JULES ENGEL BIOGRAPHY



Selected Exhibitions | Filmography



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1945
Frederick Kann Circle Gallery, Los Angeles

1947
American Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles

1949
"California Centennials", Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1950
"American Abstract andSurrealist Art", Art Institute, Chicago

1951
"Contemporary Painting in the United States", L. A. C. M. A.
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

1951,'52
"Whitney Annual", Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY

1952,'54,'56,'58
Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles

1953
M.H.deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA

1955
"Pacific Coast Art:United States, Third Biennial", Sao Paolo, Brazil
"Fifteen American Painters" University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1955,'56,'59,'61
"Annual", L. A. C. M. A.

1960
Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles
Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles

1961,'62,'64,'66
Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles

1962
Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art, Texas
Wight Art Gallery, U. C. L. A.

1963
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Art Institute, Chicago, IL
"Contemporary Masters" Kane Memorial, Providence, RI
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadephia, PA

1964
Galleria Zero, Verona, Italy
Cornell University Galleries, Ithaca, NY

1965
"Contemporary Print Exhibition", The White House, Washington, DC

1966
Ruth White Gallery, New York, NY

1967
Gemini GEL Graphics, Ltd, Los Angeles
Syracuse University Galleries, Syracuse, NY
Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA

1968
Artist-in-Residency Exhibition, Ogden, Utah

1970,'75
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY

1971,'75
Comsky Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

1974
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1976
Montgomery Art Center, Claremont College, Claremont, CA

1977
Landfall Press, Chicago, IL

1978
"Film Als", Cologne, Stuttgart, Germany

1990
"Turning the Tide:Early Los Angeles Modernists, 1920-1950"
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA + five venues

1992
"American Cubism", Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York, NY
"The Meadow", Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
Merrill Lynch Corporation Gallery, Princeton, NJ

1994
Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles

1996
"On the Edge of America-California Modernist Art, 1900-1950"
Archives of American Art, Jack Rutberg Gallery, Los Angeles

1997
Donnell Media Center, New York, NY

1999
"Spatial Concerns" A Retrospective, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles

2001
"Anything but Still", Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles

2003
"Films, Paintings, Drawings, Constructions and Lithographs", Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles



FILMOGRAPHY

1960
Icarus Montgolfier Wright 15 minutes, script by Ray Bradbury

1963
Carnival 5 minutes, sound

1965
Coaraze l3 minutes, sound:Henri Martin
The Ivory Knife 17 minutes, sound:Irving Bazilon

1966
The Torch and the Torso 13 minutes, sound:Francis Seyrig

1967
Yellow Taxi 3 minutes, sound
Centipede 3 minutes, sound
New York 100 8 minutes, sound:Irving Bazilon

1968
Silence 3 minutes
The Look of a Lithographer 45 minutes, narration:June Wayne
American Sculpture of the Sixties 16 minutes, narration:Shepard Menken

1969
Pony Express 4 minutes, sound
Light Motion 13 minutes, sound:Ivan Dryer

1970
Paul Jenkins for Martha Jackson Gallery, NY(1st prize:Venice International)

1971
Landscape 3 minutes, sound:Stan Levine

1972
Pink Pony 3 minutes, sound

1973
Accident 3 minutes, sound:Carl Stone

1974
Train Landscape 3 minutes, sound:Stan Levine

1975
Swan 3 minutes, music:Saint-Saens
Rumble (Black/White) 3 minutes, sound:David Shoemaker

1976
Shapes & Gestures 7 minutes, sound:Steve Goldman
Erogenous Zones 3 minutes, sound:David Shoemaker
Max Bill 15 minutes, narration:Gerald Nordland

1977
Rumble (Color) 3 minutes, sound:David Shoemaker
John Hultberg silent
Fragments 4 minutes, silent
Wet Paint 3 minutes, sound:Nicolaj Bogatirev

1978
Celebration 5 minutes, sound:Mel Powell
Hors d'oeuvres 4 minutes, sound:Roy Sablosky
Mobiles 4 minutes, sound:Barry Schrader
Three Arctic Flowers 3 minutes, sound:Leonid Hambro

1986
Play Pen 4 minutes, sound:Rob Miller

1987
Gallery 3 6 minutes, sound:Barry Schrader
Interior 3 minutes, sound
Dance Lines in Space 3 minutes, sound:Elisabeth Bartfai

1988
Times Square 4 minutes, computer generated; sound:Denis Wiancko
Villa Rospigliosi 4 minutes, sound:Elisabeth Bartfai

1992
Papillon 3 minutes, silent

1994
The Meadow 6 minutes, sound:Kasandra Woodring

1996
Lilac Garden work in progress

1997
Aviary 6 minutes, sound:Kasandra Woodring

1998
Top Shop work in progress

These films have been viewed in exhibitions (including:Museum of Modern Art and The
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Atlanta, Georgia; the Hirshhorn Museum,
Washington, DC) and festivals internationally including Venice, Italy; Edinborough;
Mannheim and Oberhausen, Germany. He has won five Golden Eagle Awards, the coveted
Jean Vigo Award in France and, in 1992, the National Film Board of Canada's Norman
McLaren Heritage Award and a grant from the American Film Institute.


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