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 Robert Ernst Marx  (1925 - )

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Lived/Active: New York/Massachusetts      Known for: mod figure, printmaking, sculpture

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BIOGRAPHY for Robert Ernst Marx
1925 (Nordheim, Germany)
New York/Massachusetts

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Biography from Butler Institute of American Art:
Printmaker; Painter

Born Nordheim, Germany 1925

Education : University of Illinois; study and travel in Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France.

Holdings: Museum of Modern Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Dallas Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum; Hirshhorn Museum.

Exhibits: Franz Bader Show at Baway Foundation in Vienna; National Collection of Fine Arts at Smithsonian; Premio International Biella; Davidson Galleries in Seattle; International Biennial Exhibition Portrait Drawing in Tuzla Yugoslavia; International Exhibition of Graphic Art in West Germany.

Position: Artist attached to USIA exhibit in Prague and Bratislava; director Flint Institute of Art.

Teaching: Instructor University of Wisconsin; Chairman department of art Flint Junior College; instructor School of Art at Syracuse University; Associate professor of art State University of New York at Binghamton; Associate professor State University of New York Brockport; Fulbright School of Art in Delhi India.

Awards : Grand Diploma Drawing Third International Biennial Exhibition Portrait Drawings and Graphics in Yugoslavia.

From a Krasner Gallery press release of January 1963:

Marx was born in Nordheim, Germany in 1925, and is a member of the faculty of the School of Art at Syracuse University.  He took his Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Illinois in 1953.  Since that time he has exhibited in many major national exhibitions.  His work has been invited to the Dallas National Print Exhibition; the Victoria and Albert Museum International Exhibition; Washington University International Print Exhibition; Chicago Art Institute American Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture; and the 27th Biennial at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.  He was also included in the 157th Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  This year he has again been invited to the Corcoran Biennial, the 28th.

He has received numerous prizes for his paintings including the Roberson Art Center Exhibition first prize; the Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition painting award; the Louis D'Amanda Memorial Award and Juror's Show Award; and has been honored twice by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute.  He is represented in the permanent collection of the later as well as in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art; Philadelphia Museum; Dallas Museum; Milwaukee Art Institute; Washington University; Seattle Art Museum; University of Wisconsin Union; International Mineral and Chemical Co; Syracuse University; and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

This (1963, Krasner Gallery),  is his third one-man show in New York.

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