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Karl Benjamin 1925-2012, US

Rank (2016): 5202 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 80

    Solo shows 15

    2016
    Karl Benjamin - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
    2014
    Karl Benjamin: The Late Paintings - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    2012
    A Tribute to Karl Benjamin - Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
    2011
    Karl Benjamin and the Evolution of Abstraction, 1950-1980 - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    2010
    under the influence - Royale Projects, Indian Wells, CA
    2007
    Dance the Line: Paintings by Karl Benjamin - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    2006
    A Conversation with Color - Karl Benjamin, Paintings 1953 - 1995 - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
    2005
    Karl Benjamin: Drawings 1950-1965 - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    2004
    Karl Benjamin - Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
    Karl Benjamin: Paintings from 1950-1965 - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    2003
    Karl Benjamin - Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
    2001
    Karl Benjamin - Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
    1978
    Karl Benjamin: recent paintings - La Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    1957
    Karl Benjamin: paintings, abstract classicism - Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
    1954
    Karl S. Benjamin - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

    Group shows 65

    2016
    Group Exhibition - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    2015
    Geometric Obsession. American School 1965-2015 - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires (MACBA), Buenos Aires
    Re-Op: ‘The Responsive Eye’ Fifty Years After - David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
    Works On Paper: Selections From The Gallery - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
    Op Infinitum: 'The Responsive Eye' Fifty Years After (Part II) American Op Art In The 60s - David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
    2014
    First Look: New Acquisitions - Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    Selections from the Dolly Langdon and Aldus H. Chapin Collection - Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
    At Spalding House: Inquiring Finds - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
    2013
    Four Abstract Classicist - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    highways and byways. together again - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    2012
    The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
    Intercambio global. Abstracción geométrica desde 1950 - MACBA - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
    Abstract Classicists - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    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
    Claremont Modern: The Artists of the GI Bill - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
    Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951–1969 - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Alex Couwenberg & Karl Benjamin - William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, 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
    Experiments in Abstraction - Art in Southern California, 1945 to 1980 - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
    Claremont Modern: The Fiesta Artists of Padua Hills 1953-1959 - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
    Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Claremont Modern: Post-War California Dreaming - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
    La's Risen - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Blast from the Past: 60s and 70s Geometric Abstractions - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Southern California Painting: 1970s Painting Per Se - David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
    Color Field Revised - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
    Structured Color - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
    2010
    Softcore Hard Edge - The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Geometric Abstraction - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2009
    Explorations in Black and White: The 1930s through the 1960s - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
    California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 - 2008 (Part I) - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture At Midcentury - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    2008
    New American Abstraction 1960-1975 - Gary Snyder Project Space, New York City, NY
    Modernism and the Wichner Collection - Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
    Thirty Years of California Modernism - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    MAXImin - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
    New American Abstraction 1950-1970 - Gary Snyder Project Space, New York City, NY
    2007
    1957 - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Antes y después del minimalismo - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca
    After Image: Optical Art of the 1960s - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    A Little So Cal Abstraction - Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Outside Europe - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
    Geometric Abstraction and Color Function: Two Generations - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
    California Modern - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    2005
    Outside Europe - Aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    2004
    Minimalism and After III - Neuerwerbungen / New Aquisitions - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    The LA That Influenced My Eye - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    2002
    Flatline - Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2001
    SIMPLY ABSTRACT - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2000
    CALIFORNIA MODERNISM & ABSTRACTION - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1998
    Convergence - Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, CA
    1997
    Elusive Paradise - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    1970
    Recent Work: Eugene Berman and Karl Benjamin - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    1965
    The Responsive Eye - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    The Responsive Eye - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
    The Responsive Eye - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
    The Responsive Eye - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    The Responsive Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1962
    Geometric abstraction in America : March - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1960
    West Coast Hard-Edge: Four Abstract Classicists - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
    1959
    Four Abstract Classicists: Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Fred Hammersley, and John McLaughlin - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

    Dealer Directory 3

    USA
    Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
    Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
    Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

    Collections 13

    Argentina
    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires (MACBA), Buenos Aires
    Germany
    Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    USA
    Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    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
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
    Last update: 20 Jul 2016

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