Studied Art at Brooklyn College with Rothko, Reinherdt, Diller, Alfred Russell, and Art History at Columbia University. Went through the gauntlet of ferocious fighting between the Bauhaus people and the Abstract Expressionists while at class there was no mention of Abstract Expressionism after class, all the talk was about the “Club”. Married to the late Artist Philip Pavia.
1999 “Natalie Edgar: New Works”, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY.
1997 “Disclosure”, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY.
1993 Natalie Edgar, Abstract Paintings, Museo dei Bozzetti, Pietrasanta, Italy.
78-88 Natalie Edgar, Solo Exhibitions: 1978, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988, Ingber
Gallery, New York, NY.
1986 Natalie Edgar, Mountain Abstractions, Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.
1974 Natalie Edgar, Abstract Paintings, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, NY.
2001 “8 Artisti Da New York” Accademia d’arte “Dino Scalabrino”, Italy.
2000 “Omaggio a Marino Marini”, Marino Marini Museum, Pistoia, Italy; catalogue
1997 Three Generations (including: Knox Martin, Fred Mitchell, Philip Pavia, Esteban Vicente)
Semi Annual Exhibition,White Box Gallery, Old City, PA.
1991 "Paintings and Sculpture in America: New Directions," Ellen Russotto, Curator, Elston
1989 "American Academy of Arts and Letters,” Invitational Exhibition.
1984 "Objects by Artists," Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY.
1983 "Poets and Artists," organized and curated by Jimmy Ernst, Guild Hall, East Hampton,
1982 "Etchings From the Malbacco Stamperia," Museo dei Bozzettii, Pietransanta, Italy.
1979 "Drawings," sponsored by American University Women, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY.
1979 "Smithsonian Associates: New York Art Tour," Janet Solinger, Director.
1976 "Project Rebuild: Benefit for Italian Flood Victims," curated by Thomas B. Hess, Grey Art
Gallery, New York University, New York, NY.
1976 "10 Painters," Landmark Gallery, New York, NY.
1975 "Heckscher Museum Group," Huntington, NY.
1973 "Eleven Painters," organized and curated by Natalie Edgar, Fordam, Lincoln Center, New
1963 "New Talent," Selected by Esteban Vicente, Balin-Traube Gallery, New York, NY.
McCarthy, Gerard, Art In America, Review and illustration, June 2000, page 124.
Gestri, Paolo, Il Tirreno “Un Omaggio Itinerante a Marino Marini”, Review, 5 April 2000.
Kuscar, Lidia, Il Giornale della Tosca, “Cavalli in Mostra Ricordando Marini, Review, April 2000, pg 14.
Abstract Art Online, Artist Profile, “Natalie Edgar”, Review and Illustrations April 2000.
Abstract Art Online, Galleries/SoHo, “Natalie Edgar”, Review and Illustrations November 1999.
Brenson, Michael, New York Times, Review, June 23, 1989.
Braff, Phyllis, East Hampton Star, Article, February 5, 1981.
Braff, Phyllis, East Hampton Star, Article, January 1983.
Campbell, Larry, Art in America, Review and illustration, October 1984.
Gruen, John, Executive Magazine, Review, February 1980.
Gluck, Grace, New York Times, Review, February 1, 1985.
Henry, Gerrit, Art News, Review, November 1974.
Henry, Gerrit, Art News, Review, February 1980.
Hess, Thomas, New York Magazine, Review, May 1976.
Hess, Thomas, Arte Americana Contempornea, Centro Diffussione, Udine, Italy, Article and
illustration on page 58, 1980.
Kramer, Hilton, New York Times, Review, September 21, 1974.
Raynor, Vivien, New York Times, Review, November 3, 1979.
Rose, Barbara, Art in America, "The Art of Politics,” March 1980.
Russotto, Ellen, Arts, "Natalie Edgar,” Article, January 1981.
Slivka, Rose, East Hampton Star, Article, November 1986.
Slivka, Rose, Objects by Artists, Catalog, Guild Hall Museum, illustrated page 8, 1984.
Thompson, Barbara, Art in America, Review and illustration, September/October 1974.
White, Claire Nichols, Art/World, Review and illustration, November 1979.
Bibliography of Writings by Natalie Edgar:
Club Without Walls 2007, Edited book of Selections from the Journal of Philip Pavia
(Published by MidMarch Arts Press)
Art News 1959-1973, staff writer. Articles on Noguchi, Bluhm, Vicente, Motherwell, the
Spanish School, Agostini, Bourgois, Kiesler...
Art/World 1979-1980, contributor, articles on Spaventa, Beuys, Motherwell, Asher, Dorazio,
Resnick, Kline, Heizer, Ryman, Andre, Miss,...
Fritz Glarner 1966-1967, exhibition originated in San Francisco Museum of Art and travelled to
Philadelphia Museum of Contemporary Art. Curated show and wrote catalogue.
It Is #6 Editor. Published by Philip Pavia, New York 1964. Special issue on Sculpture in
New York. Panelists: Scarpitta, Reinhardt, Olderburg, Segal, Noguchi, Kiesler,
Pavia, Rosati, Sugarman...
Professional Teaching Positions:
1966-1988 C.U.N.Y. Assistant Professor, Art History.
1978 University of Minnesota, Visiting Professor.
1987-94 New School of Social Research, Painting.
Information courtesy of Woodward Gallery, New York City