Women to the Fore at the Hudson River Museum

  • Art Spiel
  • Etty Yaniv
  • December 11, 2020

One of the highlights of this show is Anna Walinska’s self-portrait which not only marks her first return to the walls of the Hudson River Museum in over 60 years, but also brings to light her significant role in the art world of her time.


Women to the Fore

  • Hudson River Museum
  • September 18, 2020-January 23, 2021

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The Fascinating Story Behind a Missing Portrait by Arshile Gorky

  • Hyperallergic
  • Karen Chernick
  • June 12, 2020

The portrait is a window into the life and work of the painter and gallerist Anna Walinska, who gave Gorky his first solo exhibition in New York.


Editors’ Picks: 20 Things Not To Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

  • Artnet News
  • Sarah Cascone
  • January 20, 2020

#14: Walinska taught at the Master Institute and exhibited at the Riverside Museum alongside such luminaries as Louise Nevelson, Milton Avery, Jasper Johns, Barnett Newman, and Alice Neel.


Visiting a Lost Art Museum Inside an UWS Art Deco Apartment Building

  • Untapped New York
  • Nicole Saraniero
  • December 27, 2019

The art on view, twenty-two years after Walinska’s passing, was made during her sixteen year stretch as an artist-in-residence at the Riverside Museum from 1955 to 1971.

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New Exhibit Honors Artist Anna Walinska in Landmark New York Building Where She Exhibited, Taught and Found her Voice as an Abstract Expressionist

  • New York
  • September 4, 2019

In conjunction with the 90th anniversary of the Master Building, former home of The Riverside Museum, Anna Walinska: Return to the Riverside will showcase works created during Walinska’s studio residency (1955-1971) at this iconic cultural New York City landmark. Curated by Michael Alicia and Jan Fort, the show will be…

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Anna Walinska: Return to the Riverside

  • The Master Gallery
  • October 25, 2019-January 24, 2020

Opening reception, by invitation, Thursday, October 24


Editors’ Picks: 7 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

  • artnet news
  • Sarah Cascone
  • July 2, 2018

#5: An unexpected discovery might be a selection of some of the over 2,000 works on canvas and paper created by Anna Walinksa, an unsung figure of the Modernist movement.


Featured Artist: Anna Walinska, A Woman to Revere

  • LIB Magazine
  • Kelly M. Coffey
  • May 2, 2018

I learned of an artist named Anna Walinska, a woman to be revered for her free spirit as she traveled across the world at age 19 to study art against the expectations and approval of her father


This Gold Coast Mansion on Long Island Houses an Art Museum!

  • Untapped Cities
  • Nicole Saraniero
  • April 19, 2018

The current exhibit features work by household names of the Roaring 20’s like Picasso, Fitzgerald, and Matisse and rare pieces like those from Brooklyn raised artist Anna Walinska, in a setting that fittingly evokes images of a lavish Gatsby-esque affair.


Nassau County Museum of Art Hits Highest Notes with ‘Anything Goes: The Jazz Age’ Exhibit

  • Going Place, Far & Near
  • Karen Rubin
  • April 3, 2018

There are so many artists – particularly women artists – who will be new for many like Anna Walinska … paintings on view in a solo gallery in the show


Anything Goes: The Jazz Age in Art, Music & Literature

  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • March 24-July 8, 2018

Opening reception, by invitation, Friday, March 23


Anna Walinska’s Roaring Paintings

  • L I Pulse
  • Anna Halkidis
  • March 30, 2018

The exhibit highlights the work of ground-breaking female artist, Anna Walinska.


Anna Walinska – Defining Modernist Women

  • Art Apply NYC
  • March 18, 2018

During a time in which women were largely absent from the art world, Walinska was an early innovator.


Unghosted Women

  • Bay Area Reporter
  • Sara Wood
  • March 8, 2018

The exhibition’s top-liner, pioneering feminist artist Anna Walinska, was a prescient early-20th-century modernist who painted the forerunner of the pink pussy hat …


Women in Art: Great Artists Who Just Happen to be Women

  • Chloe Gallery
  • March 1-March 31, 2018

Opening reception, by invitation, Saturday, March 10

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Anna Walinska to be Featured Artist in Nassau County Art Museum Jazz Age Exhibit Alongside Picasso, Leger, Beckmann, Stettheimer, Lachaise, and Other Influencers of the Roaring 20s in New Multimedia Show

