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Saul Steinberg: Biographical Documents






Born 1914, Ramnicul-Sarat, Rumania

Died 1999, New York, New York



1932, University of Bucharest, Rumania

1933–1940, Politecnico, Facoltà di Architettura in Milan



Saul Steinberg: Untitled, Totah, New York, February 21–April 21, 2019.




Saul Steinberg: Drawings, Constructions & Objects, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York, July 21–August 27, 2018. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., September 12, 2017–May 18, 2018.


Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg, Art Institute of Chicago, May 27–October 29, 2017. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, November 11, 2016–January 28, 2017.




Steinberg a Milano, Politecinico di Milano, Scuola di Architettura, May 18–29, 2015.


Aldo Buzzi e Saul Steinberg: Un’amicizia tra letteratura, arte e cibo, Galleria Credito Valtellinese, Sondrio, Italy, March 19–May 24, 2015; Museo della satira e della caricatura a Villa Bertelli, Forte dei Marmi, Italy, June 21–November 1, 2015; Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, Milan, January 12–February 6, 2016. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg, Galeria A|34, Barcelona, November 13, 2014–January 16, 2015.


Saul Steinberg Drawings of Architecture and Public Space, The Center for Architecture, New York, November 10–December 6, 2014.


Architecture by Line: Steinberg and Other Voices on Paper, Archizoom, Lausanne, September 25–November 29, 2014. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary Exhibition, The Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, September 11–October 18, 2014. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg, Works from the 50’s–80’s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, September 10–November 1, 2014.


Saul Steinberg: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of His Birth, Art Institute of Chicago, July 4–October 12, 2014.




Saul Steinberg: The Americans, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, March 23–June 23, 2013. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Works from the 50s–80s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, March 21–May 25, 2013.




Saul Steinberg, A34, Barcelona, November 11, 2011–January 28, 2012.


Steinberg, Saul: The New Yorker, 1945–2000, Yale Union, Portland, Oregon, June 16–August 10, 2012.




Saul Steinberg: As aventuras da linha (The Adventures of the Line), Instituto Moreira Salles, Rio de Janeiro, May 28–August 21, 2011. Traveled to: Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, September 3–November 6, 2011. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Works from the 50s–80s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, March 25–May 8, 2010.




Saul Steinberg: L’Écriture visuelle, Musée Tomi Ungerer, Strasbourg, November 27, 2009–February 28, 2010. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Landscapes, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, September 10–October 17, 2009.


Saul Steinberg: Works from the 50’s–80’s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, January 9–March 7, 2009.




Saul Steinberg, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, October 2–November 29, 2008. (Catalogue; introduction by Philippe Dagen)


Sterne and Steinberg: Critics Within, The Menil Collection, Houston, May 23–August 17, 2008.


L’Art Contemporain à l’Exposition Universelle Expo ’58, Musées Royaux de Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels, May 16–September 21, 2008. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Tables and Other Sculptures, PaceWildenstein, 32 East 57th Street, New York, January 11–February 9, 2008.




A City on Paper: Saul Steinberg’s New York, Museum of the City of New York, New York, December 1, 2006–March 25, 2007. (Brochure)


Saul Steinberg: Illuminations, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, November 30, 2006–March 4, 2007. Traveled to: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., April 6–June 24, 2007; Cincinnati Art Museum, July 20–September 20, 2007; Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, November 2, 2007–February 24, 2008; Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, April 21–July 27, 2008; Kunsthaus Zürich, August 22–November 2, 2008; Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, November 26, 2008–February 15, 2009; Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, March 13–June 1, 2009. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Works from the 50s–80s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, November 28, 2006–February 10, 2007.




Steinberg at The New Yorker, PaceWildenstein, 32 East 57th Street, New York, February 11–March 5, 2005. (Catalogue)




Steinberg: An Intimate View of His Art and World, Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York, February 9–March 13, 2004. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Works from the 50’s–80’s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, December 4, 2003–January 31, 2004.


Saul Steinberg, 2B Galéria, Budapest, November 1–10, 2003.


