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Lucas Samaras 1936, US, GR

Rank (2014): 1160 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 195

    Solo shows 43

    2014
    Lucas Samaras - Reflections - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Lucas Samaras - Offerings from a Restless Soul - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    2013
    Pastels - Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Lucas Samaras: Poses / Born Actors - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    Lucas Samaras - Polaroids from the 70’s - Peter Lund, Oslo
    2008
    Lucas Samaras: NYC Chairs - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    2007
    Lucas Samaras - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
    Lucas Samaras - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2006
    Lucas Samaras: i Movies - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    2005
    Lucas Samaras- PhotoFlicks (iMovies) and PhotoFictions (A to Z) - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    Lucas Samaras: PhotoFlicks (iMovies) and PhotoFictions (A to Z) - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    2004
    Lucas Samaras - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Lucas Samaras - Photofictions - Waddington Custot Galleries, London
    2003
    Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Lucas Samaras: Photofictions - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    2002
    Lucas Samaras - Galerie Xippas France, Paris
    2001
    Lucas Samaras - Paint - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    2000
    Lucas Samaras - sittings 1978-1980 - Galerie Xippas France, Paris
    1998
    Lucas Samaras - Gold - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    1996
    Lucas Samaras - Photo-Transformations 1973–1976 - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY
    Lucas Samaras - Kiss Kill, Perverted Geometry, Inedibles, Self-Absorption - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    1994
    Lucas Samaras - Cubes Pragmata + Trapezoids - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY
    1992
    The Photographs of Lucas Samaras - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    The Photographs of Lucas Samaras: Selections from a Recent Gift - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Lucas Samaras - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Self:1961-1991 - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
    1991
    Lucas Samaras - Yokohama Museum of Art, Nishi-ku, Yokohama
    1990
    Samaras: Photographs 1969 - 1987 - Nickle Galleries, Calgary, AB
    1989
    Samaras on Paper - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    1986
    Lucas Samaras: Polaroid Photographs, 1969-1983 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    1985
    Lucas Samaras: Photos Polaroid Photographs, 1969-1983 - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
    1984
    Lucas Samaras: Polaroid Photographs 1969–1983 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Lucas Samaras - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    1983
    Lucas Samaras - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    1982
    Lucas Samaras Pastels - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Lucas Samaras: Pastels - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Lucas Samaras - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1981
    Lucas Samaras - Galerie Watari, Tokyo
    1980
    Lucas Samaras: Reconstructions - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1979
    Lucas Samaras - Reconstructions, Boxes, and... - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1975
    Lucas Samaras - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1971
    Lucas Samaras: boxes - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    1969
    Lucas Samaras: Book - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Group shows 152

