Albert Kotin's Biography
ALBERT KOTIN AMERICAN ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST of the 1950s
Selected Solo Exhibitions 1951: (first)
Hacker Gallery, NYC; 1958: Grand Central Moderns Gallery, NYC; 1959: Tanager Gallery, NYC; 1960: Galerie Iris Clert, Paris; Pollock Gallery, Toronto; 1964: Byron Gallery, NYC; 1968: "Ten Year Retrospective of Albert Kotin's
Work," Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY; 1982: "Albert Kotin, 1907-1980,"
Memorial Exhibition, Barron Arts Center,
The book may be obtained at:
Selected Group Exhibitions 1935: "Exhibition of Oil Paintings," WPA
Federal Art Project, Federal Art Gallery,
NYC; 1946: "First National Print Competition
Exhibit," Associated American Artists, NYC;
1947: "J & E.R. Pennell Exhibition of Prints,"
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; 1948: "8 & 2 Exhibition," The New School for Social Research, NYC; 1951, 1953-57: The "9th St." Show the first "New York Painting and Sculpture Annual" and the subsequent 5 Annual Exhibitions, Stable Gallery, NYC; 1956: "Painters and Sculptors on 10th Street," Tanager Gallery, NYC; 1959: "10th Street," Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; 1962: "Multiples," Graham Gallery, NYC; 1963-64: "Hans Hofmann and His Students," circ. by The Museum of Modern Art, NYC; 1994: "Reclaiming Artists of the New York School. Toward a More Inclusive View of the 1950s," Baruch College City University, NYC; "New York-Provincetown: A 50s Connection," Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA.
Born August 7, 1907 in Minsk, Russia.
Emigrated to USA in 1908. US citizen 1923.
Died 1980 in New York City.
Studied 1924-1929: National Academy of
Design with Charles Hawthorne,
Provincetown, Mass.; 1929-32: Academie
Julian, Academie dela Grande Chaumiere,
Atelier de Fresque and Colarossi, Paris;
1947-1951: Art Student League, NYC;
with Hans Hofmann in Provincetown. MA. and in New York City.
Federal Art Projects, Public Works of Art
Project (PWAP) 1923-34; Works Progress
Administration, Federal Art Project
Military Service WW II 1941-1945:
US Army Engineering School.
Teaching Positions 1947-51: City College,
NY; 1952-61: Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn; 1961: Visiting Professor in Art,
Southern Illinois University; 1964-65:
Stout State University, Menomonie, WI;
1966-1975: Long Island University NY.