|Born||October 1, 1908
|Occupation||American Figurative Expressionism and teacher|
Nicholas Marsicano (1908 – 1991), American painter and teacher of the New York School, was married to Dancer/Choreagrapher Merle Marsicano. He is survived by his widow, painter Susan Kamen Marsicano.
Marsicano's work was primarily based on the female figure.
- "Nicholas Marsicano, who taught painting and drawing at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art for 42 years, died at his home in Woodstock, N.Y., last Sunday (January 6, 1991). He was 82 years old."
Nicholas Marsicano was born October 1, 1908, Shenandoah, Pennsylvania.
He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and later was accepted at the nearby Barnes Foundation, along with Ralston Crawford. During his years at the Barnes, Marsicano traveled to Europe and North Africa, Mexico, and United States.
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1974.
- 1960-62 Whitney Museum of American Art Annuale, New York
- 1961-63 "Abstract American Drawings and Watercolors", The Museum of Modern Art, New York
- Amarillo Museum of Art
- The Art Institute, Chicago
- Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
- The Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
- General Services Administration; Washington, DC.
- Cooper Union
- Yale University
- University of Michigan
- Brooklyn Museum School
- Pratt Institute
- Cornell University
- Silvermine College of Fine Arts
- Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Iowa
- State University of New York at Purchase
- Dictionary of contemporary American artists by Paul Cummings
- EMOTIONAL IMPACT: FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONISM AMERICAN STYLE from the Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
- New York Times Obituary
- McCarthy, David (1998). The Nude In American Painting, 1950-1980. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 165.
- Marika Herskovic, New York School Abstract Expressionists Artists Choice by Artists, (New York School Press, 2000.) ISBN 0-9677994-0-6. p. 31; p. 37;
- Art movement
- Abstract expressionism
- New York School
- American Figurative Expressionism
- New York Figurative Expressionism
- Stable Gallery