American Short Stories: Saul Steinberg/Raymond Pettibon, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, September 19–November 15, 2003. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Selected Prints, Drawings and Books, ‘60s–‘90s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, March 7–April 13, 2002.


Saul Steinberg, The Art Show. Pace Gallery exhibition at ADAA, New York, February 21–25, 2002.


Saul Steinberg, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, February 7–April 7, 2002. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Works from the ‘50s–‘80s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, November 17, 2000–January 13, 2001.




Saul Steinberg: Works from the 50s80s, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, October 13–December 18, 1999.


Saul Steinberg: Drawing into Being, PaceWildenstein Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, October 1–30, 1999. (Catalogue)


Remembering Saul Steinberg, The Menil Collection, Houston, September 24–November 28, 1999.




Saul Steinberg: Works from the 1950s to the 1980s: Estate of Sigrid Spaeth, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, December 9, 1997–February 7, 1998.


Saul Steinberg: Sammlung Sigrid Spaeth, Galerie Bartsch & Chariau, Munich, September 13–November 8, 1997.




Saul Steinberg: Drawings and Tables, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, February 2–March 20, 1996.




Saul Steinberg: About America, 1948–1995, The Collection of Jeffrey and Sivia Loria, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, October 20, 1995–January 21, 1996.Traveled to: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, March 23–June 9, 1996. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg on Art, The Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, April 29–June 11, 1994.


Saul Steinberg: Major Works, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, March 1–April 20, 1994.




Saul Steinberg, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, May 8–June 13, 1993. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: The Discovery of America, The Pace Gallery, 142 Greene Street, New York, December 5, 1992–January 9, 1993. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Western Drawings, BlumHelman, Santa Monica, May 2–June 1, 1991.




Steinberg, Galleria Seno, Milan, 1990. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Tables and Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, October 10–November 10, 1990.




Saul Steinberg: Obres de 1953 a 1979, Galeria Maeght, Barcelona, February–March, 1989. (Catalogue)




Steinberg, Galerie Adrien Maeght, Paris, June 16–September 10, 1988. (Catalogue)


Steinberg: 4. Internationale Triennale der Zeichnung, Kunsthalle, Nuremberg, June 16–October 2, 1988. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Recent Work, The Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, October 31–November 28, 1987. (Catalogue)




Steinberg, Elisabeth Franck Gallery, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium, November 9–January 4, 1986.


Steinberg: Dessins, Aquarelles et Objets, Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris, September 24–November 1, 1986. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, September 14–October 18, 1986. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg, Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 11–November 17, 1985.




Saul Steinberg: The Tree: Nine Variations, Pace Editions, New York, 1983. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: An Exhibition of Sculpture, Collages, and Drawings, 1970–1982, Waddington Galleries, London, November 2–26, 1983. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Mixed Media Works on Paper and Wood, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, November 13–December 15, 1982. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Still Life and Architecture, The Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, April 3–May 1, 1982. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, May 21–June 20, 1981.




Saul Steinberg + Richard Lindner, Galerie Maeght, Paris, October 1980. (Catalogue)


Steinberg, The Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery, Hope, Idaho, July 1980. (Catalogue)


Steinberg, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, January 9–February 9, 1980.




Saul Steinberg, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, April 14–July 9, 1978. Traveled to: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., October 13–November 26, 1978; Arts Council of Great Britain, Serpentine Gallery, London, January 17–February 15, 1979; Foundation Maeght, St. Paul de Vence, March 15–April 30, 1979. (Catalogue)




Steinberg, Galerie Maeght, Paris, May 11–July 8, 1977. Traveled to: Galerie Maeght, Zurich, November 1977; Galeria Trece, Barcelona, December 1977. (Catalogue)




Steinberg Cartoons, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, November 17–December 11, 1976, and Betty Parsons, New York, November 17–December 4, 1976. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, Collagen, Gemälde, Reliefs 1963-1974, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, November 14–December 31, 1974. Traveled to: Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, February 12–March 16, 1975; Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, March 21–May 18, 1975; Kulturhaus der Stadt Graz, Graz, June–July 1975; Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Vienna, July–August 1975. (Catalogue)


Galleria dell’Oca, Rome, May 1974.




