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Gaston Lachaise    (American/French, 1882-1935)




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Biographie
1882 Born: in Paris, France
1898 - 1904 Studied sculpture at L'Académie Nationale des Beaux-Arts under Gabriel Jules Thomas, Paris, France
1904 - 1905 Designed Art Nouveau decorative objects for René Lalique
1906 Immigrated to the United States
1912 Assisted the sculptor Paul Manship, New York, NY
1917 Became a U.S. citizen
1921 Commissioned Frieze for American Telephone and Telegraph Building, New York, NY
1922 Joins C.W. Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
1931 Executed reliefs from RCA (now GE) building in Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
1934 Executed reliefs for International Building executed in cement, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
1935 Died: in New York, NY

Expositions
2007 - 2008 Woman: The Art of Gaston Lachaise, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
2007 Gaston Lachaise 1882–1935, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (solo)
Gaston Lachaise (1882–1935), Veletržní Palác, Narodni Galerie, National Gallery); Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
2004 Great Parade: The Artist as Clown, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Il Nudo fra Ideale e Realtà, Museo d’arte moderna, Bologna, Italy
2003 Refashioning the Figure: Gaston Lachaise and Elevation, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK (solo)
2002 Gaston Lachaise Sculpture: Woman, Goddess, and Idol, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2001 The Celebration of Woman in the Sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Selinsgrove, PA (solo)
1985 - 1986 Portrait Sculpture by Gaston Lachaise, The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C (solo)
1984 Gaston Lachaise Sculpture and Drawings, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME (solo)
1980 Special exhibition of works by Lachaise from the permanent collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1974 - 1975 Retrospective exhibition: Herbert F Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY;The Frederick S. Wight Art Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
1969 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1963 - 1964 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1957 Margaret Brown Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
1955 - 1956 Weyhe Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1954 de Kooning, Shahn, Lachaise, Lassaw, Smith, XXVII Biennale, Venice, Italy
1937 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1935 Retrospective exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1928 Brummer Gallery, New York, NY (Solo)
1927 Alfred Stieglitz’s,The Intimate Gallery, New York,NY
1925 - 1926 Original Sculpture by Gaston Lachaise, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
1924 C.W. Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
1922 Society of Independent Artists, Waldorf-Astoria, NY
1920 Stephan Bourgeois Galleries, New York, NY (Solo)
1918 Sculpture & Drawings by Gaston Lachaise , Stephan Bourgeois Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1913 The Armory Show, New York, NY
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
The National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Publications
1935 Gaston Lachaise: Retrospective Exhibition. New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art, 1935 (catalogue)
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