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Al Held  1928-2005, US

Rank (2014): 2561 – 

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Painting
Abstract Expressionism, Hard Edge



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 106
Germany 11
Switzerland 8
United Kingdom 5
Czech Republic 2




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Artist Rank
Robert Motherwell  227 25
Frank Stella  112 25
Kenneth Noland  659 22
Robert Rauschenberg  12 21
Roy Lichtenstein  31 19




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  André Emmerich Gallery, USA 13
  Loretta Howard Gallery, USA 10
  Robert Miller Gallery, USA 7
  Manny Silverman Gallery, USA 5



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12.10.1928 Born in New York City, NY (US)


27.7.2005 Died in Todi-Camerata, PG (IT)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 136  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   48


2013
   Al Held: Alphabet Paintings - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

2012
   Black and White 1967 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY

2011
   Al Held - Paintings 1959 - Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Al Held - Concrete Abstraction - Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe , New York City, NY

2008
   Al Held - Paintings 1989 - 1993 - Waddington Custot Galleries, London (England)
   Al Held - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Al Held - Watercolors - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Al Held: The Evolution of Style - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2006
   In memory of Al Held (1928-2005) - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
   Al Held - American abstract expressionist painter, 1928-2005 - J.Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL

2005
   Al Held - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   Expanding Universe - The Recent Paintings of Al Held - University of Maine Museum of Arts - UMMA, Bangor, ME

2003
   Al Held - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
   Expanding Universe: The Recent Paintings of Al Held - Boston University Art Gallery - BUAG, Boston, MA
   Expanding Universe: The Recent Paintings of Al Held - The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Portland, OR

2000
   Al Held - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   Al Held: The Italian Watercolors - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   Al Held : watercolors and acrylics - Landau Fine Art Inc., Montreal, QC

1992
   Al Held - new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1991
   Al Held : the Italian watercolors - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   Al Held : paintings 1990 - Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

1990
   Al Held : new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   Al Held : After Paris, 1953-1955 - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

1989
   Al Held : recent paintings - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Al Held - new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1988
   Al Held watercolors - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1987
   Al Held, new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1986
   Al Held, drawings 1980-1986 - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1985
   Al Held - new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1984
   Al Held - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Al Held : drawings from 1976 - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   Al Held : Zeichnungen von 1976 - - Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Zurich (closed)

1983
   Al Held - new paintings - Donald Morris Gallery, Inc., New York City, NY

1982
   Al Held - Recent Paintings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London (England)

1980
   Al Held - Quadrat Bottrop - Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
   Al Held - Recent Paintings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London (England)

1978
   Al Held : new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1977
   Al Held - Paintings and Drawings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London (England)

1973
   Al Held, new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1972
   Al Held, new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1971
   Al Held, recent paintings - Donald Morris Gallery, Inc., New York City, NY

1970
   Al Held : Galerie Renée Ziegler - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
   Al Held : new paintings - - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

1969
   Al Held: Recent Paintings - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1968
   Al Held, recent paintings - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
   Al Held - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Al Held - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1966
   Al Held - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam

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to top Group shows   88


2013
   Galen at The Galen - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
  Daimler Contemporaryhighways and byways. together again - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
   Totally 80s: Gifts to the Permanent Collection - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
   Shifting Planes - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   Dna: Strands Of Abstraction - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   My Echo My Shadow - Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

2012
   Post War American Art - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2011
   Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2010
   Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
   Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Artists at Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Group Show Summer 2010 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s - San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
   Group Show 2010 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   Pearlstein/Held - Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York City, NY
   Circa 1959 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Pop to Present - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   Geometry as Image - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
   Personal Geometry - Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York City, NY

2008
   Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Moderní a poválečné umění, současné umění, fotografie - galerie 5. patro, Prague
   GEOMETRY AS IMAGE - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  New York Cool: Paintings and Sculptures from the NYU Art Collection - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
Description and image  Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Paradigms and the Unexpected: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Shey Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Description and image  Sensory Overload: Light, Motion, Sound and the Optical in Art Since 1945 - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Arp to Reinhardt: Rose Geometries - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Moderní a poválečné umění, současné umění, fotografie - Leica Gallery LGP, Prague

