G. DANIEL MASSAD

 

BORN:

1946 Oklahoma City

EDUCATION:

1969 BA, English, Princeton University

1977 MA, English, University of Chicago

1982 MFA, Painting, University of Kansas

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2008 “G. Daniel Massad: Loading the Work,” Palmer Museum of Art,

Works on Paper Gallery, Penn State University, University Park Campus, PA

2006 “Recent Work,” Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

“Recent Work,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2003 Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

“Things Found Along the Way, Study Drawings 1989-1998,”

Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

2001 “G. Daniel Massad: Silent History,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1998 Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY

1997 Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

1994-95 Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

The University of Toledo Art Department, Toledo, OH

1991-92 “To Begin Inwardly: Recent Work;” Pennsylvania Academy of

the Fine Arts; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

1988 Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

1986 Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

1984 Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1983 Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

Mulvane Art Center, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:

2011 Vantage Point 2011, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2010 “Reality Check: Contemporary American Trompe L’Oeil”, The

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA

2010 “Graphic Masters III,” The Smithsonian American Art Museum,

Washington, DC ( January 16 – August 8 )

2009 “Summer Selections,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2008 “New Acquisitions,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2007 “The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern & Contemporary Works on

Paper,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2005 “Graphic Masters,” Smithsonian American Art Museum,

Washington, DC; traveled to:

Hershecker Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University, PA

Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

2004-5 “Collectors Show & Sale,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

2004 “Poem,” The Demuth Foundation, Lancaster, PA

2003 “Precision,” Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Transforming the Commonplace, Masters of Contemporary Realism”, Susquehanna Museum of Art, Harrisburg, PA

“Contemporary Works on Paper”, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2002 “Fish, Flowers, and Flying Things,” Spencer Museum of Art,

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

“Representations: The Art of Drawing,” Schick Art Gallery,

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2001 “About Face,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

2000 “New Acquisitions,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1999-2000 “Re-presenting Representation IV,” Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

1999 “Contemporary American Realist Drawings,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

“Contemporary Still Life,” The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

1998 “American Modern Still-Life,” Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, IN

1997 “Dramatic Realism: The New Baroque,” Southern Alleghenies

Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

1996 “Lines of Thought: American Works on Paper,” Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

“Reinventing Realism,” Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

1993 “Toshiko Takaezu: A Teacher’s Influence,” Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, NY

1993 “State of the Art: Virtuoso Works on Paper,” Tatistcheff/Rogers

Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992 “Isolation,” Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

1990 “Virtuoso,” Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

1989 “Meticulous Realist Drawing,” Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ

“20th Century Drawing and Sculpture: The Anwar Kamal Collection of Art,” Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, FL

“Hard Choices/Just Rewards,” Levy Gallery of Art, Philadelphia, Johnstown Art Museum, Blair Art Museum

1988 “New Acquisitions,” National Museum of American Art

1987 “Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich

Collection,” National Academy of Design, NY

“Mainstream America: The Collection of Phil Desind,” Butler

Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1986 “Nature Morte,” Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

1985 “American Realism: Twentieth-Century Drawings and

Watercolors,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,

San Francisco, CA

“The New American Scene,” Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ

1983 “Mid-Four Juried Art Exhibition,” Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,

Kansas City, MO

1982 “Eight from the “4” Series,” Kellas Gallery, Lawrence, KS

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

O’Hern, John, “Collecting Still Life Paintings” American Art Collector, April 2006, vol. 6, pgs. 41-2.

American Realism: Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolors from the

Glenn C. Janss Collection (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; New York: Harry N. Abrahms, Inc., 1986).

Bolt, Thomas, “Daniel Massad,” Arts Magazine 60 (April 1986).

Chandler, Laura Litter, “A Magnificent Obsession,” The Valley/Lebanon

Valley College Magazine, (Winter 1993).

Cohen, Ronny, “G. Daniel Massad,” Artforum 33 (Summer, 1995).

Donahoe, Victoria, “Drawings at Squibb Gallery Show Recent Developments in Realism,” Philadelphia Inquirer (2 June 1989).

Fine, Ruth, “Reflections and Shadows: Realism and Its Discontents,” The

Art Institute of Chicago, New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1999

Hanzal, Carla, “Still Life: Infinitely Moving,” Virginia Beach, VA:

Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, 2000

Loughery, John, “Faded Glory,” The Hudson Review 48 (Spring 1995)

Mazow, Leo G., “Clear Eyes, Calm Hearts: G. Daniel Massad and the Poetics

of Still Life,” New York: Tatistcheff & Co., Inc. and The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, 1998

McNall, Sally Allen, G Daniel Massad: Pastels: 1991-1994 (New York:

Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., 1994).

Raynor, Vivien, “Precision for Precision’s Sake in a Show by Virtuoso

Realists,” The New York Times (21 May, 1989).

Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich Collection (New

York: National Academy of Design, 1987).

Sozanski, Edward J., “21 Works of Professor/Artist,” Philadelphia Inquirer

(13 December, 1991).

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS:

2010 Pollock-Krasner Foundation

2004 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts: Fellowship in Visual Arts

2001 Pollock-Krasner Foundation

1989 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts: Fellowship in Visual Arts

1981-82 National Endowment for the Arts: one of six artists and writers in Project 45.007

1969-1971 Ford Foundation Grant for the study of English literature, University of Chicago

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

The Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA

Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Palmer Museum of Art, State College, PA

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Princeton University Graphic Arts Collection, Princeton, NJ

The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame

Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, MO

Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA