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Karl Benjamin  1925-2012, US

(Karl Stanley Benjamin)
Rank (2014): 4505 – 

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Male
Painting
Geometric Abstraction



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 49
Germany 5
Spain 2




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Artist Rank
John McLaughlin  1820 25
Lorser Feitelson  6405 24
Frederick Hammersley  3097 24
Helen Lundeberg  4231 17
Ilya Bolotowsky  5397 11




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Claremont Museum of Art, USA 4
  Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, USA 4
  Louis Stern Fine Arts, USA 4



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29.12.1925 Born in Chicago, IL (US)


26.6.2012 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 59  Please report missing Information



until 29.6.
   Four Abstract Classicist - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA Send message

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2011
   Karl Benjamin and the Evolution of Abstraction, 1950-1980 - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

2010
   under the influence - Royale Projects, Indian Wells, CA

2007
   Dance the Line: Paintings by Karl Benjamin - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

2006
   A Conversation with Color - Karl Benjamin, Paintings 1953 - 1995 - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA

2005
   Karl Benjamin: Drawings 1950-1965 - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

2004
   Karl Benjamin - Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
   Karl Benjamin: Paintings from 1950-1965 - Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

2003
   Karl Benjamin - Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2001
   Karl Benjamin - Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

1954
   Karl S. Benjamin - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
   Karl S. Benjamin - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

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to top Group shows   47


2013
  Daimler Contemporaryhighways and byways. together again - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message

2012
   Intercambio global. Abstracción geométrica desde 1950 - MACBA - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   Abstract Classicists - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   Pacific Standard Time - Kunst in Los Angeles 1950–1980 - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   The Postwar Era: From the Collection, 1945-1980 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   Claremont Modern: The Artists of the GI Bill - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
   Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951–1969 - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
   Alex Couwenberg & Karl Benjamin - William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2011
   Experiments in Abstraction - Art in Southern California, 1945 to 1980 - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
   Claremont Modern: The Fiesta Artists of Padua Hills 1953-1959 - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
   Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Claremont Modern: Post-War California Dreaming - In the Packing House, Claremont, CA
   La's Risen - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
   Blast from the Past: 60s and 70s Geometric Abstractions - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
   Southern California Painting: 1970s Painting Per Se - David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
   Color Field Revised - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
   Structured Color - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY

2010
   Softcore Hard Edge - The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
   Geometric Abstraction - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
   Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009
   Explorations in Black and White: The 1930s through the 1960s - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
   California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 - 2008 (Part I) - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
   Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture At Midcentury - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

2008
   New American Abstraction 1960-1975 - Gary Snyder Project Space, New York City, NY
   Modernism and the Wichner Collection - Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
   Thirty Years of California Modernism - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
   MAXImin - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
   New American Abstraction 1950-1970 - Gary Snyder Project Space, New York City, NY

2007
   1957 - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
   Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Antes y después del minimalismo - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca
   After Image: Optical Art of the 1960s - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   A Little So Cal Abstraction - - Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2008)
Description  Outside Europe - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
   Geometric Abstraction and Color Function: Two Generations - D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York City, NY
   California Modern - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

2005
Description Daimler ContemporaryOutside Europe - Aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message

2004
Description and image Daimler ContemporaryMinimalism and After III - Neuerwerbungen / New Aquisitions - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
   The LA That Influenced My Eye - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

2002
Description  Flatline - Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2001
   SIMPLY ABSTRACT - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000
   CALIFORNIA MODERNISM & ABSTRACTION - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
   Elusive Paradise - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1970
   Recent Work: Eugene Berman and Karl Benjamin - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

1962
   Geometric abstraction in America : March - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1960
   West Coast Hard-Edge: Four Abstract Classicists - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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 Dealer Directory  3

USA

 Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
 Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
 Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

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Argentina

 MACBA - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Germany

Daimler ContemporaryDaimler Contemporary, Berlin  eMail

USA

 Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
 Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

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