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William Gropper 1897-1978, US

Rank (2017): 5001 - 10,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 88

    Solo shows 6

    2016
    Bearing Witness - Drawings by William Gropper - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
    2013
    Blacklisted: William Gropper's Capriccios - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
    2012
    New color work & Dreamt memories from Africa - in focus Galerie, Cologne
    2003
    William Gropper - University of Maine Museum of Arts - UMMA, Bangor, ME
    1997
    William Gropper - Centennial Celebration: Selected Works - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    1942
    William Gropper - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

    Group shows 82

    2016
    You Say You Want a Revolution - American Artists and the Communist Party - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    20/20 – Visionary Artists Of The 20Th Century - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    2015
    Painting on Paper: American Watercolors at Princeton - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    SELF: Portraits of Artists in Their Absence - National Academy Museum, New York City, NY
    2014
    Social Art in America: Then and Now - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    2013
    Connoisseurs Around the Corner - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Looking Back - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Crosscurrents: A Treasury Through Time - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    2012
    Lead The Way - Figureworks , New York City, NY
    Tradition And Revolution In American Western Art - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
    2011
    New York, New York! The 20th Century - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
    Four Portfolios of the Twentieth Century - The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
    The Industrial Modern - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection - Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
    The Satirical Edge in Contemporary Prints and Graphics - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
    2010
    Influences - Figureworks , New York City, NY
    2009
    New York: Then and Now - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    Summer Exhibition - Landscape, Portraits, Still Lifes, and Sculpture - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2008
    Treasure Hunt - Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
    Painting in the United States: 1943-1949 - Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
    Paper Trail II: Passing Through Clouds - Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
    2007
    American Social Realism: 1920 - 1950 - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    2006
    My America: Art from The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955 - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    2005
    Art of Engagement - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    Lifting the Rose-Colored Glasses: Three Social Realists - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
    New at the Neuberger - Recent Acquisitions - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    The Other Mainstream - Selections from the Collection of Mikki and Stanley Weith - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    2004
    Drawing as Thinking - University of Maine Museum of Arts - UMMA, Bangor, ME
    2003
    Paul Marcus and William Gropper - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    American Identity: Figurative Painting and Sculpture, 1930-1945 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    Scenes Of American Life: Treasures From The Smithsonian American Art Museum - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    1991
    Constructing American identity - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1990
    Figures of Speech: Social Realism of the WPA Era - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1985
    American Prints: 1900–1960; Recent Acquisitions: Illustrated Books - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1981
    America 20er-40er Jahre Amerikanischer Realismus - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
    1975
    Points of View - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1974
    American Prints: 1913-1963 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1972
    The American Artist and Water Reclamation - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    1971
    American Prints from the International Program - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Artist as Adversary - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1969
    Tamarind: Homage to Lithography - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1968
    Manhattan Observed - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1961
    America Seen: Between The Wars - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1954
    Xxvth Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings From The Museum Collection - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1951
    European And American Printmakers Of The Last Fifty Years - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    1948
    American Paintings from the Museum Collection - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    American Prints Today - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    1947
    Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1946
    On Being a Cartoonist - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    American Prints Today - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    1945
    58th Annual Exhibition Of Contemporary American Paintings - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    The Museum Collection of Painting and Sculpture - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    What is Modern Painting? - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    57th Annual Exhibition Of Contemporary American Paintings - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    1944
    Painting, Sculpture, Prints - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Contemporary American Paintings - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    Modern Drawings - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1943
    Annual exhibition of contemporary American art: sculpture, paintings, watercolors and drawings - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Romantic Painting in America - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Art Shows for U.S.O. Centers - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    American Prints Today - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    Living American Painters - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    1942
    Twentieth Century Portraits - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Annual exhibition of contemporary American art 1942-43 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1941
    This is our city: an exhibition of paintings, watercolors, drawings - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    New Acquisitions: American Painting and Sculpture - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Annual exhibition of sculpture, watercolors, drawings and prints 1941 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1940
    We Like Modern Art - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Annual exhibition of contemporary American painting 1940-41 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1939
    Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition: Painting, Sculpture, Prints - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Annual exhibition of contemporary American sculpture, drawings and prints 1939 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1938
    Annual exhibition of contemporary American painting 1938 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Three Centuries of American Art - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1937
    Annual exhibition of contemporary American painting 1937 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Paintings for Paris - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Summer Exhibition: Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection and on Loan - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    New Acquisitions: Gifts of the Advisory Committee - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    1936
    Third Biennial exhibition of contemporary American painting 1936 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Second Biennial exhibition of sculpture, drawings, and prints - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1932
    Murals by American Painters and Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 2

    USA
    ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    Addison Rowe Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

    Collections 10

    USA
    Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL
    Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
    Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
    The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
    Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
    Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
    Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), Washington, DC
    Last update: 17 Feb 2017

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