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Balthus  1908-2001, FR

(Tobia Bezzola Balthasar Kłossowski)
Rank (2014): 2622 – 

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 39
Switzerland 12
Germany 12
France 11
United Kingdom 9




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Artist Rank
Pablo Picasso  2 35
Alberto Giacometti  66 32
Henri Matisse  40 27
Joàn Miró  84 26




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 10
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA 4
  George Adams Gallery, USA 4
  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, United Kingdom 3
Fischerplatz Galerie | BEGE Galerien Fischerplatz Galerie | BEGE Galerien, Germany 3



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29.2.1908 Born in Paris (FR)

Awards 1991 Awarded with the Praemium Imperiale for painting.


18.2.2001 Died in Gstaad (CH)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 97  Please report missing Information



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2013
   Balthus - The Last Studies - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
Description  Balthus: Cats and Girls—Paintings and Provocations - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

2008
   Balthus - Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny

2007
Description  Balthus - Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2002
   Balthus - De Piero della Francesca à Alberto Giacometti - Musée Jenisch, Vevey
   Balthus - The Last Two Nudes - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY

2001
   Balthus - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Balthazar Klossowski Balthu - Dickinson Roundell Inc., New York City, NY
   Female Form - Dickinson, Paris

2000
   Drawings from the Collection of Stanislas Klossowski de Rola - Dickinson, Paris
   Balthus: Drawings - Simon C Dickinson Ltd, London (England)

1999
Description and image  Balthus "An Intimate Look: Works on Paper" - Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1996
   Balthus - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1995
   Balthus - Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, SAR

1994
   Balthus - Zeichnungen - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

1993
   Balthus - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

1984
   Balthus - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1983
   Balthus - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

1981
   Balthus: Works from the Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Balthus / MAtrix 65 - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

1980
   Balthus / MATRIX 38 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1977
   Balthus - paintings and drawings 1934 to 1977 - - Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1989)

1968
   Balthus - Drawings - Annely Juda Fine Art, London (England)

1967
   Balthus - - Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1989)

1966
   Balthus: New Paintings, 1963-1966 - - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1969)

1964
   Balthus - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1956
   Balthus - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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2013
   Limited Edition - International Prints - Galleria Guastalla Centro Arte, Livorno
   Fenêtres, de la Renaissance à nos jours. Dürer, Monet, Magritte... - Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne

2012
   Una finestra sul mondo - Da Dürer a Mondrian e oltre - Museo d'Arte di Lugano, Lugano
   A WINDOW ON THE WORLD, from Dürer to Mondrian and beyond - Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano

2011
   50 artists, a collection - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
   Not For Sale - Passage de Retz, Paris
   Caos y clasicismo: arte en Francia, Italia, Alemania y España, 1918-1936 - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
   Observadores - Revelações, Trânsitos e Distâncias Um percurso pela Colecção Berardo - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

2010
   Chaos and Classicism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

2009
Description  Bilderträume. Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Giacometti, Balthus, Skira - Les années Labyrinthe (1944-1946) - Musée Rath, Geneva

2008
   Inspired by Literature: Art and Fine Books - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Description, image and works of art  THE OLYMP - Works on Paper - - Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf (closed, 2010)
Description and image Fischerplatz GalerieGanz schön ART-ig - LECKERBISSEN III - Fischerplatz Galerie, Ulm Send message
   International Drawings of the 20th Century - CDS Gallery, New York City, NY
   Blood on Paper - the Art of the Book - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London (England)
   Comme des bêtes. Ours, chat, cochon & Cie - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

2007
   Quand les peintres s'adressent aux enfants - Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris
   La colección Pierre y Maria-Gaetana Matisse en The Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York - Museo Picasso Málaga, Málaga
   Fondation Beyeler: EROS in der Kunst der Moderne - Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna
   El espejo y la máscara. El retrato en el siglo de Picasso - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

2006
   Orangerie, 1934 - les Peintres de la réalité - Musée National de l´Orangerie, Paris
   EROS in der Kunst der Moderne - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
Description Fischerplatz GalerieLECKERBISSEN II - Fischerplatz Galerie, Ulm Send message

2005
Description  Mimesis. Realismos Modernos 1918-1945 - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Description  BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Works on Paper - From Turner to Freud - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England)
Description and image  Collection de 30 dessins de Bonnard - Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne

2004
Description  Love / Hate. From Magritte to Cattelan. - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo (UD)
Description and image  The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Description and image  Das MoMA in Berlin. Meisterwerke aus dem Museum of Modern Art, New York - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

2003
Description  The Heroic Century: The Museum of Modern Art Masterpieces, 200 Paintings & Sculp - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Strange Days - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description and image  Acquisitions Nouvelles - Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne
Description  A Singular Vision: The Melvin Blake and Frank Purnell Legacy - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Description and image Fischerplatz GalerieLeckerbissen - Fischerplatz Galerie, Ulm Send message

2002
   Oeil pour oeil: Collection Privée de Lyon - Le RECTANGLE - Centre d´Art de la Ville de Lyon, Lyon

2001
   Grands maîtres des XIXe et XXe siècles - Galerie Schmit, Paris
Description and image  Der kühle Blick - Realismus der zwanziger Jahre - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich

2000
   Painters in Paris - 1895–1950 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1999
   Classics of Modern Art - Museum of Contemporary Art - Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, Hora, Andros
   Von Beuys bis Cindy Sherman - Sammlung Lothar Schirmer - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   Drawn from Artists' Collections - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY

1998
Description  Picasso und seine Sammlung - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich

1995
   46th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

1993
   Entre la sérénité et l'inquiétude - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne

1991
   European Master Drawings - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

1987
   The Window in Twentieth-Century Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1985
   European Drawings from the Gallery Collection - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1984
   French Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1981
   A new Spirit of Painting - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)

1980
   Sie/She/Elle - oder: Die Nacktheit der Frau ist weiserr als die Lehre der Philosphen (Max Ernst) - - Galerie Brusberg - Hannover, Hannover (closed, 1985)

1979
   The Classical Tradition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Gifts of Drawing - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1978
   A Treasury of Modern Drawing: The Joan and Lester Avnet Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
   X Quadriennale Nazionale d'Arte. Artisti stranieri operanti in Italia - Quadriennale di Roma, Rome

1974
   Seurat to Matisse: Drawing in France - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1973
   Works on Paper - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1968
   The Obsessive Image 1960-1968 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   Painting in France 1900-1967 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1967
   Homage to Silence - Hamilton Galleries, London (England)
   Drawings: Recent Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1965
   John S. Newberry: A Memorial Exhibition - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1961
   Painting and Sculpture from the James Thrall Soby Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1960
   Modern Master Drawings, Watercolors, And Collages - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1958
   Surrealism Then and Now - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1952
   Recent Trends in Realist Painting - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1951
   Selections from 5 New York Private Collections - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1948
   40 Years of Modern Art 1907-1947: a Selection from British Collections - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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 Dealer Directory  15

Belgium

 Galerie Pascal Retelet, Brussels
 Guy Pieters Galleries, Knokke-Heist

France

www.cyrilledegunzburg.comCyrille de Gunzburg, Paris eMail
 Galerie Hopkins, Paris
 Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris
 Pascal Retelet Fine Art, Saint-Paul de Vence

Switzerland

 Galerie Beyeler, Basel
 Jacques de la Béraudière , Geneva
 Galerie Lovers of Fine Art, Gstaad
 Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne

United Kingdom

 Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (England)
 Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England)
 Richard Nagy, London (England)
 Piccadilly Gallery Ltd., London (England)
 Martin Summers Fine Art Ltd, London (England)

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Australia

 NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

Colombia

 Museo Botero, Bogota

France

 Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence
 Musée Picasso - Château Grimaldi, Antibes
 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

Spain

 Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Switzerland

 Musée Jenisch, Vevey

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London (England)

USA

 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

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