2007
   Inaugural Exhibition of New Space - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Black & White and a little red... - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
   What Is Painting? - Contemporary Art from the Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Grand Gestures: The Gordon F. Hampton Collection - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
   Anniversary - Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York City, NY
   Group Show - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Black & Blue - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Outside Europe - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel

2005
Description Daimler ContemporaryOutside Europe - Aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
   In Black and White - Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York City, NY

2004
   Kleinformate und Originalgraphik - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
   New Prints 2004/Autumn - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
Description and image Daimler ContemporaryMinimalism and After III - Neuerwerbungen / New Aquisitions - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
   Geometric Abstraction & Beyond - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Ground - Field - Surface - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
   Watercolor Worlds - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
   Under $2,000 Albers < Zaugg - Brooke Alexander Editions, New York City, NY

2003
   Classic Works From the 1960s - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Black White - Danese, New York City, NY
   Guest Art. Das Kunsthaus mit Leihgaben zu Gast - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
   Painting Explosion - 1958 1963, Part I - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

2002
   Al Held & George Sugarman - The Early Sixties - Washburn Gallery, New York City, NY
   Group Exhibition - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Plotting: An Exhibition Of Studies - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001
   Au rendez-vous des amis (La ligne seule) 2 - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
   A defining generation. Then and Now. 1961 and 2001 - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Early Modern Art - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Drawing & Painting - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY

2000
   Ligne(s) de conduite - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
   Paintings & Works on Paper - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY

1999
   Primed & Unprimed: Paintings from 60s and 70s - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York City, NY
   Alchemies of the Sixties. From the Rose Art Museum Permanent Collection - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

1998
   Constructing Structure - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

1995
   Au rendez-vous des amis, coll. A. L'H. - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva

1993
   The Usual Suspects - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1992
   Al Held/Milton Resnick: 1955-1965 - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990
   Large Works on Paper - Center for Art and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD

1989
   Abstract Expressionism - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988
   Abstract Work From The 1950s - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985
   Contrasts of Form: Geometric Abstract Art 1910-1980 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1984
   Labor Intensive Abstraction: An Exhibition of Highly Detailed Abstract Paintings and Drawings - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Constructivism And The Geometric Tradition: Selections From The Mccrory Corp. Collection - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1983
   Language, Drama, Source & Vision - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Twentieth-Century Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selected Recent Acqui - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Abstract Painting: 1960–69 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1982
   In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum 1948–1982 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1980
   American Drawing in Black and White: 1970-1980 - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1979
   The 1970s: New American Painting - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
   André Emmerich zu Gast bei Brusberg - Eine Galerie zu Gast - - Galerie Brusberg - Hannover, Hannover (closed, 1985)

1976
   New York in Europa - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1973
   Whitney Biennial 1973 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

1968
   documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel

1967
   1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Frank O'Hara, In Memory of my Feelings - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1965
  Kunsthalle BaselHeld Kelly Mattmüller Noland Olitski Pfahler Plumb Turnbull - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Send message

1964
   American Paintings and Sculpture 67th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1962
   Geometric abstraction in America : March - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1960
   The Mysterious Sign - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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Spain

 Polígrafa Obra Grafica, Barcelona

United Kingdom

 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)

USA

 Tandem Press, Madison, WI
 Marianne Friedland Gallery, Naples, FL
 Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe , New York City, NY
 Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
 Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
 James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
 Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
 Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
 Pace Prints, New York City, NY
 Washburn Gallery, New York City, NY
 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

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Germany

Daimler ContemporaryDaimler Contemporary, Berlin  eMail
 Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

Switzerland

 Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London (England)

USA

 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
 Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
 UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
 Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
 Marywood University Art Gallery, Scranton, PA
 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

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