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Purvis Young  1943-2010, US

Rank (2014): 5831 

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Painting, Installation
Outsider Art

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 41
Austria 1

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Artist Rank
Howard Finster  4487 7
Mose Tolliver  35743 6

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Skot Foreman Gallery, USA 4
  ABBA Fine Art, USA 3
  Boca Museum of Art, USA 3

to top Biography:  Please report missing Information

1943 Born in Miami, FL (US)

20.4.2010 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 42  Please report missing Information

until 15.6.
   30 Americans - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans - CAC, New Orleans, LA Send message


to top Solo shows   9

Description and image  Purvis Young - Angel - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
   Purvis Young: Works from the Collection - Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

   Purvis Young - No More Truth Than The Illusions Of My Dreams - Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL
   From the Outside In: Purvis Young - Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, FL

   Purvis Young - Important Late Works - Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL

   Purvis Young - ABBA Fine Art, Miami, FL

   Purvis Young – Urban Expressionism - Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery, Fort Myers, FL

   Purvis Young - Paintings from the Street - Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

   Purvis Young - Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL


to top Group shows   32

   30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   30 Americans - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   Nine - ABBA Fine Art, Miami, FL

   Angels, Devils and the Electric Slide: Outsider Art from the Permanent Collection - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
   Faces - ABBA Fine Art, Miami, FL
Description  30 Americans - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Outsider Visions: Self-taught Southern Artists Of The 20th Century - Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
   Into The Mainstream - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   One Of A Kind - - Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA (closed, 2011)

   Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Florida Journeys: African-American Artists from the Sunshine State - Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL
   Unusual Suspects - Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, WV

   try me – six american artists - Galerie der Künstler aus Gugging, Maria -Gugging
   Approaching Abstraction - American Folk Art Museum, New York City, NY
   Négritude - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
Description and image  It Took a While to Find These Things - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
   Same Sweet Dream - The Gallery at Dieu Donné Papermill, New York City, NY

   30 Americans - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

   Mixed Signals - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

   Naives, Seers, Lone Wolves and World Savers XVIII - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
   Miami in Transition - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Rock Paper Scissors: American Collage Now - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

   Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
   AT THIS TIME: 10 Miami Artists - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

   Dopes, Dupes, and Demagogues: Viewed by Outsiders - Luise Ross Gallery, New York City, NY

   Diversity Within Unity: The Scope of African-American Art in Florida - Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
   Urban Outsides and Visionary Folk: The Work of Purvis Young & Minnie Evans - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
   Folk Art From the City of Orlando and the Mennello Museum - Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL

   A Convergent Voyage - Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL

   Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   Transculture / Transmedia - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)


 Dealer Directory  4


 Galerie der Künstler aus Gugging, Maria -Gugging


 Skot Foreman Gallery, Dania Beach, FL
 TAG Art Gallery, Nashville, TN
 Walker Fine Art, New York City, NY


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 Kolumba, Cologne


 Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
 Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
 Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA


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