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Joan Brown 1938-1990, US

Rank (2015): 3140 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 130

    Solo shows 30

    2015
    Joan Brown - Major Paintings from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Joan Brown - Major Paintings from 1950's, 1960's, and 1970's - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Joan Brown: Major Paintings from the Early 70s - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2014
    Joan Brown - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2011
    This Kind Of Bird Flies Backward - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Selected Drawings, 1957-1987 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Joan Brown - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2008
    Joan Brown:Friends and Family: Selected Paintings 1970-1973 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Joan Brown:The Affair - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Joan Brown - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2004
    Joan Brown:Painted Constructions - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    Joan Brown - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2001
    Joan Brown - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1998
    Joan Brown - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    Joan Brown: Drawings from the Mid 70's - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1992
    Joan Brown: Major Works from the Early 1970s - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1991
    Joan Brown: Memorial Exhibition - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1990
    Joan Brown: Figure Drawings from the Early 70s - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1988
    Joan Brown: New Paintings and Sculpture - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1986
    The Golden Age - Joan Brown - San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
    1985
    Joan Brown: The Golden Age: New Paintings and Sculpture - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1982
    Joan Brown: Bathers - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1981
    Joan Brown: Indian Paintings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Joan Brown: The Saga of Greedy Cat - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1979
    Joan Brown / MATRIX 24 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Joan Brown: New Paintings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1978
    Joan Brown: The Acrobat Series - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    1977
    Joan Brown / Matrix 30 - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
    1976
    Joan Brown: New Paintings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1971
    Arts of San Francisco 1971: Joan Brown: Paintings - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

    Group shows 100

    2015
    Paule Anglim - Retrospective - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    Awaken - Gallerie Citi, Burlingame, CA
    2014
    Reigning Cats and Dogs - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Summer in Black and White - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2013
    Galen at The Galen - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Sight / Vision : The Urban Milieu - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    Fall Selections - Allan Stone Projects, New York City, NY
    2012
    The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Renaissance on Fillmore, 1955-65 - di Rosa, Napa, CA
    OC Collects - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Viva La Raspberries - Harris Lieberman, New York City, NY
    Group Shoe - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
    Between Abstract and Figurative - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    2011
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Circle of Friends: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculptures - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    About Face: Portraits from the Minnesota Museum of American Art - Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
    Important Artworks - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2010
    New and Classic - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    40 - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
    Rehistoricizing Abstract Expressionism SFbay, 1950s-1960s - The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
    Visionaries: Contemporary Art from Santa Barbara’s Private Collections - Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
    The Secret Language of Animals - Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
    Different Strokes: 20th Century Drawing - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    Juicy Paint - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Paint Made Flesh - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Spaced Out / On Time - Canada, New York City, NY
    Sight Vision Revisited - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    Paint Made Flesh - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
    San Francisco Art Institute Alumni & Faculty: A Thin Slice - Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Get with the Program: Group Show - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Paint Made Flesh - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
    2008
    Twenty-Five Treasures - Paul Thiebaud Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Girls and Company: Feminist Works from MMoCA’s Permanent Collection - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    2007
    California Context - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    San Francisco and the Second Wave - Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
    Semina Culture - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    2006
    Facing Abstraction: Refiguring the Body in the Twentieth Century - The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
    Aspects of Humanity - CCAS - Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
    Bay Area Figurative 1950s and 1960s - Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
    GROUP SHOW - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    A Window on the West - California Art from the Permanent Collection - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
    Body Language - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Looking Back and Seeing Forward, A 90th Anniversary Exhibition - Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2004
    It’s About Time - Celebrating 35 Years - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    The True Artist is an Amazing Luminous Fountain - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC
    2003
    The Pilot Hill Collection of Contemporary Art - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Multiple Artists: Print and Editioned Works, 1967-2003 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Bay Area Artists - Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2002
    Hand Picked: Selected works from Magnolia Editions - JayJay, Sacramento, CA
    Parallels and Intersections - Art/Women/California, 1950-2000 - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Me, Myself & I: Self-Portraits by Gallery Artists - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2001
    San Francisco Abstract Expressionism - Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2000
    Attitude: Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, 1960-1969 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    1999
    The Permanent Collection - Into the 21st Century - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    1998
    Views From the Bay Area: The Shift Toward Figuration - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Animals as Muse - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    1997
    The Morgan Flagg Collection - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    1996
    Hans Hofmann and the New York School - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Going Places - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Out of 'Toon - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    California in the 1960's: Funk Revisited - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    California in the 1970s: Bay Area Painting and Sculpture Revisited - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    Group Exhibition - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1992
    Figure Drawing - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1990
    Faces - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1989
    Sculpture & Color, Part I - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1988
    Large Paintings - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Made in the sixties - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1987
    Summer Show, Part 2: The Landscape Observed/ Imagined - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1986
    Eccentric Drawings and Works on Paper - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1985
    Online Cutout Silhouette - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Joan Brown & William T. Wiley - Large-Scale Works - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1984
    Anniversary Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Disarming Images - Art for Nuclear Disarmament - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    The Studio - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Jack Beal & Joan Brown: The Early Sixties - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1983
    Gallery Group Show - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Language, Drama, Source & Vision - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Self-Portraits Part II: The Antic Vision - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1982
    American Painting and Sculpture 74th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Early Work - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1981
    California: A sense of individualism Part II - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1980
    Group Show: Summer Exhibition Part II - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Early and Late - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1979
    Group Show - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Large Scale Works on Paper - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    The 1970s: New American Painting - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Jack Beal, Joan Brown, and James McGarrell: Works on Paper - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1978
    New Work by Gallery Artists - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Works on Paper - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Bad' Painting - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1977
    Summer Show - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial 1977 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1976
    Bicentennial Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1975
    Summer Show - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Portrait Painting 1970-1975 - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
    1961
    Young America 1960 - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    American Exhibition 64th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    Dealer Directory 3

    USA
    George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    Collections 15

    USA
    Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    di Rosa, Napa, CA
    Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
    The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
    Last update: 04 Jun 2015

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