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Adolph Gottlieb    (American, 1903-1974)

 Adolph Gottlieb - Untitled (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 25.5 x w: 19.5 in / h: 64.8 x w: 49.5 cm
Adolph Gottlieb
Untitled 1949

1903 Born: New York, USA
1920 Enrolled at the Art Students League, where he studied painting with John Sloan, New York, NY
1921 Attended sketch classes at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and visited the Louvre Museum daily, Paris, France
1923 Studied at Parsons School of Design, The Art Students League, Cooper Union and the Educational Alliance Art School
1929 Awarded joint prize in the Dudensing National Competition
1935 Became a founding member of "The Ten," a group devoted to expressionist and abstract painting
1936 Worked in the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project’s easel painting division
1937 - 1939 Lived in the Arizona desert, near Tucson, AZ
1939 Won U.S. Treasury sponsored nationwide mural competition
1941 Returned to New York, NY
1944 Awarded First Prize, Brooklyn Society of Artists, Annual Exhibition
1944 - 1945 President of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
1952 Received purchase prize, Univ of Illinois, Contemporary American Painting
1957 Taught at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY and at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1961 Awarded Third Prize, Pittsburg International Exhibition, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
1963 Awarded Grand Premio, VII Bienal de Sao Paolo, Brazil
1965 Received the the American Academy of Achievement award, Dallas, TX
1966 Studio and contents destroyed by fire
1967 Appointed to The Art Commission, New York, NY
1970 Suffered stroke; confined to wheel-chair, left side paralyzed, continued painting
1972 Elected member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters
1974 Died: New York, NY

2010 Le Grand Geste, Sammlung Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Germany
2010 Artists of the Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb, Charles Pollock, Richard Pousette-Dart, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich
2010 Adolph Gottlieb Retrospective in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venice in cooperation with the Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York, and american contemporary art GALLERY Munich, September 2010
2009 Adolph Gottlieb, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany (solo)
Peggy Guggenheim e la nuova pittura Americana, ARCA, Ex-Chiesa di San Marco, Vercelli, Italy
2008 Adolph Gottlieb, Musée d´Art Moderne et d`Art Contemporain Nice, Nice, France (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
2007 Adolph Gottlieb, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany (solo)
"Adolph Gottlieb: Early Prints ", AMUM - Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb: Prints 1933–1946, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
2006 Adolph Gottlieb: Early Prints from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH (solo)
Gottlieb Escultor, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Fifty Years of American Art, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, with Otto Hübner as curator for the Abstract Expressionism
2005 - 2006 Ecole de New York, MAMAC Nice, France
2005 Adolph Gottlieb, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany (solo)
Action Painting-Arte Americana 1940-1970, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena, Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venedig in cooperation with american contemporary art GALLERY
2004 Adolph Gottlieb: Pictographs 1941-1951 PaceWildenstein, New York City, NY (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb 1960´s paintings, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2003 Adolph Gottlieb, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb: Early Paintings and Works on Paper, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2002 Adolph Gottlieb - A Survey Exhibition, The Jewish Museum of New York, New York, NY (solo)
Vertical Moves: The Paintings of Adolph Gottlieb, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany (solo)
2001 Gottlieb - Monotipos, Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca, Spain; Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb: Retrospektive, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2000 Adolph Gottlieb: A Survey of Prints, 1940-1974, Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Conrad Marca-Relli, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
1990 Adolph Gottlieb: Works on Paper, 1966 - 1973, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1981 Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
1974 Adolph Gottlieb: 1903-1974, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1968 Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1959 Works: 1895-1932, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1958 A Decade of American Cubist Painting, 1913-1923, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1957 The City: 1900-1930, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
1947 Introduction a la Peintures Moderne Americaine, Galerie Maeght, Paris, France
1944 One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1942 Adolph Gottlieb: Paintings, Artists Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1939 Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1900-’34, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ (solo)
New York Public Library, New York, NY (solo)
1930 Exhibition Commemorative des Dessins: Isadora Duncan par A. Walkowitz, Galerie Brummer, Paris, France
Dudensing Galleries, New York, NY
1920 Galleries of Societe Anonyme, Paris, France
1918 Inaugural exhibition, Society of Independent Artists; Interpretation of the Dances of Isadora Duncan, Daniel Gallery, NY
1915 The Armory Show, second exhibition, Gallery 291, New York, NY
1915 Gallery 291, New York, NY

2006 Adolph Gottlieb. New York: Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 2006
1998 Adolph Gottlieb, Pictographs. New York: Knoedler & Company, 1998 (catalogue)
1995 Alloway, Lawrence. Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective. Manchester, VT: Hudson Hills Press, 1995 (catalogue)
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