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Norman Lewis 1909-1979, US

Rank (2016): 3272 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 104

    Future group exhibitions 1

    from 12 Jul 2017
    Soul Of A Nation: Art In The Age Of Black Power - Tate Modern, London

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 08 Jan 2017
    Modern Heroics - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

    Solo shows 16

    2016
    Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    Norman Lewis - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2015
    Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA
    2012
    Norman W. Lewis - Small Paintings and Works on Paper - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    2011
    Norman Lewis - Works from a Sketchpad - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    Norman Lewis - Black on White - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Norman Lewis: PULSE, A Centennial Exhibition - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Norman Lewis: Abstract Expressionist Drawings, 1945-1978 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2008
    Norman Lewis, Twilight Sounds - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    2007
    Norman Lewis - The Artist's Mind - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    Norman Lewis - Master Paintings from 1943 - 1977 - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    1999
    Norman Lewis - Black Paintings, 1946 -1977 - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    Norman Lewis: Intuitive Markings - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1954
    Norman Lewis - Willard Gallery, New York City, NY
    1951
    Norman Lewis - Willard Gallery, New York City, NY
    1949
    Norman Lewis - Willard Gallery, New York City, NY

    Group shows 88

    2016
    It's Not Your Nature - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2015
    I Got Rhythm. Kunst und Jazz seit 1920 - Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    2014
    African American Art - Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
    From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952 - The Jewish Museum, New York City, NY
    African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
    Rising Up/uprising - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Beyond the Spectrum: Abstraction in African American Art, 1950-1975 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Caribbean: Crossroads Of The World - El Museo del Barrio, the Queens Museum of Art & The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Small - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    ...on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art - Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
    Images - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    After Tanner: African-American Artists Since 1940 - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Five Works from the Collection of Albert Murray - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
    2011
    25 Under 2500 - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Selections from the Collections - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Evolution in Action - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Summer Sale 50 Under 5000 - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    50 Under 5000 - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Spiral - Perspectives on an African-American Art Collective - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Summer Group Exhibition - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    Abstract Expressionist New York - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    This And That - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Collected. Vignettes - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art - Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
    In the Absence of Color - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Abstract Expressionism: Reloading the Canon - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
    Afro Modern. Journeys through the Black Atlantic - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    30 Under 3000 - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Of Now and Before - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Unconscious Unbound: Surrealism in America - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
    Different Strokes: 20th Century Drawing - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    A Delicate Touch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Abstract Expressionism: Further Evidence (Part One: Painting) - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976 - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    2008
    Action/Abstraction - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 - The Jewish Museum, New York City, NY
    African - American Master Artists - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    African American Art: 200 Years - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    What's on the Wall - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Recent Acquisitions - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Works on Paper - Ebert Art Center, Wooster, OH
    Contemporary African Art from the Collection of William Jones - Aljira - Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
    Decoding Myth: African American Abstraction, 1945-1975 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Recent Acquisitions - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    American Modernism on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Building Community: The African American Scene - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Organic New York, 1941-1949 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Eye Contact: Painting and Drawing in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    African American Printmakers: The Legacy Continues - Aljira - Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
    Stroke! Beauford Delaney, Norman Lewis & Alma Thomas - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    Seeds and Roots - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Embracing the Muse: Africa and African American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2003
    Painting Explosion - 1958 1963, Part I - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    Challenge of the Modern: African American Artists 1925-1945 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, X - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IX - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2001
    1950 - 1965: Abstraction on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VIII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    2000
    Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VII - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1999
    Linear Impulse - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, VI - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1998
    Essence of the Orb - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1997
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IV - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1996
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, III - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    Exploring the Unknown: Surrealism in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Studio Museum in Harlem: Twenty-Five Years of African-American Art - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    Collage: Made in America - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, II - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    On Paper: Abstraction in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Counterpoints: American Art, 1930-1945 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    On Paper: The Figure in Twentieth Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1992
    Lines & Myths: Abstraction in American Art, 1941-1951 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    The WPA Era: Urban Views & Visions - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1977
    Two Centuries of Black American Art - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Two Centuries of Black American Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    Two Centuries of Black American Art - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
    1976
    Two Centuries of Black American Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    1970
    Contemporary Black Artists - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1944
    New Names In American Art: Recent Contributions To Painting And Sculpture By Negro Artists - The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

    Dealer Directory 3

    USA
    Highlands Sculpture Gallery, Carmel, CA
    Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    June Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 5

    USA
    Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Last update: 15 Nov 2016

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