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John Biggers  1924-2001, US

(John T. Biggers, John Thomas Biggers)
Rank (2014): 35247 – 

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Drawing, Mural



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Romare Bearden  733 27
Jacob Lawrence  1199 21
Charles White  7886 19
Elizabeth Catlett  2918 17
Norman Lewis  3585 16




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, USA 14
  The College of Wooster Art Museum, USA 2
  ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, USA 2
  Dallas Museum of Art, USA 2
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 2



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1924 Born in Gastonia, NC (US)


2001 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 43  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   4


2004
   John Biggers: My America - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Aunt Dicy Tales: John Biggers' Drawings for the Folktale - Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX
   Five Decades of Drawings by John Biggers - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

1997
   The Art of John Biggers - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

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to top Group shows   39


2013
   In Conversation: Modern African American Art - Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2012
   INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Looking Ahead - Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO
   Chattanooga Gems Iii - Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

2011
   The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Visions of America: A Black Perspective - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY

2010
   Of Now and Before - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Chemistry of Color: Contemporary African-American Artists - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

2009
   The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

2008
   African American Art: 200 Years - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper and Selections from the AT&T Collection - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
   Works on Paper - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
   Body Beware: 18 American Artists - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Heartland: The American Scene - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Something All Our Own: The Grant Hill Collection of African American Art - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
   Building Community: The African American Scene - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   Eye Contact: Painting and Drawing in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   Something All Our Own: The Grant Hill Collection of African American Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride - CAC - Cambridge Arts Council Gallery, Cambridge, MA
   Embracing the Muse: Africa and African American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2003
   Core Visions - ADA gallery, Richmond, VA
   Museum Store Collects - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   American Identity: Figurative Painting and Sculpture, 1930-1945 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, X - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2002
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IX - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   Rhapsody - Selections from Valley Collections - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VIII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Transatlantic Dialog - In And Out of Africa - National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC
   Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   An Exuberant Bounty: Prints and Drawings by African Americans - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1985
   Fresh Paint: The Houston School - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1979
   FIRE! - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1977
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1976
   Two Centuries of Black American Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

1952
   Texas Contemporary Artists - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1943
   Young Negro Art - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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USA

 Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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USA

 Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
 The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
 MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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