Biografie von Jules OLITSKI (1922-2007)

Personal data


Birth : 1922 - Snovsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Education

Pupil of / student of Ossip ZADKINE [ 1890-1967 ]
1939 – 1942 : National Academy of Design – School of Fine Arts 5 East 89th Street – New York NY, United States
1940 – 1942 : BAID Beaux-Arts Institute of Design – New York NY, United States
1949 – 1951 : Académie de la Grande Chaumière – Académie de la Grande Chaumière 14 rue de la Grande Chaumière – Paris, France
1952 – 1954 : NYU New York University (MA) – 70 Washington Square South – New York NY, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1964:Color is the dominant theme in his work
1960:Began experimenting with stain techniques
1924:Emigrates with his parents to the USA
Lives and works in New York NY, USA


Prizes

1961

1961 : Carnegie Prize , 2nd Prize for Painting – Pittsburgh PA, United States
Context: Carnegie International (1961)


Medals

1967

1967 : Corcoran Gallery Biennial Medal , Gold Medal – Washington DC, United States


Other professions

1963 – 1967 : Professor
Bennington College – Visual Arts – Bennington VT, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Acrylic - Mixed media - Oil
Print-Multiple : Serigraph
Sculpture-Volume :
Drawing-Watercolor : Pastel - Watercolour

Subject

abstraction/figuration
color
landscape

Works

sail in the Ancient Sea
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Watercolour
Materials : acrylic-gouache
Supports : paper
Size : 15 x 22 inch
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

80th Birthday Exhibition
Bernard Jacobson Gallery – London, United Kingdom
03/06/2002 – 04/02/2002

2001

New Works on Paper
Virginia Lynch Gallery – Tiverton RI, United States
06/17/2001 – 07/15/2001

1998

Landscapes
Portland Museum of Art – Portlan ME, United States
1998

Landscapes
C. Grimaldis Gallery – Baltimore MD, United States
1998

Landscapes
Virginia Lynch Gallery – Tiverton RI, United States
1998

1973

Retrospective
MFA Museum of Fine Arts – Boston MA, United States
1973

1969

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
1969

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Paul Kasmin Gallery – 511 West 27 th Str. – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art – 20 West 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

ART2002 – The 14th London Contemporary Art Fair
Business Design Centre – London, United Kingdom
01/16/2002 – 01/20/2002
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2000

ACAF 7 – Australian Contemporary Art Fair / Melbourne Art Fair
Royal Exhibition Building – Melbourne VIC, Australia
10/04/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Annandale Galleries – 110 Trafalgar Street – Annandale NSW, Australia

1975

The 34th Biennial of Contemporary American Painting
Corcoran Gallery of Art – Washington DC, United States
02/22/1975 – 04/06/1975

1974

Art Basel
Basel BS, Switzerland
06/19/1974 – 06/24/1974


Group exhibitions

2001

Space, Abstraction and Freedom: Twentieth-Century Art from the Collection of Mary and Jim Patton
The Ackland Art Museum – Chapel Hill NC, United States
09/09/2001 – 11/11/2001

1992

Archives of American Art, Maolbox Exhibit and Auction
Smithsonian Institute – Washington DC, United States
11/19/1992

Slow Art, Painting in New York now
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – Long Island NY, United States
04/26/1992 – 06/21/1992

1978

Art 9/78
Basel BS, Switzerland
06/14/1978 – 06/19/1978

1973

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
1973

American Drawings 1963-1973
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
05/25/1973 – 07/22/1973

1972

Abstract Painting in the 70s
MFA Museum of Fine Arts – Boston MA, United States
1972

Whitney Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
01/25/1972 – 03/19/1972

1968

Documenta 4
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Karlsaue, Galerie an der Schönen Aussicht – Kassel, Germany
06/27/1968 – 10/06/1968

1967

Ninth Tokyo Biennial
Tokyo, Japan
05/1967

Whitney Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
12/13/1967 – 02/04/1968

The 30th Corcoran Biennial
Corcoran Gallery of Art – Washington DC, United States
02/24/1967 – 04/19/1967

1966

Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
06/18/1966 – 10/16/1966

1964

Post Painterly Abstraction
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
1964 – 1965

67th Annual American Exhibition
The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
02/28/1964 – 04/12/1964

1962

Whitney Annual Exhibitions of Contemporary American Painting
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
12/11/1962 – 02/02/1963

1961

The 1961 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
Carnegie Museum of Art – Pittsburgh PA, United States
10/27/1961 – 01/07/1962

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1969

New York Painting & Sculptures 1940-70
39 no label [en]: Geldzahler Henry – United States
1969

1968

Minimal Art, a Critical Anthology
39 no label [en]: Battcock Gregory – United States
1968


Periodicals

2001

SICLEN van Bill – Jules Olitski Virginia Lynch
in: ARTnews p. 178
New York NY, United States
10/2001

1969

KENWORTH Moffett – Jules Olitski’s Sculpture
in: Artforum
New York NY, United States
04/1969

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