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Lee Bontecou 1931, US

Rank (2014): 938 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 126

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 22 Feb 2015
    Outer space - Faszination Weltraum - Der Weltraum zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft - Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

    Solo shows 17

    2014
    Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    2013
    Lee Bontecou - Works on Paper - Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich
    2011
    Lee Bontecou. Insights - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    2010
    Lee Bontecou: All Freedom in Every Sense - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    2006
    Lee Bontecou: Fifth Stone Sixth Stone - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    2004
    A Retrospective - Lee Bontecou - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    2003
    Lee Bontecou - A Retrospective - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    1999
    Lee Bontecou 1958-1972 - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    Lee Bontecou - Reliëfs 1959-60 - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
    1993
    Focus Series: Lee Bontecou: Sculpture And Drawings Of The 1960s - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    1971
    Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1968
    Lee Bontecou - Haus am Waldsee - Der Ort internationaler Gegenwartskunst in Berlin, Berlin
    Lee Bontecou - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
    1966
    Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1962
    Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1960
    Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

    Group shows 109

    2014
    Solitary Soul - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975 - The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
    2013
    sculptor on paper - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
    Ambach & Rice Presents - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Autour De L’Abstraction III Au Même Moment, Ailleurs… - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    The Artist and the Poet - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    2012
    INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Mortal Reflections (2012-13) - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
    Tracing the Century: Drawing as a Catalyst for Change - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
    Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    The New York Collection for Stockholm - Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
    ...on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Expanding Grid - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
    Drawn - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2011
    T.a.i.t.e. Die Wahrheit Über Die Kolonien 1 - Galerie Conradi, Hamburg
    Selections From The Hammer Contemporary Collection - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Neue Künstlerinnenräume - K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
    Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
    Adding to the Mix 1: John Wesley’s Boeing (1982) - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
    Drawings for the New Century - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    Artists Collect - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
    Abstract Expressionism: Reloading the Canon - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Master Drawings in New York - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Galaxy & Cosmos - Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY
    Compass in hand. Selección de la Colección de dibujo contemporáneo de la Fundación Judith Rothschild - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    Form in Translation: Sculptors Making Prints and Drawings - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Collecting Biennials - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    2009
    Abstract Expressionism: Further Evidence (Part Two: Sculpture) - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Assembled Realities and Small Treasures - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
    Die Kunst ist super! - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Scavengers - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
    Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976 - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    2008
    Great Women Artists: Feminist Art From The Permanent Collection - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    Action/Abstraction - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Contemporary Masters: Print Selections - Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT
    Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
    Artists in Depth: Works from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Selections from the Collection of Helga & Walther Lauffs - Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich
    Inaugural Exhibition - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
    Selections from the collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    (un)common threads - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    In Their Own Words - Friedman Benda Gallery, New York City, NY
    "How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center" - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    2007
    Black & White and a little red... - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
    The third mind - Carte blanche a Ugo Rondinone - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
    Paper - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    What Is Painting? - Contemporary Art from the Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Block Party II - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    The Shapes of Space - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
    The Wandering Eye - Works on Paper from the 60s and 70s - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Twice Drawn - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
    2005
    The Fluidity of Time - Selections from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    2D from 3D - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
    View (Eight) - Mary Boone Gallery - 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
    2004
    Featuring - Susan Inglett Gallery, New York City, NY
    Suites - From the Permanent Collection - University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
    West to Wesselmann - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    54th Carnegie International - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
    2003
    Black White - Danese Corey, New York City, NY
    In Sequence - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    Crisis Response - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    The New York School: Abstract Expressionism and Beyond - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    Vertigo - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    True Grit - Seven Female Visionaries Before Feminism - Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID
    2001
    About Objects - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    Winter Group Exhibition - Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, NY
    2000
    Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    True Grit - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1999
    Drawings from the 60s & 70s - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY
    1998
    Essence of the Orb - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1996
    Womens\'s work - Greene Naftali, New York City, NY
    Fiber and Form: The Woman\'s Legacy - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    Portafolio de Estocolmo. Exposición de grabados norteamericanos - MADC Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José
    Bontecou, Higgins & Moskowitz - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1992
    Words and Images: Lee Bontecou, Robert Motherwell and Robert Rauschenberg - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
    1987
    XXXth Anniversary The First Fifteen Years Part 1 - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1982
    25th Anniversary Exhibition of Leo Castelli - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1976
    Modern Masters - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    New York in Europa - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1974
    In Three Dimensions - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1972
    Group Exhibition - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Universal Limited Art Editions - Collectors Items - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
    Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1971
    Sculptors\' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1967
    Drawings: Recent Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Sculpture: A Generation of Innovation - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Tenth Anniversary Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1966
    Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1965
    John S. Newberry: A Memorial Exhibition - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1964
    documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel
    American Painters as New Lithographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1963
    Americans 1963 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    American Painting and Sculpture 66th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1962
    Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1961
    Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    An Exhibition in Progress - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sculpture and Relief - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1960
    Summary 1959 – 1960 - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 5

    USA
    Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT

    Collections 19

    Canada
    Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
    Germany
    Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
    Sweden
    Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    USA
    Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
    Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
    Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
    Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    Saint Louis University Museum of Art - SLUMA, Saint Louis, MO
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London

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