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Robert Bechtle 1932, US

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 82

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 19 Jan 2015
    Hiperrealismo - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao

    Solo shows 11

    2014
    Robert Bechtle - Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    2007
    Robert Bechtle - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2006
    Robert Bechtle - Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Robert Bechtle - A Retrospective - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    2005
    Robert Bechtle Retrospective - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
    Robert Bechtle - A Retrospective - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Bechtle - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2002
    Robert Bechtle - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    2000
    California Classic - Realist Paintings by Robert Bechtle - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    1980
    Robert Bechtle / MATRIX 33 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    1967
    Arts of San Francisco: Robert Bechtle - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

    Group shows 71

    2014
    Summer in Black and White - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    Photorealism Revisted - Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
    2013
    Photorealism - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
    Still Life: 1970s Photorealism - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
    Hyperreal - More than Pop! - Saarlandmuseum - Moderne Galerie & Studiogalerie, Saarbrücken
    Secrets of Sunset Beach - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
    Hyperrealism 1967-2012 - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
    Hiperrealismo: 1967-2012 - Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
    Il Guggenheim. L\'avanguardia americana 1945–1980 - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
    Photorealism Revisited - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
    Photorealism Revisited - Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    Photorealism - Painting with a Camera - Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen
    Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation - Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
    Highlights 2012 - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Occupy Bay Area - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams, Robert Bechtle and Ewan Gibbs - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
    2011
    Artistic San Francisco - Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    East of Eden - Photorealism: Versions of Reality - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
    Dawn Till Dusk - Gallery Jen Bekman, New York City, NY
    Shared Intelligence: American Painting and the Photograph - Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
    Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
    2010
    The Art of Giving - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Personal Identities/Contemporary Portraits - Sonoma University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA
    Hyper Real - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    They Knew What They Wanted - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Photorealist Watercolors: The PieperPower Collection - The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
    Selected Works - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    The Road To Here - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2009
    Six Centuries of Printmaking Part II: 1800's to present - ArtZone 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957–2007 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Works on Paper - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
    American Dream - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
    Watercolors by Five Contemporary Bay Area Painters - Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
    Picturing America: Fotorealismus der 70er Jahre - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
    2008
    Shock of the Real: Photorealism Revisited - Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
    Stimulus Package Sale - ArtZone 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    NAO TE POSSO VER NEM PINTADO - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
    The Wizard of Oz - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    PACIFIC LIGHT - A Survey of Californian Watercolour 1908-2008 - Nordiska Akvarellmuseet - The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skarhamn
    The West Coast Ten - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Whitney Biennial 2008 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    Works on Paper - Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York City, NY
    Car Culture - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    2007
    The Painting of Modern Life - Hayward Gallery, London
    Pioneers - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    California Context - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Real Time: Focus - Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Infinite Painting - Contemporary Painting and Global Realism - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD
    2005
    Recent Acquisitions - Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
    2004
    Printed light - photographic vision and the modern print - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
    Summer in the city - Galerie Delta, Rotterdam
    Watercolor Worlds - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
    Get Real: Photorealist Prints from the James W. Hyams Collection - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
    2003
    Hyperréalismes USA - 1965-1975 - Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg
    Iperrealisti - Chiostro del Bramante , Rome
    2001
    Points of Departure II: Connecting with Contemporary Art - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    2000
    Generations II...Part II - b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
    Generations II...Part I - b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
    Picturing San Francisco - 1850-2000 - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    1977
    Aspects du réalisme - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    1976
    Druckgrafik von Künstlern der USA nach 1945 - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
    1974
    Variaciones Fotograficas - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
    Dixieme Biennale Internationale D´Art De Menton - Galerie d´ArtContemporain du Palais de l´Europe, Menton
    1973
    Whitney Biennial 1973 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    1972
    documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel
    California Prints - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1969
    Directions 2: Aspects of a New Realism - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1967
    1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    The Artist as His Subject - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1964
    Collages, Prints, and Drawings by Robert Bechtle, Wesley Chamberlin and Richard Graf - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

    Dealer Directory 8

    Belgium
    Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels
    USA
    Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
    Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
    John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Plus One Gallery, London
    Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

    Collections 14

    Portugal
    Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
    USA
    Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
    Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
    Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
    Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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