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JULIUS WASSERSTEIN (American 1924-1985), Black Magic #13, 1955, Oil on panel, Signed and titled verso, 48” x 29.25”

Provenance:      John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
Private Collection

JULIUS WASSERSTEIN (American 1924-1985), Untitled (Abstract in Red Black and Browns), ca. 1950’s, Oil on canvas, 38” x 32”

Collection of Modesto Lanzone, San Francisco, CA
Collection of Mr. Livingston

JULIUS WASSERSTEIN (American 1924-1985), Untitled, 1955, Oil on panel, 48.5” x 24”

Julius Wasserstein

Julius Wasserstein was born in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to San Francisco in 1925. He attended California School of Fine Arts (1950-53). From 1952-85 he served as the gallery superintendent at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Wasserstein continued his education at San Francisco State College (1955-58). He then taught at the San Francisco Art Institute from 1960-63. He received the San Francisco Art Association Nealie Sullivan Award in 1961.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1953 King Ubu Gallery
1953 San Francisco Museum of Art
1964 Lucian Labaut Gallery
1955 Six Gallery
1956 East and West Gallery
1957 Ferus Gallery
1957 Spatsa Gallery
1959 Rose Rabow Galleries
1961 San Francisco Art Institute
1961 California Palace of the Legion of Honor
1962 Dilexi Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions

1958 San Francisco Art Association
1960 San Francisco Museum of Art
1961 Whitney Museum of American Art
1963 California Palace of the Legion of Honor
1963 Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Selected Collections

The Oakland Museum of California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art