Robert Kipniss


1931 Born in New York
1947 Took classes at the Art Students League
1948 Took the liberal arts programme at Wittenberg College, Ohio
1950 Attended the University of Ohio
1951 First one man show, at the Creative Gallery
1954 Moved to New York
1976 Won the Ralph Fabri Prize at the National Academy of Design
1980 Elected to the National Academy of Design
1981 Illustrated two volumes of poetry by Rainer Marie Rilke
1988 Won the Speicher-Hassam Purchase Award, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1998 Elected to the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers

Selected solo exhibitions

1951 Joe Gans Gallery, New York
1953 Harry Salpeter, New York
1965 Allen R. Hite Institute, University of Louisville, KY
1975 Centro de Arte Actual, Pereira, Colombia
1979 Canon Art Institute, Canton, Ohio
1984 ICA, Tokyo
1989 Illinois College, Jacksonville
1993 Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
1997 Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, Texas
1999 The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2003 Beadlestone Gallery, New York City

Selected group exhibitions

1972 Whitney Museum, New York
1988 American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City
1999 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
2000 Royal Academy of Design, New York City
British Museum, London
2001 Royal Academy of Art, London


Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Bodleian Library, Oxford University
The British Museum, London
The Butler Institute of American Art, Yougstown, OH
Chicago Art Institute
Detroit Institute of Art
Fitzwilliams Museum, Cambridge
The Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA
Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Portland Art Museum, Portland
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Yale Museum, New Haven, CT