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Ray Johnson 1927-1995, US

Rank (2015): 740 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 143

    Ongoing group exhibitions 4

    until 21 Aug 2015
    I Dropped the Lemon Tart - Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York City, NY
    until 23 Aug 2015
    Dada Impulse. Egidio Marzona Collection - Muzeum Sztuki in Lodz, Main Building, Lodz
    until 29 Sep 2015
    Black Mountain. An Interdisciplinary Experiment 1933 - 1957 - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    until 27 Sep 2015
    America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

    Solo shows 22

    2014
    Ray Johnson Designs - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    2012
    Ray Johnson - I like funny stories | Sammlung Maria und Walter Schnepel - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    2011
    Ray Johnson - Aurel Scheibler / ScheiblerMitte, Berlin
    Tables of Contents: Ray Johnson Bob Box Archive - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
    2010
    Dear Max, Dear Ray, Dear Vince - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    Ray Johnson. Please Add to & Return - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Ray Johnson. Please Add to & Return - Raven Row, London
    2006
    Ray Johnson - En Rapport - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    2004
    Ray Johnson - How to Draw a Bunny - Gimpel Fils, London
    Ray Johnson - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2003
    The name of the game : Ray Johnson's postal performance - Museum het Domein, Sittard
    Apex. Kooperation “Curatorial Programme” - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    The name of the game - Ray Johnson's postal performance - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    The name of the game - Ray Johnson's postal performance - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
    2002
    Ray Johnson - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    2001
    Mind Games: Ray Johnson's Art of Ideas - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    2000
    Ray Johnson 1927 - 1995 - Gimpel Fils, London
    Ray Johnson - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1999
    Ray Johnson - The New York Correspondance School - The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    How sad I am today... Ray Johnson and the New York Correspondence School - The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Ray Johnson - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    1991
    More Works by Ray Johnson, 1951 – 1991 - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

