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Franz Kline 1910-1962, US

Rank (2014): 1478 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 212

    Solo shows 26

    2012
    Franz Kline: Coal and Steel - Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
    2009
    Front Room: Franz Kline Brushstrokes - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    2008
    Franz Kline - Paul Thiebaud Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Suitcase Paintings - Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Chicago, IL
    Franz Kline Studies - Paul Thiebaud Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Franz Kline - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
    Franz Kline - Mnuchin Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    Franz Kline 1910-1962 - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    2003
    Franz Kline: Paintings from a Private American Collection - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Franz Kline - Mnuchin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Franz Kline - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
    2002
    Franz Kline - Ink Drawings - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    Franz Kline - black & white, 1950-1961 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    1994
    Franz Kline - black & white, 1950-1961 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Franz Kline. Arte y estructura de la identidad - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Franz Kline - black & white, 1950-1961 - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Franz Kline: arte y estructura de la identidad - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
    1986
    The Vital Gesture: Franz Kline - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    1969
    Franz Kline, 1910 - 1962 - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1968
    Franz Kline, 1910 - 1962 - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    Franz Kline, 1910 - 1962 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1964
    Franz Kline - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    1963
    Franz Kline - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Franz Kline Memorial Exhibition - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
    1962
    Franz Kline - Memorial Exhibition - Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC
    1961
    Franz Kline - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    Group shows 186

