Jack Tworkov

(American, 1900 - 1982)

barrier series #5 by jack tworkov

Jack Tworkov

Barrier Series #5, 1963

idling ii (wny - 70 #1) by jack tworkov

Jack Tworkov

Idling II (WNY - 70 #1), 1970

nightfall by jack tworkov

Jack Tworkov

Nightfall, 1961

q1 75 s#2 by jack tworkov

Jack Tworkov

Q1 75 S#2, 1977

trace by jack tworkov

Jack Tworkov

Trace, 1966

Biographie

Chronologie

1900
Born Biala, Poland
1913
Emigrated to the United States
1923 - 1925
Studied at National Academy of Design
1923
Begins summering in Provincetown, MA
1928
Becomes a United States citizen. Member of New England Society of Contemporary Art
1934
Works on the Federal Art Project of the WPA (Easel Division), New York. Begins long association with Willem de Kooning
1948 - 1953
Shares adjoining studios with Willem de Kooning
1949
Becomes a member of "The Club" and "New York School"
1952
Teaches Black Mountain College, NC
1963
Appointed Chairman of the Art Department Yale University

Expositions

2010
Early Figuratives by Jack Tworkov from the 1940's and 1950's (directly from The Estate of Jack Tworkov), Open Art, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich
Le Grand Geste, Sammlung Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Germany
2009
American Contemporary Gallery, Munich (solo)
Jack Tworkov: Against Extremes/Five Decades, UBS Art Gallery, New York, NY
2008 - 2009
Peggy Guggenheim e la nuova pittura Americana, ARCA, Ex-Chiesa di San Marco, Vercelli, Italy
2008
The Late Paintings of Jack Tworkov, ACME Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2007
Jack Tworkov: Rythm, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY
2006
Jack Tworkov: Paintings 1929-1949, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 - 2006
Ecole de New York – Expressionisme abstrait américain – oeuvres sur papier, Galerie contemporaine du musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, MAMAC Nice, France (cat.)
Ecole de New York, MAMAC Nice, France