biografia di Kenneth NOLAND (1924-2010)

Birth place: Asheville, NC

Addresses: Wash., DC; Shaftsbury, VT

Profession: Painter

Studied: Black Mountain Col. with J. Albers and Ilya Bolotowsky, 1946-48; Ossip Zadkine in Paris, 1948-49.

Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1954; Corcoran Gal biennials, 1959-67 (3 times, incl. 4th prize, 1967); WMAA biennial, 1961-73; Jewish Mus, NYC, 1964 (solo); "Three American Painters: Noland, Olitski, Stella," Fogg Art Mus, Cambridge, Mass & Pasadena Art Mus, Calif, 1965; "Morris Louis, Anthony Caro, Kenneth Noland," MMA, 1968; "New York Painting & Sculpture: 1940-1970," MMA, 1970; "Selections from the Guggenheim Museum Collection 1900-1970," 1970; Guggenheim Mus., 1977 (retrospective); Andre Emmerich Gal., NYC, 1970s.

Member: Am. Academy of Arts & Letters

Work: MoMA; WMAA; Guggenheim Mus.; BMFA; AIC; Hirshhorn Mus.; NGA; Albright-Knox Gal., Buffalo; LACMA; Pasadena AM, CA; Detroit IA.; Tate Gal, London.

Comments: Leading proponent of color-field painting in the 1950s-60s, his work is sometimes characterized as Minimal Art. Teaching: inst. of Contemporary Art, Wash., DC.

Sources: WW73; Baigell, Dictionary; Clement Greenberg, "Louis and Noland," Art Int. (May, 1960); Michael Fried, "Recent Work by Kenneth Noland," Artforum (summer, 1969); Kenworth Moffett, "Noland Vertical," Art News (Oct., 1971); Diane Waldman, Kenneth Noland (exh. cat., Guggenheim Mus., 1977); Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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