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Al Held 1928-2005, US

Rank (2014): 2573 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 145

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 07 Dec 2014
    Al Held + Robert Mangold: B/W to Color - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

    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
    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
    1991
    Al Held : the Italian watercolors - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    Al Held : paintings 1990 - Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm
    1990
    Al Held : new paintings - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    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
    1988
    Al Held watercolors - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    1987
    Al Held, new paintings - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    1986
    Al Held, drawings 1980-1986 - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    1985
    Al Held - new paintings - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    1984
    Al Held - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Al Held : drawings from 1976 - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    Al Held : Zeichnungen von 1976 - Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Zurich
    1983
    Al Held - new paintings - Donald Morris Gallery, Inc., New York City, NY
    1982
    Al Held - Recent Paintings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London
    1980
    Al Held - Quadrat Bottrop - Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
    Al Held - Recent Paintings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London
    1978
    Al Held : new paintings - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    1977
    Al Held - Paintings and Drawings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London
    1973
    Al Held, new paintings - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    1972
    Al Held, new paintings - André Emmerich Gallery, New York City, NY
    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
    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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam

    Group shows 97

    2014
    Green Circle, Black Diamond - Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
    Summer Group Exhibition: Part I - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    Full Spectrum 1860-2014 - James Graham & Sons, New York City, NY
    Winter Group Show - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
    2013
    Galen at The Galen - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    highways and byways. together again - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Totally 80s: Gifts to the Permanent Collection - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Shifting Planes - Van Doren Waxter, 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
    Abstract Drawings - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    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
    Pop to Present - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Artists in Their Studios - Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA
    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
    New York Cool: Paintings and Sculptures from the NYU Art Collection - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    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
    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
    Black & Blue - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Outside Europe - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
    2005
    Outside Europe - Aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    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
    Minimalism and After III - Neuerwerbungen / New Aquisitions - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    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 Corey, 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 - Van Doren Waxter, 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
    L\'art concret aujourd\'hui - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Au rendez-vous des amis, coll. A. L\'H. - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
    Quel est le rapport entre l’art concret et les objets usuels de la tradition paysanne provençale? - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    1993
    The Usual Suspects - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1992
    The William S. Paley Collection - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    Al Held/Milton Resnick: 1955-1965 - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1990
    Large Works on Paper - Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC), 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
    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
    Held Kelly Mattmüller Noland Olitski Pfahler Plumb Turnbull - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
    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

    Dealer Directory 14

    Spain
    Polígrafa Obra Grafica, Barcelona
    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
    Pace Prints, New York City, NY
    Washburn Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

    Collections 19

    Germany
    Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Portugal
    Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
    Switzerland
    Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
    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
    Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
    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
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London

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