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Willie Cole  1955, US

Rank (2014): 1933 – 

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Sculpture



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Country
USA 113
Colombia 1
France 1
Belgium 1
Germany 1




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Kiki Smith  101 11
Glenn Ligon  172 10
Kara Walker  160 10




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  Alexander and Bonin, USA 16
  Worcester Art Museum, USA 6
  Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, USA 5
  Norton Museum of Art, USA 4



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1955 Born in Somerville, NJ (US)

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until 2.11.
   100 Works for 100 Years: A Centennial Celebration - Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ Send message

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2013
   Willie Cole - If wishes were horses - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Willie Cole - Fire/fly - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
   Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works - Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

2012
   Willie Cole - Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

2011
   Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper - Sarah Moody Gallery - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
   Good Old Days - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
   Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

2010
   Willie Cole - Post Black and Blue - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

2007
   Anxious Objects: Willie Cole's Favorite Brands - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   Anxious Objects: Willie Cole’s Favorite Brands - Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
   Willie Cole - Finesilver Gallery - Houston, Houston, TX
   Anxious Objects - Willie Cole's Favorite Brands - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
   Anxious Objects: Willie Cole's Favorite Brands - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2006
   Anxious Objects, Willie Cole's Favorite Brands, 1988-2006 - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Anxious Objects - Willie Cole's Favorite Brands - Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
   Willie Cole - Sole to Soul - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

2005
   Willie Cole - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   Afterburn - Willie Cole: Selected Works 1997-2004 - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
   AFTERBURN - Willie Cole: selected works 1997-2004 - California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2004
   Afterburn - Willie Cole: selected works 1997-2004 - University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY

2002
Description and image  Willie Cole - Before and After - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
Description and image  Willem Cole - Portraits - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

2001
   Willie Cole - Everything and Anything - Wave Hill, New York City, NY

2000
   Willie Cole - New Work - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

1998
   Perspectives 1: Willie Cole - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Description and image  New Concepts in Printmaking 2: Willie Cole - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1997
   Willie Cole: New Sculpture - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

1995
   Willie Cole: Our Daily Bread - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1994
   Labor of Love: An Exhibition by Willie Cole - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)

1992
   currents 51: WILLIE COLE - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

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2014
   1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias - International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena de Indias
   All That Glitters - THE GATEWAY PROJECT, Newark, NJ

2013
Description  Auf Schritt und Tritt - Schuhwerk in Kunst und Design - Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot
   pulp 3 (ire straits) - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
   We Hold These Truths ... - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
   Against the Grain - Wood in Contemporary, Art, Craft and Design - Museum of Arts & Design, New York City, NY

2012
   Stimuli: prints and multiples - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   PIcture Takers - Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
   Director’s Choice - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   The Grand Tour - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Afro: Black Identity In America And Brazil - Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
   The Haberdashery - Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
   Thanks: 50th Anniversary Exhibition - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
   (Welcome to) Six Flags -     Trouble in Paradise - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
   After Tanner: African-American Artists Since 1940 - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
   At the Crossroads: Exploring Black Identity in Contemporary Art - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

2011
   Fifty Years of Contemporary Prints 1960-2010 - Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
   dig it ! - Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
   Remix - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   World Beats: Global Contemporary Art - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
   Exhibition Of Work By Newly Elected Members And Recipients Of Honors And Awards - The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, NY
   Invitational Exhibition Of Visual Arts - The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, NY
   Pattern ID - Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2010
   The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories - Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY
   Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Works from the Gallery Collection - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
   From Then to Now : Masterworks of Contemporary African-American Art - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
   Pattern ID - Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
   What Matters - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

2009
   What Matters - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   Digging Deeper - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
   Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
   Whaddaya Wanna Be, a Flower?! - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
Description  Unbounded: New Art for a New Century - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
   New Prints 2009/ Winter - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY

2008
   Gouge: The Modern Woodcut 1870 to Now - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary - Museum of Arts & Design, New York City, NY
Description and image  Provocative Visions: Race and Identity—Selections from the Permanent Collection - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Stay alive till  - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   On the Margins - Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington Univer, Saint Louis, MO
   Unchained Legacies - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
   Working History - The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Portland, OR
   New Prints/ 2008 Winter - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY

2007
   From Africa to America - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
   Re-picturing the Past/Picturing the Present - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Singularity in the Communal Tide; Culture and Identity in the Moment - Pierro Gallery of South Orange (PGOSO), South Orange, NJ
   Tuttavia Povero! - SICA - The Shore Institute Of The Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ

2006
   Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
   Newark Between Us - Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
   Paper Trail - African American Works on Paper - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
   3D An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
   Frontiers - Collecting the Art of Our Time - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

2005
   Frontiers: Collecting the Art of Our Time - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Description  Crowd of the Person - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   Portraits of black experience - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
Description and image  African American Art - Masterworks of Contemporary Art - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Editions - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

2004
   New Prints 2004/Autumn - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Provocations - Recent Selections from the Permanent Collection - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   the Gallery selects... - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Sculpture and Form - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   How Sculptors See - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
   Selections from the Permanent Collection - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
   Domestic Odyssey - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Under $2,000 Albers < Zaugg - Brooke Alexander Editions, New York City, NY

2003
   Crosscurrents at Century's End - Selections from the Neuberger Berman Art Collec - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   New Prints 2003/Summer - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   From Modernism to the Contemporary, 1958-1999 - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

2002
   Sculpture - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   The Culture of Violence - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2001
   Digital: Printmaking Now - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   (Self)Portraits - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Burn: Artists Play With Fire - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
   Burn: Artists Play With Fire - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   Burn - Artists Play with Fire - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2000
   5e Biennale de Lyon - Partage d'exotismes - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
   An Exuberant Bounty: Prints and Drawings by African Americans - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1999
   1999 Drawings - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

1998
   Photographs:Matthew Benedict, Willie Cole, Willie Doherty, Rita McBride, Mona Ha - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   Performance Anxiety - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

1995
   Color in Space: Pictorialism in Contemporary Sculpture - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

1992
   And He Was Looking for Asia: Alternatives to the Story of Christopher Columbus Today. - Asian American Arts Centre, New York City, NY

1990
   Suggestive Objects - Art in General, New York City, NY

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USA

 Beta Pictoris Gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
 Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
 Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
 Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY

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Belgium

 MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

France

 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz

USA

 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD
 Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
 Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation - ESKFF, Jersey City, NJ
 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
 Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
 The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
 Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

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