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Lester Johnson  1919, US

Rank (2014): 16539 – 

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Male
Painting
Abstract Expressionism



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 38
United Kingdom 1
Germany 1




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Bob Thompson  14232 8
Alex Katz  70 8
Robert Beauchamp  55011 7
Ben Shahn  4334 6




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  ACME Fine Art & Design, USA 8
  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, USA 5
  David Klein Gallery, USA 5



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27.1.1919 Born in Minneapolis, MN (US)

Lives and works in Greenwich, CT (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 40  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   9


2013
   Lester Johnson - Dark Paintings - Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York City, NY

2011
   Lester Johnson - Last Paintings - Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York City, NY
   Lester Johnson: In Memoriam - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA

2010
   Lester Johnson - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2009
   Lester Johnson : 1950s Works on Paper - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA

2007
   Lester Johnson : Figurative Oil Paintings from the 1960s - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA

1987
   Lester Johnson: Selected Paintings 1970-1987 - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

1986
   Lester Johnson - Totemic Sculptures - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

1973
   Lester Johnson - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

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to top Group shows   31


2012
   Director's Choice 2012 - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA
   Remix Redux - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   Group Shoe - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
   Post War American Art - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2011
   Summer Salon 2011 - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA
   Ecstatic Summers - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
   Season Preview - Gallery Artists And Historic Provincetown Works - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
   Figuration and Its Disconnects - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2010
   Have You Been Good? - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
   Transforming the Figure: Post WWII Prints - El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), El Paso, TX
   Figurative Expressionism - Wichita Art Museum WAM, Wichita, KS

2009
   Days Lumberyard Studios - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA

2008
   Summer Salon 2008 - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA

2007
   Black & White and a little red... - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
   Body Beware: 18 American Artists - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Figuratively Speaking - ACME Fine Art & Design, Boston, MA

2006
Description  Body Politics: Figurative Prints and Drawings from Schiele to De Kooning - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Gallery Selections - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2005
   Eye Contact: Painting and Drawing in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2003
   Visions and Revisions - Art on Paper since 1960 - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

2001
   Out of the Fifties - Into the Sixties: Six Figurative Expressionists - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Alchemies of the Sixties. From the Rose Art Museum Permanent Collection - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

1997
   A Lasting Legacy: Selections From The Lannan Foundation Gift - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Facets of the Figure: A Spectrum of 20th Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   On Paper: The Figure in Twentieth Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
   In Our Time: Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum 1948–1982 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1974
   Alcoa Collection of Contemporary Art - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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

1962
   65th Annual American Exhibition - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1961
   The Emerging Figure - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1959
   Internationale Ausstellung Graphik der Gegenwart 1959 - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

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 Dealer Directory  3

Canada

 Gallery Moos, Toronto, ON

USA

 David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
 Galerie Denise Cadé, New York City, NY

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USA

 University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 Kresge Art Museum, Lansing, MI
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
 Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

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