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John Ferren 1905-1970, US

Rank (2016): 25,001 - 50,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 45

    Solo shows 9

    2012
    Works From The 1950s - 1960s - David Findlay Jr. Fine Art, New York City, NY
    2007
    John Ferren - Journey of an American Modernist, 1920s - 1960s - The Fuller Building, New York City, NY
    2005
    John Ferren - The 1960’s Color Paintings - The Fuller Building, New York City, NY
    1969
    John Ferren - Paintings - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
    1963
    John Ferren - Rose Fried Gallery, New York City, NY
    1962
    John Ferren - Rose Fried Gallery, New York City, NY
    1955
    New Paintings by John Ferren - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    1939
    Oils and Pastels by John Ferren - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1938
    Abstractions on Plaster by John Ferren - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    Group shows 36

    2016
    Accrochage - Galerie Thessa Herold, Paris
    2013
    American Abstraction, 1930-1945 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    Art from Lebanon - Modern and Contemporary artists: 1880 – 1975: - Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut
    Modern and Contemporary Paintings - Spanierman Modern, New York City, NY
    Abstract Drawings - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    2010
    Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s–50s - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    Colorscope: Abstract Painting 1960-1979 - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
    2009
    American Abstractions Part 2: Paintings 1950's - Present - The Fuller Building, New York City, NY
    Gallery Selections - Spanierman Modern, New York City, NY
    Hot and Cool Abstractions, 1940s to the Present - Spanierman Modern, New York City, NY
    2007
    Leaders in American Modernism - Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
    2006
    Geometric Abstraction and Color Function: Two Generations - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
    2005
    American Abstraction, 1910-1960 - Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2003
    Roads Taken: 20th Century Prints and Drawings from the Collection - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    2000
    California Modernist - Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1998
    Defining the Edge: Early American Abstraction Selections from the Collection of Dr. Peter B. Fischer - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    On Paper: Abstraction in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    Aspects of American Abstraction, 1930-1942 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1984
    Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927-1944 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927-1944 - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927-1944 - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1983
    Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927-1944 - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
    1967
    1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1957
    Young American Painters - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1952
    Paintings by John Ferren, Frederick Franck - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    1951
    9th Street Art Exhibition - 9th Street Art Exhibition, New York City, NY
    1948
    Abstract and Surrealist American Art - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    1947
    Abstract and Surrealist American Art: Fifty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1944
    Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
    Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
    Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
    Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
    1943
    Modern pictures under five hundred - Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 3

    USA
    Aaron Galleries, Chicago, IL
    Richard Norton Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 7

    Italy
    Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
    USA
    MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
    Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), Washington, DC
    Last update: 19 Jul 2016

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