, New York, New York
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, England
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia


Smith, Roberta. ‘Video, in Its Infancy, Had to Crawl Before It Could Walk,’ review of the P.S. 1 exhibition ‘Video Acts.’ New York Times, January 24, p. E39
‘‘American beauty’ Annely Juda Fine Art,’ review. Art Newspaper, May Ben-Haim, Tsipi.
‘New York: Joel Shapiro Metropolitan Museum of Art,’ review. Sculpture, January/February, p. 68, Ill.
Anderson, Maxwell L. ‘American Visionaries Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art’. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, Ill. p. 276.
Barbara Gladstone Gallery. ‘American Standard’. New York: Barbara Gladstone Gallery, ill., pp 29, 30.
Franks, Pamela. ‘The Tiger¹s Eye: The Art of a Magazine’. New Haven and London: Yale University Press
The McNay Art Museum. ‘Joel Shapiro: Sculpture’. . Essay by Martin Friedman. Charleston, S.C.: Spoleto Festival USA and San Antonio, Texas: The McNay Art Museum
Yorkshire Sculpture Park. ‘Joel Shapiro’. Essay by James Hall. Yorkshire: Yorkshire Sculpture Park
The American Academy in Rome. ‘Joel Shapiro: Roma’. Essays by Peter Boswell, Klaus Kertess, Donald Kuspit, with interview with Ester Coen. Rome: The American Academy in Rome
Addison Gallery of American Art. ‘Joel Shapiro: Sculpture in Clay, Plaster, Wood, Iron, and Bronze’. Interview by Jock Reynolds, text by Joel Shapiro. Andover, MA: Addison Gallery of American Art.