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Howard Finster  1916-2001, US

(Reverend Howard Finster)
Rank (2014): 4397 – 

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Outsider Art

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 53
France 2
Italy 2

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Artist Rank
Mose Tolliver  31785 11
Bill Traylor  9374 9

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  New Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 5
  Muscarelle Museum of Art, USA 3

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2.12.1916 Born in Valley Head, AL (US)

2001 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 61  Please report missing Information

until 22.8.
   Raw Vision - Halle Saint Pierre, Paris Send message


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   Reverend Howard Finster - Wild Kingdom! - Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL

   Howard Finster - Anno Domini, San Jose, CA
   Stranger in Paradise: The Works of Reverend Howard Finster - Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
   Reverend Howard Finster - The Paradise [35] - Message Posters - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

   Stranger in Paradise: The Works of Reverend Howard Finster - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

   Stranger in Paradise: The Works of Reverend Howard Finster - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

   By Howard Finster from God: Man of Visions - Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA

   Howard Finster: Image+Words=God - Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

   In Memorian - Howard Finister - Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA

   Howard Finister - Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA

   The Road to Heaven is Paved by Good Works: Art of Rev. Howard Finster - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX

   Currents: The Reverend Howard Finster - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY


to top Group shows   48

   Walking in the Spirit : American Visionary Artists - Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

   Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault - Artists Space, New York City, NY
   Naives, Seers, Lone Wolves & World Savers Xxiii - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
   Memphis Social - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Farfetched: Mad Science, Fringe Architecture and Visionary Engineering - Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, NC

   Ooh, Shiny! - American Folk Art Museum, New York City, NY
   60/60 - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

   Angels, Devils and the Electric Slide: Outsider Art from the Permanent Collection - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
   Outsider Visions: Self-taught Southern Artists Of The 20th Century - Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
   What the modern era has gained in civility it has lost in poetic inspiration - 1646, The Hague

   Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   The Museum of Everything - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
   Identity - Maloney Hall, 2nd Floor, New Britain, CT
   Twenty Georgia Masters - Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA), Atlanta, GA
   The Outsiders - Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA

   In Through the Out Door - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Isn’t It Great To Be An Artist? Insider / Outsider Art from the Robert A. Lewis Collection - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

   Ruby Green Foundation - Ruby Green, Nashville, TN
   Yes We Can! (the Hope Factor) - Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
   After Nature - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Without Borders: Outsider Art in an Antipodean Context - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC

   Naives, Seers, Lone Wolves and World Savers XIX - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

   Southern Folk Art: Vintage works by Howard Finster & Mose Tolliver - Garde Rail Gallery, Seattle, WA
   CREATE & BE RECOGNIZED - PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE EDGE - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

   Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
   Tools in Motion - Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
Description  Create and Be Recognized: Photography on the Edge - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   American Anthem - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

Description  Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Create and Be Recognized - Photography on the Edge - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   From Folk to Funk: Selections from the Robert A. Lewis Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Description  Table Turners: Album Covers by Artist Who Hardly do Album Covers - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   american outsider artists - Art's Factory / Galerie Nomade, Montreuil
   Roads Taken: 20th Century Prints and Drawings from the Collection - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA

Description and image  A Bird Show - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY
   Folk Art From the City of Orlando and the Mennello Museum - Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL

   In and Out: Naive, Folk, and Self-Taught Artists from the Collection - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
   Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   On The Brink 1900-2000. The Turning Of Two Centuries - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
   Elvis + Marilyn: 2 X Immortal - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   The "outsider" Question - Non-academic Art From 1900 To The Present - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
   Visiones paralelas. Artistas modernos y arte marginal - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

   Southern Folk Art Festival - - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (closed, 2009)

   Paradise Lost / Paradise Regained: American Visions of the New Decade - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   41. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

   The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Language, Drama, Source & Vision - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY


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 Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA), Atlanta, GA
 Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL
 Editions Fawbush, New York City, NY
 Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY


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 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
 Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
 The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
 Intuit - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL
 Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
 VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC


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