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Marvin Torffield Edit Profile

Artist ( art: visiting)artist

Marvin Torffield, American Artist ( art: visiting)artist. Member RollingStones Steel Wheels Tour, North America, Japan, Europe, 1989-1990. Patentee infield.; Fellow National Endowment for Arts, 1970, Guggenheim Foundation, 1975.

Background

Torffield, Marvin was born on July 25, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Barnett Philip and Rina (Shapiro) T. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1965.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1970. Visiting fellow Advanced Center Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970. Research fellow Harvard University, 1972.One man shows include Jewish Museum New York, 1969, The Seagram Plaza, New York City, 1973, Whitney Museum American Art., 1973-1974, Paula Cooper Gallery, 1977,Central Park, 1980, Leo Castelli Gallery, 1983, 35th IDCA, 1985, Sert Gallery, Harvard University, 1986.

Represented in group shows.

Career

Visiting fellow Advanced Center Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970. Research fellow Harvard University, 1972. Founder Torffield Museum.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One man shows include Jewish Museum New York, 1969, The Seagram Plaza, New York City, 1973, Whitney Museum American Art, 1973-1974, Paula Cooper Gallery, 1977, Central Park, 1980, Leo Castelli Gallery, 1983, 35th IDCA, 1985, Sert Gallery, Harvard University, 1986. Represented in group shows. Member Rolling Stones Steel Wheels Tour, North America, Japan, Europe, 1989-1990.

      Patentee in field.

Membership

Member RollingStones Steel Wheels Tour, North America, Japan, Europe, 1989-1990. Patentee infield.; Fellow National Endowment for Arts, 1970, Guggenheim Foundation, 1975.

Connections

father:
Barnett Philip Bachelor of Fine Arts

mother:
Rina (Shapiro) T. Bachelor of Fine Arts