Harold Weston’s work has been exhibited in more than fifty solo and two hundred group shows, from the Baghdad Art Club in 1918 to the Adirondack Museum in 2005.

Weston’s first solo exhibition in 1922 at the Montross Gallery in New York City, one of few venues for modernist art at the time, was followed by six more shows there before Montross closed in 1932. Other solo exhibitions during his life were seen at, among others, Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, N.Y., San Francisco Museum of Art, Galerie Joseph Billiet & Co. in Paris, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Babcock Galleries in New York City, Boyer Galleries in Philadelphia, and Art Institute of Chicago. The collector Duncan Phillips bought his first of thirty-one Westons in 1928 and held five Weston shows at the Phillips Memorial Gallery (now the Phillips Collection) between 1930 and 1939.

Weston was represented at nineteen annual group exhibitions of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia from 1923 to 1967, and twelve biennials at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The Whitney Museum of American Art hung Weston paintings in four group exhibitions, including its first and second biennials in 1932 and 1934. Works by Weston could be seen in five exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, including its Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture in both 1933 and 1934. The 1933 exhibition American Sources of Modern Art at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City showed two Westons, and in 1939 Weston was awarded third prize in American painting at the Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco for his oil painting Green Hat.

In addition, Weston’s works have been included in group shows at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oregon Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Salons of America, Tate Gallery in London, and 1939 World’s Fair. One notable traveling exhibition, Seventy-five Living American Painters, circulated to cities in France and Germany in 1956–57. The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors had Westons in twenty-four of its annual group exhibitions and mounted a memorial exhibition of his work in 1973.

Since his death, several retrospectives of Weston’s work have been held, including at the Adirondack Museum, Philadelphia Art Alliance, and Ulrich Museum in Wichita, Kansas. Weston’s late gouache paintings, the Stone Series, were shown at the Phillips Collection, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Exhibitions have been held at galleries, including Salander-O’Reilly Galleries and D. Wigmore Fine Art in New York City, and Atea Ring Gallery in Westport, New York.

For a complete list of solo and group exhibitions please contact the Harold Weston Foundation.
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