Steinberg at the Smithsonian: The Metamorphosis of an Emblem, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C., December 21, 1973–February 10, 1974. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg, Galleria Mario Tazzoli, Milan, November–December, 1973. (Catalogue)


Steinberg, Galerie Maeght, Paris, October 18–November 15, 1973.


Saul Steinberg, Sidney Janis Gallery and Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, February 7–March 3, 1973. (Catalogue)




Steinberg, Galeries Maeght, Paris, 1971. Traveled to: as Steinberg: Ölbilder, Gouachen, Zeichnungen, Zurich, 1971. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, January 5–January 28, 1971.




Paintings and Drawings: Saul Steinberg, Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, December 7, 1970–January 9, 1971. (Catalogue)


Steinberg, Kiko Galleries, Houston, Spring, 1970. (Catalogue)




Drawings by Saul Steinberg, Sidney Janis Gallery and Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, November 5–29, 1969. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Watercolors and Drawings, J.L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, February 25–March 18, 1969.




Steinberg, Graduate School of Design, Robinson Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968.


Steinberg: Dibujos y Acuareles, Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Venezuela, December 1968. (Catalogue)


Steinberg, Flair Gallery, Cincinnati, October 10–31, 1968.


Steinberg, Irving Galleries, Milwaukee, September–October 1968.


Saul Steinberg: Teckningar och collage 195567, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, April 7–May 12, 1968. (Catalogue)


Steinberg, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, March 1–April 24, 1968.




Steinberg: ‘The Americans;' Aquarelles; Dessins et Collages 1955–1967, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Musée d'Art Moderne, Brussels, March 10–April 20, 1967. Traveled as Steinberg: Zeichnungen und Collagen to: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, October 13–November 19, 1967; Hamburger Kunstalle, Hamburg, June 22–August 4, 1968. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Recent Work, Sidney Janis Gallery and Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, November 29–December 24, 1966. (Catalogue)


Steinberg: Le Masque, Galerie Maeght, Paris, and Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, March–April, 1966. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg: Drawings from Six Years, Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, March 7–April 7, 1956.




Steinberg: De Architectura, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 14–April 14, 1955.




Saul Steinberg, Santa Barbara Museum, California, 1954.


Steinberg, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, June 20–August 1, 1954. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg: Drawings, Dallas Museum of Art, May 2–May 30, 1954.


Saul Steinberg, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, January 9–February 13, 1954. (Catalogue)




Drawings by Steinberg, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, opened November 27, 1953.


Saul Steinberg: Drawings, Arts Club of Chicago, April 28–May 19, 1953.


Steinberg 1953, Galerie Maeght, Paris, April 1953. Traveled: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, summer 1953; Galerie Blanche, Stockholm; Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany, January 9–February 13, 1954; Kupferstichkabinett, Kunstmuseum, Basel, February 15–March 31, 1954; Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren, Germany, April–May 1954; Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover June 20–August 1, 1954; Kunst-und Museumverein, Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany, September 1954; Frankfurter Kunstkavinett, Franfurt-am-Main, October 1954; Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck. (Catalogue)




Saul Steinberg, Gump’s Gallery, San Francisco, 1952.


Saul Steinberg, Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, November 28–December 30, 1952. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg, Museu de Arte, São Paolo, opened September 18, 1952.


Saul Steinberg, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, May 1–31, 1952. (Catalogue)


Saul Steinberg, Betty Parsons Gallery and Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, January 28–February 16, 1952. (Brochure)




Steinberg, Galleria d'Obelisco, Rome, April–May 1951. (Brochure)




Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, April–May, 1950.




Girard Gallery, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, October, 1949.




Saul Steinberg, Institute of Design, Chicago, 1948.




Saul Steinberg: All in Line, Young Books, Inc., New York, 1945.




Drawings in Color by Steinberg, Paintings by Nivola, Wakefield Gallery, New York, April 12–24, 1943.