|Sanford Wurmfeld, New York - sanford.wurmfeld (at) hunter.cuny.edu // www.sanfordwurmfeld.com|
|II-41 #1+B (Neutral) For EWW||II-41 #1+B (Dark) For EWW||II-41 #1+B (Light) For EWW||Cyclorama 2000, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, at Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary||Installation View E-Cyclorama Edinburgh College of Art 2008 and in lower left view of II-33#1+B (-W-)(Yellow Center)|
Born December 6, 1942, New York City
Education Dartmouth College, B.A., 1964 (with Honors in Art, Ames Award)Independent Study, Rome, Italy, 1964-65Hunter College, courses toward M. A. (no degree), 1966
Academic Positions Phyllis and Josef Caroff Professor of Fine Arts 2000-2012, Hunter College, Chairman Department of Art, Elected 1978-2006 Professor 1982-Present, Associate Professor, 1977-82, Assistant Professor 1972-77, Adjunct Instructor 1967-72External Evaluator, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K., 1999-2003External Evaluator, Academy Minerva, 1998; Frank Mohr Institute 2001, Groningen, NetherlandsCalifornia State College, Hayward Visiting Artist, Summer 1970Cooper Union, New York, Visiting Instructor in Color Theory, 1971-72
Awards National Endowment for The Arts, Individual Artist's Fellowship, 1987-88 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Painting, 1974-75City University of New York, Faculty Research Award, 1997, 1993, 1991, 1987, 1985, 1984, 1981, 1980, 1979 Ames Award, Dartmouth College, 1964
Work in Public Collections
Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, Germany
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Sprengler Museum, Hannover, Germany
Strassenkunst Programme, City of Hannover, Germany
Ackland Memorial Art Center, Universisty of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, (on loan from Henry Geldzhaler Collection)
Brooklyn Museum (print)
Central Trust Co., Cincinnati, Ohio
A.T.&. T., New York
General Electric Co., Corporate Headquarters, Fairfield, Ct.
Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, Architects, New York
United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Dearfield, Illinois
Silkscreeners Guild, Germany
Warner National Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio
|Selected Group Exhibitions (selected)
Color Seminar, Forthcoming Minus Space Books, Volume 1, 2020
“Seurat Drawings: Reconstructed Reveries”, Master Drawings, June 2008“Perceptual Color Phenomena in Abstract Painting and the Cyclorama Project”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Color Harmony, Budapest 2007, forthcoming.
“Why a Cyclorama?”, Proceedings of the International Panorama Conference, NewYork 2004.
“Getting to the Cyclorama: A Brief Personal History”, for catalogue Cyclorama, Talbot Rice Gallery, The University of Edinburgh, 2004
“Introductory Remarks for the Symposium: Color as Experience”, Seeing Red, eds. Michael Fehr and Sanford Wurmfeld, Salon Verlag, Cologne, 2004
“Colour Painters/Colour Painting” Colour Perception: Philosophical, Psychological, Artistic, and Computational Perspectives, edited by Brian Funt, Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science, Oxford University Press, 2000.
"Color in Abstract Painting," Color for Scientists, Engineers, and Artists, edited by Kurt Nassau, Elsevier, Netherlands, 1998.
"From Surface to Luminous Film Color in Abstract Painting," for catalogue Structure Color, Wake Forrest University, 1996.
"Presentational Painting," for catalogue Presentational Painting, Hunter College Art Galleries, 1993
"The Education of the Artist," for catalogue The First Decade of the MFA Hunter College 1981-91, Hunter College Art Galleries
"On Color Charts and Painting," for catalogue Color Order and Aesthetics: The Oeuvre of Dr. Amelius Muller, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, 1987
"Approaches to Abstraction," for catalogue Art from C.U.N.Y., Shangahi, China, 1986
Color Documents: A Presentational Theory, catalogue for exhibition of same title, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, 1985
"Introduction," for catalogue A Debate on Abstraction, Hunter College Art Galleries, 1988-89
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