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John McCracken 1934-2011, US

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 222

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 22 Mar 2015
    Sufficient Force - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

    Solo shows 27

    2013
    John McCracken - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    2012
    John McCracken: \'IV\' (1985) and \'Neon\' (1989) - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
    2011
    John McCracken - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    2010
    New Works in Bronze and Steel - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    2009
    John McCracken - Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland
    2008
    John McCracken - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    2006
    John McCracken - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    2005
    John McCracken. Early sculpture. - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    John McCracken - Eighties - Massimo De Carlo Milan, Milan
    2004
    John McCracken - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    2003
    John McCracken - John McCracken - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    John McCracken - New Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    2000
    Stainless steel sculptures - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    John McCracken - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    John Mccracken - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1998
    John McCracken - A arte Invernizzi, Milan
    1997
    John Mccracken - New Dimensions - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    John McCracken - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    John McCracken - Lisson Gallery, London
    1995
    John Mccracken - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    John Mccracken - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
    1994
    John Mccracken - New Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1993
    John Mccracken - Paintings - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1990
    John McCracken - Lisson Gallery, London
    1987
    Heroic Stance: The Sculpture of John McCracken 1965–1986 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Heroic Stance: The Sculpture of John McCracken, 1965-1986 - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    1986
    John McCracken: Heroic Stance, A Survey of Sculpture 1965–1986 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

