Robert Kipniss

Painter * Printmaker * Author

Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming Events


A one-artist exhibition of paintings
October 7 to November 18, 2017

Argazzi Gallery
22 Millerton Rd., Rte 44,
Lakeville, CT 06039

The Whispering Light at FWMoA


Recent Exhibitions


Robert Kipniss: Mezzotints and Lithographs
Coos Art Museum
Coos Bay, Oregon
December 9, 2016 – February 4, 2017
Mezzotint prints by the world famous New York artist, most come from the Museum’s own Permanent Collection.


Robert Kipniss: The Whispering Light
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
October 29, 2016 - January 22, 2017

Robert Kipniss Exhibition
The Old Print Shop
December 1 - 30, 2016
Meet the Artist December 17, 1 - 4:30pm

Hofstra University Museum
Hempstead, NY
"In Print"
Prints from the permanent collection
February 16 - September 18, 2016

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College
Lynchburg, VA
Recent Acquisitions: Prints by Robert Kipniss
On view through August 14, 2016

Syracuse University Art Gallery
SUArt at Syracuse, NY
A one artist show of Robert Kipniss prints
Quiet Intersections: The Graphic Work of Robert Kipniss
January 26 - May 15, 2016

Alan Avery Art Company
contemporaryLANDSCAPE
Atlanta, GA
February 26 - April 16, 2016
Opening Reception Friday, February 26

"Fort Wayne Museum of Art"
Fort Wayne, Indiana
A large one-artist show of Kipniss paintings, prints and drawings
November, December and January 2016 - 2017

Heckscher Museum of Art
Huntington, NY
August through November, 2015
Graphic Appeal: Modern Prints from the Permanent Collection
includes 7 Kipniss works: 5 prints, 1 drawing and 1 plate

Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art
University of Richmond, Virginia
"Sense of Place: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection"
includes Kipniss mezotint plates, prints and drawings
March through May 2015

U.S. Government, Federal Reserve Board Fine Arts Program
Washington, DC
Recent Acquisitions 2012 - 2014
includes two Kipniss oil paintings and several prints
March through October 2015

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Laurel, Mississippi
"Escape to Tranquility: The New American Landscape"
includes 10 Kipniss oil paintings
July through September, 2015

Past Exhibitions


Selected One-Artist Shows

Palitz Gallery, from the Syracuse University Art Galleries at Lubin House,
New York, New York, 2015 (thirty prints from the museum’s collection)
Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, Texas, 2015
(thirty-three prints from the museum’s collection)
Harmon-Meek Gallery, Naples, Florida, 2015, 2008, 2006, 2002
The Old Print Shop, New York, New York, 2014, 2010, 2007, 2004
Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2004,
2002, 2001, 2000
Franklin Riehlman Gallery, New York, New York 2012
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri, 2010, 2003
Acme Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts, 2009
The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi, 2008
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, 2007
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida, 2006
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums,
Richmond, Virginia, 2006
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2006
(A retrospective of prints plus thirty-five recent paintings)
Beadleston Gallery, New York, New York, 2003, 2001
Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita, Texas, 1997
(A retrospective of paintings and graphics, 1950s-1990s)
Bassenge Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 1999
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1999
Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas, 1999
Gerhard Wurzer Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1999, 1997, 1988, 1986, 1981
Molesey Gallery, East Molesey, Surrey, England, 1999, 1995
Redfern Gallery, London, 1999, 1995
Davidson Gallery, Seattle, Washington, 1999, 1993, 1983, 1982
Gallery New World, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1998, 1995
Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1998, 1976
Hexton Gallery, New York, New York, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994
Venable/​Neslage Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1997, 1995
The Century Association, New York, New York, 1996
Taunhaus Gallery, Osaka and Kanazawa, Japan, 1994
Theodore B. Donson Gallery, New York, New York, 1992
OK Harris Works of Art, New York, New York, 1991
Enatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1990, 1988, 1987
Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1989
Haller-Griffin Gallery, Washington Depot, Connecticut, 1985
Jamie Szoke Gallery, New York, New York, 1985
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Ohio, 1985, 1983
Nancy Teague Gallery, Seattle, Washington, 1983, 1982
ICA, Nagoya, Japan, 1984
Payson/​Weisberg Gallery, New York, New York, 1983, 1981
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1981
Gage Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1981
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, New York, 1980, 1977
Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia, 1980, 1975
Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio, 1979
Associated American Artists (AAA), New York, New York, 1977
(A graphics retrospective, 1967-1977)
G.W. Einstein Gallery, New York, New York, 1977, 1976
Galeria de Arte, Lima, Peru, 1977
Galeria San Diego, Bogota, Colombia, S.A., 1977, 1975
“9” Galeria de Arte, Lima, Peru, 1976
Centro de Arte Actual, Pereira, Colombia, 1975
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1975
Xochipili Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, 1975
FAR Gallery, New York, New York, 1975, 1972, 1970, 1968
The Contemporaries, New York, New York, 1967, 1966, 1960, 1959
Allen R. Hite Institute, University of Louisville, Kentucky, 1965
Alan Auslander Gallery, New York, New York, 1963
Harry Salpeter Gallery, New York, New York, 1953
Joe Gans Gallery, New York, New York, 1951

