Viewing page 5 of 166

This transcription has been completed. Contact us with corrections.


Marisol (Escobar) was born in Paris in 1930 of Venezuelan parentage, she studied at the Art Student's League, at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and with Hans Hofmann. One Man shows: Leo Castelli Gallery, 1958; Stable Gallery, 1962 and 1964. Major group exhibitions; New York Artists' Annuals, Stable Gallery; "The Art of Assemblage", Museum of Modern Art; "American Paintings and Sculpture", The University of Illinois; "New Acquisitions", the Museum of Modern Art; Whitney Museum of American Art Annuals of Sculpture; "66th American Annual", The Art Institute of Chicago; "Americans 1963", The Museum of Modern Art; "Painting and Sculpture of a Decade", Tate Gallery, London; "New Realism", Municipal Museum, The Hague. Marisol has been living in New York since 1950.

Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact