Nicolas Carone


Born: June 4, 1917 in New York City, NY
Died: July 15, 2010, Hudson, NY


1928-1931 Leonardo da Vinci School of Art
1937-1938 Art Students League, New York
1939-1942 The National Academy of Design, New York
1945-1946 Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts, New York
1947-1951 American Academy, Rome


Baltimore Museum of Art
Getai Group, Japan
Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
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


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
2008 Washburn Gallery, New York, also 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
2013 Pollock Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton


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 Prix de Rome
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 Lee Krasner Award for lifetime achievement


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
WPA, Worcester War Memorial Mural, 1938-1941, Assistant to Leon Kroll
Yale University, New Haven


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