Fernando Gerassi Resume


Portrait of Stépha

Portrait of Tito

Name: Fernando Gerassi
Date of birth: October 5th, 1899
Place of birth: Constantinople, Turkey
Nationality: Born Spanish, American Citizenship in 1964

Profession: Artist
Family Situation: Married, 1 son.

Education:
1906-1918, primary and secondary at the German lycee of Constantinople.
1918-1922, philosophy in Germany with Cassirer in Berlin, Husserl in Freiburg, history of art with Heinrich Woelfflin in Munich.

Languages: Turk, Greek, German, French, Spanish, English.



One Man Shows:

1930 - Layetanas Gallery, Barcelona.
1931 - Atenao of Madrid, Madrid.
1932 - Sira Gallery, Barcelona.
1933 - Jean Bonjean Gallery, Paris.
1935 - Billiet-Worms Gallery, Paris.
1936 - Storen Gallery, Londres.
1949 - Putney School, Putney - Vermont.
1950 - Putney School, Putney - Vermont.
1951 - Putney School, Putney - Vermont.
1953 - Marlboro College, Marlboro-Vermont.
1955 - Panoras Gallery, New-York City.
1956 - Music Festival Concert Hall, Marlboro - Vermont.
1957 - Book Cellar Art Gallery, Brattlebboro - Vermont.
1957 - Paul Schuster Gallery, Camgridge - Massachussets.
1957 - Country Life Art Center, Northport - New York.
1957 - Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo - Michigan.
1958 - Carpenter Art Gallery, Dartmouth college, Hanover.
1958 - Putney School, Putney - Vermont.
1959 - Bennett College, Millbrook, New York.
1960 - Westcorner Gallery, Crafton - Vermont.
1961 - Georges Guy Gallery, Westport - Connecticut.
1962 - Paul Schuster Gallery, Camgridge - Massachussets.
1965 - Newfane Gallery, Newfane - Vermont.
1965 - Windham College, Putney - Vermont.
1970 - Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston.


Group Shows:

1926 - "Salon des Indépendants", Paris.
1927/35 - "Salon des Surindépendants", Paris.
1935 - "Maison d'Espagne", Cité Universitaire, Paris.
1939 - D'Anjou Gallery, Paris.
1947 - Southampton Museum, Long Island, New York.
1947 - New Age Gallery, New York City.
1951 - Galeria Escondida, Taos, New Mexico.
1953/54 - Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont.
1954 - Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachussets.
1956 - Northfield Chateau, Northfield, Massachussets.
1957 - Cracker Barrel Bazaar, Newbury, Vermont.
1957 - Country Life Art Center, Northport, Long Island, New York
1958 - Springfield Museum, Springfield, Massachussets.
1958 - Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
1967 - Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachussets.
1968 - Ward-Nasse Gallery, Boston.

The lists above are not exhaustive. They refer only to thoses exhibits and works which we have been able to track down. We are continuing our search.

Bibliography

"The Roads to Freedom", Jean-Paul Sartre, World, 1949, New York.
"Sartre: Hated Conscience of his Century", John Gerassi, Chicago University Press, 1991, Chicago.
"Calder, Autobiographie", Maeght éditeur, 1972, Paris.
"Hélène de Beauvoir, souvenirs", Librairie Séguier, 1987, Paris.
"Lettres à Nelson Algren", Simone de Beauvoir, Gallimard, 1997, Paris.
"Paris-Paris", Gallimard/Centre Pompidou, 1992, Paris.
"Who's Who in American Art", Dorothy B. Gilbert, 1962, New-York.
"Three Hundred Years of American Painting", Alexender Eliot, Time inc., New-York, 1957.
"Tangled Loyalties", Joshua Rubenstein, Harpers & Collins, New-York, 1996.
"From Spanish Trenches", Marcel Acier, Modern Age Books, Inc. New-York, 1937.
"Memoirs, 1921-1941", Ilya Ehrenbourg, World, New-York, 1963.
"The Prime of Life", Simone de Beauvoir, World, Cleaveland, 1962.