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Robert Watts 1923-1988, US

Rank (2016): 1623 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 133

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 08 May 2016
    The Sonnabend Collection: Meio Século De Arte Europeia E Americana. Part 1 - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto

    Solo shows 6

    2011
    Some Objects - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    2006
    Robert Watts - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    2001
    Robert Watts - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    1999
    Robert Watts - The invisible man of Fluxus and Pop - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    1990
    Robert Watts - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    1973
    Objekte & Entwürfe von 1956-1965 - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

    Group shows 127

    2015
    Small pieces/ das kleine Format - galerie GALERIE, Vienna
    Land / Sky - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    International Pop - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
    Parallel Vienna 2015 - Parallel Vienna, Vienna
    Marginalia - Cooper Gallery - Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, Scotland
    International Pop - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    2014
    Fluxus in Belgrade - Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Belgrade
    The Photographic Object, 1970 - Hauser & Wirth New York , New York City, NY
    Mappenwerke & Sondereditionen - Galerie Kunst & Handel, Vienna
    Künstlerbücher _ Artists´ Books - Internationale Künstlerbücher Von 1960 Bis Heute - Benediktinerstift Admont, Admont
    The Paradox of Sculpture - National Academy Museum, New York City, NY
    Imprints - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    2013
    Faces and Facets - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    The Photographic Object 1970 - Le Consortium, Dijon
    Beyond Corrupted Eye Akumulatory 2 Gallery, 1972–1990 - Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakow
    2012
    Fluxus! ›antikunst‹ Ist Auch Kunst - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    Lost (in La) - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
    Fiat flux : la nébuleuse Fluxus, 1962-1978 - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
    Fluxus &Fluxus: 1962- 2012 - Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno
    Beyond Corrupted Eye - Akumulatory 2 Gallery, 1972–1990 - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
    Recent Acquisitions - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
    Fluxus Jubileum - La Giarina - Arte Contemporanea, Verona
    Sex + Philosophy - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    Art = Life = Art | Dada > Fluxus - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
    John Cage - A Centennial Celebration With Friends - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    2011
    Sticker in der Kunst - Vom Aufkleber in der Mail Art über Streetart bis zum Sticker Award - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    From Trash To Treasure - Vom Wert des Wertlosen in der Kunst - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
    Nie wieder störungsfrei! - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
    at/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
    Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    Plot : Plan : Process - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    MMK 1991-2011: 20 Jahre Gegenwart - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
    Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    2010
    Art on Paper 2010: The 41st Exhibition - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
    Bittersweet: The Chocolate Show - Paul Robeson Campus Center 350 , Newark, NJ
    Ecce Homo Ludens - Musée Régional D\'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
    Nuevos Realismos: 1957-62. Estrategias del objeto, entre readymade y espectáculo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Sound & Vision - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Bambaataa - Aliceday, Brussels
    S.M.S.: An Archive of the 60s - College of the Arts - California State University, Long Beach, CA
    André Thomkins - Pavel Pepperstein - Robert Watts - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
    Knock Knock: Who's There? That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Tha Visible Vagina - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY
    2009
    Art of Live - for 5 000 € - La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
    Who killed the Painting? - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    Gestern oder im 2. Stock - Karl Valentin, Komik und Kunst seit 1948 - Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich
    Listování | Moderní knižní kultura ve sbírkách Muzea umění Olomouc - Muzeum Umeni Olomouc / The Olomouc Museum of Art, Olomouc
    Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Electricity - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    2008
    On Location: Art, Space and Place in the 1960s - University of East Anglia, Norwich
    POP und die Folgen - Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen
    Fluxus partiturer og instruktioner - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
    Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
    Sammlung Marzona - Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
    Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
    Accidental Modernism - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    2007
    Copied Right - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
    Leck mich! - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    Ateliers - L'artistes et ses lieux de création - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    What does the jellyfish want? - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    all about laughter - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    2006
    The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    Newark Between Us - Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
    Fluxus & Non Fluxus Fluxus - Kulturhuset, Randers
    The Materialization Of Sensibility: Art And Alchemy - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    LichtWerke - Kunst und Licht seit den 1960er Jahren - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    2005
    Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Fluxus und Freunde - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
    BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    The Last Picture Show - Artists using Photography 1960-1982 - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
    2004
    Algorithmische Revolution. Zur Geschichte der interaktiven Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Visions of America - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
    The Fine Line (Between Something and Nothing) - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    The last picture show. Artistas que hacen uso de la fotografía. Tendencias conceptuales de 1960-1982 - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982 - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    THE MUSE - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
    2003
    The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography - 1960-1982 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Threading the Eye - Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
    Money for nothing - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
    Money for Nothing - Artspace, Auckland
    Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University - Amherst College, Amherst, MA
    2002
    Fluxus und Freunde - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
    La Fluxus Constellation - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
    2001
    Silver - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    2000
    Destruction / Creation - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    Das fünfte Element - Geld oder Kunst - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
    1999
    Arranged Marriage - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
    Experiments in the Everyday: Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts—Events, Objects, Documents - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
    Chronos and Kairos, die Zeit in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    Off Limits: Rutgers University and the Avant-Garde, 1957-1963 - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
    1998
    Le droit de rêver - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    Experiments in the Everyday - Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts - Events, Objects, D - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    Fluxus und Happening der 60er und 70er Jahre - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
    1996
    The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
    1995
    Neo-Dada: Redefining Art 1958–1962 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1994
    En el espíritu de Fluxus - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
    1993
    Reflet-Restitution : la sculpture pop et hyperréaliste - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
    L'esprit Dada ou la fin de la composition. hommage à Marcelle Cahn - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
    1992
    Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1991
    Pop Art - Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Fluxattitudes - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY
    Fluxus! - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC
    1990
    Fluxus! - Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, QLD
    XLIV. Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    8th Biennale of Sydney 1990 - The Readymade Boomerang - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    1989
    Arbeit mit Papier - Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz
    1985
    1954-1985 - Kunst in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    1984
    Blam! The explosion of pop, minimalism, and performance 1958-1964 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Fluxus, etc.: The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Collection - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1982
    FLUXUS - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
    1980
    Ecouter Par Les Yeux: objets et environments sonores - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
    1978
    Another Aspect of Pop Art - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Hermetic Aspects of Contemporary Art - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1977
    New York Avant-Garde/Works and Projects of the Seventies - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1975
    Artists Make Toys - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1972
    documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel
    1970
    Happening und Fluxus – Materialien 1959-1970 - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
    Photography Into Sculpture - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1969
    Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
    Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
    1965
    Group Exhibition - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    1964
    The American Supermarket - Paul Bianchini Gallery, New York City, NY
    Introducing - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
    Boxes - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    1963
    The popular image - Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC

    Dealer Directory 4

    Netherlands
    Galerie A, Amsterdam
    USA
    Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
    Dean Borghi Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

    Collections 9

    Australia
    Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    France
    Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
    Germany
    Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
    Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
    Spain
    Museo Vostell Malpartida, Malpartida de Cáceres
    USA
    Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
    Last update: 17 Jan 2016

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