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Forrest Bess  1911-1977, US

Rank (2014): 3994 

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Male
Painting



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Country
USA 32
United Kingdom 2
Switzerland 1
Germany 1




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Jack Boynton    4
Hassel Smith  37665 3
Joseph Cornell  986 3




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Betty Parsons Gallery, USA 5
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 5
  Betty Cuningham Gallery, USA 2
  Nielsen Gallery, USA 2
  The Menil Collection, USA 2



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5.10.1911 Born


11.11.1977 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 36  Please report missing Information



to top 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 - UCLA 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 (closed, 1982)

1957
   Forrest Bess - - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1982)

1951
   Forrest Bess - - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1982)
   Forrest Bess - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

1950
   Forrest Bess - - Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1982)

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to top Group shows   22


2014
   July - The Approach, London
   Purple States - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY

2013
Description and image Ingleby GallerySongs of Innocence and Experience - Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland Send message

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
  David Zwirner, Inc.a point in space is a place for an argument - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY Send message

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
  Marianne Boesky GalleryHalf Air - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY Send message

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 (closed, 1982)

1957
   Recent Contemporary Acquisitions – Houston - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Pacemakers - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

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USA

 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

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 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT

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