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Peter Selz

♂  American, born Germany 1919

Peter worked at MoMA from about 1959 to 1966 as Curator , and he was head of the Department of Painting and Sculpture from 1958–1965 .

20 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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Photo of the exhibition David V. Hayes: New Talent in the Penthouse

1 April to 3 May 1959

Peter Selz and David V. Hayes were involved.

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New Talent XII: Ronnie Solbert

15 September to 1 November 1959

Dorothy C. Miller, Alicia Legg, Peter Selz and Ronni G. Solbert were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition New Images of Man

30 September to 29 November 1959

Jean Dubuffet, Alberto Giacometti, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Sculpture and Painting by Peter Voulkos: New Talent in the Penthouse

1 February to 13 March 1960

Peter Selz, James Elliott and Peter Voulkos were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Art Nouveau

8 June to 6 September 1960

Pablo Picasso, Edward Steichen, Vasily Kandinsky and Arthur Drexler, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Baden, Gaudnek, Rabkin: New Talent Exhibition

20 September to 30 October 1960

Peter Selz, Mowry Thatcher Baden, Leo Rabkin and Walter Gaudnek were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Mark Rothko

18 January to 12 March 1961

Mark Rothko and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Norbert Kricke

1 March to 2 April 1961

Alicia Legg, Peter Selz and Norbert Kricke were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Boccioni Drawings and Etchings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Winston

30 May to 6 August 1961

Umberto Boccioni, Alicia Legg and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Futurism

30 May to 5 September 1961

Umberto Boccioni, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini and Peter Selz, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Fifteen Polish Painters

1 August to 1 October 1961

Peter Selz, Jan Lebenstein, Wojciech Fangor and Marian Warzecha, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Chagall: The Jerusalem Windows

19 November 1961 to 3 January 1962

Marc Chagall, René d'Harnoncourt and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Jean Dubuffet

21 February to 8 April 1962

Jean Dubuffet and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Emil Nolde

6 March to 30 April 1963

Emil Nolde and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Rodin

1 May to 8 September 1963

Auguste Rodin and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Medardo Rosso, 1858–1928

2 October to 23 November 1963

Peter Selz, William C. Seitz and Medardo Rosso were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Eduardo Paolozzi

21 September to 10 November 1964

Eduardo Paolozzi and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Max Beckmann

16 October 1964 to 31 January 1965

Max Beckmann, Peter Selz, Perry Rathbone and Harold Joachim were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Alberto Giacometti

9 June to 12 October 1965

Alberto Giacometti, Wilder Green and Peter Selz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Sculpture in Glass

16 November 1965 to 2 January 1966

Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp and Alfred H. Barr, Jr., among others, were involved.