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Biographical Notes


Marisol (Escobar) was born in Paris in 1930 of Venezuelan parentage. She has lived in New York since 1950.


The Hans Hofmann School
The Art Students' League
Ecole des Beaux Arts

One Man Shows

1958 Leo Castelli Gallery
1962 Stable Gallery
1964 Stable Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions

1958 "Festival of Two Worlds," Spoleto, Italy
1958 "Humor in Art," The Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts
1959 Carnegie International
1959 "Pan American Art," The Art Institute of Chicago
1954-57 New York Artists' Annuals
1961 "The Art of Assemblage," The Museum of Modern Art
1961 "American Painting and Sculpture", The University of Illinois
1962 "New Acquisitions", The Museum of Modern Art
1962 "Wit and Whimsey," The American Federation of Art
1962 "Of Thee I Sing," Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1962 Pace Gallery, Boston, Mass.
1962 Whitney Museum of American Art Annual of Sculpture and Drawings
1963 "Recent Acquisitiona", The Gevirtz-Mnuchin Collection, Brandeis University, Kootz Gallery, New York, and the Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts
1963 "66th American Annual", The Art Institute of Chicago
1963 "Americans 1963", The Museum of Modern Art
1964 "Painting and Sculpture of a Decade", Tate Gallery, London (organized by the Gulbenkian Foundation
1964 "New Realism", Municipal Museum, The Hague (June 15 - August 31, 1964

Museum Collections

The Museum of Modern Art
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Whitney Museum of American Art
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University

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