    Group shows 121

    2015
    #Rawhide - Venus Over Manhattan, New York City, NY
    Selbstjustiz Durch Fehleinkäufe – Neuerwerbungen Der Sammlung Falckenberg 2011-2014 - Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
    2014
    Saying Yes to Everything - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    Analog Network: Mail Art, 1960–1999 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Sed Tantum Dic Verbo (Just Say The Word) - Blain|Southern - Berlin, Berlin
    Art=Text=Art - Private Languages / Public Systems - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    Positivilly Marvillainous - Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
    The Crystal Palace - Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York City, NY
    Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2 - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists' Scrapbooks - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
    Reliable Tension, or: How to Win a Conversation About Jasper Johns - 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery - Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
    Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center - Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
    2013
    Ruhe-Störung - Streifzüge durch die Welten der Collage - MARTa Herford, Herford
    B.A.B.E - The Best Artists Books and Editors - Immanence, espace d'art contemporain, Paris
    Xerograhy - firstsite @ the minories art gallery, Colchester
    Return to Sender: Ray Johnson, Robert Warner and the New York Correspondence School - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    Adventures of truth - Painting and philosophy - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
    ± I96I - La expansión de las artes - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Glam! The Performance Of Style - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
    Traditori del segno - Galleria Blu, Milan
    American Collage - Gerald Peters Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Art=Text=Art - Private Languages / Public Systems - Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður
    Correspondences - Espace Louis Vuitton Paris, Paris
    Banners - Galerie Gmurzynska - Zürich, Zurich
    2012
    From Surrealism to Pop: the Aesthetics of Collage - Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York City, NY
    Drop Me a Line - LGLondon, London
    Art=Text=Art: Private Languages / Public Systems - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
    B-Out - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Merz & Moticos - Musée des beaux-arts Denys-Puech, Rodez
    On The Road To Fluxus - Die Kunstagentin, Cologne
    On The Road To Fluxus - Galerie Schüppenhauer, Cologne
    The Persistence of Pollock - Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY
    The Artists’ Postcard Show - Spike Island, Bristol
    Tables of Content: Ray Johnson and Robert Warner Bob Box Archive - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    John Cage - A Centennial Celebration With Friends - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    You Call This Art - Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery, Fort Myers, FL
    2011
    The Feeling of Things - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
    Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York City, NY
    Happy Holidays! Drawings! - Alex Zachary Peter Currie, New York City, NY
    From Trash To Treasure - Vom Wert des Wertlosen in der Kunst - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
    Ripped: The Allure of Collage - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
    Head Case - curated by Laurel Farrin - Lesley Heller Workspace, New York City, NY
    Epilogues: It Started with a Car Crash - IMT Gallery, London
    Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
    Ray's A Laugh - Half Gallery, New York City, NY
    Kurt Schwitters & Ray Johnson - Merz & Moticos - Max Ernst Museum, Brühl
    Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    Intimate Bureaucracies: Art And The Mail - Art Exchange, Colchester
    Pasted Papers: The Art of Collage - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    2010
    Trickster makes this world - Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin-si
    THE LIFE OF THE OBJECT - Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Die Bilder tun was mit mir… - Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden
    S.M.S.: An Archive of the 60s - College of the Arts - California State University, Long Beach, CA
    Holy shit (yelled John upon noticing the delicate colours of the sunset) - PSM Gallery, Berlin
    Rid It Up and Start Again - Artists Space, New York City, NY
    2009
    MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Groupings - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Metamorphosis Victorianus - Modern Collage, Victorian Engravings & Nostalgia - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Intense - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    COLLAGE, LONDON/NEW YORK - Fred [London] Ltd., London
    Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Made in America - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2008
    The Piece Process - Anonymous Gallery, New York City, NY
    Other People: Portraits From Grunwald And Hammer Collections - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Paper, Scissors, Stone - Galerie Nordenhake - Stockholm, Stockholm
    1968/2008 - The Culture of Collage - Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York City, NY
    Art Metropole: The Top 100 - MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
    2007
    Collage - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Pop Art! 1956-1968 - Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome
    Oh Girl, It's a Boy! - Kunstverein München, Munich
    Jackson - Contemporary Art Galleies - UConn School of Fine Arts, Storrs, CT
    microwave, five - Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York City, NY
    "REALLIFE 1979-1990" - Artists Space, New York City, NY
    The Monochromatic Field - Works From The Collection - The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    2006
    A Century of Collage - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
    Twice Drawn - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
    Black Mountain College - Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    Subterranean Monuments - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
    Good Vibrations - Le arti visive e il Rock - Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena
    Parallel Visions II - Outsider and Insider Art Today - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    Rock Paper Scissors: American Collage Now - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    Starting at Zero - Black Mountain College 1933-57 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    2005
    Works on Paper - Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Shayne Ehman, Al Neil & Ray Johnson - Blanket Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Carry On - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    Pop Spelled Backwards is Pop - Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Fluxus und Freunde - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
    (my private) Heroes - MARTa Herford, Herford
    Greater New York 2005 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    2004
    Max's Kansas City - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
    Marilyn - From Anastasi to Weegee - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
    "The Big Nothing" - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Collage - Bloomberg Space, London
    2003
    "Game over" - Andreas Grimm - München, Munich
    Living with Duchamp - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
    Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University - Amherst College, Amherst, MA
    2002
    Something Anything - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    Three Approaches to Collage - Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2001
    The Passions: From Brueghel To Viola - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Recent Acquisitions to the Collection - The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    1999
    Petits Formats - Yoshii Gallery, New York City, NY
    1998
    The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1997
    Écart, Genève - 1969-1982, L'irrésolution commune d'un engagement équivoque - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
    Candy Darling, Always a Lady: Devotional Icons and Memorabilia - Feature Inc, New York City, NY
    1996
    Tangles - Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    Hall Of Mirrors: Art And Film Since 1945 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    1995
    Elvis + Marilyn: 2 X Immortal - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1992
    FluxAttitudes - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1991
    Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1990
    XLIV. Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    1989
    Arbeit mit Papier - Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz
    1982
    The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1981
    New York/New Wave - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1971
    Highlights of the 1970-71 Art Season - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    Art After Art - Bergman Gallery, Cobb Hall 418, Chicago, IL
    1970
    Language IV - Dwan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    1968
    Language II - Dwan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    1959
    Out of the Ordinary - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

    Dealer Directory 5

    USA
    Richard L. Feigen & Co, New York City, NY
    Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York City, NY
    Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Gimpel Fils, London

    Collections 4

    Canada
    The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Germany
    Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden
    USA
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Last update: 23 Jul 2015

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