Born: June 4, 1917 in New York

Died: July 15, 2010 Hudson, NY


1928-1931 Leonardo da Vinci School of Art

1937-1938 Art Students League, New York

1938-1941 WPA, Worcester War Memorial Mural, Assistant to Leon Kroll

1939-1942 The National Academy of Design, New York

1944-1946 Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts, New York

1947-1951 American Academy, Rome

 Public Collections

Morgan Library and Museum

Baltimore Museum of Art

The National Academy of Design, New York

Getai Group, Japan

Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Museum

Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham

Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Syracuse University Art Galleries

Tate Modern, London

Union Carbide Corporation, Danbury

The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Weatherspoon Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

 Solo Exhibitions

1949 Cortile Galleria, Rome

1951 Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome

1952 Frumkin Gallery, Chicago

1954 Stable Gallery, New York, also 1956

1958 Stadler Gallery, Paris

1958 Staempfli Gallery, New York, also, 1959,1962

1978 Carone Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, also 1993

2003 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown

2005 Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, also 2007, 2009

2008 Washburn Gallery, New York, also 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014

2010 Watson MacRae Gallery, Sanibel Island

2013 Pollock Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton

2015 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York

2016 Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, 2017, 2018, 2019

2017 New York Studio School Centennial Exhibition

2018 Boca Raton Museum of Art 

 Major Group Exhibitions 

1948 Modern Museum, Rome

           Rome Quadriennale

1951 Ninth Street Show, New York

1953-1958 Stable Gallery Annuals

1957 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York , “Annual”

1958 Brussels Universal and international Exhibition, Brussels World Fair

           Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London; World House, New York; XXVIIIth Venice Biennale, 

           “American Artists Paint the City”

1959 Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., “Fulbright Painters”

1961 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis “60 American Painters, 1960”

           Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York “American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists”

           Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana

           Whitney Museum of American Art, New York “Annual”

1962 The Art Institute of Chicago, “65th American Exhibition”

          Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo, “American Abstract Artist”

1963-1964 Museum of Modern Art, New York, “Hans Hoffman and His Students”

1964 Internationale Der Zeichnung, Zurich

1968 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York “Seventy Years of American Art”

1969 Getai Group, Japan

1969 Institute of International Education, New York, “Artists Abroad”

1970 Brandeis University Museum, Waltham

1973 University of Austin“Ciba-Geigy Collection Exhibition”

1990 Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton “East Hampton Avant-Garde, A Salute to the Signa Gallery”

1994 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York “American Choice, Muriel Kallis Steinberg 

           Newman Collection”

1999 Corcoran Gallery of Fine Arts, Washington, DC

           Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables

           National Academy of Design, New York

           National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York

           Tate Modern, London

2006 Chiesa-Museo di San Francesco, Corciano, Italy “Artisti ‘stranieri’ in Umbria”

2006 American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of 

           Painting and Sculpture, New York

2007 Oklahoma City Museum of Art “Breaking the Mold: Selections from the Washington Gallery of 

           Modern Art, 1961-1968”

           P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York “Orpheus Selection: 

           In Search of Darkness ”



1941 Rome Prize

1949 Fulbright Fellowship (Rome)

1955 William N. Copley Award

1956 National Council of the Arts

1964 Longview Foundation

1966 National Council on the Arts Grant

1970 Creative Arts Public Service Program

1971 New York State Council on the Arts Grant

2005 Andrew Carnegie Prize, National Academy Museum

2007 Inglis Griswold Nelson Prize for Painting, National Academy Museum

2009 Pollock Krasner Award for lifetime achievement

 Teaching History

Brandeis University, Waltham

Columbia University, New York

The Cooper Union School, New York

Cornell University, Ithaca

International School of Art, Umbria, Italy, Founder and Director

Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore

The National Academy of Design, New York

The New York Studio School, Founding faculty member

Skowhegan Art School, Maine

Yale University, New Haven

 Selected Bibliography

Wilkin, Karen, "At the Galleries", The Hudson Review, Vol. LXII, Autumn 2009

Panero, James, “Gallery Chronicle,” The New Criterion, June 2, 2009

Esplund, Lance, “A Virtuoso With Line,” The Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2009

Goodrich, John, “Nicolas Carone: Abstraction/Figuration,” CityArts, May 2009

Warner, Emily, “Nicolas Carone: Paintings from 2008-09,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2009

Marika Herskovic, "American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless", New York School Press, 2009

Hirsch, Faye, “Nicolas Carone, Washburn,” Art in America, September 2008

Yau, John, “Nicolas Carone Recent Paintings,” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2008

Tinterow, Gary, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Nan Rosenthal, Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2007.

Lebowitz, Cathy “Nicolas Carone at Lohin Geduld Gallery,” Art in America, October 2007

Micchelli, Thomas “Nicolas Carone, Sculpture,” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2007

Ramm, David “Nicolas Carone, Artist,” Current Biography, Volume 67 Number 7, July 2006

Kramer, Hilton. “Nicolas Carone Shows He’s Still Unsurpassed On the Female Nude,” The New York Observer, November 28, 2005

Longhi, Tomassio. Review, The Brooklyn Rail, November, 2005.

Esplund, Lance. “Can’t-Miss Shows You Might Not Catch,” The Sun, November 17, 2005

Mullarkey, Maureen, “Paint It With Black,” The Sun, July 21, 2005

Marika Herskovic, "American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey", New York School Press, 2003

Stein, Linda, ‘Re-examining Abstract Art - Part 1,” The New York Art World, May 2003

Marika Herskovic, "New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artist", New York School Press, 2000

Potter, Jeffrey, “To a Violent Grave: An Oral Biography of Jackson Pollock,” Pushcart Press, 1985

Monroe, Gerald, “Teaching Drawing: The Personal Approach of Nicolas Carone,” May-June 1981

Lewis, Flora. “Two Paris Shows a la Pollock,” The New York Times, October 3, 1979

Art & Architecture, January 1960

Burrows, Carlyle. “Six are Abstract and all Unalike,” New York Herald Tribune, Sunday November 12, 1959

Ashton, Dore. “Art: ‘The American Style’ in Painting/Exhibition At Staempfli of Works by Carone,” The New York Times

Ashton, Dore. “Art: Large Abstractions/Carone at Stable,” The New York Times, November 5, 1957

Art & Architecture, June 1956

Burrows, Carlyle. “Tradition and Novelty in Art Shows,” New York Herald Tribune, April 22, 1956

Art News, 1953

Preston, Stuart, “New Shows in a Wide Range,” 1953

Jewell, Edward Alden. “Academy and Independents Approach” The New York Times, April 12, 1942

“Model who Paints wins Rome Prize,” The New York Times, Tuesday May 6, 1941

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