Alan Wolfson

Born: Brooklyn, NY, 1948
education: 1979, BA,
Humboldt State University,
Arcata, CA
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Solo Exhibitions

2016
“New York Nocturnes”
Hollis Taggart Galleries
New York, NY
2014
Alan Wolfson: Retrospective / "New York Urban Visions"
Musée Miniature et Cinéma
Lyon, France
2008
OK Harris Gallery
New York, NY
2001
Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery
New York, NY
2000
Molly Barnes Gallery
Santa Monica, CA
1999
"Alan Wolfson’s Mean Streets of New York"
Kaye Museum of Miniatures
Los Angeles, CA
1995
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1993
Margulies-Taplin Gallery
Boca Raton, FL
1991
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1989
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1986
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1985
"The Urban Art of Alan Wolfson"
New York State Museum
Albany, NY
1984
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1983
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1980
Jacqueline Anhalt Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
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Selected Exhibitions

2016
Art Wynwood
Miami, FL
2012
“OTHERWORLDLY: Optical Delusions and Small Realities”
Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille3000
Lille, France
2012
“World in a Box”
Allan Stone Gallery
New York, NY
2011
“OTHERWORLDLY: Optical Delusions and Small Realities”
Museum of Arts and Design
New York, NY
2004
Group Show
Gallery Henoch
New York, NY
2001
"Collector's Choice"
Vero Beach Art Center
Vero Beach, FL
2001
"Selections from the Daniel Hechter Collection"
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tel Aviv, Israel
2001
"Contemporary American Realism III"
M.A. Doran Gallery
Tulsa, OK
2001
"Trains of Thought:The Railroad in Contemporary Art"
Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery
Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
2001
"Interiors Observed"
Bernarducci.Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1998
Ryman Program Benefit Art Exhibit
Walt Disney Imagineering
Glendale, CA
1997
"After Effects"
Available Light Ltd. Gallery
Burbank, CA
1997
Carole & Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures
Los Angeles, CA
1996
Group Exhibition
Koplin Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
1996
"After Midnight"
Tatistcheff-Rogers Gallery
Santa Monica, CA
1993
"Interiors"
Tortue Gallery
Santa Monica, CA
1992
"New York: City By Day/City By Night III"
Galley Henoch
New York, NY
1990
"American Art Today: The City"
The Art Museum
International University, Miami, FL
1989
"New York: City By Day/City By Night,"
Gallery Henoch
New York, NY
1988
"20th Anniversary (15 in Soho)-Artists & Movements From Our First Two Decades”
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1988
"Art in the Armory"
New York, NY
1987
"The Best of Nashville,"
Metro Nashville Arts Commission Gallery
Nashville, TN
1987
"Urban Visions: The Contemporary Artist and New York"
Adelphi University
Garden City, NY
1986
"Diner: An American Art Form"
Castle Gallery
College of New Rochelle, NY
1986
"Night Visions"
OK Harris Works of Art
New York, NY
1986
"Places, Here and Now"
Greenville County Museum of Art
Greenville, SC
1985
"9th Annual Small Works Show"
80 Washington Square East Gallery
New York University, New York, NY
1984
"New Realism"
Robert Kidd Gallery
Birmingham, MI
1984
"Return of the Narrative"
Palm Springs Desert Museum
Palm Springs, CA
1983
"Contemporary American Realism"
Foster Goldstrom Gallery
Dallas, TX
1983
Green County Arts Council
Catskill, NY
1983
"Art in the Upstate"
Albany State Plaza
Albany, NY
1983
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1982
Louis K. Meisel Gallery
New York, NY
1980
Jacqueline Anhalt Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
1979
Humboldt State University
Arcata, CA
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Selected Publications

