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Buckminster Fuller  1895-1983, US

(Richard Buckminster Fuller)
Rank (2017): 1757 – 

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USA 61
Germany 15
France 7
Japan 6

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Artist Rank
Joseph Beuys  5 21
John Cage  137 19
Josef Albers  74 18
Robert Rauschenberg  11 14
Andy Warhol  1 13

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  Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), USA 18
  Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, USA 9
  Carl Solway Gallery, USA 3
  Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan 3

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1895 Born in Milton, MA (US)

1983 Died in Los Angeles, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 117  Please report missing Information

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   14th La Biennale de Lyon - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon Send message


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   Buckminster Fuller - - Atrium Gallery, Saint Louis, MO (closed)

   Buckminster Fuller, Inventions: Twelve Around One - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
   Richard Buckminster Fuller - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   Buckminster Fuller: Tetrascroll - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
   The Utopian Impulse - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

   Synergetic Artist - Art Stations Foundation, Poznan
   R. Buckminster Fuller - Synergetic Artist - Stary Browar, Poznan

   Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

   Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Inventions: Twelve Around One - Portfolio by R. Buckminster Fuller - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

   R. Buckminster Fuller - Shirley-Jones Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH

   Your private sky - Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne
   Buckminster Fuller - - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)

   Buckminster Fuller - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Your Private Sky: R.buckminster Fuller - The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Kamakura

   Your Private Sky - Buckminster Fuller - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zurich

   Buckminster Fuller - Inventions - Museum of Art and Archaeology, Columbia, MO

   Synergetic Circus - Buckminster Fuller's Sea of Intuition - P3 art and environment, Tokyo

   Buckminster Fuller: A Retrospective - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

   R. Buckminster Fuller - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
   Buckminster Fuller - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
   Projects: Tetrascroll - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   Buckminster Fuller - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
   Three Structures by Buckminster Fuller - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Deployment Unit - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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   Creativity Exercises Spaces Of Emancipatory Pedagogies - Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw
   Sheldon Statewide | Shape Up! Visualizing the Geometric World - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Radical Seafaring - Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY
   WEtransFORM - Kunst und Design zu den Grenzen des Wachstums - Neues Museum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg
Description  Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Sublime - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Description  Architecture of Life - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), Berkeley, CA

   Wie leben? Zukunftsbilder von Malewitsch bis Fujimoto - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
   Black Mountain. An Interdisciplinary Experiment 1933 - 1957 - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   I Love Art 13 - 100 artists from the Watari-Um Collection - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
  Hauser & Wirth - SomersetLand Marks - Hauser & Wirth - Somerset, Bruton, Somerset Send message

   Grażyna Kulczyk Collection. Everybody Is Nobody for Somebody - Fundación Banco Santander, Boadilla del Monte

   The Circle Walked Casually - Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin
   Blackmountain College. Scenius And Sympathies - Galerie Sabine Knust - Maximilian Verlag, Munich
Description  Tomorrow it's time for the future – Talente und Vorbilder. Berlin – New York - Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin
   Vues d´en haut - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
   Stadt in Sicht - Werke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank. Von Feininger bis Gursky - Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund
   La Fabrique des Possibles - FRAC - Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille
   Of a Technical Nature - Austin Museum of Art - AMOA, Austin, TX
   Poetics Of Construction - Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   The Unspecific Index - 601Artspace, New York City, NY
Description  „John Cage und … Bildender Künstler – Einflüsse, Anregungen“ - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
   Thanks: 50th Anniversary Exhibition - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Description  John Cage und ... Bildender Künstler – Einflüsse, Anregungen - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Description  Wir Sind Alle Astronauten - Universum Buckminster Fuller - Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen
   John Cage - A Centennial Celebration With Friends - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

   11e Biennale de Lyon - biennale d\'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
   Black Mountain College and Its Legacy - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Buckminster Fuller, Eli Levenstein: Ebb - Meulensteen (Former Max Protetch), New York City, NY
   Eye/object: Photographs From the Collection of Jonathan Williams - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Spaceship Earth - CoCA - Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Torun
   Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum - Museumsquartier, Vienna
   There, I Fixed It - Unruly solutions to urgent problems - Stroom Den Haag, The Hague
   El Mapa: Cartografías críticas - MAMM - Museo de Arte Moderno Medellin, Medellín

   Klimakapseln. Überlebensbedingungen in der Katastrophe - MKG - Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg
   Works from the Gallery Collection - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
   Magnetic Norths - Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC
   Radical Nature - Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, East Ayshire, Scotland

   Radical Nature - Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969–2009 - Barbican Art Gallery, London
   Gallery Collection - Gallery 360 Degree, Tokyo
   La Guerra Fredda - Cold War. Arte e design in un mondo diviso 1945-1970 - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Editions - - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)

   Drawing Review: 37 Years of Works on Paper - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
Description and image  Brussels Biennial 1 - - Brussels Biennial, Brussels (closed, 2008)
   The Map: Navigating the Present - Bildmuseet, Umeå
Description and image  Bucharest Biennale 3 - Bucharest Biennale for Contemporary Art, Bucharest
Description and image  Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Soft Parade: Selections From The New School Art Collection - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York City, NY

   Nature Design - Von Inspiration zu Innovation - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zurich
   TOMORROW NOW - when design meets science fiction - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
   American Streamlined Design - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   LACE Annual Benefit - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

   Newark Between Us - Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
   Geodesic Mathematics and Random Chaos - Olson Gallery School of Art, DeKalb, IL
   Best of Friends: R.Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi - The Noguchi Museum, New York City, NY
   Architecture & Design Drawings: Rotation 3 - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
   Living in Motion - Design and Architecture for Flexible Dwelling - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA

Description  Just do it! - Die Subversion der Zeichen von Marcel Duchamp bis Prada Meinhof - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz

   Architecture and Design Drawings: Inaugural Installation - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
   Fantasy Architecture - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   La Colmena - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City

   Group Exhibition - Christine Burgin, New York City, NY
Description and image Kunsthalle Düsseldorfre: LEVIATHAN - Visuelle Formierungen von staatlicher Macht - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message

   The Fall - - Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen (closed, 2011)
Description  Black Mountain College: Una aventura americana - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   The Changing of the Avant-Garde: Visionary Architectural Drawings from the Howard Gilman Collection - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   Open Ends - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
   Times are changing - Auf dem Wege! Aus dem 20. Jahrhundert! - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   Cosmos - From Goya to De Chirico from Friedrich to Kiefer - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice

   Le droit de rêver - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux

   I Love Art 4 - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

   Withdrawing - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

   Adding It Up: Print Acquisitions 1970–1995 - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   blicke ins archiv der edition und galerie hoffmann: konkrete und konstruktive kunst - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

   Editions - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
   Art of the Forties - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Icarus: The Vision of Angels - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

   Révolutions par minute - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   1984 – A Preview - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

   The Atomic Salon - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
   Revolutions Per Minute - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

   Three Houses - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
   Visionary Drawings - Architecture and Planning - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY

   Projects: Buckminster Fuller and John Cage - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Architectural Models from the Collection - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Two Urbanists: The Engineering-Architecture of R. Buchminster Fuller and Paolo Soleri - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

   Two Houses: New Ways to Build - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   Integrated Building: Kitchen, Bathroom, and Storage - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   Art in Progress: 15th Anniversary Exhibitions: Design for Use - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY

   Airways to Peace - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY


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 Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY


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 Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein


 Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, Spoleto


 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

United Kingdom

 Design Museum, London


 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY


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