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Mary Frank, British, American sculptor, artist. Recipient award National Institute-American Academy Arts and Letters, 1972; grantee Ingram Merril Foundation, 1961, Longview Foundation, 1962-1964, National Council Arts, 1968; Guggenheim fellow, 1973, 83.


Frank, Mary was born on February 4, 1933 in London. Came to the United States, 1940. Daughter of Edward and Eleanor (Weinstein) Lockspeiser.


Pupil, Hans Hoffman, 1951. Pupil, Max Beckman, 1950.


Teacher drawing, New School Social Research, New York City, 1965-1970;teacher drawing and sculpture, Queens College Graduate School, New York, since 1970.


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    • One-woman exhibitions include Poindexter Gallery, New York City, 1958, Stephen Radich Gallery, New York City, 1961, 63, 66, Drawing Shop Gallery, New York City, 1964, Boris Mirski Gallery, Boston, 1965, 67, Donald Morris Gallery, Detroit, 1964, 68, Richard Grey Gallery, Chicago, 1969, Zabriskie Gallery, New York City, 1968, 71-73, 75, 77, 78, 79, 82, 84, 86, 89, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1975, Proctor Art Center Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, New York, 1975, Harcus Krakow Rosen Sonnabend Gallery, Boston, 1976, Cummings Art Center Connecticut College, 1976, Quay Gallery, San Francisco, 1982, Marsha Mataka Gallery, Washington, 1985, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1978, Brooklyn Museum, 1987, Roger Ramsey Gallery, Chicago, 1987, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1988, Everson Museum, 1988, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, 1988, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1988, Dalshemier Gallery, Baltimore, 1988, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1989, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, 1989, Rena Branstein Gallery, San Francisco, 1990, Art Awareness, Lexington, New York, 1991, Galerie Zabriskie, Paris, 1992, Allene Lapides Gallery, New York City, 1992, Central Park Zoo Gallery, New York City, 1992, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York City, 1993. Exhibited in group shows Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1972, Kent, Ohio, 1972, Gedok, Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1972, Whitney Museum, New York City, 1972, 73, Philadelphia, 1974, Portland (Maine) Museum, 1975, New York Cultural Center, New York City, 1975, Minneapolis Institute Arts, 1975, University Houston Fine Arts Center, 1975, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, 1976, Philadelphia College Art, 1976, Brooklyn Museum, 1977, 83, 93, Whitney Museum American Art, 1977, 79, 80, 86, Art Institute Chicago, 1977, Wave Hill, Bronx, 1978, 83, Allbright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, 1978, Queens Museum, Flushing, New York, 1978, Pratt Manhattan Center, New York City, 1980, Institute Contemporary Art, Richmond, 1980, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York City, 1981, Maryland Institute Arts, Baltimore, 1981, The American Crafts Museum, New York City, 1981, New Britain (Connecticut) Museum American Art, 1983, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, 1984, 85, de Saissaet Museum, Santa Clara, 1985, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1985, Dayton (Ohio) Art Institute, 1985, The Jewish Museum, New York City, 1988, Museum Mod. Art, New York City, 1988, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1990, National Museum Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, 1990-1991, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York City, 1992, G.W. Einstein Company, New York City, 1993, National Academy Design, 1993, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, 1993.

      Represented in permanent collections Chicago Art Institute, Kalamazoo Institute Art, Museum Modern Art, universities North Carolina, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Worcester Art Museum, Yale Wichita Art Museum, Southern Illinois University, Bank Chicago, Whitney Museum, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Metropolitan Museum Art, Akron (Ohio) Art Institute, Arnot Art Museum, New York, Baltimore Museum Art, Bank Chicago, Brown University, Rhode Island, Connecticut College, Crocker Bank, de Cordova Museum, Massachusetts, Des Moines Art Center, Everson Museum Art, The Jewish Museum, New York, The Library. Congress, Washington, Michael C. Rockefeller Art Center Gallery, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Neuberger Museum, New York, Storm King Art Center, New York, University Bridgeport, Connecticut, Virginia Museum Art. Illustrator books: Enchanted, 1968, Buddha, 1969, Son of-a-Mile-Long Mother, 1970, Shadows of Africa, 1992.


Children– Andrea (deceased), Pablo.

Edward Lockspeiser

Eleanor (Weinstein) Lockspeiser

Andrea Frank (deceased)

Pablo Frank