Jack Youngerman

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Jack Youngerman
Born (1926-03-25) March 25, 1926 (age 88)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Known for Painter
Movement Minimal, Abstract, Ragged Edge
Awards
  • 1966- National Council of Arts and Sciences
  • 1972- National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1976- Guggenheim Foundation for the Arts
  • 1984- National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1987- United States/Japan Exchange Fellowship
  • 1992- National Academy of Design
  • 1995- Residency, American Academy in Rome, Italy
  • 2004- Guild Hall Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2006- Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation
Website
http://www.jackyoungerman.com

Jack Youngerman (born March 25, 1926) is an artist known for his constructions and paintings.[1]

Biography[edit]

Youngerman was born in 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, but moved with his family to Louisville, Kentucky in 1929. He studied art at the University of North Carolina from 1944-46 under a wartime navy training program, and graduated from the University of Missouri in 1947.[2]

Youngerman was married (and later divorced from) French actress Delphine Seyrig (1932-1990). Their son, Duncan (born 1956, Paris) is a renowned musician and composer in both France and the U.S.[citation needed]

Public collections[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

Solo exhibitions[edit]

  • 1951- Galerie Arnaud, Paris
  • 1958- Betty Parsons Gallery, New York (1960, 1961, 1964, 1967, 1968)
  • 1962- Galerie Lawrence, Paris (also 1965)
  • 1963- Galeria dell' Ariete, Milan
  • Everett Ellen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1965- Worcester Art Museum, MA
  • 1966- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • 1968- The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
  • 1971- Pace Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1972- Portland Center for the Visual Arts, OR
  • 1972-73- Seattle Art Museum, WA
  • 1973- The Arts Club of Chicago, IL
  • 1975- Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • 1976- Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
  • 1978- Truman Gallery, New York, "Drawings"
  • 1981- Washburn Gallery, New York
  • 1982- The Fine Arts Center, S.U.N.Y, Stony Brook, NY
  • 1984- Heath Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • 1986- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York[3]
  • 1987- Washburn Gallery, New York
  • 1989-90- Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm
  • 1991- Washburn Gallery, New York
  • 1996- Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, East Hampton, NY
  • 1997- Washburn Gallery, New York, "Recent Sculpture"
  • 1999- Washburn Gallery, New York, "Paintings & Works on Paper, Paris, c. 1950"
  • 2000- Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, "Jack Youngerman: Recent Sculpture and Drawings"
  • 2001- Washburn Gallery, New York, "Wood Relief Paintings and Watercolors"
  • 2003- Washburn Gallery, New York, "Recent Wood Relief Paintings"
  • 2005- The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
  • 2006- Washburn Gallery, New York

Group exhibitions[edit]

  • 1950- "Les Mains Eblouies", Galerie Maeght, Paris
  • 1952- "Sept," Galerie Denise Rene, Paris
  • 1957- "Group Show", Gres Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 1958- Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1959- Corcoran Biennial, Washington, D.C.
  • 1959- Museum of Modern Art, New York, "Sixteen Americans"
  • 1960- "Abstractions and Imagists," Guggenheim Museum, NY
  • 1961- Corcoran Biennial, Washington D.C.
  • 1963 - "Black and White", Jewish Museum, NY
  • 1963- Tokyo Biennial, Japan
  • 1964- "American Drawings", Guggenheim Museum, NY
  • 1965- "Decade of American Drawings 1955-65", Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 1966- "Systemic Painting", Guggenheim Museum, NY
  • 1968- "Suite: Recent Prints", Jewish Museum, NY
  • 1969- "Superlimited: Books, Boxes and Things", Jewish Museum, NY
  • 1970- "L'Art Vivant aux Etats-Unis", Foundation Maeght, St. Paul de Vence
  • 1971- Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1972- "Betty Parsons Collection", Parrish Art Museum, Southampton
  • 1973- "Art on Paper 1973", Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina.
  • 1974- "Nine Artists/Coenties Slip", Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch, NYC,
  • 1974- "Drawings", Parsons-Truman Gallery, NY
  • 1976- "Abstract Expressionists and Imagists: A Retrospective View", University of Texas, Austin
  • 1977- "Artists and Taxes", Studio Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 1978- "Drawings for Outdoor Sculpture Projects", John Weber Gallery,NY
  • 1980- "The Fifties: Aspects of Painting in New York", Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
  • 1981- "Romantic Drawings", Alex Rosenberg Gallery/Transworld Art, NY
  • 1983, May 25-June 18, Group Exhibition, Betty Parsons Gallery: Youngerman, Mino Argento, Cleve Gray, Minoru Kawabata, Richard Pousette-Dart, Leon Polk Smith, Hedda Sterne, and Sari Dienes (among others)
  • 1983- "Under Glass", Washburn Gallery, NY
  • 1985- "Abstract Painting Redefined", Louis Meisel Gallery, NYC; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.
  • 1986- "Transformations in Sculpture", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC
  • 1987- "From Monet to Today", High Museum, Atlanta, GA
  • 1989- "Twentieth Century Art", National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • 1992- "Table Sculpture", André Emmerich Gallery, NY.
  • 1993- "Drawings", 30th Anniversary, Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY.
  • 1994- "Les Americains", Fecamp, Joinville, Paris
  • 2004- "Guild Hall Academy of the Arts Exhibition", Guild Hall, Easthampton, NY

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raynor, Vivien (May 14, 1982). "ART: THE CEREBRAL FAIRGROUND OF JACK YOUNGERMAN'S SCULPTURE". The New York Times. p. 21. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ Jack Youngerman profile, wolffineart.com; accessed October 5, 2014.
  3. ^ Russell, John. "ART: JACK YOUNGERMAN AT THE GUGGENHEIM". The New York Times. The New York Times. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 

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