Ida Applebroog

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Ida Applebroog
BornIda Applebroog
(1929-11-11) November 11, 1929 (age 84)
Bronx, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican (United States)
 
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Ida Applebroog
BornIda Applebroog
(1929-11-11) November 11, 1929 (age 84)
Bronx, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican (United States)

Ida Applebroog (born November 11, 1929) is an American painter. Her work is included in many public collections in the United States. During the decade of the 1990s, she received multiple honors including the MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant", the College Art Association Distinguished Art Award for Lifetime Achievement, an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, New School for Social Research/Parsons School of Design.

Life and work[edit]

Ida Applebroog was born in the Bronx, New York on November 11, 1929. She attended NY State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1950. She moved to Chicago in 1956, and later attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1966 to 1968.[1] After relocating to San Diego, California she exhibited in "Invisible/Visible" at Long Beach Art Museum, 1972. In 1973 she taught at the University of California in San Diego before returning to NY. Starting in 1977 she circulated a series of self-published books through the mail, and joined Heresies/A Feminist Journal on Art and Politics. In 1981 she showed "Applebroog: Silent Stagings", her first exhibition at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NY, where she continued to show for over 20 years. During the decade of the 1990s, she received multiple honors including the College Art Association Distinguished Art Award for Lifetime Achievement, an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, New School for Social Research/Parsons School of Design. She also received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 1998 and her art was the subject of a retrospective at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Applebroog's work is in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Corcoran Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of Art, and others. She was profiled in the PBS documentary "Art 21: Art in the Twenty-first Century".

Applebroog's recent solo exhibitions include Ida Applebroog, Hauser & Wirth London, Savile Row, (2011) and MONALISA, Hauser & Wirth, New York NY, (2010). A selection of Applebroog's works on paper are currently on show at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis MO as part of Figure Studies: Recent Representational Works on Paper. Applebroog is represented by Hauser & Wirth.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Handy, Amy (1989). "Artist's Biographies - Ida Applebroog". In Randy Rosen; Catherine C. Brower. Making Their Mark. Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985. Abbeville Press. pp. 239–240. ISBN 0-89659-959-0. 

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