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Forrest Bess 1911-1977, US

Rank (2014): 3793 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 36

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 19 Apr 2015
    The Sea - Salut D\'honneur Jan Hoet - Mu.ZEE, Oostende

    Solo shows 14

    2014
    Forrest Bess - Seeing Things Invisible - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    2013
    Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    2009
    Forrest Bess - Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
    2005
    Forrest Bess - Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
    1989
    Forrest Bess - here is a sign - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    1988
    Forrest Bess - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    1962
    Forrest Bess - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Forrest Bess - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY
    1957
    Forrest Bess - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY
    1951
    Forrest Bess - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY
    Forrest Bess - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    1950
    Forrest Bess - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY

    Group shows 22

    2014
    July - The Approach, London
    Purple States - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    2013
    Songs of Innocence and Experience - Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
    2012
    Signs & Symbols - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial 2012 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    2011
    Forrest Bess: 100 Years - Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, TX
    Sets and Sutures - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    La maison et l’infini - La collection de Christian Zacharias - Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne
    Four Decades - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    2009
    CORE - Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York City, NY
    2008
    Disarming Matter - Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    a point in space is a place for an argument - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    2006
    We Make Any Size Of Mirror - Mitchell-Innes & Nash - Madison Av., New York City, NY
    2005
    Paint It With Black - Curated by Phong Bui - Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York City, NY
    2003
    Half Air - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    1997
    Perfect Being: Paintings in code/Codes in painting - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1988
    Texas Art: An exhibition selected from The Menil Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Trustees\' Collections - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    1982
    In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum 1948–1982 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1964
    Dealer’s Choice: An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Prints - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1959
    Walter Murch & Forrest Bess - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY
    1957
    Recent Contemporary Acquisitions – Houston - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Pacemakers - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

    Dealer Directory 1

    USA
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 1

    USA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT

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