    2014
    Summertime - Moeller Fine Art Ltd, New York City, NY
    What Is a Photograph? - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Grounded - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    2013
    Threaded Stories - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
    Image and Abstraction - The Pace Gallery - 510 W 25th Street, New York City, NY
    A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    Material World - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
    2012
    Things Beyond Our Control - Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
    Ideas in Things - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
    Panegyric - Forde - Espace d'art contemporain, Geneva
    À rebours - Venus Over Manhattan, New York City, NY
    Futures - Artiscope, Brussels
    Happenings: New York, 1958–1963 - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    2011
    Images of the Artist - J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    The Last Grand Tour - Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
    Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    Master Drawings - Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York City, NY
    2010
    Iles jamais trouvées - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
    Flower Power - Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
    Where in the World? - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Isole mai Trovate – Islands never found - Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
    Pastel Drawings 1950s - 1970s and Two Sculptures - Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
    Pastiche - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
    Isola mai trovate / Islands never found - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
    La collection s\'expose - Polaroïd en péril ! - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Pieces of 9: Reframing the Collection - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
    On the Square - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    2009
    MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Polaroid - Atlas Gallery, London
    Shake It: An Instant History of the Polaroid - Pump House Gallery, London
    The Passionate Pursuit: Gifts and Promised Works from Donna and Cargill MacMillan, Jr. - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957–2007 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    assises - Galerie Xippas France, Paris
    A Walk in the Park: Outdoor Sculpture at PaceWildenstein - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
    heart in heart - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Photo-OP - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Goldfish Suddenly Dead - Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp
    Photography in the Abstract - Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
    Artists Making Photographs: Chamberlain, Rauschenberg, Samaras, Ruscha, Warhol - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    2008
    What Does New And Interesting Mean? - Alpha Delta - AD Gallery, Athens
    Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
    A Mind at Play - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Trans-experiences Greece 2008 - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    Transexperiences - 798 Space, Beijing
    Sculpture - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
    Self-Portraits 1966-2008 - James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY
    Stretching the Truth - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
    2007
    Works on Paper - Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL
    PEEP: Glimpses of the last 4 decades of the Kerry Stokes Collection - TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, VIC
    Light Time and Three Dimensions - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    Conceptual Photograpy 1964-1989 - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
    Ithaca Regained - Kouros Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Masquerades - Femininity, masculinity and other certainties - Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
    The Alpha Bank Collection - Greek Art since 1920 - MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
    Beyond Real: Dressing Up - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
    Das Achte Feld - Geschlechter, Leben u. Begehren in der bildenden Kunst s. 1960 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    Odyssey: Greek Art from the Last Fifty Years - Galerie Gmurzynska - Zürich, Zurich
    Dereconstruction - Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Flowers in Contemporary Art - Benaki Museum, Athens
    Recent Acquisitions. Part I - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    Rethinking the Photographic Image - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    2005
    The years of defiance - The Art of the 70s in Greece - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
    Beyond Real - Part 1 Dressing Up - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
    Lynda Benglis, The Center For Land Use Interpretation, Dan Colen, Gino De Dominicis, Jeremy Deller, Sam Durant, Lucio F - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
    Interstate - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
    Mavericks of Color: Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    The Art of Greece meets China - Platform China - Beijing, Beijing
    2004
    Contemporary Art: Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
    Summer 2004 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    2003
    Content - Rem Koolhaas und OMA-AMO - Bauten, Projekte und Konzepte seit 1996 - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    on - inaugural show - Galerie Xippas Greece, Athens
    Summer Travels - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    Flesh Tones - 100 Years of the Nude - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
    Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
    2002
    Something Anything - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    Escape from the Vault - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    Happy New Year! - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    2001
    Naked Since 1950 - Mnuchin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Naked since 1950 - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
    Summer in the City - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    2000
    Modern Odysseys. Greek-American Artists of the 20th Century - Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
    Watchful Eyes - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Narcisse Blesse - Passage de Retz, Paris
    Summer Group Exhibition 2000 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY
    10th Anniversary Exhibition - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
    1999
    The Eye of the Collector - Works from the Lipman Collection of American Art - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
    Summer 99 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    Carved, Modeled, Assembled, Welded, Drawn - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Coming to Life - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    1998
    Fetiches & Fetichismes - Passage de Retz, Paris
    The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1997
    Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY
    Winter Group Exhibition - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    Inside - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    1996
    Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY
    Summer Academy 3 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    1995
    Imaginary Beings - Exit Art, New York City, NY
    Bloom - Cristinerose Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sculpture as Objects - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    The Box: From Duchamp to Horn - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    Acquisitions Gallery - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
    1992
    A visage decouvert - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
    News Modern and Contemporary Masters - Zeisler Collection - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1990
    Photography Until Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1988
    BIG little Sculpture - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
    1987
    Legacy of Light - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Sculpture of the Sixties - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1986
    75th American Exhibition - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1985
    Self Portrait: The Photographer\'s Persona 1840-1985 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1984
    American Sculpture - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    The New Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Hollywood Still Lifes - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1983
    New Image/Pattern and Decoration from the Morton G. Neumann Family Collection - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    American Still Life: 1945–1983 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Kunst mit Photographie - Die Sammlung Dr. Rolf H. Krauss - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
    Kunst mit Photographie - Die Sammlung Dr. Rolf H. Krauss - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    Self-Portraits Part II: The Antic Vision - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    1982
    Photo-Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Ébauches : dix ans de dessins d\'installations - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    1981
    The New Color: A Decade of Color Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Cast, Carved & Constructed - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Mirrors and windows - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
    1980
    currents 8: LUCAS SAMARAS AND CLAIRE ZEISLER - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    1979
    The Altered Photograph - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    1978
    Five Artists - Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
    Three Generations: Studies in Collage - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1977
    documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
    Fine Paintings and Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Recent Portraiture - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1975
    Eight artists, eight attitudes, eight Greeks - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    The Condition of Sculpture - Hayward Gallery, London
    Collectors of the Seventies, Part I: Dorothy and Herbert Vogel - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1974
    Printed, Folded, Cut and Torn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1972
    documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel
    1971
    Sculptors\' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    The New Curiosity Shop - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Ways of Looking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Highlights of the 1970-71 Art Season - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    1970
    Pace in Los Angeles - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1968
    documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel
    The Obsessive Image 1960-1968 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    Dada, Surrealism and their Heritage - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    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

    Dealer Directory 12

    Belgium
    Artiscope, Brussels
    Galerie Pascal Polar, Brussels
    China
    Pace Beijing, Beijing
    USA
    Artware Editions, New York City, NY
    Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
    James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
    Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
    The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
    Pace Prints, New York City, NY
    United Kingdom
    Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

    Collections 18

    France
    Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Germany
    Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    Greece
    National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    Portugal
    Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
    USA
    Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
    The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
    Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
    J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London
    Tate Modern, London

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    vernissage.tv 12 Aug 2009

    Lucas Samaras: Paraxena / Greek Pavilion / Venice Biennale 2009
    Lucas Samaras: Paraxena / Greek Pavilion / Venice Biennale 2009, At the 53rd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2009 Greece is represented by Lucas Samaras. Lucas Samaras presents the multi-installation - [Heinrich Schmidt]
    VernissageTV, Basel