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Myron Lechay


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Exhibitions and Critical Reception


1922                 Little Review Gallery group show

1922–1927       Exhibitions at Romany Marie's gallery

1927                 "Twenty Paintings, Experiments in Plastic Form", solo show at the Paris home of Walter Lowenfels        

1932                 Group show at the Jumble Shop

1936                 Solo show of watercolors at Margules' gallery, Another Place

1937                 Museum of Modern Art group show of new acquisitions

1938                 Group retrospective including Margules of work from 1937–1938 at the Artists Gallery

                         Group Exhibition, Albright Gallery, Buffalo, New York

                         Museum of Modern Art group show

                         Paris Exhibition, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume

1939                 Solo watercolor show at the A.C.A. gallery

                        "Fifty Dollar Show", sponsored by the American Artists' Congress at the A.C.A. gallery

                         Group show at the Artists Gallery

                         1939 New York World's Fair Exhibition of Contemporary Artists

                         Brooklyn Museum of Art International Watercolor Exhibition, 10th  Biennia

1940                 Group show at the Artists Gallery

                         Solo show of paintings at the Cape Hatteras region at the Ferargil Gallery in 1940

1941                  Group show at the Milch Gallery

                         Solo show at the Ferargil Gallery

                         Group watercolor show at the Ferargil Gallery

                         Solo show sponsored by the Artists Gallery at the Lincoln School of Teachers College

                        Group show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled "Special Exhibition of Contemporary Painting in the

                         United States" Whitney Museum Annual

1942                Seasonal retrospective at the Artists Gallery which included Margules watercolors

                        Art Institute of Chicago, Twenty-first International Exhibition of Water Colors

                        Metropolitan Museum of Art group show. "On the Bright Side: A Loan Exhibition of Contemporary Painting & Sculpture

1943                 Art Institute of Chicago, Twenty-second International Exhibition of Water Colors

                        Brooklyn Museum of ArtInternational Watercolor

1944                Group show at the Marquié Gallery with James Lechay[40] and Ladislas Segy

                        Brooklyn Museum of Art exhibit "One Hundred Artists and Walkowitz"

1945                Solo show at the Feigl gallery

1946                Group show at the Feigl gallery

                        Solo show at the Feigl gallery

                        Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio. One-person show

                        University of Michigan Museum of Art. "Water Colors by Dong Kingman &DeHirsh Margules,"

1948                Group show at the Whitney Museum

                       Group show of one hundred artists at the Jewish Museum

1950               Whitney Museum Annual

1954                Solo show at Gallery 75

                       Group show recognizing tercentenerary of Jewish settlement in America held at the Riverside Museum

1961                Solo show at the Artists Gallery of "Time Paintings."

2012               Group show at the Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York entitled "Absorbed by Color"



Museum Holdings


Brooklyn Museum of Art           

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown Ohio

David Owsley Museum of Art Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine

Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Modern Art

New York Public Library, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

University of Arizona Museum of Art

University of Iowa Museum of Art

Whitney Museum

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota