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Saul Steinberg: Between Line and Text

Exhibition catalogue by Adriana Šmejkalová. National Gallery Prague, 2023

Mask and Face/Maske und Gesichte: Inge Morath and Saul Steinberg.

Exhibition catalogue by Kerstin Stremmel, Andrea Lehner-Hagwood, and John P. Jacob. Salzburg: Museum der Moderne, 2023.

Saul Steinberg: Up Close

Exhibition catalogue, edited by Francesca Pellicciari. Milan: Corraini Edizioni, 2022

A Philosophical Game: An Interview with Saul Steinberg, The Paris Review Blog, November 4, 2021

A newly discovered 1971 interview with Steinberg about baseball, never before published.

Saul Steinberg: Entre les lignes

Exhibition catalogue, edited by Anne Montfort-Tanguy and Valérie Loth. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2021. English edition, Saul Steinberg: Between the Lines. Munich: Prestel, 2022.

Steinberg A-Z

Edited by Marco Belpoliti. Publication accompanying the exhibition “Saul Steinberg: Milano New York,” 2021.

Jessica R. Feldman’s Saul Steinberg’s Literary Journeys

Published by the University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, Virginia and London, in 2021, Jessica R. Feldman’s Saul Steinberg’s Literary Journeys, the first book-length study of Steinberg’s art and its relation to literature, explores his complex literary roots, particularly his fondness for modernist aesthetics and iconography. The Steinberg who emerges is an artist of far greater depth than has been previously recognized.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Ugo Mulas / Saul Steinberg’s Graffiti in Milan,at the Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turin, February 14th-April 14, 2024

Photographs by Ugo Mulas of Steinberg’s now-destroyed 1961 mural for the atrium of the Palazzina Mayer in Milan.  Catalogue forthcoming.

Magic Ledger: The Drawings of Saul Steinberg, at the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, January 27-June 2, 2024

Based on gifts to the Museum from The Saul Steinberg Foundation, the exhibition presents drawings that combine Steinberg’s fantastic imagination and shrewd observation.

OSU Museum of Art presents Line of Thought: The Work of Saul Steinberg, July 25–September 30, 2023

  Presented by Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Saul Steinberg, a Romanian American artist, gained fame for his humorous illustrations in The New Yorker. However, his life was marked by adversity. Facing antisemitism in Romania, his family moved to Milan in 1933 where he worked briefly as an illustrator until Mussolini’s antisemitic ideas […]

Recent Exhibitions

Saul Steinberg: Up Close. The Steinberg Collection at the Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, at the Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, Milan, October 5-November 26, 2022

An extensive exhibition, based on gifts to the library from The Saul Steinberg Foundation, focusing on the autobiographical character of Steinberg’s works and his personal associations. Catalogue available.

Saul Steinberg: Milano New York at the Triennale Milano, Milan, October 15, 2021-May 1, 2022

The exhibition explores Steinberg’s roots in Milan, where he studied and worked from 1933 to 1941, and the resonance of his Italian experience in later works. Publication available.

Saul Steinberg: In the Library, Pace Gallery, New York, April 1-April 30, 2022

An exhibition of sculptures and works on paper from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Saul Steinberg: Lines That Transform the Real World at the Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo, December 10, 2021-March 12, 2022.

The first large-scale exhibition in Japan, with 280 works, including posters, prints, and reproductions of key drawings. Photographs by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka Saul Steinberg: Lines That Transform the Real WorldGinza Graphic Gallery, TokyoDecember 10, 2021-March 12, 2022

Saul Steinberg: A Writer Who Draws at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, November 19, 2021-March 6, 2022

A retrospective of 22 drawings, based on gifts to the museum from The Saul Steinberg Foundation.

Saul Steinberg: Entre les lignes at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, September 29, 2021-February 28, 2022

The exhibition brings together more than eighty of Steinberg’s works, based on gifts from The Saul Steinberg Foundation and loans from elsewhere. Among the highlights is the reconstruction of Steinberg’s collage-mural, Art Viewers, never seen since its installation at the Galerie Maeght in 1966. Catalogue available.

Saul Steinberg at the Galerie Maeght, Paris, September 30-December 4, 2021

A section of the gallery’s extensive holdings of the works of Steinberg, Maeght represented Steinberg in France from the early 1950s on.

Saul Steinberg at Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, October 12-December 1, 2021

A selection of drawings from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Saul Steinberg Still Life: Drawings and Objects at The Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York, October 9-November 29, 2021

More than a dozen selected works, drawn and sculpted, covering Steinberg’s imaginative treatment of the still-life theme.

Saul Steinberg: Selected Masterworks at Pucker Gallery in Boston. June 5 – July 11, 2021

Steinberg defined drawing as “a way of reasoning on paper,” an idea he constantly explored in new visual territories of drawings, paintings, collages, murals, and sculptures.

Saul Steinberg: Modernist Without Portfolio at the Parrish Art Museum. November 10, 2019 – April 2021

Famed worldwide for giving graphic definition to the postwar age, Saul Steinberg (American, b. Romania, 1914–1999) was renowned for the covers, drawings, and cartoons that appeared in The New Yorker for nearly six decades. He was equally acclaimed for the drawings, paintings, prints, collages, and sculptures he exhibited internationally in galleries and museums. Steinberg crafted […]

Saul Steinberg: Imagined Interiors at Pace Gallery. March 23, 2020 – April 6, 2020

Saul Steinberg (1914-1999) redefined the possibilities of drawing, casting it as a philosophical investigation, “a way of reasoning on paper.” His ingenious experiments with drawing and other media, including photography, collage, and sculpture, earned him critical acclaim as a modernist artist in the post-war period, while his numerous drawings and covers for The New Yorker […]

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