Selected Group Shows

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2015
Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York, 2015
In Print, (from the Permanent Collection)
Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York, 2015
Graphic Appeal: Modern Prints from the Permanent Collection
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi, 2015
Escape to Tranquility: The New American Landscape
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Virginia, 2015
Sense of Place: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection
Figge Art Museum, Davenport Iowa, 2015
Eye on UI: Brodsky, Dorfman, Kipniss, Lanyon
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, 2013-2014, and 2010
Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida, 2014
Conversations: Selections from the Permanent Collection
And a second show later in the same year: Recent Acquisitions
Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York, 2013
New Acquisitions
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York, 2013
Celebrating Fifty Years of the Hofstra University Museum
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York, 2012
The Disappearing Landscape: Selections from the
The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, 2011
Works from the Permanent Collection
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of
Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia, 2010
Surface tension: Pattern, Texture, and Rhythm in Art from the
Collection
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi, 2009
Icons of the Permanent Collection
From Coast to Coast: American Landscapes
SUArt Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 2009
And at the Palitz Gallery, part of the SUArt Gallery in New York City, 2009
Recent Acquisitions from the Syracuse University Art Collection
Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida 2007-2008
And The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 2008
Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection
Of Contemporary Drawings, with a fully illustrated catalogue
Edited and with an essay by Townsend Wolfe
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut,
Recent Acquisitions: Watercolors, Drawings and Prints, 2006
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of
Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia, 2006
2006 Biennial of American Prints
The Art Students league of New York, New York, NY
Highlights from the Permanent Collection, touring from 2006-2008
The venues: Owensboro Museum of Art, Owensboro, Kentucky;
Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, Massachusetts;
Brunnier Art Museum, Ames, Iowa;
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont;
Hillstrom Museum of Art, St. Peter, Minnesota;
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida;
Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida;
Fort Wayne museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana;
The Long Island Museums of American Art, Stony Brook, NY
The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, The State of New
Jersey, New Brunswick, The Color of Night, 2005
The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts,
The Power of Place: The Berkshires, 2005
The Forbes Galleries, New York, New York, A Record of What Has Been
Accomplished: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the
Art Students’ League of New York, 2004
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, Object Lessons: Additions to the
Collection, 1997-2002, 2003
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida, Celebrating a Decade of Growth:
Selections from the Orlando Museum of Art’s Permanent Collections, 2003
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, Pressed: Intaglio, 2002
USB PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York, New York,
A Century on Paper, 2002
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Virginia, Selected Recent Acquisitions, 2002
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, Acquisitions in Prints and
Drawings, 1996-2000, 2001
Royal Academy, London, Royal Academy Summer Show, 2001
The British Museum, London, Recent Acquisitions, 2000
National Academy of Design, New York, New York, Treasures Revealed:
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Works on Paper, 1999
Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England,
Recent Acquisitions, 1999
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, No Day Without A Line, Diploma Prints of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, London, 1999
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, Invitational Exhibition, 1988
Tahir Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, American Self-Portraits, 1981
Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia, S.A., Grabadores Norteamericanos, 1978
III Bienal Americana de Artes Graficas, Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia, S.A., 1976
International Exhibition of Original Drawings, Rijeka-Dolac, Yugoslavia, 1976
Kalamazoo Art Institute, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1975
Westmoreland Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1974, 1973, 1972
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, Recent Acquisitions, 1972
New York Public Library, New York, New York, Recent Acquisitions, 1972
American Federation of Arts Traveling Exhibition, Moods of Light, 1963-1965:
Vanderbilt Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
Andrew Dickson White Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Davenport, Iowa
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Paul Sargent Gallery, Charlestown, Illinois
Herron Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana,
Painting and Sculpture Today, 1964
Graham Gallery, New York, New York, East Coast Landscape, 1964
Osborne Gallery, New York, New York,
The Contemporary American Landscape, 1963
Nordness Gallery, New York, New York, The Artist Depicts the Artist, 1961
Tweed Gallery, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota,
Contemporary Artists, 1962
Art in America, New York, New York, 1961
The Sheldon Swope Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1961
Massillon Museum, Massillon, Ohio, 1957
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, 1957
Butler Art Institute, Youngstown, Ohio, The Annual New Year’s Show, 1953

Selected Public Collections


Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, The Fine Arts Museums of San
Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Arkansas State University Permanent Collection, State University, Arkansas
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Virginia
Art Students League of New York, New York, New York
Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine
The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
The Boston Athenaeum, Boston, Massachusetts
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine
The British Museum, London
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Century Association, New York, New York
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon
De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida
Davis Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York
The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa
Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
Federal Reserve Board Fine Arts Program, Washington, D.C.
Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina
Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
The Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford,
California
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New
Jersey, New Brunswick
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums,
Richmond, Virginia
Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois
Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, Virginia
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Memorial Art Gallery, Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Minnesota Museum of American Art, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, New York
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York
Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
National Academy of Design, New York, New York
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
The New York Public Library, Print Collection, New York, New York
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pinakothek der Moderne, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, London (diploma piece); housed at the
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Ohio
Syracuse University Art Gallery, Syracuse, New York
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, Texas
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Books

Art Books
Work by the artist in both mediums during his formative years, showing his development from early explorations to the beginning of his mature work.
One hundred and two color images from a half century of the artist's career
Memoir
How a young self-taught artist made a place for himself of respect and success in a hostile art world.
Museum Publication
A catalog of the show that reopened the New Orleans Museum of Art six months after Hurricane Katrina
Catalog Raisonne - intaglios
A complete listing, image, and exhibition history of every print in this period
Catalog Raisonne--lithographs
Reproductions of 208 color and black-and-white prints from 1967 to 1979

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