Paul Wiesenfeld

Curriculum Vitae
1942       Born in Los Angeles, California
1953-58Chouinard Institute, Los Angeles
1960-64 University of Los Angeles, Bachelor of Fine Arts
1962Yale University Summer School of Art
1964-66Kunstakademie München
1966-68Indiana University, Bloomington, Master of Fine Arts
1968-69 Lived and worked in Abensberg, Bavaria
1969-73 Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, State University College of New York at Buffalo, NY
1973-90 Lived and worked in Landshut, Bavaria
1990 Died on October 20
Prizes and Scholarships
1955-58Chouinard Art Institute Scholarships
1962Yale University Scholarship
1962-64 University of California Art Council Scholarships
1963Tiffany Foundation Fellowship in Painting
1964-66Fulbright Grant in Painting
1966-68Indiana University Fellowship
1972National Academy of Design, Hallgarten Prize
1976National Endowment of the Arts Grant
Works in Public and Private Collections
Indiana University Museum of Art, Bloomington, IN
Pennsylvania State University Museum of Art
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Neue Galerie-Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen
Wien, Museum Moderner Kunst, Sammlung Ludwig
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München
Morton Newman Collection, Chicago
Edmund Pillbury Jr. Collection, New Haven, , CT
Claude Bernard, Paris
Lehman Brothers, Kuhn Loeb ,Inc. New York
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
St.Louis Art Museum , St.Louis, MO
New Jersey State Museum, NJ
Single Exhibitions
1968Indiana University State Gallery
1973Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N:Y.
1973Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1976Neue Galerie- Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen
1976Robert Schoelkopf Gallery New York, N.Y.
1981Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München
1981Robert Schoelkopf Gallery,New York City
Participation in Exhibitions
1966Haus der Kunst, Munich
1967 John Herron museum, Indianapolis
1969Poetischer amerikanischer Realismus,
2 person exhibition with Don Wynn, Galerie Hartmann, Munich
1970 New Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y.
1972 Realism Now, The New York Cultural Center, N.Y.
1973National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1974 7 Realists, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
Living American Artists and the Figure , The Pennsylvania State University
New Images, The Queens Museum, New York
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina
1975 The National Institute of Arts And Letters, New York
1977 Sammlung Ludwig, Wien Künstlerhaus
30 Years of American Art 1945-1975, Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y.
National Academy of Design, New York
1978 The Still Life, Forum Gallery, New York
1979 The Big Still Life, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York
1980 The Sydney and Frances Lewis Contemporary Art Fund Collection, Virginia Museum, Richmond
Contemporary Naturalism. Works of the 1970's, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art
The FigurativeTradition and The Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum, N.Y.
Still Life Today, Goddard-Riverside Community Center, New York
1981Contemporary American Realism since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Painting from Permanent Collection since 1940, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, Nov. 1981
Collector's Choice, St.Louis Art Museum
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of Northern Carolina at Greensboro
1982 Contemporary American Realism since 1960, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Contemporary American Realism, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
An Appreciation of Realism, Museum of Art Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
Contemporary American Realism, Gubiankin Museum, Lissabon, Portugal
Contemporary American Realism, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg
19832 person exhibition with Daniel Dallman, Louisville, Kentucky
1986American Realism, travelling exhibition Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York,
San Francisco, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography
Wolfgang Becker, Das Kunstwerk, 2XXV 1972, p.48
Robert Pincus-Witten, 22 Realists-Whitney Museum New York. In:Art Forum, April 1970, p.75
Up from Slavery by J.H. Plumb (illustration for the article) pp 80/81 in:
Horizon Summer,1971. Volume XIII, Number 3 American Heritage Publishing Co. 1971
Bruce Boyce, Paul Wiesenfeld. RobertSchoelkopf Gallery. In: Art Forum, Mai 1973, p.79
W. Neil Marshal, in: Art International, XVII/6, Summer 1973.p.42
Peter Sager, Neue Formen des Realismus, Köln 1974, p.179
Doreen Mangan, Paul Wiesenfeld redefines the still life. In: American Artist.38 (August 1974).p.24f
Carol Troyen, Paul Wiesenfeld. In: Seven Realists. Yale University Art Gallery, 1974, p.35f
Jonathan Crary, in: Arts Magazine, Oct.1976, p.4
Renate Puvogel, Paul Wiesenfeld, in: Das Kunstwerk, 4 XXIV 1976, p.85
Wolfgang Becker, Paul Wiesenfeld, ein Maler. Cat.Neue Galerie -Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen 1976
Paul Stimson, Paul Wiesenfeld at Schoelkopf, in:Art in America Jan./Feb.1977, p.123f
Art News, Jan. 1977, p.123
Corinna Smith, Brian Wahis, The big still life. In: Arts Magazine, May 1979,p.15
(author unknown) Leuchtende Droge. In: Das Kunstmagazin8, 1980, p.58f
The New York Times, Friday, Oct.8, 1976. An Expatriate on Native Grounds by Hilton Kramer section C p.20
Wolfgang Becker, Der ausgestellte Künstler, Aachen, Sammlung Ludwig 1977
The Sydney and Frances Lewis Contemporary Art Fund Collection, 1980, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
The Big Still Life, Allan Frumkin Gallery, Cat. 1979
Patricia Hells, The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art, pp.143,144 ,1980
Wolfgang Becker, Paul Wiesenfeld, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus. Cat.17.12. 1980
Wolfgang Längsfeld, Arrivierte und Nachwuchskünstler, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Dec.1980,pp24-26
Peter M. Bode, Wiesenfeld im Lenbachhaus, München Abendzeitung, Dec.17 1980
Barbara Emde, Zum Kunsthandel in New York, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Aug.31, 1981
Hilton Kramer, Portraiture- the Living Art, in: Harper's Bazaar, pp.14,26,27, March 1981
Ullsteins Gourmet, Ein amerikanischer Realist in Landshut, Paul Wiesenfeld und sein Werk,
Fotos von Stefan Moses. Bericht von Franz Spelman, pp54-60, May 1981
The New Times, Sunday April 19, 1981, The Guide. p.21
Hilton Kramer, The New York Times, Friday May 8, 1981, section C, p.18 Paul Wiesenfeld
Art in America, Sept. 1981, More Contemporary Realism at the Pennsylvania Academy, p.94
Arts ,Magazine, Sept.1981, Arts Reviews by Susan Fort, Paul Wiesenfeld. p.28
Art News, Nov.1981, New York Reviews, by Ruth Bass, Paul Wiesenfeld, p.191
Hilton Kramer, The New York Times, The Return of the Realists, Sunday Oct.25, 1981, section 2
Frank H. Goodyear, Jr., Contemporary American Realism since 1960, New York Graphic Society
Boston and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, p.39. 67, 166,169
Eastern Review, Sept. 1981, The New Realism by Phil Patton, pp. 7, 46
Dr. Peter Sager, Du Mont Art 1983, Kalendarium, November, delivery date July 1982