    2014
    Form Figure Abstraction 1940-1960 - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
    Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    Colección Del Ivam. Xxv Aniversario - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    American Art: 1950–1975 - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
    2013
    Pollock e gli Irascibili - La scuola di New York - Palazzo Reale, Milan
    Re-View: Onnasch Collection - auser & Wirth London, Piccadilly, London
    Fall Selections - Allan Stone Projects, New York City, NY
    Calligraffiti: 1984-2013 - Leila Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Adventures of truth - Painting and philosophy - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
    Made In The Usa - From Abstract Expressionists To Color Field Painters - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Dna: Strands Of Abstraction - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
    Red Contemporary Masters - Galerie Antoine Helwaser, Paris
    Ab-ex / Re-con - Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered - Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
    Abstract Expressionism On Paper - Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Abstraction et ideal de Franz Kline a Genevieve Asse - Galerie Ditesheim & Maffei, Neuchâtel
    Nouveau to Modern: Transitions in Art and Design - Allan Stone Projects, New York City, NY
    2012
    American Dream - Agnellini Arte Moderna, Brescia
    Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
    This Is How We Do It - A Survey Of Nearly 250 Years Of American Masterpieces - Driscoll Babcock Galleries, New York City, NY
    Primer Acto - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    Abstract Expressionism - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
    Masterworks of European and American Art for the 21st Century - Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
    Micro Mania - Gagosian Gallery, Paris
    21 Etchings and Poems - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    Curator\'s Choice: People, Places, and Things - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    2011
    Symbiosis: Conversations Between East And West - HackettIMill, San Francisco, CA
    Artists Of The Gallery - Galerie Springer Berlin, Berlin
    Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Abstract Expressionist New York - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    Parcours d\'un galeriste. François Ditesheim - Musée des beaux-arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel
    2010
    Abstract Expressionist New York - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Masters of the Gesture - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
    Black & White - Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY
    Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    Group Show Summer 2010 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
    LE GRAND GESTE! - Informel and Abstract Expressionism, 1946-1964 - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    Modern Times - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
    Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
    Big Paper Winter - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    Modern Times: responding to chaos - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    2009
    Illustre Gäste - Amerikanische Kunst 1950 bis 1970 aus der Sammlung des Museum Folkwang im Josef Albers Museum - Quadrat Bottrop - Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
    MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Bilderträume. Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
    Tiempo como materia. Colección MACBA. Nuevas incorporaciones - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Gallery Selections - Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York City, NY
    The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
    Synchronies: Undercurrents in Postwar European and American Abstraction - Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2008
    Watercolor-Bodycolor - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
    Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL
    CARLO CARDAZZO. UNA NUOVA VISIONE DELL'ARTE - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
    1945-1949 Repartir à zéro, comme si la peinture n’avait jamais existé - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon
    Black - G Fine Art, Washington, DC
    Abstract Expressionism - A World Elsewhere - Haunch of Venison - New York, New York City, NY
    COMING OF AGE. Arte americana dal 1850 al 1950 - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
    Raymond Hendler and artists from his ‘avant garde’ Circle - Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York City, NY
    Summer Selection - Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Medieval to Modern - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
    "How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center" - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Action Painting - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
    Suitcase Paintings: Small Scale Work by Abstract Expressionists - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    2007
    Taste of Modern - Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
    Drawings - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
    Drawings, Watercolors and Gouaches: From Toulouse-Lautrec to Freud - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
    Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Museu da Solidariedade - Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba
    Gallery Selection- Autumn Group Show - Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York City, NY
    The Passionate Gesture - Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    When Art Worlds Collide - The 60 - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    Modern(ist) Love - The Dorothy Lincoln-Smith and Harvey K. Smith Collection - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    Pathways and Parallels: Roads to Abstract Expressionism - Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York City, NY
    Speed #1 - natura naturata - velocidad sin movimiento - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    Speed 2 - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    2006
    Afro & incotri e Confronti italia America - Gallerie d´Arte Moderna di Udine - GAMUD, Udine
    Shelter - Kunst für zwangsprostituierte Frauen - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Black, Black & White, White - Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York City, NY
    Coming of Age - American Art, 1850s to 1950s - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
    Plane/Figure - Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen - Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    Selections from the Collection of Edward R. Broida - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Modern and Contemporary Masters - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    "New York School" - American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich
    Spring Paper 8 - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    Starting at Zero - Black Mountain College 1933-57 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    Line and Surface - Works on Paper - Peter Blum Gallery, New York City, NY
    Contemporary and Modern Paintings - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    2005
    Ecole de New York - Expressionnisme Abstrait - oeuvres sur papier - MAMAC - Musee d´Art Moderne et d`Art Contemporain Nice, Nice
    “Vedo Blu” - Galleria Edieuropa, Rome
    Expresionismo Abstracto - Obra sobre papel - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
    Maestro del Collage-de Picasso a Rauschenberg - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
    American and European Selections - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Obras Maestras del Siglo XX en las Colecciones del IVAM - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia
    The Shape of Time - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Into The Unknown - Abstraction From The Collection - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Surfing the Century: Twentieth-Century Art - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    Imageless Icons: Abstract Thoughts - Gagosian Gallery, London
    2004
    From Pollock to Marden:Post-War Works on Paper from the Collection of Susan and - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
    Action Painting. Arte americana 1940 - 1970: dal disegno all'opera - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena
    Through American Eyes: Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
    Portraits - Esso Gallery and Books, New York City, NY
    A Spirited Vision: Highlights of the Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    Das MoMA in Berlin. Meisterwerke aus dem Museum of Modern Art, New York - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Picasso to Thiebaud - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    2003
    Staff Selections - Permanent Collection - Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
    Black White - Danese Corey, New York City, NY
