Martin Puryear

(American, born 1941)

black cart by martin puryear

Martin Puryear

Black Cart, 2008

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from above (beijing) by martin puryear

Martin Puryear

FROM ABOVE (BEIJING), 2013

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shoulders by martin puryear

Martin Puryear

Shoulders, 2002

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shoulders (state 2) by martin puryear

Martin Puryear

Shoulders (State 2), 2005

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Biography

Timeline

1963
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Art Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1966 - 1968
Education Swedish Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
1969 - 1971
Education: Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture Yale University, School of Art & Architecture, New Haven, CT
1989
Grand Prize 1989 Sao Paulo Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1992 - 1996
Worked at Calder Atelier Sache, France
Special Project Belvedere Park, Battery Park City, NY
Elected to Amer. Acad. & Inst. of Arts & Letters
College Art Association Award
Honorary Degree Yale University, New Haven, CT
Professor, Department of Art University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Exhibitions

2007
Martin Puryear: Sculpture Retrospective, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2004
Gyroscope series, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Discussion, Meet the Artist, “Martin Puryear,” inaugurating the 30th anniversary Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.,
2003 - 2004
Installed Public Art at the Mori Arts Center, Roppongi Hills in conjunction with Happiness: A Suvival Guide for Art and Life (Harmony), The Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2003
Art:21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, Time, (Emmy-Nominated Series), Season Two, PBS, 9:00pmSeptember 15, 2003. www.pbs.org/art21, interview of Martin Puryear
2002
Guardian, stone, Mori Art Museum, Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan, commission for TV Asahi
1999 - 2000
That Profile, steel, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1999
This Mortal Coil, Eglise Salpetrière, Festival d’Automne, Paris, France. (Temporary)
1997
Bearing Witness, Reagan Building, Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.,
Courtyard for the New School for Social Research, New York