Paul Resika 1928 —


"He paints familiar motifs with an auroral candor, stating color as if it were the irreducible determining stuff of reality, as well as the heart's clearest response to nature"- W.S. Piero, Epoch Magazine

Resika works in two ways, from nature and by heart.  
The spiritual elevation of color evident in Paul Resika canvases is faithfully grounded in the color theory of his teacher, Hans Hofmann.  Color is the prime mover of Resika's pictorial world, creating all form.  Familiar objects focus into view from a vibrantly hued field, his signature Provincetown piers and ships in the harbor.

The great breadth of subject matter that Paul Resika covers in his paintings is renaissance in scope.  From myth to reality, from Homer to Provence in the South of France, to the  Provincetown Piers, his lively interests are recorded with the eye of a classically schooled artist.  Paul Resika's paint laden brush strokes his canvases romantically, a cluster of half formed figures suggest the definitive groupings of the great David or the starkness of a boat house may suggest a Hofmannesque passage.  In Resika's knowledge and blending of the moods and modes of past painters lies his personal strength.  Resika continues to press the outermost boundaries of the known to produce exciting colloquies between his vision and his viewer.  Paul Resika is very much a painter's painter.

Born in New York City, he began taking painting lessons as early as 9, greatly encouraged by his Russian immigrant mother.  When he was 12 years old  he began taking art classes with Sol Wilson on West 16th street.  As a teenager, Resika had a studio above his father's shop.  Here is where Clement Greenberg brought Leo Castelli to see the work of a precocious young artist.  According to Castelli, it was either 1947 or '48.  Paul remembers that it was the first time he had ever seen someone wearing a camel-hair coat! 

Resika began taking night classes with Hans Hofmann in New York in 1945  when he was 17.  Still only in high school, he already knew where the action was.  In 1947, having finished studying with Ho0fmann, he went to Provincetown for the first time, ostensibly to paint Hofmann's studio walls.  That same year a jury, including Hofmann, Adolph Gottlieb, and Boris Margo, selected work by Resika for New Provincetown '47, a group show at the Jacques Seligmann Gallery NY.  The other artists were Leatrice Rose, Larry Rivers, Wolf Kahn, Roberet Goodnough and Paul Georges.  They were all young , but Resika was the youngest   A year later he had his first one person show at age nineteen, at New York's George Dix Gallery in 1948.  Here is where an already fascinating story becomes more interesting.  After tis initial burst of attention, Resika didn't show again in New York until 1964.  The journey he took between those who exhibitions tells you a lot about Resika's character, both his willfulness and his independence.

Early in 1950, Resika moved to Paris.  From Christmas 1950 to 1952, he lived in Venice and began working like the old masters, particularly Tiepolo and Veronese.  After that, he lived in Rome for a year.  When he returned from Europe he occupied himself painting portrait commissions and trompe l'oeil works for people's homes and 'lived in museums.'  This lasted until 1958, when he started painting outdoors, and he has been doing so ever since.  These early works anticipate Resika's life long preoccupation with light and its relationship to gravity and solid forms.  You might say that the shimmering light and rich color of Venice was beginning to take hold of his senses and imagination.

Resika was now living on Washington Square North, close to the Cedar Bar on 10th street.  All the artists who came over and saw his paintings thought he was crazy.  In the middle of the Abstract Expressionist 'craze', with POP art and Minimalism on the rise, Paul Resika was thinking about Venetian painting.  By the 60's he was again exhibiting and had begun to build a reputation for his landscapes.

Paul Resika spoke with admiration of Andre Derain, William de Kooning, Arshile Gorky  Hans Hofmann.  Resika's knowledge of art is encyclopedic.

He was part of what is now considered the second generation of the New York School-artists who applied abstract expressionist techniques, such as the emphasis on gesture and emotional immediacy to the depiction of representational subject matter.  During the 1950s, Resika traveled in Europe and began developing the series of recurring pared-down, quasi-abstract motifs: piers and harbors, farmhouses, floral still lifes, female figures.  The tradition of French modernist painting, specifically the work of Pierre Bonnard and the French Fauvist painters Matisse and Derain, is strongly evinced in his work.

