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Fletcher Benton  1931, US

Rank (2014): 10006 – 

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Kinetic art



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Country
USA 17
Germany 8
Canada 1
France 1




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Institution
  Galerie B. Haasner, Germany 4
  John Berggruen Gallery, USA 3
  Jean Albano Gallery, USA 3
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, USA 2



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1931 Born in Jackson, OH (US)

since 1959 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland

1966 - 1967 San Francisco Art Institute

1967 - 1986 California State University, San Jose

Awards 1979 Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

1980 President´s Scholar Award, California State University, San Jose

1982 Award of Honor for Outstanding Achievement in Sculpture, San Francisco Arts Commission

1993 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

1994 Ohioana Career Award, Ohioana Library Association, Columbus
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 27  Please report missing Information



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2012
Description and image  Fletcher Benton - The Alphabet Series and New Works - MODERNISM, San Francisco, CA

2011
   Fletcher Benton – Alphabet - Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
   Fletcher Benton Zum 80. Geburtstag - Galerie B. Haasner, Wiesbaden

2010
   Fletcher Benton: The Artist’s Studio - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV

2009
   Fletcher Benton: The Alphabet - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2008
Description and image  FLETCHER BENTON - Skulpturen und Wandobjekte - Galerie B. Haasner, Wiesbaden
Description, image and works of art  Fletcher Benton - Skulpturen und Wandobjekte - - SNZ Galeries GmbH, Wiesbaden (closed, 2010)
   Fletcher Benton: Studies, Maquettes, and Wall Constructs - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002
   FLETCHER BENTON - Skulpturen - Galerie B. Haasner, Wiesbaden

2001
   Fletcher Benton - Skulpturen - Galerie B. Haasner, Wiesbaden

1979
   Fletcher Benton: New Sculpture - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

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2011
   Under the Big Top - McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

2010
   Escape - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
   They Knew What They Wanted - Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
   Vancouver Sculpture Biennale 2009-2011 - Vancouver Sculpture Biennale, Vancouver, BC

2008
   Holiday Highlights - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
   Good Form: The Goldschmidt Collection of (small scale) Sculpture - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   After Image: Optical Art of the 1960s - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Summer Selections - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005
   Highlights - New Acquisitions - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001
Description  spektrum kunstlandschaft - Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt
   Reflections: 15th Anniversary Show - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

1994
   ZusammenKunst - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

1984
   California Sculpture Show - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux

1970
   Jerry Ballaine, Fletcher Benton, Sam Richardson - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1969
   Painting And Sculpture Today, 1969 - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1965
   Kinetic Forces: Art Grant, Knut Stiles, Fletcher Benton - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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Germany

 Galerie B. Haasner, Wiesbaden

USA

 Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
 Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Tasende Gallery - La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
 Tasende Gallery - West Hollywood, West Hollywood, CA

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Canada

 The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB

USA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
 DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
 Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
 Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
 Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA

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