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John Altoon 1925-1969, US

Rank (2016): 3256 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 76

    Solo shows 16

    2014
    John Altoon - Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
    John Altoon - Drawings and Prints - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    John Altoon - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    2011
    40 Drawings - The Box, Los Angeles, CA
    2010
    John Altoon - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
    2008
    John Altoon - Drawings 1962-68 - The Box, Los Angeles, CA
    John Altoon - Mary Boone Gallery - 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
    2005
    John Altoon - Paintings and Drawings 1961-1967 - Luise Ross Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    Paintings and Works on Paper by John Altoon - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    1984
    John Altoon: Works on Paper - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1981
    John Altoon - University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
    1973
    John Altoon - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    John Altoon Drawings - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    1969
    John Altoon Memorial - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1967
    John Altoon - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1962
    John Altoon - Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Group shows 60

    2015
    The West Coast Avant-Garde - 1950 – Present - Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 70s - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    2014
    Concrete Infinity - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    peahead - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Altoon | Phil Bower | Erin Morrison - Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA
    2013
    Under the Influence of Finance and Fashion:  Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation - Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
    The Permanent Collection - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    2012
    OC Collects - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Group Show - Hauser & Wirth, London
    Pacific Standard Time - Kunst in Los Angeles 1950–1980 - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    The Postwar Era: From the Collection, 1945-1980 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951–1969 - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    L.A. Raw: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles 1945 - 1980, From Rico Lebrun to Paul McCarthy - Pasadena Museum of California Art- PMCA, Pasadena, CA
    2011
    Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
    Lost & Found/abstracting Los Angeles 1945 - 1980 - At Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
    The Historical Box - Hubertus Exhibitions, Zurich
    46 N. Los Robles: A History of the Pasadena Art Museum - Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
    Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    Paid To Play - At Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
    Venice in Venice - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
    The Beat Goes On: Select Works By Ben Talbert And John Altoon Beyond Erotic Art From The 60s - At Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
    Collectors Choice - R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
    2010
    Turning Over a New Leaf: Selected Botanical Works - Edward Thorp Gallery, New York City, NY
    Another Nude Show - At Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
    Some (Old School) South Coast Guys - At Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
    2009
    Super Flat - Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    My Certain Fate - Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
    2008
    Summer Cool - Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Paul McCarthy´s Low Life Slow Life: Part 1 - , San Francisco, CA
    2007
    1957 - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Coming Attractions - Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Semina Culture - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    2006
    Nude - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    Great American Modernism - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    California Art from the Permanent Collection - Part II, 1930s to 1950s - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Los Angeles 1955-1985 The birth of an art capital - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    California Modern - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    La Dolce Vita - Selections from the Ruth and Murray Gribin Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    2005
    Semina Culture - Wallace Berman & His Circle - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    West! Frank Gehry and the Artists of Venice Beach, 1962-1978 - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    Wilder a tribute to the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles 1965-1979 - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    The Tamarind Lithography Workshop - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    The LA That Influenced My Eye - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    2002
    Ferus - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
    Revisited - Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1998
    Lithography from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1997
    Elusive Paradise - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    A Lasting Legacy: Selections From The Lannan Foundation Gift - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    1993
    On the Road: Selections from the Permanent Collecton of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1981
    California: A Sense Of Individualism Part I - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1972
    Group Show - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
    California Prints - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1970
    Selections From the Home Savings & Loan Ahmanson Collection - Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, CA
    1968
    Late Fifties at the Ferus - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    1967
    1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1965
    Arena of Love - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    1963
    Group Exhibition - Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1961
    John Altoon and Richard Ruben - Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1957
    Objects on the New Landscape Demanding of the Eye - Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Dealer Directory 4

    USA
    Mary Boone Gallery - 541 West 24 Street, New York City, NY
    Mary Boone Gallery - 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

    Collections 9

    USA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London
    Last update: 28 Jun 2015

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