From 1978 - 1990 Resika chaired the Parsons School of Design MFA program.  He has received numerous grants and awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and election to the National Academy of Design.

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1994        Boston University Art Gallery.  "Provincetown Prospects: The Work of Hans Hofmann and His Students," January 22-February 27, 1994
1993        National Academy of Design, "168th Annual Exhibition," New York
              Provincetown Art Association and Museum,(jointly sponsored with the Art Students League of NewYork)  "The League at the Cape," August 13-September 20, 1993
1992        National Academy of Design, "167th Annual Exhibition," New York
1991        National Academy of Design, "166th Annual Exhibition," New York
Foundation Mona Bismarck, Paris France, November 13-December 14, 1991
1990        National Academy of Design, "165th Annual Exhibition," New York
              The Century Association, New York
1989        Florida International University, "American Art Today: Contemporary Landscape," Miami FL
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, ""Contrasts: Contemporary Provincetown," Provincetown MA
The Century Association
The University of Arizona Museum of Art, The New/Old Landscape," Tucson AR
National Academy of Design, "164th Annual Exhibition," New York
1987        National Museum of American Art, "Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection," Washington DC
Beijing Art Institute, "New York/Beijing: 22 American Artists' Works on Paper," Beijing. Traveled to: Shanghai Museum of Art, Hong Kong Art Festival; Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art Staten Island, NY
1986        Contemporary Arts Center, "Landscape, Seascape, Cityscape," New Orleans.  Traveled to: York Academy of Art, New York
National Academy of Design, "161th Annual Exhibition," New York
1985        The Century Association National Academy of Design, "160th Annual Exhibition," New York
1984        Allen Priebe Gallery, "Modern Masters of Classical Realism," University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
National Academy of Design, "159th Annual Exhibition," New York
1983        Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio TX
Reading Public Museum, "Painted Light," Reading PA.  Traveled to: Queens Museum, New York; Colby College Art Museum, Waterville ME; Butler Institute of American Art,
Youngstown OH
National Academy of Design, "158th Annual Exhibition," New York
1982        Parsons School of Design, "Bell, Heliker, Resika," New York
Jersey City Museum, "Painterly Landscape," Jersey City NJ
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, "An Appreciation of Realism," Utica NY
National Academy of Design, "157th Annual Exhibition," New York       
The Century Association
1981        National Academy of Design, "156th Annual Exhibition," New York
1980        University of Hartford, "The Figurative Image," Hartford CT
National Academy of Design, "155th Annual Exhibition," New York
National Academy of Design, "Next to Nature," New York
Provincetown Art Association
1979        Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Hans Hofmann as Teacher: Drawings by His Students," NY
National Academy of Design, "154th Annual Exhibition," New York
1978        National Academy of Design, "153rd Annual Exhibition," New York
1977        National Academy of Design, "152nd Annual Exhibition," New York
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1976        Parsons School of Design Exhibition Center, "In Praise of Space," New York
Academy of the Arts, "Painterly Vision," Easton MD.  Traveled to: Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington DC
1975        The Corcoran Gallery of Art, "The Delaware Water Gap," Washington DC
Squibb Gallery, Princeton NJ
Oklahoma Art Center, "Contemporary Landscape Painting," Oklahoma City OK
1974        The Queens Museum, "New Images: Figuration in American Painting," New York
1973        "Bell, Georges, Resika" State University of New York at Albany, NY
"Painters of the Land and Sky," University Park, Pennsylvania State University PA
"Sense of Place," University of Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln NE
1972        Boston University, "American Landscape Painting," Boston MA
Art Institute of Chicago, "Painterly Realism," Chicago IL
Picker Gallery, Colgate University, "Painters of Land and Sky"
National Academy of Design, "147th Annual Exhibition," New York   
1971        American Federation of Arts, "Realism and Surrealism in American Art from the Sara Roby Foundation Collection," New York.  Traveled to: Swain School of Design, New Bedford MA; Scudder Gallery, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH; Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro NC
1970        American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Smith College Museum of Art, "Painterly Realism," Northampton MA
State University of New York at Albany, "The Representational Spirit," Albany NY
1969        College Art Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz, "20 Representational Artists."  Traveled to: The State Universities at Albany and Buffalo
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
1968        Swarthmore College, "Landscape U.S.A.," Swarthmore PA
Royal Academy of Art, "American Sculptors and Painters," Amsterdam, Holland. Traveled to: Breda and Nijmegen, Holland
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, "The American Landscape: A Living Tradition"
1966        Museum of Modern Art, "Art in Embassies: Damascus," New York School of Visual Arts, "Landscape," New York
Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro NC
1965        Gallery of Modern Art, "Contemporaries,"  New York
1964        Wadsworth Atheneum, "Contemporary American Figure Painting," Hartford CTT
University of Nebraska Art Gallery, "72nd Annual, " Lincoln NE
1961        National academy of Design, New York
1955        American Federation of Arts, "Painters Panorama," New York, traveling exhibition.
1953        Bordighera Museum, "Second International Exhibition of American Painters," Bordighera,      Italy
1952        Ca'Giustinian, "American Painters in Venice," Venice, Italy