    Group shows 195

    2014
    Love Story – Sammlung Anne & Wolfgang Titze - 21er Haus, Vienna
    Love Story - The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection - Belvedere, Vienna
    Formes simples - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
    Surface to Air: Los Angeles Artists of the ‘60s and the Materials that they used - Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
    Double Negative: From Painting To Object - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    another culmination - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2013
    Wall Works - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    Upside Down: Specific Objects - Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Grimbergen
    Suddenness + Certainty - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Group Show - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    The Upper Room: Reading The Surface - David Zwirner Gallery, London
    Body Pressure - Skulptur Seit Den 1960er Jahren - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    The Permanent Collection - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    A Stone Left Unturned - Yvon Lambert - Paris, Paris
    From triple X to birdsong (In Search Of The Schizophrenic Quotient) - Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
    2012
    Genesi del fare / Genesis of Doing - A arte Invernizzi, Milan
    Art, science & fiction - MAC's Grand Hornu - Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu
    Language Games - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
    John McCracken / Daniel Turner - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    Group Shoe - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
    Minimalism - Not Stricly Formal - Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    News from Nowhere - Firstsite, Colchester
    Poule! - Galeria Jumex, Mexico City
    Polarized Space - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2011
    It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973 (Part 2) - Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    La\'s Risen - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Venice in Venice - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
    Group Show - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Square Dancing - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
    California Dreamin, Myths And Legends Of Los Angeles - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    Take me to your leader - KODE, Bergen
    What\'s New, Pussycat? - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
    2010
    Take Me To Your Leader! The Great Escape Into Space - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
    Ordinary Madness - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
    Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
    Double Rotation - Werke aus der Sammlung Lafrenz - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    He\'e nalu - Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris
    Aber Schwarz ist doch gar keine Farbe! - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
    \\ (LEAN) - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
    Think Pink - Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
    Wall & Floor - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960-1970 - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    2009
    Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, selected by Primary Information - White Columns, New York City, NY
    MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Le Mythe du Monochrome - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 - 2008 (Part II) - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Die Kunst ist super! - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    The Secret Life of Objects - Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
    California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 - 2008 (Part I) - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    6 works, 6 rooms - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    arte povera bis minimal - Einblicke in die Sammlung Lafrenz - Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
    Anish Kapoor, John McCracken, David Rabinowitch, and Rachel Whiteread - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Minimalist Site - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    La nada y el ser - Galeria Jumex, Mexico City
    cycle rolywholyover, septième et dernier épisode - JEFFMUTE - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
    1968-69: 40 Years Later - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Hot Spots - Rio de Janeiro / Milano - Torino / Los Angeles - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
    Wall & Floor - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    2008
    India Moderna - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    Deconstructed Geometry - Vivian Horan Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Small Works: A Selection of Portable Treasures - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Time & Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Pretty Ugly - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
    Private / Corporate V - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Call it what you like - Collection Rik Reinking - Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg
    Selections from the Collection of Helga & Walther Lauffs - Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich
    Inaugural Exhibition - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Selections from the collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    + de réalité - Galerie de l´ Erban, Nantes
    Spring Art - Artamo gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
    God is design - Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo
    The Skat Players - Vilma Gold, London
    Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art - Barbican Art Gallery, London
    Mitim - Maison populaire de Montreuil, Montreuil
    2007
    20 ans du Musée d'Art Moderne - L'art après 1960 dans les collections - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
    If Everybody had an Ocean: Brian Wilson, une exposition - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
    Deconstructed Geometry - Vivian Horan Fine Art, New York City, NY
    “Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles” - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich
    Sculpture - James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
    The Eclectic Eye - Pop and Illusion - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
    A Midsummer Night's Dream - Galerie Tanit, Munich
    Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel
    The Montecito Salon Iii - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Montecito, Montecito, CA
    If Everybody had an Ocean: Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
    James Turrell / Mark Grotjahn / Carl Andre / John Mccracken - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    TOMORROW NOW - when design meets science fiction - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
    Summer of Love - Art of the Psychedelic Era - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    e ricomincio da tre - Studio La Città, Verona
    The Shapes of Space - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
    Aspects, Forms and Figures - Bellwether Gallery, New York City, NY
    Carniceria / Stasis - Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC
    Performance Week - Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC
    Sculpture Exhibition by Amir Mobed - Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
    2006
    regard 02 : minimalismes - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Hauser & Wirth - Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
    Elemental Form - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
    La collection - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    New presentation of works from the Musée's collection - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Invisible Might - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
    Donald Judd & John McCracken - Selected Sculpture - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, 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
    Southern California Minimalism - Las Vegas Art Museum - LVAM, Las Vegas, NV
    2005
    Tracking and Tracing - Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2005 - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
    Outdoor Sculpture - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    2D from 3D - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
    Fast nichts - Minimalistische Werke aus der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    The The - Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London
    Bridge Freezes Before Road - Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Private View 1980-2000 - Collection Pierre Huber - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
    Summer of Love Art of the Psychedelic Era - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
    Rolf Ricke zu Gast - The Dazzling Show. - Galerie Christian Roellin - St. Gallen, St. Gallen
    Wilder a tribute to the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles 1965-1979 - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    John McCracken / Paul McCarthy - Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich
    EXIT- Ausstieg aus dem Bild - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    2004
    Visions of America - Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
    The LA That Influenced My Eye - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    The Fine Line (Between Something and Nothing) - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    Pour un Art Concret - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Monocromos - de Malevich al presente - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Sculptures - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    Tre - Massimo De Carlo Milan, Milan
    A Minimal Future? Art As Object 1958-1968 - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated) - Art from 1951 to the Present - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
    2003
    L.A.´s Finisch Fetish - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    Private / Corporate II - ein Dialog der Sammlungen - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Gelijk het leven is - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    Exodus - between promise and fulfilment - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    Matando el tiempo y escuchando entre las líneas - Galeria Jumex, Mexico City
    Surf Culture - The Art History of Surfing - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    The Exquisite Object I - Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York City, NY
    Minimal L.A. - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    Nouvelle Simplicité - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Les années 70 : l’art en cause - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
    August 2002 Group Show - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
    Ten Years Galerie Hauser & Wirth - Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich
    2001
    Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Timewave Zero / The Politics of Ecstasy - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
    Algo con qué tropezar. Reflexiones sobre la escultura contemporánea - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    Geometrie & Gestus - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
    About Objects - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    mimal - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    Group Exhibition - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Space Odyssey - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito
    A Room of Their Own From Arbus to Gober - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Painting: Zero Degree - Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC), Baltimore, MD
    2000
    Art concret - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Elysian Fields. Une proposition du Purple Institute - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Now - The 30th Annual Mfa Graduate Exhibition - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Chromaform: Color in Contemporary Sculpture - Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
    (extra)super[meta] - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    1999
    La nature imite l\'art - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Der Künstler als Kurator: Günter Umberg - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
    U.S. Classics - Galerie Tanit, Munich
    SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION: THE 1960S - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    Postmark - An Abstract Effect - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    Five Years (1993 - 1998) - David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    1998
    Minimal-Maximal - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    Sunshine And Noir: Art In Los Angeles 1960 – 1997 - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Then and now - Lisson Gallery, London
    Sunshine & Noir. Arte a Los Angeles 1960-1997 - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    Group Exhibition - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1997
    Sunshine And Noir: Art In Los Angeles 1960 – 1997 - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
    Comparez pour voir - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Sunshine And Noir: Art In Los Angeles 1960 – 1997 - Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
    1996
    La peur du vide - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Œuvres phares : peintures et sculptures majeures - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    1995
    Summer Exhibition - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Art et vêtement - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    1994
    Vue du collectionneur - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    New Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1993
    Out of sight out of mind - Lisson Gallery, London
    1992
    Le cri et la raison - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Le regard libéré - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    1991
    Carnegie International - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
    1988
    Collection Sonnabend - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
    1987
    Colección Sonnabend. 25 años de selección y de actividad - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Sculpture of the Sixties - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1986
    Point, ligne, plan - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    1981
    California: A Sense Of Individualism Part I - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    1979
    Manifestations de l\'art minimal - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Contemporary Sculpture from Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1971
    Sculptors\' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Ways of Looking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1970
    1970 annual exhibition Comtemporary American Sculpture - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Unitary Forms: Minimal Sculpture by Carl Andre, Don Judd, John McCracken, and Tony Smith - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    American Painting and Sculpture 69th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1968
    Art Of The Real - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1966
    Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculpture - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 17

    France
    Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
    Germany
    Galerie Tanit, Munich
    Italy
    A arte Invernizzi, Milan
    The Box Associati, Turin
    Japan
    Shoichiro, Tokyo
    Lebanon
    Espace Kettaneh Kunigk, Beirut
    Switzerland
    Art & Public, Geneva
    USA
    ACE Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
    Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
    Dean Borghi Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Hauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street, New York City, NY
    Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    David Zwirner, New York City, NY
    United Kingdom
    David Zwirner Gallery, London

    Collections 16

    Belgium
    SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    Canada
    Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    France
    Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    Germany
    Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    Sammlung Reinking, Hamburg
    Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm
    Israel
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Portugal
    Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
    USA
    Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

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