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Billy Al Bengston  1934, US

Rank (2016): 2703 

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USA 92
France 3
United Kingdom 2




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Ed Ruscha  9 61
Joe Goode  1867 36
Ed Moses  2761 33
Larry Bell  838 31
Kenneth Price  854 28




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  Franklin Parrasch Gallery, USA 6
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), USA 6
  Riko Mizuno Gallery, USA 5



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1934 Born in Dodge City, KS (US)

Lives and works in Venice, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 102  Please report missing Information



until 29.10.
   No Rules, No Rules - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY Send message

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   Billy Al - Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA Send message

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2016
   Plenty Aloha: Billy Al Bengston, Works 1982-1984 - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
   Billy Al Bengston - Warm California - Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, NY

2014
   transcendental bengston - tation - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   Billy Al Bengston - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

1988
   Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of Three Decades - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1981
   Billy Al Bengston - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1978
   Billy Al Bengston - Applied Arts - - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1984)
   Recent Works by Billy Al Bengston - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX

1977
   Billy Al Bengston: Puerto Escondido - - James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1992)

1973
   Billy Al Bengston Watercolors - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1970
   Billy Al Bengston - Candle Lit Show - - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1984)

1969
   Billy Al Bengston - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
   Billy Al Bengston - Tamarind Lithographs - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

1968
   Billy Al Bengston - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   Motel Dracula: Billy Al Bengston Lithographs - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1962
   Billy Al Bengston - - Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1966)

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2016
   Modern and Contemporary Master Drawings - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY

2015
   The Street, The Store, And The Silver Screen: Pop Art From The Mca Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description  The Cool School In Barcelona - Andrew Weiss Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   La / Ma: '60S Pop From Both Coasts - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 70s - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   in Barcelona: a portfolio of prints by eight Los Angeles artists - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2014
Description  Death Ship: Tribute to H.C. Westermann - The Pit, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  The Avant-Garde Collection - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Surface to Air: Los Angeles Artists of the ‘60s and the Materials that they used - Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
   Everything Loose Will Land - Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL

2013
   Everything Loose Will Land - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA
   The Permanent Collection - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2012
   Sinister Pop - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Pacific Standard Time - Kunst in Los Angeles 1950–1980 - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Est–3: Southern California In New York - Los Angeles Art From The Beth Rudin Dewoody Collection - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
   Ed´s Party - William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   The Postwar Era: From the Collection, 1945-1980 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2011
   Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
   LA Connected - Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Southern California Painting: 1970s Painting Per Se - David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
   Venice in Venice - Nyehaus, New York City, NY

2010
   Kissed by Angels: A Selection of Work from Southern California - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
   Softcore Hard Edge - The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
   Frank Gehry Selects - Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Wall to Wall - - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2013)
   Some (Old School) South Coast Guys - Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2009
Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 - 2008 (Part I) - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Description  Hot Spots - Rio de Janeiro / Milano - Torino / Los Angeles - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

2008
   Time & Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Summer Cool - Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Group Show: Thinking about Walter Hopps - Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
   Eye on the Sixties: Vision, Body, and Soul—Selections from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson - The de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

2007
   If Everybody had an Ocean: Brian Wilson, une exposition - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   Im(press)ions - Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
   If Everybody had an Ocean: Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall

2006
   Los Angeles 1955-1985 The birth of an art capital - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   California Modern - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   La Dolce Vita - Selections from the Ruth and Murray Gribin Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

2005
   Pink - Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA
   West! Frank Gehry and the Artists of Venice Beach, 1962-1978 - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
   Wilder a tribute to the Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles 1965-1979 - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   L’artiste éditeur - FRAC - Limousin, Limoges
   The LA That Influenced My Eye - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
   Group Show - Western Project, Culver City, CA

2003
   L.A.´s Finisch Fetish - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
   Surf Culture - The Art History of Surfing - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI

2002
   Ferus - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   Pay Attention…I Hope You Learned Your Lesson - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
   Pop Art: U.S./U.K. Connections, 1956-1966 - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2000
Description  Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

1999
Description  SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION: THE 1960S - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA

1992
   Contemporary Art from the Marcia Simon Weisman Collection - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
   Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1991
   Pop Art - Royal Academy of Arts, London

1990
   L.A. Pop in the Sixties - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
   L.A. Pop in the Sixties - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

1989
   L.A. Pop in the Sixties - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
   L.A. Pop in the Sixties - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
   L.A. Pop in the Sixties - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

1986
   Individuals : A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-1986 - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

1982
   The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Brooke Alexander Publications 1971 - 81 - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

1981
   Art in Los Angeles - Seventeen Artists in the Sixties - San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
   Art in Los Angeles - Seventeen Artists in the Sixties - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

1979
   The Decorative Impulse - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
   Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1977
   Media: Paper - Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, CA

1974
   Small Paintings - - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2013)
   Drawings - - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2013)

1973
   Drawings - - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2013)

1972
   Grup Shrow - - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1984)
   California Prints - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Four artists: Peter Alexander, Billy Al Bengston, Ed Moses, Edward Ruscha - Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH

1970
   Teatables & Tapestries - - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1984)
   A Decade of California Color - Pace Gallery - NY, New York City, NY
   Group Show - - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1984)

1968
   Late Fifties at the Ferus - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

1967
   1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1963
   six more - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   Group Exhibition - - Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 1966)
   American Painting and Sculpture 66th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

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USA

 Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
 Frank Pictures Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

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USA

 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
 Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, CA
 Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
 Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA

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