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John Wesley  1928, US

Rank (2014): 2357 – 

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 61
Germany 17
United Kingdom 9
Austria 4
South Korea 3




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Artist Rank
Andy Warhol  1 38
Ed Ruscha  10 24
Roy Lichtenstein  31 24
Jasper Johns  67 23
Robert Rauschenberg  12 22




to top Most exhibitions held at:

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  Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, USA 7
  MoMA PS1, USA 5
  Daniel Weinberg Gallery, USA 4
  Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, USA 3



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1928 Born in Los Angeles, CA (US)

1946 - 1950 Los Angeles City College and U.C.L.A.

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 101  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   20


2013
   John Wesley - Objects and Paintings - David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
   John Wesley - de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR
   John Wesley - Alice's Floor: Repetition and Absence - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY

2011
   John Wesley, Paintings: 1960's - 2000's - de Sarthe Gallery, Paradise Valley, AZ

2010
   John Wesley - May I Cut In? Important Paintings from the Early 70's - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   John Wesley - Fondazione Prada, Milan

2008
   John Wesley - Question of Women - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY
   John Wesley - Waddington Custot Galleries, London (England)

2007
   John Wesley: Paintings - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
   John Wesley - The Bumsteads - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY
   John Wesley. A collection. - - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
   John Wesley - Arbeiten auf Papier seit 1960 - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg

2005
   John Wesley - Don't Eat My Eagle: Paintings from the 1960's - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY
   John Wesley - Arbeiten auf Papier seit 1960 - Museen Haus Lange / Haus Esters, Krefeld

2004
   John Wesley: Paintings 2000-2004 & Drawings from the 1960s - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003
   John Wesley - Painting on Paper 1977-2001 - Tomio Koyama Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo

2000
Description  John Wesley: Paintings 1961-2000 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1998
   John Wesley - paintings and gouaches, 1963-1993 - The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

1996
   John Wesley - Heinz-Martin Weigand Gallery, Berlin

1993
   John Wesley - Portikus, Frankfurt/Main

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to top Group shows   81


2014
   Re-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, New York City, NY

2013
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   Kaboom! Comic in der Kunst - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY

2012
   About Face - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   About Face - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   Serial Forms - Mitchell-Innes & Nash - West Street, New York City, NY
   Spring (2012) - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
   Under The Influence: The Comics - Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2011
   Visionäre Sammlung Vol. 15: Minimal – Maximal - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
Description  Never Let Me Go - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Adding to the Mix 1: John Wesley’s Boeing (1982) - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Art On Art - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, NY
   Images from a Floating World: 18th and 19th Century Japanese Erotic Prints and the Echo in Modern and Contemporary Art - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Painting and Sculpture - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
   Jo and Jack - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
   Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Nature, Once Removed: The (Un) Natural World in Contemporary Drawing - Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   Group Show - Waddington Custot Galleries, London (England)
Description  1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Die Kunst ist super! - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   NAKED! - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Don't Panic! I'm Selling My Collection - Rental Gallery, New York City, NY
   Chosen Love - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Exile on Main St. Humour, exaggeration & anti-authoritarianism in American art - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
   Strike A Pose - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (England)

2008
   r e p ’ e . t ’ t i o n - - Sorcha Dallas Gallery, Glasgow (Scotland) (closed, 2011)
   From the Inside - Kidder Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
   Now and Forever, Part II - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
Description and image  Abstract Imagination - PKM TRINITY GALLERY, Seoul
   Works on Paper - Mitchell-Innes & Nash - Madison Av., New York City, NY
   Peter Blake and John Wesley - Tracings: From the 1960s On - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY
   Out of Shape:Stylistic Distortions of the Human Form in Art - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Description, image and works of art  Tom Wesselmann and the 11 Pop Artists Vol 1. - - Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf (closed, 2010)
   There is Desire Left (Knock, Knock). 40 Jahre Bildende Kunst aus der Sammlung Mondstudio - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

2007
   Equal, That Is, To The Real Itself - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and works of art  News on Paper - - Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf (closed, 2010)
Description  Deep Comedy - Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
   Not For Sale - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

2006
   A Show of Prints - James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
   Works on Paper - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
   American Funnies - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
   2006 Selected Works - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA

2005
   100 Artists See God -  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
   Tête à Tête - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
   Surface - - Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

2004
Description  FUNNY CUTS - Cartoons und Comics in der zeitgenössische Kunst - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Description and image  100 Artists See God - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   Fifth International Biennial Exhibition: Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   SITE Santa Fe's Fifth International Biennial - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
Description and image  "The Big Nothing" - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2003
Description and image  "Game over" - Andreas Grimm - München, Munich
   Pop thru out - Arario Cheonan, Cheonan-si

2002
   Privat Space - Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

2001
Description and image  POP ART - Andy Warhol - works on paper - Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner - Bremen/Berlin, Berlin
   Pop Art: U.S./U.K. Connections, 1956-1966 - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2000
   New Acquisitions - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
   Body of Painting - Günter Umberg mit Bildern aus Kölner Sammlungen - Museum Ludwig, Cologne

1999
Description and image  Der Künstler als Kurator: Günter Umberg - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Robert Grosvenor, Andreas Gursky, John Wesley - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA

1998
   Painting - Now and Forever, Part I - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
   Pop Surrealism - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
   Remix - team (gallery, inc.), New York City, NY

1997
   Birth Of The Cool – Amerikanische Malerei Von Georgia O’keeffe Bis Christopher Wool - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg

1995
   Dutch Wives, Phone Sex and Other Cheap Thrills - Apexart, New York City, NY

1993
   Spielhölle - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

1992
   Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Slow Art/ Painting in New York Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1988
   Comic Iconoclasm - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)

1986
   Vom Zeichnen. Aspekte Der Zeichnung 1960-1985 - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Vom Zeichnen. Aspekte Der Zeichnung 1960-1985 - Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel

1985
   Vom Zeichnen. Aspekte Der Zeichnung 1960-1985 - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main

1978
   Another Aspect of Pop Art - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1976
   Druckgrafik von Künstlern der USA nach 1945 - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel

1972
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

1970
   Pop Art, Prints, Drawings and Multiples - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1967
   1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1963
   The Popular Image Usa - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   The popular image - - Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC (closed, 1968)

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Germany

 Heinz-Martin Weigand Gallery, Berlin
 Galerie Haus Schneider, Uschi Kolb, Karlsruhe

USA

 Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY
 Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY

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Germany

 me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
 Museum Ludwig, Cologne

USA

 UNM Art Museum - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
 Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

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