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HC Westermann  1922-1981, US

(Horace Clifford Westermann, H. C. Westermann)
Rank (2014): 2549 – 

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Male
Works on Paper, Printmaking, Sculpture



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 119
Germany 10
United Kingdom 2
Spain 2




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Artist Rank
Claes Oldenburg  80 29
Peter Saul  782 27
Richard Artschwager  135 25
Christo & Jeanne-Claude  160 22
William T. Wiley  2640 20




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Institution
  George Adams Gallery, USA 24
  Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., USA 9
  Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), USA 6



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1922 Born in Los Angeles, CA (US)

1941 - 1942 worked as a woodcutter, stone mason and carpenter

1942 - 1946 he served in the U.S. Marine Corps

1946 - 1947 he worked as an acrobat and toured the Orient

1947 - 1952 studied commercial art and painting, 1952, at the Art Institute of
Chicago.

Fought in the Korean War

1978 - 1979 he had a retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, which was shown in several cities in the USA

1980 - 1981 the Arts Council organized a retrospective exhibition for a tour of Great Britain

Awards 1973 he won the Grand Prix at the Sao Paulo Biennale


1981 Died in Danbury, CT (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 137  Please report missing Information



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2012
   H.C. Westermann - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Woodcuts, Linocuts, and Lithographs 1962-1975 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Woodcuts, Linocuts, and Lithographs 1962-1975 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   Your Pal, Cliff: Selections from the H. C. Westermann Study Collection - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

2007
   Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H. C. Westermann - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   H.C. Westermann: Selected Work - - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
   Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westermann - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
   H.C. Westermann - Dreaming of a Speech Without Words - Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

2006
   Dreaming of a speech without words - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

2005
   H. C. Westermann | Woman, “the sweetest flower” - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY

2002
Description and image  H.C. Westermann - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
   See America First: The Prints of H.C. Westermann - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Description  H. C. Westermann - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   See America first : the prints of H. C. Westermann - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   H.C. Westermann | The Complete Lithographs, 1968-1972 - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
   H.C. Westermann - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

2001
Description and image  H. C. Westermann - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   See America first - the prints of H. C. Westermann - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
   The Sea of Cortez - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX

2000
   H. C. Westermann | Deathship: Important Sculpture, Drawings, Prints - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY

1998
   H. C. Westermann | The Connecticut Ballroom and Related Works - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
   H.C. Westermann - Selected Sculpture & Drawings - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

1996
   Sincerly Cliff - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
   H. C. Westermann | Sculpture - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY

1989
   H.C. Westermann: Sculpture, Watercolors, Letters, Prints - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

1984
   H.C. Westermann: Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1980
   HC Westermann - Serpentine Gallery, London

1978
   H.C. Westermann: New Works - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1974
   H.C. Westermann: New Sculpture and Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1973
   H.C. Westermann: New Sculpture and Graphics - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1969
   H. C. Westermann - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

1968
   H. C. Westermann - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

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2014
   Print Paper + Sandbox - Galerie 103, Kauai, HI
Description  Re-View: Onnasch Collection - Hauser & Wirth, New York City, NY

2013
Description and image  Re-View: Onnasch Collection - - Hauser & Wirth, London (closed, 2013)
   In Pursuit of Strangeness: Wyeth and Westermann in Dialogue - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
   At Table and in Bed - Andreas Melas & Helena Papadopoulos , Athens
   H.C. Westermann & Dan Attoe - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

2012
   Artists' Ink - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Automaton - Galerie Daniel Buchholz - Köln, Cologne

2011
   Chicago Imagists at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
   Chicago School: Imagists in Context - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2010
   Watercolors and Sculpture - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Four Decades - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
   Figures in Chicago Imagism - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   New and Classic - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   S.M.S.: An Archive of the 60s - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2009
   Wood - Maccarone Gallery, New York City, NY
   Intense - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Exile on Main St. Humour, exaggeration & anti-authoritarianism in American art - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht

2008
   on line - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sack of Bones (Los Angeles) - - Peres Projects - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)
   Looking for mushrooms. Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk und Minimal Art: Kunst und Counterculture in San Francisco um 1968 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   The Brutal Line: Drawing Death, Being, and Becoming - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Description  Works on Paper: The Natalie and Irving Forman Collection - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   Flow Charting - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
   Artists in Depth: Works from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Collecting for Chicago: Prints, Drawings, and Patronage - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

2007
   The Comic Uncanny - Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
   The nicest distance between two points is a curve - Linn Lühn, Cologne
   Paradise - Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
   This Place is Ours! Recent Acquisitions at the Academy - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
   Automatic - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
   Upon an Ether Sea: Water and Ship Imagery from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Bold Saboteurs - Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL

2006
   The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
   Drawings - Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
   GROUP SHOW - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

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

2004
   Smart Collecting: A Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
   Toys in the Attic - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY

2003
   Painter's Forms - - The Work Space, New York City, NY (closed)
   Multiple Artists: Print and Editioned Works, 1967-2003 - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Gallery Group Show - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
   Road Show - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Museum Store Collects - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Tools as Art - The Hechinger Collection - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
   Drawings, Drawings, Drawings - Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  War (What Is It Good for?) - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

2002
Description and image  Whisper - Sammelausstellung zum elfjährigen Jubiläum - - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne (closed, 2005)
Description  Something Anything - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY

2001
   West of Westermann - Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   American Bricolage - Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York City, NY
   Destruction / Creation - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

1998
   Deep Storage: The Arsenal of Memory - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Description  Selections From the Collection of Marne and James DeSilva - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   UTZ, A Collected Exhibition - Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY

1997
   Deep Storage - Sammeln, Speichern, Archivieren in der Kunst - Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
   Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Deep Storage - Arsenale der Erinnerung - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1996
   The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
   Out of 'Toon - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

1994
   The Box: From Duchamp to Horn - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   Group Exhibition - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Visiones paralelas. Artistas modernos y arte marginal - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1992
   Figure Drawing - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   40th Anniversary Exhibition: Selections by Gallery Artists from the Richard Brown Baker Collection - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
   Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1991
   Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1989
   Arbeit mit Papier - Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz

1987
   Sculpture of the Sixties - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986
   Sculpture Installation - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984
   Anniversary Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
   The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Works in Wood - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1979
   Contemporary Sculpture from Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

1978
   New Work by Gallery Artists - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1977
   Summer Show - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Ideas in Sculpture 1965-1977 - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Fine Paintings and Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Gallery Decade - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1976
   La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description  Contemporary Images In Watercolor - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   Bicentennial Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1972
   New Works by Gallery Artists - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

1971
   Prints and Drawings - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sculptors' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   The New Curiosity Shop - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Summer Exhibition - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1970
   Contemporary American Sculpture - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1968
   documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel

1967
   Sculpture: A Generation of Innovation - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1966
   Society for Contemporary Art 26th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1964
   American Paintings and Sculpture 67th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1959
   American Painting and Sculpture 63rd Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Out of the Ordinary - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   New Images of Man - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Recent Sculpture U.S.A. - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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United Kingdom

 Waddington Custot Galleries, London

USA

 Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
 Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York City, NY
 Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM

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USA

 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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