  • New York, NY
  • February 26, 2018

Using the art, literature and music, Museum Director and Curator Charles Riley explores the masterpieces and experiments of Walinska and the groundbreaking artists In the generation that changed the history of Modernism

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Chloe Gallery Celebrates Anna Walinksa in March Exhibition, Women in Art: Great Artists Who Happen to Be Women

  • New York
  • February 8, 2018

Works by the intrepid Anna Walinska will be exhibited alongside contemporary female artists throughout Women’s History Month

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Anna Walinska’s Self-Portrait Becomes Part of The Jewish Museum’s Collection on the 60th Anniversary of Her First Solo Show at the Museum

  • New York, NY
  • September 25, 2017

Intrepid artist and art-world influencer Anna Walinska debuted twenty-five of her works in her first solo show at the Jewish Museum in 1957

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This All-Female Graffiti Shows Explores the Politics of Street Art

  • The Cut
  • Sara Nechamkin
  • July 20, 2017

Graffiti meets gallery art

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Two Early Spray Paintings by Anna Walinska Headline Graffiti Summer Vacation Exhibit at Pen + Brush

  • New York, NY
  • June 15, 2017

Venerable Art Institution Pen + Brush Showcases Walinska’s Work Alongside Female Graffiti Pioneers to Generate Dialogue About the Landscape of Art and Gender Parity

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Denver Art Museum selects Anna Walinska’s 1956 Landscape for Permanent Collection of Women Abstract Expressionists

  • New York, NY
  • January 25, 2017

DAM Continues to Shine a Spotlight on Talented Women of the Abstract Expressionist Movement, Highlighting Anna Walinska Alongside Artists Including Joan Mitchell, Grace Hartigan, and Jay DeFeo.

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Intrepid artist and explorer Anna Walinska is celebrated two decades after her death

  • Women in the World in association with The New York Times
  • Alli Maloney
  • March 3, 2016

Born in 1906, Walinska moved to Paris at the height of the Jazz Age, traveled the world by prop plane in the 1950’s, and painted for eight decades

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“Anna Walinska’s New York” Headlines New Exhibit “Celebrating 100 Years of Women Painters”

  • New York
  • January 28, 2016

Over 40 works showcase the breadth and depth of Anna Walinska, a prolific modernist artist inspired by New York

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Boldness in Art and Life

  • American Fine Art Magazine
  • January-February, 2016

Abstract works by pioneer female artist Anna Walinska on display


Borne Back to the Past: Anna Walinska at Lawrence Fine Art

  • Hamptons Art Hub
  • Charles A. Riley II
  • August 20, 2015

Even before taking in the first work in this vigorously honest exhibition of painting, the biographical backstory is enchanting


Hamptons gallery show remembers overlooked artist Anna Walinska

  • The Art Newspaper
  • Anny Shaw
  • August 14, 2015

As well as becoming a well-known portrait painter, she also founded the Guild Art Gallery in Manhattan


In Search of a Jewish Audience: New York’s Guild Art Gallery, 1935-1937

  • Journal of American Jewish History
  • Andrea Pappas
  • October 2014

Walinska recounted that during her stay in Paris, she wished to launch a gallery to bring the modern art she saw there to New York.


Art Review: How Rutgers Women’s Collection Grows

  • The New York Times
  • William Zimmer
  • September 15, 2002

Reflecting the 1950’s and the dominance of Abstract Expressionism is Anna Walinska’s roiling “The Earth Bears Witness” (1955)


Shared Burden

  • The Prague Post
  • August 30 – September 5, 2000

Terezin Museum highlights Holocaust works


Jewish Museum Retrospective

  • The New York Times
  • Howard DeVries
  • September 13, 1957
  • NY Post
  • Bennett Schiff
  • September 15, 1957
  • NY Herald Tribune
  • Carlyle Burrows
  • September 22, 1957
  • Art News
  • September, 1957
  • Pictures on Exhibit
  • October, 1957

Anna Walinska is having her first one-man show in twenty-five years at The Jewish Museum


The Middle Way in Art

  • The Guardian, Rangoon, Burma
  • Hla Shain
  • February, 1955

Although she herself is an avowed exponent of Abstractionism, Miss Walinska is full of sympathy for those of us who cannot bring themselves to break away from the conventional realistic approach


Walinska, Forbes, Gorky and Others

  • Art News
  • Ann Sayre
  • June 6, 1936

Although she has an instinct for composition, she studies form and tonal relation with the greatest of care, and it is interesting to follow her work as it matures