RAPHAEL SOYER

(1899-1987)

EDUCATION:

1914-17 Cooper Union, New York, NY

1918-22 National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1920,21, Art Students League, New York, NY

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ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

1929 Daniel Gallery, New York, NY

1932 L’Elan Gallery, New York, NY

1933 Valentine Gallery

1935 L’Elan Gallery, New York, NY

Macbeth Gallery, New York, NY

1938 L’Elan Gallery, New York, NY

1939 Rehn Gallery, New York, NY

1941 Associated American Artists Galleries, New York, NY

1944 Wehye Gallery, New York, NY

1948 Associated American Artists Galleries, New York, NY

1953 Associated American Artists Galleries, New York, NY

1956 Babcock Galleries, New York, NY

1957 Krasner Gallery, New York, NY

1960 ACA Gallery, New York, NY

1961 Alfredo Valente Gallery, New York, NY

1964 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1966 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1967 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1968 Georgia Museum of Fine Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

1972 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1977 National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC

Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1980 Galerie Albert Loeb, Paris, France

1981 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1982 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1983 University Art Museum, University California at Santa Barbara

Pembroke Gallery, Houston, TX

Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1984 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NY

Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

1985 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1990 Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Twenty Great Paintings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2000 American Master, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Finding America, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

 

1979 Bibliotheque National et Universitaire de Strasbourg, Paris

(traveled to American Cultural Center, Tel Aviv, Israel)

1990 Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (with Moses Soyer)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1996 Politics, American Style: Issues and Images, Beacon Hill Fine Art, New York, NY

1998 Self-Portraits, Kragsdale Corporation at Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY

2000-01 Aaron Copland’s America, The Heckschler Museum of Art Huntington, NY

Raphael Soyer & Jules Pascin: Important Works, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2003 Modern and Contemporary Portraits curated by Townsend Wolfe, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Recent Acquisitions, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Important New Works by Forum Gallery Artists, Forum Gallery, New York

2006 An American Abroad: Sandra Fisher and her School of London Friends, New York Studio School, New York, NY

2007 Fall 2006 Group Show, eDavid Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern & Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery. New York

2008 New Acquisitions, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2011 That Seventies Show, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Peace on Earth: Art Against War, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2012 Perception of Self, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Wives, Daughters and Lovers, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2016 American Views, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2017 Forum Gallery Celebrates 55 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2017-18 The American Dream, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden GERMANY; presented jointly with the Drents Museum Assen

In the past, Soyer showed regularly in the large annual and biennial American exhibitions of the Whitney Museum, The Carnegie Institute, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the National Academy of Design and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. His work has been widely exhibited in gallery group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Baur, J.I.H., Revolution and Tradition in American Art

Baur, J.I.H. & Lloyd Goodrich, American Art of Our Century

Boswell, P., American Art

Brown, M., American Painting from the Armory Show to the Depression

Cheney, S., Modern American Art

Gettings, R., Raphael Soyer, Sixty-Five Years of Printmaking

Goodrich, Lloyd, Raphael Soyer

Gruskin, A., American Art

Larkin, O., Art and Life in America

Lerner, Abram, Soyer Since 1960

Moscowitz, I., Great Drawings of Our Time, (Vol. IV)

Pagano, G., Contemporary American Painters

Slatkin, C.E. & R. Shoolman, Treasury of American Drawing

Soyer, Raphael, Diary of an Artist

Soyer, Raphael, Memoirs

Watson, F., American Painting Today

Wheeler, M., Painters and Sculptors in Modern America

Zigrosser, C., Artist in America

Zigrosser, C., Six Centuries of Fine Prints

 

SELECTED AWARDS:

1932 Art Institute of Chicago, M.V Kohnstamm Prize

1934 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,

Carol H. Beck Gold Medal

1939 Carnegie International Exhibition, Second Honorable Mention

1940 Art Institute of Chicago, Harris Bronze Medal

1943 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Temple Prize

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Third W.A. Clark Prize,

Corcoran Bronze Medal

Artists for Victory, “America in the War”, Honorable Mention

1944 Carnegie Institute, Painting in The United States,

Second Honorable Mention

1946 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Lippincott Prize

1951 Corcoran Gallery of Art, First W.A. Clark Prize,

Corcoran Gold Medal

1957 National Academy of Design, Saltus Gold Medal for Merit

American Academy of Arts and Letters,

Award of Merit Medal for Painting

1959 Art USA: 59, First Prize for Painting

FILMS:

Raphael Soyer: New York Artist, Erwin Leiser Film Productions, 1981

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Butler Art Institute, Youngstown, OH

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Columbus Museum, Columbus, OH

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, IL

Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA

Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX

Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA

Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY

Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

National Academy of Design, New York, NY

National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC

Nebraska Art Association

Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, Kansas City, MO