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John Ahearn  1951, US

Rank (2014): 2795 

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USA 51
Germany 4
France 3




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Artist Rank
Rigoberto Torres  28890 13
Cindy Sherman  8 13
Jenny Holzer  65 12
Robert Longo  211 11




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  Alexander and Bonin, USA 10
  ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, USA 4
  Tony Shafrazi Gallery, USA 3
  New Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 3



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1951 Born in Birmingham, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 66  Please report missing Information



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2014
   Works from Dawson Street and Walton Avenue - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

2001
   John Ahearn - Pan Chiao - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

2000
   John Ahearn - Sculpture from East 100th Street, part II - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

1998
   John Ahearn - Sculpture from East 100th Street - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

1980
   John Ahearn - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

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to top Group shows   61


2014
   lens-based sculpture - Die Veränderung der Skulptur durch die Fotografie - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2013
   From the Street Up - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY

2012
   This Side of Paradise - No Longer Empty (NLE), New York City, NY
   Every Exit Is An Entrance: 30 Years Of Exit Art - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

2011
   Captured (A Portrait Show) - Heskin Contemporary, New York City, NY
   Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

2010
   Collecting Contemporary Art: The FUNd at ASU Art Museum - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Hyper Real - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   GLOBAL / NATIONAL - The Order of Chaos - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)

2009
Description  What Would the Community Think? - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   Urban Archives: That was then this is now - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
Description  Beyond Appearances - Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Pop Up! - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
   About Face - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, NY

2008
   The Labyrinth Wall: From Mythology to Reality - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
   Espèces d'espace - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
   Less is less, more is more, that’s all - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux

2007
   Selected Works by Gallery Artists - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres: Inhotim - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Commemorating 30 Years Part II: 1981-1990 - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
   Radical NY! The Downtown show: the New York art scene, 1974-1984 and abstract expresionism: 1940-1960 - The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
   New York's Own - Fuse Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984 - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
   DIE OBERE HÄLFTE. Die Büste von Rodin bis Wang Du - Museum Liner, Appenzell
   The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984 - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
   The Studio Visit - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)

2005
   Personal Mythologies - Earlier, Recent and Future Acquisitions - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

2004
   the Gallery selects... - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Other Aristocrats - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

2003
   Museum Store Collects - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2002
   Mask or Mirror? A Play of Portraits - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Description and image  The Body Present: Effigies, Decoys, and Other Equivalents - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

2001
   (Self)Portraits - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

1999
   1999 Drawings - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   The Mix - Permanent Collection and Loans - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

1998
   Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   Inner City - Le Case d'Arte, Milan

1994
   John Ahearn / Rigoberto Torres : South Bronx Hall of Fame & Other Realities - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

1993
   Sculpture by John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres: The South Bronx Hall of Fame and Other Realities - The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Portland, OR

1991
   South Bronx Hall of Fame - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
   South Bronx Hall of Fame: Sculpture by John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1990
   The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1989
   Don't Bungle in the Jungle! - A Benefit Exhibition for the Rainforest - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  On Kawara - wieder und wieder - Portikus, Frankfurt/Main

1987
   Bronze, Plaster & Polyester - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

1986
   Sculpture - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1985
   XIII BIENNALE DE PARIS - - Biennale de Paris, Paris (closed)

1984
   The Heroic Figure - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   The New Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1983
   Language, Drama, Source & Vision - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Beelden 1983 - CBK - Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   The Sixth Day - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Champions - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
   Urban Kisses: Seven Artists from New York - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   American Painting and Sculpture 74th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Neue Skulptur - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

1981
   Figures, forms and expressions - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   Figuratively Sculpting - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1980
  Lisson Galleryan international exhibition of fourteen artists - Lisson Gallery, London (England) Send message
   The Times Square Show - 41st st and 7th ave, New York, New York City, NY

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USA

 Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY

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Australia

 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

Ireland (Republic)

 Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin

USA

 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 Samek Art Gallery , Lewisburg, PA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA
 University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
 ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

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