Chronik

1903
Born in New York, NY
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, 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, University of Illinois, Contemporary American Painting
1957
Taught at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn 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 Art Commission, New York, NY
1970
Suffered a stroke; confined to wheel-chair, left side paralyzed, continued painting
1972
Elected member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters
1974
Died in New York, NY

Ausstellungen

2010
Le Grand Geste, Sammlung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Artists of the Gallery, Adolph Gottlieb, Charles Pollock, Richard Pousette-Dart, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany
Adolph Gottlieb Retrospective, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
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, USA (solo)
2007
Adolph Gottlieb, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb: Early Prints, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, USA (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb: Prints 1933–1946, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA (solo)
2006
Adolph Gottlieb: Early Prints from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, USA (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
Ecole de New York, Le Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain, 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, Venice, Italy
2004
Adolph Gottlieb: Pictographs 1941-1951 PaceWildenstein, New York, USA (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb 1960s paintings, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2003
Adolph Gottlieb, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, USA (solo)
Adolph Gottlieb: Early Paintings and Works on Paper, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
2002
Adolph Gottlieb: A Survey Exhibition, Jewish Museum, New York, USA (solo)
Vertical Moves: The Paintings of Adolph Gottlieb, PaceWildenstein, New York, USA (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, USA (solo)
Conrad Marca-Relli, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany
1990
Adolph Gottlieb: Works on Paper, 1966 - 1973, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
1981
Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (solo)
1974
Adolph Gottlieb: 1903-1974, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1968
Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA (solo)
1959
Works: 1895-1932, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1958
A Decade of American Cubist Painting, 1913-1923, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, USA
1957
The City: 1900-1930, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, USA
1947
Introduction a la Peintures Moderne Americaine, Galerie Maeght, Paris, France
1944
One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
1942
Adolph Gottlieb: Paintings, Artists Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1939
Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1900-’34, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
Newark Museum, Newark, USA (solo)
New York Public Library, New York, USA (solo)
1930
Exhibition Commemorative des Dessins: Isadora Duncan par A. Walkowitz, Galerie Brummer, Paris, France
Dudensing Galleries, New York, USA
1920
Galleries of Societe Anonyme, Paris, France
1915
The Armory Show, second exhibition, Gallery 291, New York, USA
Gallery 291, New York, USA

Öffentliche Sammlungen

UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York, NY
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, IA
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin, Ireland
Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Ein Harod, Israel
Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
Tate Britain, London, UK
Tate Modern, London, UK
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

Literatur

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)