Angelo Ippolito (1922-2002)

Angelo Ippolito (1922-2002). Untitled, 1963. Oil on canvas measures 33 x 38 inches. Unframed. Accompanied by conservation report by Joseph Siderio.



Birth place: St. Arsenio, Italy

Addresses: Binghamton, NY

Profession: Abstract painter, educator

Studied: Ozenfant School Fine Arts, New York; Brooklyn Mus. Art School, with John Ferren; Meschini Inst., Rome, Italy; also with Afro in Rome.

Exhibited: Carnegie Int., 1956-59; “Young America,” WMAA, 1957; “Abstract Impressionism,” Arts Council, London, England, 1958; S„o Paulo Bie-al, Brazil, 1961; “American Collages,” MoMA and Beuningen Mus., Rotterdam, 1966; Borgenicht Gal., NYC, 1970s. Awards: Fulbright fellowship to Florence, Italy, 1958; Ford Foundation artist-in-residence to Arnot Gallery, 1965.

Work: WMAA; Munson-Williams-Proctor Inst., Utica, NY; Philips Gallery, Wash., DC; Norfolk (VA) Mus. Arts & Sciences; Milwaukee Mus.

Comments: Active in Provincetown, MA, 1956-65. Preferred media: oils. Contributor to: Italy Rediscovered (exhib. cat., Munson-Williams-Proctor Inst., 1955); It Is (spring 1958); Nature in Abstraction (exhib. cat., WMAA). Teaching: Cooper Union, 1956-66; Michigan State Univ., 1966-71; State Univ. NY, Binghamton, 1971-.

Sources: WW73; Dore Ashton, Arte Americana Contemporanea” Commentari (Lionello Venturi Rome, 1955); Irving Sandler, “Angelo Ippolito Landscapes” Provincetown Advocate (July 4, 1957); Alfred Frankenstein, “Professors Tell a Story at Bolles” San Francisco Chronicle (Oct. 1, 1961); Provincetown Painters, 224″