Max Ferguson - Painter

Max Ferguson
Born New York City, 1959

Interview with Chuck Scarborough on NBC News, 2012

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The British Museum, London

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Arkansas

Michael Jesselson

Laurence Mark

Chris Columbus

The Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio

Richard Brown Baker Collection, Yale

The New York Historical Society

The City of Amsterdam

Martin Margulies

Edward Asner

The Dubi Shiff Art Collectrion

Michigan Bell Telephone

Spencer Museum, University of Kansas

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Javits

Richard McKenzie, Seven Bridges Foundation

Richard Massey

Yeshiva University Museum, New York

The New York Public Library

Hebrew Union College Museum, New York

The Museum of the City of New York

Staatliche Museen Zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich

Albertina, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna

Forbes Magazine Collection, New York

MTA, New York

Robert Shaye

Mr. and Mrs. John Gordon

Hofstra University Museum, New York

Margo Feiden

The Brooklyn Historical Society

U.S. State Department

Lawrence Van Gelder

King's College, New York

Racine Museum of Art, Wisconsin

Gail Levin

Estate of H.W. Janson

Carol Feinberg and Ken Gilman

Reflex Museum of Miniature Art, Netherlands

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014

Touring Solo Exhibition, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles

Tough and Tender, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012

By the Book The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, curated by Shlomit Steinberg

Painting My Father, Hebrew Union College Museum, New York (solo)

2011

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Arkansas

E.G. Conference (presenter), Monterey, California

Reflex Museum of Miniature Art, Netherlands

From the Hand: Drawings from the Collection, Hofstra University Museum, New York

Dallas Art Fair, Texas

2010

Paintings of Urban Intimacy, Gallery Henoch, New York (solo)

Dallas Art Fair, Texas

2009

Art of the Twentieth Century, New York

Los Angeles Art Fair, California

2008

Art of the Twentieth Century, New York

2006

The Eye of the Collector, Hebrew Union College, curator Laura Kruger, New York

2005

Yeshiva University Museum (solo), curator Reba Wulkan, New York

Impressions of New York, New-York Historical Society, curator Marilyn Symmes, New York

Beauty and the Book, The Israel Museum, curator Hagit Alon, Jerusalem

2004

The Art of Sport, The Israel Museum, curator Efrat Natan, Jerusalem

The Art of Aging, (national tour) Hebrew Union College, curator Laura Kruger, New York

92nd Street Y, New York (solo)

2003

ACA Galleries, New York (solo)

2002

Summer in the City, ACA Galleries, New York

Madison Art Partners, New York (solo)

2000

Cow Parade, New York

Art for Embassies Program U.S. State Department

1999

First Annual Realism Invitational, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco

1998

Realism, Amarillo Museum of Fine Arts, curator Jay Fletcher, Amarillo

TDI Bus Poster, International public awareness campaign

1997

20th Century Realism, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Qgunquit

Contemporary Realism, Van Der Griff Gallery, Santa Fe

1996

Gallery Henoch, New York (solo)

1995

Virtual Reality, The Armory, New York

Picturing New York, The Museum of the City of New York

1994

New York Realism—Touring exhibition, curator Douglass Dreishpoon, Japan

1993

Gallery Henoch, New York (solo)

1992

Urban Realities, Fairfield University, curator Amy Simon

1991

Monochrome/Polychrome, Florida State University Museum, curator Allys Palladino-Craig, Tallahassee

Artists Love New York, City Arts, New York

Art Cologne, Galerie Ulrich Gering, Cologne

Basel Art Fair, Galerie Igne Baecker

1990

Coney Island, Gallery Henoch, New York (solo)

Self-Portraits, John Szoke Graphics, New York

1988

Art at the Armory, New York

1987

Contemporary New York Urban Visions, Adelphi University, curator Amy Simon, Garden City, New York

Nocturnes and Nightmares, Florida State University Museum, curator Allys Palladino-Craig, Tallahassee

Prints in Motion, Associated American Artists, New York

Mainstream America: The Collection of Phil Dessing, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Mural Project, Canal Street Post Office, New York

1986

Littlejohn-Smith Gallery, New York (solo)

Musee D’Arte Contemporain de Dunkurque, France

Nocturnal Imagery, OK Harris Works of Art, New York

Pratt/Silvermine International Print Competition, curator William S. Lieberman, Purchase Award, New Canaan, Connecticut

1985

Starved for Art, School of Visual Arts Museum, curator Lowery Sims, New York

1984

Gallery Henoch, New York (solo)

