Ary Stillman

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Ary  Stillman Archaic Design
Archaic Design, c.1961-66
gouache on paper
20 x 13 in
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Ary  Stillman Fantasy (2 Panels)
Fantasy (2 Panels), c.1961-66
gouache on paper
19 x 14 in
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Ary  Stillman From the Book of Wisdom No. 2
From the Book of Wisdom No. 2, 1961-63
gouache on paper
19 x 14 in
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Ary  Stillman In the Beginning No. 4
In the Beginning No. 4, c.1961-66
gouache on paper
9 x 14 in
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Ary  Stillman In the Beginning No. 5
In the Beginning No. 5, c.1961-66
gouache on paper
9.25 x 13.25 in
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Ary  Stillman Sacrifice
Sacrifice, c.1961-63
gouache on paper
18.75 x 14 in
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Ary  Stillman Spirits
Spirits, c.1961-63
gouache on paper
19 x 14 in
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Ary  Stillman

Ary Stillman

Ary Stillman Description

Ary Stillman (1891-1967)

Selected Biographical and Career Highlights

  • 1891, Born in Hresk, Belarus, Russia
  • 1905, Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 1907, Immigrates to the U.S. and settles in Sioux City, Iowa
  • 1912, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1919 – 20, National Academy of Design, New York
  • 1919 – 20, Art Students League, New York
  • Académie Montparnasse, Paris, France
  • 1962, Settles permanently in Houston, Texas
  • 1967, Dies in Houston, Texas

Selected Exhibitions

  • 1928, First one-man exhibition, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, France
  • 1934, One-man show, Midtown Galleries, New York
  • 1934, Member of Federal Art Project, exhibiting in group shows
  • 1945, American Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Wildenstein Gallery, New York
  • 1946, One-man show, Macbeth Gallery, New York
  • 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, One-man show, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York; also participated in gallery’s group shows through subsequent years
  • 1951, Sculpture, Watercolors, Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • 1964, Informal exhibition of abstract works at the University of Houston, Texas
  • 1972, Ary Stillman 1891-1967, A Retrospective Exhibition, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
  • 2006, Encore, Five Abstract Expressionists, The Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York
  • 2007, Ary Stillman, The Sayville Drawings, 1950, Pollock-Krasner House, East Hampton, New York
  • 2008, Alchemy of Light, The Art of Ary Stillman, Singer Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Selected Public Collections

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
  • Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • Columbia University, New York

Selected Publications

Ary Stillman 1891 – 1967, A Retrospective Exhibition, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, February 23 – March 26, 1972, foreword by Philippe de Montebello, text by Richard Teller Hirsch, published with the exhibition in 1972.

A Life on Canvas, The Ary Stillman Green Room, Moores School of Music, University of Houston, Foreword by Frances Fribourg Stillman, published in 1997.

Ary Stillman, From Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism, Edited by James Wechsler, Foreword by Donald Kuspit, published in 2008 by Merrell Publishers Limited.

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