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Lily Harmon, American artist, author. Member Provincetown Art Association, Artists Equity Association, National Academy Design, Fine Arts Work Center, Author's Guild, The Century Association.

Background

Harmon, Lily was born on November 19, 1912 in New Haven. Daughter of Benjamin and Bessie (Horowitz) Perelmutter.

Education

Student, Yale School Art, 1929-1931; student, Academie Colarossi Paris, 1931-1932; student, Art Students League, 1932-1933.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen), 1950, Sounds of a Distant Drum (Bill Martin, Junior), 1967. Japanese books Buddenbrooks (Thomas Mann), 1965, Symphonie Pastorale (André Gide), 1965, The Counterfeiters (André Gide), 1965, Dirty Hands (Jean Paul Sartre), 1965, The Castle (Franz Kafka), 1965, Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka), 1965, Lafcadio's Adventures (André Gide), 1972, Therese (Francois Mauriac), 1972, House of Mirth (Edith Wharton), 1975, Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant, 1976. Author: autobiography Freehand, 1981.

      One-man shows, Associate American Artists Galleries, New York City, 1944, 50, 53, 56, 57, Silvermine Art Association, 1954, Westchester County Arts & Crafts, 1950, Ann Ross Gallery, New York City, 1959, Selected Artists Gallery, New York City, 1960, HCE Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1961, Yamada Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, 1963, Scargo Lake Gallery, Dennis, Massachusetts, 1964, Tirca Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, Krasner Gallery, New York City, 1966, Provincetown Group Gallery, 1966, International Salon Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, 1973, University Richmond, Marsh Gallery, George M. Modlin Fine Arts Center, 1973, Krasner Gallery, New York City, 1977, 81. One-man shows, Summit Gallery, New York City, 1981. Others, retrospective show, Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, 1982, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1983, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 1983.

      Represented in permanent collections, Butler Art Institute, Youngstown, Ohio, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, Newark Museum, Ein Harod and Tel Aviv (Israel) museums, University Massachusetts at Amherst, Kalamazoo (Michigan) Art Institute, The Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Art Institute, Washington, St. Lawrence University, The Jewish Museum, New York, Jane Voohees Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine.

Membership

Member Provincetown Art Association, Artists Equity Association, National Academy Design, Fine Arts Work Center, Author's Guild, The Century Association.

Connections

Married Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1945 (divorced 1956). Children: Amy, Jo Ann. Married Milton Schachter, October 1972.

father:
Benjamin Perelmutter

mother:
Bessie (Horowitz) Perelmutter

spouses:
Milton Schachter

Joseph H. Hirshhorn

children:
Jo Ann Harmon

Amy Harmon