    Aaron Siskind and others - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    El Expresionismo Abstracto Americano en las Colecciones Españolas - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia
    The Heroic Century: The Museum of Modern Art Masterpieces, 200 Paintings & Sculp - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    Mid-Century American Abstraction: Master Works on Paper - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    Richard Gray Gallery Forty Years - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    A Way with Words - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Masterworks on Paper from the Edward R. Broida Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    Not Exactly Photographs - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Abstract Expressionism - Art Movement in the 20th Century - Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran
    Conversations - A Collection in Dialogue - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
    2002
    Black Mountain College: Una aventura americana - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    An American Legacy, A Gift to New York - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    All American, Part II - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    The New York School: Abstract Expressionism and Beyond - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    The Physical World - An Exhibition Of Painting And Sculpture - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
    2001
    All American - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    Aaron Siskind And Franz Kline: Expression Through Abstraction - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Da Kandisky a Pollock - Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano
    Cold War Modern: The Domesticated Avant–garde - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    Modernism & Abstraction - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    The Stamp of Impulse - Abstract Expressionist Prints - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
    A Room Of Their Own - From Rothko To Rauschenberg - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Foundations - Building the Addison's Collection - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
    2000
    American Abstract Expressionism - American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich
    Modernism & Abstraction - Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
    Expresionismo Abstracto - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
    Highlights of Late 20th-Century Art from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    1999
    Panza - The Legacy of a Collector - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    American Works on Paper, 1945-1975 - Hallie Ford Museum of Art (HFMA), Salem, OR
    In Memory Of My Feelings: Frank O\'hara And American Art - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    À rebours. La rebelión informalista 1939-1968 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Drawn from Artists' Collections - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY
    Fruits & Flowers, Skies & Pies - Allan Stone Projects, New York City, NY
    1998
    Masterworks on Paper from the Collection of George Hopper Fitch - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    The New York School - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
    1996
    Hans Hofmann and the New York School - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Group Exhibition - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1993
    The Usual Suspects - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1992
    Contemporary Art from the Marcia Simon Weisman Collection - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    News Modern and Contemporary Masters - Zeisler Collection - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1988
    Abstract Work From The 1950s - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Print Exhibition: From the American Scene to Abstract Expressionism - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    1984
    Eccentric Images - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Socialites & Satellites - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
    1983
    Black and White - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1980
    An Exhibition of Important Contemporary Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1979
    Abstract Expressionism: A Tribute to Harold Rosenberg - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    Summer 1979: An Exhibition of Selected Acquisitions - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1978
    Three Generations: Studies in Collage - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    American Drawing - 1927-1977 - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    1977
    Kelly, Kline, Pollock, Rinke - Galerie Schmela, Dusseldorf
    Fine Paintings and Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Arte USA - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
    Arte USA - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
    1976
    Modern Masters - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    New York in Europa - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Drawings by five abstract expressionist painters - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    1974
    American Self-Portraits - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1972
    Scuola di New York - Galleria Morone, Milan
    1971
    Ways of Looking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1970
    The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    1964
    Paintings and Sculptures from the Collection of Mr. And Mrs. Ted Weiner - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel
    1961
    The Ben Heller Collection of Paintings of the School of New York - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    American Exhibition 64th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1960
    The Mysterious Sign - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    1959
    American Painting and Sculpture 63rd Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    documenta 2 - Documenta, Kassel
    The Romantic Agony: From Goya to de Kooning - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    The New American Painting - Tate Britain, London
    1958
    The New American Painting - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
    The New American Painting - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    The New American Painting - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
    Some Pictures from the E.J. Power Collection - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    1956
    Large Scale Paintings II - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Twelve Americans - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1951
    9th Street Art Exhibition - 9th Street Art Exhibition, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 16

    Greece
    Gagosian Gallery, Athens
    Hong Kong
    de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong
    USA
    Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
    Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
    David Janis Gallery, New York City, NY
    Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
    James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York City, NY
    Elrick-Manley Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY
    Mnuchin Gallery, New York City, NY
    James Francis Trezza Fine Art , New York City, NY
    Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Washburn Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 43

    Argentina
    Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA, Buenos Aires
    Canada
    Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    Denmark
    Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
    Germany
    K20 Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf
    Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
    Iran
    Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran
    Israel
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Portugal
    Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
    Switzerland
    Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
    USA
    AMoA - Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
    UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    The Richard L. Nelson Gallery & The Fine Arts Collection, Davis, CA
    Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
    The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
    The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
    Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
    MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
    Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Museum of the City of New York, New York City, NY
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
    The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
    Glenstone, Potomac, MD
    The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London
    Tate Modern, London

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    Yearbook 2000/2001 American Contemporary Art Gallery

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