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LORSER FEITELSON (1898 - 1978)

Chronology and Selected One-Person (**) and Group Exhibitions
1898 Born, Savannah, Georgia
1913 Armory Show influenced decision for art as career
1919-26 Shuttled between New York and Paris studios, Corsica
1924 **The Daniel Gallery, New York
1926 **Neumann Gallery, New York
1927 Moved to Los Angeles; Whitney Studio Club Exhibition, New York
1928 **'Lorser Feitelson', California Palace Legion of Honor, San Francisco
1929 Lorser Feitelson', Los Angeles County Museum
Taught at Chouinard Art Institute
1930-33 Taught at Stickney Memorial Art School, Pasadena; Met student Helen Lundeberg
1931 **Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California
1934 With Helen Lundeberg, founded Subjective Classicism / Post-Surrealism; Los Angeles County Museum
1935 'Fifty-Fifth Annual Exhibition of The San Francisco Art Association', San Francisco Museum of Art; 
**Stanley Rose Gallery, Los Angeles
Opened his Gallery of Modern Art, Hollywood
1936 Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism', The Museum of Modern Art, New York; 'Post Surrealists,' The Brooklyn Museum, New York
1937 Whitney Museum, New York
1937-41 Supervisor of Murals, Paintings and Sculpture for Southern California FAP/WPA
1938 Stendhal Galleries, Los Angeles
1940 Whitney Museum, New York; 
Stendhal Galleries, Los Angeles
1944 Art Institute of Chicago;
**Los Angeles County Museum; San Francisco Museum of Art
1944-78 Joined faculty of the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles/Pasadena
1946 National Academy of Design, New York
1947 'Abstract and Surrealist American Art,' The Art Institute of Chicago
1948 Earliest hard-edged 'Magical Space Forms'
1949 **The Art Center School Gallery, Los Angeles
1949-51 Krannert Gallery, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
1951 Carnegie Visiting Professor at University of Illinois
1952 ** The Pasadena Art Institute, California
1952-53 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1955 III Bienal de Sao Paulo', Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Brazil; Whitney Museum of Art, New York
1956 **Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas
1956-63 Began 'Dichotomic Organization' paintings; The Municipal Art Center, Long Beach, California
1958 **'Feitelson on Art', N.B.C. television series
1959 'Art of Southern California II: Painting', Long Beach Museum of Art; Claremont Colleges Art Galleries
1959 'Four Abstract Classicists', shown at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Art, Belfast, Ireland, and London, England
1960 **Anna Mahler/Lorser Feitelson Paul Rivas Gallery, Los Angeles
1960-61 San Francisco Museum of Art
1961 **Paul Rivas Gallery, Los Angeles 
Began 'Boulder' series of Magical Space Forms; The Brooklyn Museum, New York
1962 'Geometric Abstraction in America', Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, Texas; 
**Long Beach Museum of Art; 
**Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1963 Began 'Line' paintings / Magical Space Forms
1963 'Arts of Southern California XIV: Early Moderns', Long Beach Museum of Art; Chapman College Gallery, California
1964 **Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
1965 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1967 **Occidental College, Los Angeles
1968 **'Feitelson, The Years of Vision 1920-1950, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries
1969 Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida
Art Center College, Los Angeles: Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree
1970 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
1972 **Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park
1974 Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art
1975 University of Delaware and Delaware Art Museum
1976 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1977 'California: 5 Footnotes to Modern Art History', Los Angeles County Museum of Art; **David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles
1978 Died, Los Angeles
1978 **'Lorser Feitelson, A Memorial Tribute', Whitney Museum of American Art
1978 'The Frederick Weisman Collection of California Art', California State University, Long Beach; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Albuquerque Museum of Art
1980-81 **'Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg: A Retrospective Exhibition', San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; University of California, Los Angeles, Wight Art Gallery 
1983 **Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles
1984 **Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
1985 'The Frederick Weisman Collection', Museum of Contemporary Art , Los Angeles
1986 'Colorforms', Security Pacific Gallery, Los Angeles; Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1990-92 Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956', Laguna Art Museum; Oakland Museum; Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio; Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Utah State University, Logan; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Palm Springs Desert Museum
1992 'California Painting: The Essential Modernist Framework', CSU, Los Angeles; CSU, San Bernardino 
1994 'Independent Visions: California Modernism', Long Beach Museum of Art
**'Lorser Feitelson/John McLaughlin:Abstract Classicists' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
1995 'Pacific Dreams' UCLA/Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Oakland Art Museum; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah
1996 **'Lorser Feitelson-The Romantic Years 1919-1949' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
Group: 'On the Edge of America-California Modernist Art' Jack Rutberg Gallery
1997 **'Hard-Edge Painting' Architectural Digest Magazine, April 1997
1998 **'Lorser Feitelson-Magical Forms to Hard-Edge' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
1999 ‘Gold Rush to Pop: 200 Years of California Art' Orange County Museum of Art 
2000 'Four Abstract Classicists Plus One' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
2001 ‘American Surrealism' Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago
‘California Modernism' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
‘Four Abstract Classicists' Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York
**"Lorser Feitelson' Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica; Catalogue essay by Michael Duncan
2002 'Post-Surrealism', Pasadena Museum of California Art; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art