Franz Kline

(American, 1910 - 1962)

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Franz Kline

Harleman, 1960

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Franz Kline

Heaume, 1958

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Biographie

Chronologie

1910
Born: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, PA
1926 - 1931
Attended Lehighton High School, PA
1931 - 1932
Studied under Frank Durkee, John Grosman, and Henry Hensche, Boston University, Boston, MA
1936 - 1938
Studied at Heatherley's School of Fine Art, London, UK
1939
Moved to New York, NY
1952
Taught at Black Mountain College, North Carolina, NC
1953 - 1954
Taught at Pratt Institute, New York, NY
1954
Taught at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1960
Won the Italian Ministry of Public Instruction Prize, New York, NY
1962
Died: New York, NY

Expositions

2009
1945-1949, Repartir a zero, comme si la peinture n'avait jamais existe, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, France
Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. (nationally travelling)
Synchronies: Undercurrents in Postwar European and American Abstraction, Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008
New York in the 1940s: Selections from the Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Franz Kline, L&M Arts, New York, NY (solo)
Watercolor, Bodycolor, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Summer Selection, Edward Tyler Nahem, New York, NY
Action Painting, Foundation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
Suitcase Paintings: Small Scale Work by Abstract Expressionists, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
2007
Arco 2007 Preview, Edward Tyler Nahem, New York, NY
Taste of Modern, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
Drawings, Watercolors and Gouaches: From Toulouse-Lautrec to Freud, Acquavella Galleries Inc., New York, NY
When Art Worlds Collide: The 1960s, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY
Pathways and Parallels: Roads to Abstract Expressionism, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY
2006
Black, Black & White, Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, NY
Coming of Age: American Art, 1850s to 1950s, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Plane/Figure, Winterthur Museum, DE
Modern and Contemporary Masters, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Ecole de New York: Expressionisme Abstrait, Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France
Vedo Blue, Galleria Edieuropa, Rome, Italy
American and European Selections, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
The Shape of Time, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2004
Franz Kline: 1910-1962, Museo d'arte Contemporanea Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (solo)
From Pollock to Marden: Post-War Works on Paper, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Portraits, Esso Gallery and Books, New York, NY
Picasso to Thiebaud, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2003
Franz Kline: Paintings from a Private American Collection, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Franz Kline, L&M Arts, New York, NY
Staff Selections: Permanent Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Black White, Danese, New York, NY
Aaron Siskind and others, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
A Way with Words, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002
Franz Kline: Ink Drawings, McKee Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
An American Legacy, A Gift to New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
All American, Part II, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
The New York School: Abstract Expressionism and Beyond, UMMA: The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
The Physical World: An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
2001
All American, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
Da Kandisky a Pollock, Museo Cantonale d'Arte Lugano, Lugano, Italy
Cold War Modern: The Domesticated Avant-garde, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Foundations: Building the Addison's Collection, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
2000
American Abstract Expressionsim, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany
Modernism & Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Expresionismo Abstracto, Fundacion Juan March, Madrid, Spain
Highlights of Late 20th-Century Art from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA