Stanley Boxer American, 1926-2000
New York native Stanley Boxer (1926-2000) was a painter and sculptor best known for his richly textured canvases. Boxer studied at the Art Students League and began exhibiting in New York in 1953. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1975 and was elected to the National Academy of design in 1993. He has been honored with numerous solo museum exhibitions across the United States, including a 1978 drawing retrospective at the Mint Museum of Art and a 45-year retrospective organized by the Rose Art Museum in Massachusetts. Boxer's work can be found in the permanent colletions of many prestigious institutions, such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Boston Museum of Fine Art, the San Francisco Museum of Art and the Hirshorn Museum in Washington, among many others.