Samuel Grunvald American, 1893-1983


Born in Hungary, Grunwald moved to the United States in 1921 and settled in the New York area. A prodigy of New York's Art Students League, his work spanned many modern American movements from the WPA to Abstract Expressionism. During his lifetime, Grunwald exhibited alongside other popular artists such as Paul Klee, Jean Arp, Max Ernst and Charles Burchfield.



Art Guild

Watercolor Society, New York

Watercolor Club



A.C.A. Gallery

Associated American Artists Gallery, 1936-1955

American Watercolor Society, 1932-1942

New York Watercolor Club, 1935-1937

Humanist Art Fair, 1935

Montross Gallery, 1933, 1935

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Society of Artists, 1942

Contemporary Arts, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1954-57

UAA Annual Exhibition 1940

Leonard Hutton Gallery, New York 1960

World House Galleries, New York 1959 

Summer International, 1961

Florence Wilson Gallery, 1962

Museums and Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art

The Jewish Museum, New York

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