Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

Federico Castellon

(American, 1914–1971)

measured man by federico castellon

Federico Castellon

Measured Man, 1934

the proposal by federico castellon

Federico Castellon

The Proposal, 1935

veronica's veil by federico castellon

Federico Castellon

Veronica's Veil, 1937

Biography

Timeline

1934 - 1938
Awarded four-year Traveling Fellowship from Spanish Government
1914
Born Almeria, Spain
1921
Family moved to Brooklyn, NY
1940
Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship
1943
Becomes an American Citizen; Inducted into the US Army
1945
Stationed at Office of Strategic Services: Washington, DC; Kunming, China and India
1946
Discharged from US Army; Begins teaching career
1949
Awarded second Guggenheim Fellowship
1951
Begins Teaching at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1971
Died

Exhibitions

1938 - 1939
American Federation of the Arts, New York, NY (solo)
2000
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
1999
Drawn Across the Century: Highlights from the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
1997
Surrealism and American Art 1932-1949, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
1996
Exploring the Unknown: Surrealism in American Art, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
Federico Castellon, Surrealist Drawings, 1933 –1939, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1995
Collage: Made in America, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
El Surrealismo En Espana, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
1994
Counterpoints: American Art 1930-1945, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
1992
Federico Castellon, Surrealist Paintings Rediscovered 1933-1934, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Literature

1996
Federico Castellon, Surrealist Drawings, 1933-1939. New York, NY: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 1996
1992
Federico Castellon, Surrealist Paintings Rediscovered, 1933-1934. New York, NY: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 1992