2016
Fine Art Connoisseur
“New York Nocturnes” Gallery Show Review, Nov. 23 Andrew Webster
2014
rh+ Art Magazine
Istanbul, Turkey, December, Safak Gunes Gokduman, “Big Show in a Small Place: Alan Wolfson and His Miniature Sculptures” pp.32-37, Illus.
2012
Soura Magazine
Unexplored Publishing, United Arab Emirates, March- Issue 33, Cover Picture; “Drawing Out the Voyeur.” Contemporary Art Feature, pp.86-96, Illus.
2012
Fused Magazine
Fused Media, UK, Vol. 2, Issue 01, “Alan Wolfson,” pp 86-89, Illus.
2012
Village Voice
April 11, Shuster, Robert, “World in a Box,” Art Review of Group Show, Allan Stone Gallery, New York p.21
2012
ArtNews
April, Sheets, Hilarie M., “Use Your Illusion,” pp.84-91, Illustration p. 88
2011
Sculpture Magazine
September, Gomez, Edward M., “Irresistible Illusions and Other Worlds,” Illustrations pp.42-47
2011
“OTHERWORLDLY, Optical Delusions and Small Realities”
McFadden, David Revere. Museum of Arts and Design, New York City
2011
The Wall Street Journal
June 9, Kristin M. Jones, “A Small World After All,” Art Review
2011
Financial Times
June 30, “Urban Decay in the Doll’s House,” Ariella Budick, Art Review
2008
“The Martin Z. Margulies Collection / Painting & Sculpture”
Margulies, Martin Z. Martin Z. Margulies Foundation; Publisher
2002
"The Art of the Miniature"
Freeman, Jane. Watson-Guptill Publications
2001
Tulsa World
May 26 Watts, James D., "American Realism Exhibit," Review: Exhibition, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2001
New York Daily News
McGee, Celia. "Art Smart," March 10, Review: Exhibition, Bernarducci-Meisel Gallery, NYC, page 25
2000
L.A. WEEKLY
Frank, Peter. "Art Picks of the Week”, October 6, Review: Exhibition , Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica CA
1997
Los Angeles Times
Josef Woodard. "After-Hours Works," July 17 Review: Group Exhibition, Available Light Ltd. Gallery, Burbank CA, pgs. 43-44
1996
American Heritage
"Miniature Manhattan Up Close," December Illustrations, pp. 80-81
1990
The Miami Herald
FL, Kohen, Helen L. "FIU Exhibition Finds Art in Urban Landscape," January 14, page 3K
1989
The Record
Bergen County, New Jersey, Zeaman, John. "Down These Mean Streets, Diminution Adds Dimension," March 23, F-1,F-3
1987
The New York Times
February 24, page C20
1987
Connoisseur
Moore, Donovan. "Mean Streets in Alan Wolfson's Tiny New York," March 1987, Illustrations, pp. 98-101
1986
Arts Magazine
Galligan, Gregory. "Group Show; OK Harris," October, page 127
1984
Schenectady Gazette
Wright, Peg Churchill. "Brush Marks," July 25
1985
Times Union
Albany, New York, Johnson, Ken. "Alan Wolfson Tells Stories in Miniature," June 30, page C-5
1985
American Artist
Agar, Eunice. "Deceptive Miniatures: Alan Wolfson," August, Illustrations pp. 68-71, 91-92
1984
Dallas Morning News
Kutner, Janet. "Previews," Jan 20, page 27
1980
Images and Issues
Ballatore, Sandy. "High Points; Los Angeles 1980," Winter 1980-81, page 20
1980
Artweek
Carlin, Lorna. November 22, Illustration, p.16
1980
Los Angeles Times
Munchnic, Suzanne. "The Galleries," Oct 10
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Catalogs

2016
Exhibition Catalog “New York Nocturnes”
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York City
2014
Alan Wolfson: Retrospective / “New York Urban Visions”
Chaix, Valérie. Exhibition Catalog, Musée Miniature et Cinéma, Lyon, France
2011
“OTHERWORLDLY, Optical Delusions and Small Realities”
McFadden, David Revere. Museum of Arts and Design, New York City
1989
"Alan Wolfson- Miniature Environments"
Chase, Linda. Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, January
1985
"Places Here and Now"
Greenvile County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, August 13-September 22
1984
"Return of the Narrative"
Hough, Katherine Plake & Cove, Roberta Arnold. Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA. March 17-June 3, Illustration pp. 94-95
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