David Aronson (October 28, 1923 – July 2, 2015) was a painter and Professor of Art at Boston University.
Aronson was born in Šiluva, Lithuania in 1923. He taught at Boston University from 1955 to his death in 2015, where he formed the Fine Art Department. As an artist, he exhibited in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris, Rome, Berlin and Copenhagen, among others. His work is represented in over forty museums.
- Art Institute of Chicago
- DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Mass.
- Israel Museum, Jerusalem
- Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- Museum of Modern Art, New York
- New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain,Connecticut
- National Academy Museum and School, New York
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
- University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham
- Guggenheim Fellowship - List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 1960
- Election as Academician at the National Academy of Design, New York in 1967
- Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Hebrew College, Newton, Massachusetts.
- "David Aronson papers, 1935-1983". Research collections. Archives of American Art. 2011. Retrieved 17 Jun 2011.
- Bookbinder, Judith (2005). Boston Modern: Figurative Expressionism as Alternative Modernism. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press. p. 193. ISBN 9781584654889.
- Schwartz, Penny (July 8, 2015). "David Aronson, rabbi’s rebel son, top expressionist, dies at 91". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
- McQuaid, Cate (July 7, 2015). "David Aronson, 91; leading Boston Expressionist artist". Boston Globe. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
- Roberts, Sam (July 15, 2015) Link Label
- Silkscreen in MoMA Collection
- "Edmund Burke" bronze relief in the Smithsonian American Art Museum
- "Blind Samson" in the Smithsonian American Art Museum