HELEN LUNDEBERG: A SELECTED CHRONOLOGY
Born Chicago, June 24th; Moves with her family to Pasadena, California
Stickney Memorial School of Art, Pasadena. Teacher:Lorser Feitelson.
Exhibits first painting, Apple Harvest, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego
Exhibits The Mountain, 'Fourteenth Annual Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture', L.A.C.M.
June:First 1-person exhibition, Stanley Rose Gallery, Hollywood,CA
December: Exhibits Self Portrait 'Progressive Painters of Southern California', California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco and Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego
Moves to Los Angeles; joins Federal Public Works Art Project(PWAP)
Formulates Post-Surrealism/Subjective Classicism with Lorser Feitelson
Writes manifesto 'New Classicism' (Post-Surrealism)
Association of Post-Surrealist Artists formed: Lorser Feitelson, Lundeberg, Lucian Labaudt,
Ben Berlin, Knud Merrild, Grace Clements, Philip Guston and Reuben Kadish.
May. Exhibit:'Post-Surrealists and Other Moderns', Stanley Rose Gallery, Hollywood
Post-Surrealism San Francisco Museum of Art ; The Brooklyn Museum, 1936
'Fantastic Art, Dada and Surrealism', Museum of Modern Art, New York,
Paints two murals at Los Angeles County Hall of Records for WPA/FAP
For the FAP, assists Feitelson on murals for Thomas A. Edison High School, L.A.
Four lithographs at FAP/WPA Print Division: Enigma, The Planets, Arabesque and Ruins.
Designs and paints murals for WAP/FAP at Los Angeles Patriotic Hall, Venice High School, Gge
Washington School, Fullerton Civic Center, and petrachrome mural walls at Canoga Park High School,
History of Transportation in Centinela Park, Inglewood, CA;
'Americans 1942:18 Artists from 9 States', Museum of Modern Art, New York
'Abstract and Surrealist American Art', The Art Institute of Chicago
New York to visit Dorothy Miller and Holger Cahill;. party by Peggy Guggenheim.
Creates Moonrise at Lynton Kistler's Lithography Studio Workshop.
$1000 First Purchase Award '1950 Artists of Los Angeles and Vicinity', L.A.C.M.
Carnegie Institute, PA Exhibits The Wind That Blew the Sky Away,
One-person Retrospective, The Pasadena Art Institute, John Palmer Leeper, Director.
$400 prize for Selma, 1957 Exhibition/Artists of Los Angeles and Vicinity, L.A.C.M.
Retrospective Exhibition with Lorser Feitelson at Scripps College, Claremont, CA
One-person exhibition, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
'Geometric Abstraction in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
One-person exhibition, Long Beach Museum of Art, California
Exhibits in 'California Hard-Edge Painting', Pavilion Gallery, Balboa, CA, her first
Retrospective Exhibition at La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA.
'Nine Senior Southern California Painters', Curated by Fidel Danieli.
In 'Painting and Sculpture in Callifornia: The Modern Era', Henry T. Hopkins, Dir/Cur: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
'Surrealism and American Art: 1931-1947', Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Jersey
'Helen Lundeberg/Retrospective, Josine Ianco-Starrels, Cur:.L.A. Municipal Art Gallery
Retrospective Exhibition with Lorser Feitelson San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and UCLA/Wight Gallery, Los Angeles
'Helen Lundeberg Since 1970', Palm Springs Desert Museum
'Ceci n'est pas le surrealisme:California:Idioms of Surrealism', Fisher Gallery,
Video:Helen Lundeberg-American Painter 56 minutes Atmosphere Productions
'A Birthday Salute to Helen Lundeberg', Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Honorary Doctorate Degree:Otis-Parsons College of Art
Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956" Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Laguna Art Museum; Oakland Museum of Art; Palm Springs Desert Museum; McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, UT;
'Pacific Dreams-Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1957', UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art; Oakland Art Museum; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah
'Independent Spirits : Women Artists of the American West, 1890-1945"
'Helen Lundeberg-Still Life Through Five Decades' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
'Helen Lundeberg, Post-Surrealism to HardEdge' Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles
Died, April 19, in Los Angeles
Memorial Exhibition, Tobey C. Moss Gallery
Made in California Los Angeles County Museum of Art
California Register of Historical Resources elects History of Transportation petrachrome mural
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