2008 James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
2007 Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY
2006 Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY, Works on Paper
Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005-06 Galleries d'Arte Benucci, Rome, Italy
2005 Meredith Long & company, Houston, TX
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY
2004 Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2003-04 Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
2003 Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Paul Resika: A Decade of Painting
2002 Alpha Gallery, Boston MA
Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA, Figures By the Pond
Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY
2001 Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY
Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY, Etchings and Monotypes 1999-2001
2000 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Recent Paintings
Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA (with Varujan Boghosian)
Galeria Metta, Madrid, Spain
Craven Gallery, Martha's Vineyard, MA, Recent Paintings
Walker Kornbluth Art Gallery, Fair Lawn, NJ, (with Pail Georges)
1999 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Small Paintings
Vered Gallery, East Hampton NY
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY (also 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995)
1998 Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY (with Esteban Vicente)
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY, Form and Atmosphere: The Graphic Work of Paul Resika
Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 Vered Gallery, East Hampton
Walker Kornbluth Art Gallery, Fair Lawn, NJ (also 1986)
Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX (also 1986)
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Paintings
1996 Gerald Petters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
1995 Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Long Point Gallery, Provincetown, MA (also 1976, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1988, 1992)
Salander-O'Reilly Gallery, New York
1991 Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, MA
1900 James Graham & Sons, New York, NY (also 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
1986 Crane Kalman Gallery, London (with Robert De Niro)
Kornbluth Gallery, Fair Lawn NJ
Graham Modern, New York
Meredith Long Gallery, Houston TX
1985 Graham Modern, New York
Artists' Choice Museum, New York
1984 Long Point Gallery, Provincetown MA
1983 Graham Gallery, New York
1982 The Century Association, New York
1981 Graham Gallery, New York
Long Point Gallery, Provincetown MA
Washington Art Association, Washington CT
1979 Graham Gallery, New York
Long Point Gallery, Provincetown MA
1977 Long Point Gall ery, Provincetown MA
1976 Graham Gallery, New York
1975 Carlton Gallery, New York
1974 Swain School of Design, New Bedford MA
1973 Washburn Gallery NY
1972 Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY
Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
Kendall Gallery, Wellfleet MA
1970 Harbor Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor NY
Marlin McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia Pa
1964-1970  Peridot Gallery, New York
1948  George Dix Gallery, New York




American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Colby College, Waterville ME
Darthmouth College, Hanover NH
Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Bordoghera, Italy
Charles B Goddard Center, Ardmore OK
Hecksher Museum, Huntington NY
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Mills College, Oakland CA
Munson Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica NU
National Academy of Design, New York
Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Kentucky
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina
Whitney Museum of American Art
Wright State University Art Galleries, Dayton, Ohio




Chase Manhattan Bank NY
Comcast Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
Exxon Corporation, New York, NY
IBM Corporation, New York, NY
MetLife Collection, New York, NY
Mitsubishi Collection, New York, NY
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