1983

Audubon Artists Annual Stefan Hirsch Award, New York

1981

Gallery Mokum, Amsterdam

1980

Small Works, New York University Washington Square East Galleries, New York

1979

Koopt Kunst, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam

SELECTED PERIODICALS

2014

Strings Magazine, Rory Williams, May

Llei D'art, Luisa Noriega, January

2013

American Psychologist, Kate F. Hays, December

Empty Magazine (Australia), January

2012

Gula (Brazil), Luara Skrzek, August

London Times, Times Literary Supplement, August 31

The New York Times, Marie Elena Martinez, April 15

The Wall Street Journal, Sameer Reddy, April 16

Fine Art Connoisseur, Peter Trippi, April

Crystal Bridges Museum Magazine, Linda DeBerry, September

American Artist, June

City Arts, Valerie Gladstone, April 18

Robb Report (online) May 8

Fathers and Sons: Max Ferguson's "Paintings of My Father," 1982-2011, June 17

Huffington Post, Jeanine Barone, June 17

Worth Magazine, June

The Jewish Press Magazine, Menachem Wecker, March 23

2011

ARTnews, Gerard Haggerty, February

New York University Alumni Magazine, Megan Doll, Spring

The Artist's Magazine, BJ Foreman, September

Professional Artist Magazine (cover story), Louise Buyo, September

2010

The Daily News, Patrick Huguenin, November 8

Huffington Post, Jesse Kornbluth, November 12

2009

Logos, (Italy), June

2008

Super Interessante, (Brazil), December

New York Spaces, June

Focus, (Italy), May

2007

Art & Antiques, Collector’s Sourcebook, Joseph Jacobs, December

2004

In New York, July

2002

The Robb Report, December

2000

Harper’s Magazine, January

1999

The New York Times, May 18

1998

ARTnews, Milton Esterow, April

The New York Post, Neil Travis, April 12

The New York Post, Cindy Adams, January 28

Artspeak, Ed McCormack, January

The Villager, Jerry Tallmer, January 21

The Dublin Examiner, (Ireland), Sean McCarthaigh, January 8

The Evening Herald, (Great Britain), Smantha McCaughren, January 6

1997

The Forward, May 16

1996

New York Magazine, John Connolly, September 9

The Daily News, Salvatore Arena, September 2

The Forward, Douglas Century, May 17

Where Magazine, Paulette Weiss, May

The New York Post, Matt Tader, May 14

The New York Post, Philip Messing, May 8

The Daily News, George Rush, Joanna Molloy, May 3

Our Town, April 25

1994

Hadassah Magazine, Joan Schwartz-Michel, March

1993

Yiddish Forverts, Miriam Schmulevitz-Hoffman, May 28

The Jewish Week, May 21

The New York Post, Jerry Tallmer, April 30

1992

Manhattan Spirit, Tim Cavanaugh, September

The New York Times, (Westchester Edition), Vivien Raynor, March 15

1991

The New York Times, (Westchester Edition), William Zimmer, August 4

Art & Antiques, Patrick Pacheco, May

1990

The New York Post, Jerry Tallmer, June 15

Downtown, June 6

The New York Times, Lonnie Schlein, May 27

1987

The New York Times, Richard Levine, December 9

The New York Times, (Connecticut Edition), Phyllis Braff, October 25

The New York Times, Vivien Raynor, August 14

New York Newsday, Scott Ladd, May 11

X Man Magazine, (Japan), Hajima Koyama, March

1986

Arts Magazine, John Loughery, November

The New Yorker, September 29

New York Newsday, Stuart Troup, September 3

The New York Times, (Connecticut Edition), William Zimmer, February 16

1981

New Israelitisch Weekblad, (Netherlands), June 26

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2012

Marquis Who's Who in American Art

2011

Art Journey America: Landscapes, North Light Books, Cincinatti

From the Hand, Hofstra University Museum, Karen T. Albert, New York

Richard Brown Baker Collection, Yale University

Art and Freedom VI, Arte Libro Gallery, Spain, 290 pp.

Reflex Museum of Miniature Art, Catalogue, Netherlands

2010

Paintings of Urban Intimacy, Introduction by Christian Viveros-Fauné, New York, 32 pp.

Yeshiva University Museum: The First 35 Years, Sylvia Herskowitz, New York, 256 pp.

2008

Seven Bridges Collection: The First 15 Years, 389 pp.

Intorno Alla Pittura, Dario Lodi, Piccola Bilioteca, Italy, 106 pp.

2006

Going, Going, Gone Paintings of a Vanishing New York, 48 pp.

The Eye of the Collector: The Jewish Vision of Sigmund R. Balka

Hebrew Union College, Laura Kruger, New York, 220 pp.

40 Years: A Dealer’s Collection, Gallery Henoch, New York, 32 pp.

2005

Impressions of New York, New York Historical Society, Marilyn Symmes,New York, 304 pp.

Beauty and the Book, Israel Museum, Hagit Alon, Jerusalem, 24 pp.

2003

The Art of Aging Hebrew, Union College, Laura Kruger, New York, 102 pp

Max Ferguson, exhibition catalogue ACA Galleries, New York, 32 pp.

2001

Love: A Celebration in Art and Literature, Edited by Jane Lahr Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, 240 pp.

2000

Painting the Town, Paintings from the Museum of the City of New York, Yale University Press, 374 pp.

1999

Monochrome/Polychrome, exhibition catalogue, Jerome Sternn, Florida State University Gallery and Museum, 48 pp.

1996

Great Jewish Quotations, edited by Alfred J. Kolatch, Jonathan David, Inc, New York, 612 pp.

Max Ferguson, exhibition catalogue, Gallery Henoch, New York, 24 pp.

1994

New York Realism-Past and Present, exhibition catalogue, Douglas Dreishpoon, Ph.D.,166 pp. (touring exhibition of five museums in Japan and the United States).

1993

Yiddish II, textbook, Mordekhe Schaechter, Yiddish Language Resource Center, New York, 561 pp.

1987

Nocturnes and Nightmares, exhibition catalogue, Allys Palladino-Craig, Florida State University Gallery and Museum, 56 pp.

Prints in Motion, exhibition catalogue, Robert P. Conway, Associated American Artists, New York, 12 pp.

1986

International Prints, exhibition catalogue, Pratt Graphics Center and the Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, William S. Lieberman, Silvermine, Connecticut, 2

1983

Audubon Artists Annual, exhibition catalogue, New York, 16 pp.

1978

Koopt Kunst, exhibition catalogue, Gemeentekunstaankopen, Amsterdam, 264 pp.

TELEVISION / RADIO

2013

WKCR FM New York, Mahima Chablani

2012

NBC, Today in New York, June 17

NBC Evening News with Chuck Scarborough, June 5

1996

ABC, New York Views with Roz Abrams, July

1992

ARD Television, (Germany), Brighton Beach, April

1991

National Geographic Explorer Series, The Subways, September

EDUCATION

1980

New York University, B.S.

1979

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

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