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Abraham Walkowitz

(American, 1878–1965)

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Abraham Walkowitz

Cityscape, 1917

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Abraham Walkowitz

Untitled, 1931

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Biography

Timeline

1878
Born in Siberia, Russia
1883
Emigrated to the USA with his mother
1892
Studied at Cooper Union School of Art
Artist's Institute, New York, NY; Educational Alliance, the Cooper Union, New York, NY
1898
Studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1906
arrived in Paris to study at the Académie Julien
1907
Returned the United States
1944
"100 Portraits of Walkowitz by 100 Artists," Life Magazine
1945
Traveled to Kansas; painted landscapes with barns and strip mines
1946
Diagnosed with glaucoma

Exhibitions

1959
Solo exhibition, “Works: 1895-1932,” Zabriskie Gallery, NY
1958
Group exhibition, “A Decade of American Cubist Painting, 1913-1923,” Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1957
Group exhibition, “The City: 1900-1930,” Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1944
“One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz,” Brooklyn Museum
1939
“Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1900-’34,” Brooklyn Museum; solo exhibitions at the Newark Museum and the New York Public Library
1930
‘Exhibition Commemorativ des Dessins: Isadora Duncan par A. Walkowitz,” Galerie Brummer, Paris
1920
Exhibition at Galleries of Societe Anonyme, with Derain, Hartley, Kandinsky, Man Ray and Stella
1917
Inaugural exhibition, Society of Independent Artists; “Interpretation of the Dances of Isadora Duncan,” Daniel Gallery, NY
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1916
Forum Show at Anderson Galleries; fourth exhibition at 291
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
1915
Stieglitz' "291 Gallery," New York, NY
Third exhibition at 291

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Reynolds House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

Literature

Isadora Duncan in Her Dances. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1945.