Ilya Bolotowsky

(American/Russian, 1907 - 1981)

abstraction in pink by ilya bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

Abstraction in Pink, 1939

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black and white ellipse by ilya bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

Black and White Ellipse, 1963

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blue squares with red, black & white by ilya bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

Blue Squares with Red, Black & White, 1980

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cobalt violet by ilya bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

Cobalt Violet, 1938

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deep blue diamond by ilya bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

Deep Blue Diamond, 1978

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first study for the williamsburg mural by ilya bolotowsky

Ilya Bolotowsky

First Study for the Williamsburg Mural, 1936

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Biographie

Chronologie

1907
Born in Petrograd, Russia
1921 - 1923
Studied at the College of St. Joseph, Istanbul, Turkey
1923
Emigrated to the United States
1924 - 1930
Studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1929
Naturalized U.S. Citizen
1946 - 1948
Acting Head of Department, Black Mountain College, Asheville, NC
1948 - 1957
Associate Professor of Art, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
1954 - 1956
Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
1957 - 1965
Professor of art, State Teachers' College, New Paltz, New York, NY
1963 - 1964
Adjunct Professor of Art, Hunter College, New York, NY

Expositions

2009
Gallery Selections, Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
2008
Gallery Selections Summer 2008, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY
New York Cool: Paintings and Sculptures from the NYU Art Collection, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York, NY
MAXImin, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain
New American Abstraction 1960-1975, GARY SNYDER / Project Space, New York, NY
Masters of Abstraction, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Ilya Bolotowsky: Centenary Exhibition, Paintings and Films, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York , NY (solo)
Conflicting Current: Aspects of American Art 1920-1950, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
2006
Autour du Blanc. Exposition de goupe, Galerie Lahumière, Paris, France
Black Mountain College, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Outside Europe, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Paper Works by Abstract Masters, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
Modernism: The Aesthetic of Change: Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004
New York School Artists: work of 50's & 60's, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Selected American Graphic Prints from the Lincoln Center Collection, City Art Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Park Avenue Cubists & Friends, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2002
RETROSPECTACLE, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1995
Referencing Mondrian no. 1: Ilya Bolotowsky, Burgoyne Diller, Fritz Glamer, Harry Holtzman, Charmion von Wiegand, Washurn Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Group Show, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Ilya Bolotowsky, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Collections publiques

J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Lyman Alyn Museum, New London, CT
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Al
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY