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Bill Owens 1938, US

Rank (2016): 3200 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 90

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 18 Sep 2016
    La Ville Au Loin (The City Faraway) - FRAC - Centre, Orleans

    Solo shows 25

    2015
    Bill Owens: Suburbanites And Socialites  - Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
    2014
    Bill Owens - Suburbia - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    2011
    Bill Owens: Ordinary Folks - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Ordinary Folks - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    2010
    Bill Owens: Suburbia - Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
    2009
    Bill Owens - Riots - aMAZE Cultural Lab, Milan
    Riots - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
    Bill Owens: America Fast Forward - Galerie Alex Daniels / Reflex Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    2008
    Bill Owens - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Bill Owens - Suburbia Revisited - Arnolfini, Bristol
    Bill Owens e Woolrich Woolen Mills - Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
    2007
    Suburbia and Leisure - DNJ Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Bill Owens: Flesh - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2005
    Bill Owens - America - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Bill Owens: Leisure Nathan Baker: People At Work - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Bill Owens - Jack Hanley Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    2004
    Bill Owens - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
    Bill Owens: Leisure - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    2001
    Photographs 1969 - Jack Hanley Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    2000
    Suburbia - Photographs by Bill Owens - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
    The Suburban Seventies - Photographs by Bill Owens - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    1999
    Bill Owens Photos from -Suburbia,- -Working- and -Our Kind of People- - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
    1998
    Bill Owens - Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
    1996
    Bill Owens - Selected Photographs From Suburbia, Our Kind Of People And Working (1968-1976) - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
    1978
    Bill Owens - Photographs - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

    Group shows 65

    2016
    Seeing Things - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
    2015
    100% - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
    America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    20th Anniversary: A Group Exhibition Celebrating 20 Years - Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
    Words Matter - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2014
    American Scene Photography: Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Food - MuCEM: Musée des Civilisations de l\'Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille
    Road Trip - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
    Beauty of Darkness II - Galerie Alex Daniels / Reflex Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    2013
    Walk on the Wild Side - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
    Pet Shapes - China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
    2012
    Walker Evans & The American Social Landscape Photographers - Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
    FotoTriennale.dk 2012 - Museet for Fotokunst, Odense
    Gaze - The Changing Face of Portrait Photography - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    Backyard Oasis: The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, 1945-1982 - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    2011
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Masters of American Photography - Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
    Here - Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA
    Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment - New Mexico Museum Arts, Santa Fe, NM
    2010
    Prospective XXIe siecle - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
    Tales From The Crypt - Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery - PDNB, Dallas, TX
    La collection s'expose - Polaroïd en péril ! - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Who are you close to - Thrust Projects, New York City, NY
    2009
    Santa's Workshop Shanghai - James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
    In Focus: The Worker - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    The Tree - James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
    Reality Revisted - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    2008
    The Cult of Personality - Portraits and Mass Culture - Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels
    Urbanités - Galerie les filles du calvaire - Paris, Paris
    Instantané (70), Porte-parole (épisode n°2) - FRAC - Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
    The Good Life - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
    Contemporary Photographs: Recent Acquisitions - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    2007
    Photographing Suburbia: Crewdson, Owens and Weiner - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
    Stalking Surburbia - Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
    Ingenium.Photographie et Ingeniosite 1846 - 2006 - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
    June Bride - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
    Mapping the City - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
    2006
    Public Faces/Private Spaces: Recent Acquisitions - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Suburban Escape - The Art of California Sprawl - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Une Proposition de Mathieu Mercier - FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    Montezuma´s Revenge - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
    The age of innocent - Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery - PDNB, Dallas, TX
    Dreaming California - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    I ♥ the Burbs - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
    20ème anniversaire de la galerie - Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris
    2005
    Invito al Collezionismo - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
    Der Traum vom Ich, der Traum von der Welt - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    2004
    Pool Party - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
    Beauty of Darkness - Galerie Alex Daniels / Reflex Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Terrain Vague - Photography, Architecture and the Post-Industrial Landscape - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
    Street Credibility - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    2003
    The Gray Area - , San Francisco, CA
    Terrain Vague - Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
    fables de l'identité - Centre national de la photographie, Paris
    Travailler fatigue - FRAC - Languedoc-Roussilon, Montpellier
    2002
    Humor - Gallery Sink, Denver, CO
    Through the Looking Glass - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2001
    The Nature of Still Life - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna - GAM, Bologna
    Places and People (David Armstron, David Levinthal, Bill Owens, John Schabel, Ch - L.A. Galerie – Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt/Main
    Il ne faut pas se fier aux apparences, un train peut en cacher un autre - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
    2000
    Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Urbanities - Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje
    1999
    The Permanent Collection - Into the 21st Century - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    1978
    Bill Owens & Julia M. Cameron - Spectrum Sotos, Zaragoza

    Dealer Directory 7

    China
    James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
    France
    Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris
    Netherlands
    Galerie Alex Daniels / Reflex Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    USA
    Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery - PDNB, Dallas, TX
    James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Eyestorm, London

    Collections 10

    France
    FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
    FRAC - Languedoc-Roussilon, Montpellier
    FRAC - Ile-de-France - Le Plateau, Paris
    Switzerland
    Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    USA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    The Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW), Woodstock, NY
    Last update: 14 Apr 2016

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