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HC Westermann 1922-1981, US

Rank (2015): 2588 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 150

    Ongoing group exhibitions 2

    until 03 Jan 2016
    Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    until 27 Sep 2015
    America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

    Solo shows 32

    2012
    H.C. Westermann - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Woodcuts, Linocuts, and Lithographs 1962-1975 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Woodcuts, Linocuts, and Lithographs 1962-1975 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    Your Pal, Cliff: Selections from the H. C. Westermann Study Collection - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    2007
    Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H. C. Westermann - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    H.C. Westermann: Selected Work - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westermann - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    H.C. Westermann - Dreaming of a Speech Without Words - Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
    2006
    Dreaming of a speech without words - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
    2005
    H. C. Westermann | Woman, “the sweetest flower” - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    2002
    See America First: The Prints of H.C. Westermann - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    H.C. Westermann - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    H. C. Westermann - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    See America first : the prints of H. C. Westermann - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    H.C. Westermann | The Complete Lithographs, 1968-1972 - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    H.C. Westermann - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    2001
    H. C. Westermann - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    See America first - the prints of H. C. Westermann - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    The Sea of Cortez - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
    2000
    H. C. Westermann | Deathship: Important Sculpture, Drawings, Prints - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    1998
    H. C. Westermann | The Connecticut Ballroom and Related Works - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    H.C. Westermann - Selected Sculpture & Drawings - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    1996
    Sincerly Cliff - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    H. C. Westermann | Sculpture - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    1989
    H.C. Westermann: Sculpture, Watercolors, Letters, Prints - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1984
    H.C. Westermann: Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1980
    HC Westermann - Serpentine Gallery, London
    1978
    H.C. Westermann: New Works - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1974
    H.C. Westermann: New Sculpture and Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1973
    H.C. Westermann: New Sculpture and Graphics - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1969
    H. C. Westermann - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    1968
    H. C. Westermann - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

    Group shows 118

    2014
    Retooled: Highlights From The Hechinger Collection - Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL
    Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Bookish - Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
    Print Paper + Sandbox - Galerie 103, Kauai, HI
    Re-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, New York City, NY
    2013
    Re-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, London
    In Pursuit of Strangeness: Wyeth and Westermann in Dialogue - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
    At Table and in Bed - Andreas Melas & Helena Papadopoulos , Athens
    H.C. Westermann & Dan Attoe - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    Artists' Ink - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    H.C. Westermann and Ed Flood - Postmarked Westermann / Flood - Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
    Automaton - Galerie Daniel Buchholz - Köln, Cologne
    2011
    Chicago School: Imagists in Context - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Chicago Imagists at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    2010
    Watercolors and Sculpture - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Fresh Hell - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
    Four Decades - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    Figures in Chicago Imagism - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    New and Classic - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    S.M.S.: An Archive of the 60s - College of the Arts - California State University, Long Beach, CA
    2009
    Wood - Maccarone Gallery, New York City, NY
    Intense - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Exile on Main St. Humour, exaggeration & anti-authoritarianism in American art - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
    2008
    on line - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sack of Bones (Los Angeles) - Peres Projects - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Looking for mushrooms. Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk und Minimal Art: Kunst und Counterculture in San Francisco um 1968 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    The Brutal Line: Drawing Death, Being, and Becoming - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Works on Paper: The Natalie and Irving Forman Collection - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Flow Charting - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    Artists in Depth: Works from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Collecting for Chicago: Prints, Drawings, and Patronage - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    2007
    The Comic Uncanny - Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
    The nicest distance between two points is a curve - Linn Lühn, Cologne
    Paradise - Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
    This Place is Ours! Recent Acquisitions at the Academy - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Automatic - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    Upon an Ether Sea: Water and Ship Imagery from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Bold Saboteurs - Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
    2006
    The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    Drawings - Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
    GROUP SHOW - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Highlights - New Acquisitions - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2004
    Smart Collecting: A Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Toys in the Attic - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    2003
    Painter's Forms - The Work Space, New York City, NY
    Multiple Artists: Print and Editioned Works, 1967-2003 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Gallery Group Show - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    Road Show - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Museum Store Collects - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Tools as Art - The Hechinger Collection - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
    Drawings, Drawings, Drawings - Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York City, NY
    War (What Is It Good for?) - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    2002
    Whisper - Sammelausstellung zum elfjährigen Jubiläum - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne
    Something Anything - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    2001
    West of Westermann - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2000
    American Bricolage - Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York City, NY
    Destruction / Creation - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1999
    Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    1998
    Deep Storage: The Arsenal of Memory - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Selections From the Collection of Marne and James DeSilva - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    UTZ, A Collected Exhibition - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    1997
    Deep Storage - Sammeln, Speichern, Archivieren in der Kunst - Kulturforum Postdamer Platz, Berlin
    Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
    Deep Storage - Arsenale der Erinnerung - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    1996
    The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    Out of 'Toon - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    The Box: From Duchamp to Horn - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    Group Exhibition - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Visiones paralelas. Artistas modernos y arte marginal - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1992
    Figure Drawing - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    40th Anniversary Exhibition: Selections by Gallery Artists from the Richard Brown Baker Collection - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1991
    Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1989
    Arbeit mit Papier - Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz
    1988
    20th century drawings : from the Whitney Museum of American Art - Whitney Museum of American Art - Fairfield County, Stamford, CT
    1987
    Sculpture of the Sixties - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1986
    Sculpture Installation - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1984
    Anniversary Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1983
    The Sculptor as draftsman : selections from the permanent collection - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1982
    The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Works in Wood - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1981
    Drawing acquisitions, 1978-1981. - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1979
    Contemporary Sculpture from Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Enclosure and concealment - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1978
    New Work by Gallery Artists - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1977
    Summer Show - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ideas in Sculpture 1965-1977 - Bergman Gallery, Cobb Hall 418, Chicago, IL
    Fine Paintings and Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Whitney Biennial 1977 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Gallery Decade - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1976
    La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Contemporary Images In Watercolor - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    Bicentennial Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1975
    Sculpture of the 60s : selections from the permanent collection - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1973
    Whitney Biennial 1973 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1972
    New Works by Gallery Artists - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel
    1971
    Prints and Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sculptors' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    The New Curiosity Shop - Bergman Gallery, Cobb Hall 418, Chicago, IL
    Summer Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1970
    Contemporary American Sculpture - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1968
    documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel
    1967
    Sculpture: A Generation of Innovation - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1966
    Society for Contemporary Art 26th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1964
    American Paintings and Sculpture 67th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Boxes - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    1959
    American Painting and Sculpture 63rd Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Out of the Ordinary - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    New Images of Man - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Recent Sculpture U.S.A. - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 6

    USA
    Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
    Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
    Owen James Gallery, New York City, NY
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
    United Kingdom
    Waddington Custot Galleries, London

    Collections 8

    USA
    Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    Last update: 30 Aug 2015

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