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Thornton Dial Sr. 1928, US

Rank (2015): 5001 - 10,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 30

    Solo shows 14

    2013
    Thornton Dial: Thoughts on Paper - Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA), Knoxville, TN
    Thornton Dial: Thoughts on Paper - Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
    2012
    View Point of the Faundry Man - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Thornton Dial, Sr.: Thoughts on Paper - Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
    Thornton Dial: Thoughts on Paper - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
    Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial - New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
    2011
    Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    Thornton Dial - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Thornton Dial in the 21st Century - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    Thornton Dial - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2003
    Thornton Dial - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    1998
    Thornton Dial - The Tiger Looking In - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    1993
    Thornton Dial: Image of the Tiger - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1990
    Strategy of the World - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    Group shows 16

    2014
    William Edmondson And Friends: Breaking The Mold - Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
    One of a Kind: Artwork from the Collection of Stephanie Smither - Art League Houston, Houston, TX
    African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
    The Deeper The Southern Roots - 333 Montezuma Arts, Santa Fe, NM
    Aspects Of Outsider Art - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2012
    African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    2009
    Approaching Abstraction - American Folk Art Museum, New York City, NY
    Sip the Cool-Aid - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ancestry and Innovation: African American Art from the American Folk Art Museum - Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
    2007
    Works on Paper - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Compelling Visions - The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
    2006
    Neo-Sincerity: The Difference Between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter - Apexart, New York City, NY
    2005
    Ancestry and Innovation: African American Art from the Collection - American Folk Art Museum, New York City, NY
    2004
    Masters of Selft-Taught Art - Quilts of Gee´s Bend - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2003
    The Passionate Adventure of the Real: Collage, Assemblage and the Object in 20th - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
    1998
    Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

    Dealer Directory 2

    USA
    Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL

    Collections 5

    USA
    The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
    Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    Apexart, New York City, NY
    Try-me, Richmond, VA
    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    Last update: 03 Apr 2015

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