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Thornton Dial 1928-2016, US

Rank (2016): 4852 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 37

    Ongoing group exhibitions 4

    until 08 Jan 2017
    Modern Heroics - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
    until 18 Sep 2016
    Manifesta 11 - Manifesta - European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
    until 16 Oct 2016
    As Essential as Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    until 04 Sep 2016
    Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

    Solo shows 17

    2016
    Thornton Dial - We All Live Under The Same Old Flag - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    2015
    Thornton Dial: Works On Paper - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    Thornton Dial - His Southern Stories: Drawings 1990 - 2011 - Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    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 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 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 20

    2015
    Celebration - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    I Saw the Earth Like a Broken Egg - Galerie Christian Berst - New York, New York City, NY
    Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
    Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    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 6

    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 (SAAM), Washington, DC
    Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
    Last update: 02 Aug 2016

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