Stuart Davis

(American, 1892 - 1964)

arch no. 1 by stuart davis

Stuart Davis

Arch No. 1, 1929

ivy league by stuart davis

Stuart Davis

Ivy League, 1953

matches no. 2 (#1114) by stuart davis

Stuart Davis

Matches No. 2 (#1114), 1927

skyline by stuart davis

Stuart Davis

Skyline, 1938

the blues by stuart davis

Stuart Davis

The Blues, 1925

Biographie

Chronologie

1892
Born: December 7th, Philadelphia, PA
1909
Leaves high school to study with Robert Henri in New York
1918
Works as cartographer for U.S. Army Intelligence
1931 - 1932
Teaches at Art Students League, New York
1933
Joins the Public Works of Art Project
1935
Enrolls in Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project (WPA)
1940 - 1950
Teaches art at New School for Social Research, New York
1951
Visiting instructor at Yale University
1952
Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
1958
Awarded Guggenheim Museum International Award

Expositions

1992
The Drawings of Stuart Davis: The Amazing Continuity, organized by American Federation of Arts Traveled
1964
United States Post Office issues commemorative stamp designed by Davis; retrospective at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1962
Downton Gallery. New York, NY
Joint retrospective exhibition with Marsden Hartley held at Indiana University
1960
Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1958
Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1957
Retrospective at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; group exhibition, Downtown Gallery
1956
Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1954
Downton Gallery. New York, NY
1952
solo exhibition at the American Pavilion, Venice Biennale
1951
Group show, Museum of Modern Art, New York