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Harry Bertoia  1915-1978, US

Rank (2014): 7596 – 

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Sculpture, Design

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USA 34
Germany 3
South Korea 2

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Artist Rank
Ray & Charles Eames  2347 8
Alexander Calder  84 7
Eero Saarinen  10866 6

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  Reading Public Museum, USA 3
  The Art Institute of Chicago, USA 3
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 3

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10.3.1915 Born in San Lorenzo, UD (IT)

6.11.1978 Died in Barto, PA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 45  Please report missing Information

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   Bertoia: A Celebration of Sound and Motion - Sotheby´s S|2, London

   Harry Bertoia: Drawings & Sculpture - Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA

   Visualizing Sound - Kresge Art Museum, Lansing, MI

   In Nature's Embrace: The World of Harry Bertoia - Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA

   Harry Bertoia - Sight-Sound-Function - Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York City, NY

   Harry Bertoia - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

   Sculpture by Harry Bertoia - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


to top Group shows   38

   Another Look at Detroit - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
Description, image and works of art Marianne Boesky GalleryAnother Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2 - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY Send message
   Ihlenfeld/bertoia: An Artistic Friendship - Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA

   Masterworks: American & European - James Graham & Sons, New York City, NY
   Hidden Away: 20th and 21st Century Works from the Permanent Collection - Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
   A Century of American Art: Paintings and Sculpture, 1890-1990  - James Graham & Sons, New York City, NY
   Philip Jamison Collection - Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

   INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   At Home Living with Art & Design - The Columns, Seoul
Description  Sound Art - Klang als Medium der Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Crafting Modernism - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

   The Spirit of Modernism: The John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   The Experiment Continues: Design from 1945 to the Present - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
   Abstract Expressionism: Reloading the Canon - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

   The Magic of Signs: American and European Art of the 1950s and 60s from the Collection of Richard S. Zeisler ’37 - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

   Sculpture: Post-War to Present - Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York City, NY
   Craft in America: Expanding Traditions - Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

   Modernism and the Wichner Collection - Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
   Design from Fifties & Sixties - Design Museum Gent, Ghent
Description and image  Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Far Out! The 60s and 70s: Works from the Collection - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

   20th Century Design Art - The Columns, Seoul
   Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   regard 03 : Surprise concrète - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
   Ensemble - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

   Take A Seat Auction Preview - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

   100 years - 100 chairs - Rijksmuseum Twenthe - Museum voor oude en moderne kunst, Enschede

   Berks County, Pennsylvania: Art In Place - Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA

   Winter Group Exhibition - Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, NY

   100 Jahre 100 Stühle - Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

  Museet for SamtidskunstLydbilleder I - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde Send message

   Broken Music - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Paintings and Sculptures from the Collection of Mr. And Mrs. Ted Weiner - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   American Exhibition 64th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

   Two Centuries of American Art: 1750-1950 - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Recent Sculpture U.S.A. - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Irons in the Fire: An Exhibition of Metal Sculpture - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Ten American Collectors - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX


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 Gelbe Musik, Berlin

United Kingdom

 Didier Ltd, London


 Richard Norton Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Mark McDonald Gallery, Hudson, NY
 Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
 R 20th Century Design, New York City, NY
 Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA


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 Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogota


 KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg
Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary ArtMuseet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde  eMail


 Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen
 Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein


 Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton


 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
 Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
 Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
 Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC


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