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Lee Bontecou  1931, US

Rank (2014): 890 

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Female
Works on Paper, Printmaking, Sculpture
Neo-Dada



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USA 109
Germany 10
Switzerland 2




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Artist Rank
Jasper Johns  65 34
Robert Rauschenberg  12 33
Claes Oldenburg  83 26




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  Leo Castelli Gallery, USA 23
  Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, USA 11
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 8



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Lee Bontecou 
Photo by Josh Titus, courtesy UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles


15.1.1931 Born in Providence, RI (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 127  Please report missing Information



until 22.2.2015
   Outer space - Faszination Weltraum - Der Weltraum zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft - Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn Send message

until 25.10.
   Solitary Soul - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY Send message

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2014
Description  Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2013
Description and image Hubertus ExhibitionsLee Bontecou - Works on Paper - Hubertus Exhibitions, Zurich Send message

2011
   Lee Bontecou. Insights - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

2010
   Lee Bontecou: All Freedom in Every Sense - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2006
   Lee Bontecou: Fifth Stone Sixth Stone - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2004
Description and image  A Retrospective - Lee Bontecou - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2003
Description and image  Lee Bontecou - A Retrospective - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1999
Description  Lee Bontecou 1958-1972 - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
   Lee Bontecou - Reliëfs 1959-60 - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht

1993
   Focus Series: Lee Bontecou: Sculpture And Drawings Of The 1960s - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

1971
   Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1968
  Haus am Waldsee - Der Ort internationaler Gegenwartskunst in BerlinLee Bontecou - Haus am Waldsee - Der Ort internationaler Gegenwartskunst in Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Lee Bontecou - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

1966
   Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1962
   Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1960
   Lee Bontecou - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

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2014
   Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975 - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA

2013
   sculptor on paper - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
   Ambach & Rice Presents - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Autour De L’Abstraction III Au Même Moment, Ailleurs… - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   The Artist and the Poet - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012
   INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Mortal Reflections (2012-13) - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
   Tracing the Century: Drawing as a Catalyst for Change - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
   Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   The New York Collection for Stockholm - Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
   ...on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Expanding Grid - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
   Drawn - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011
   T.a.i.t.e. Die Wahrheit Über Die Kolonien 1 - Galerie Conradi, Hamburg
   Selections From The Hammer Contemporary Collection - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Neue Künstlerinnenräume - K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
   Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Adding to the Mix 1: John Wesley’s Boeing (1982) - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Drawings for the New Century - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
   Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Artists Collect - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Abstract Expressionism: Reloading the Canon - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Master Drawings in New York - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Galaxy & Cosmos - Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City, NY
   Compass in hand. Selección de la Colección de dibujo contemporáneo de la Fundación Judith Rothschild - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Form in Translation: Sculptors Making Prints and Drawings - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Collecting Biennials - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

2009
   Abstract Expressionism: Further Evidence (Part Two: Sculpture) - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   Assembled Realities and Small Treasures - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
   Die Kunst ist super! - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Scavengers - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
Description and image  Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976 - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2008
   Great Women Artists: Feminist Art From The Permanent Collection - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Description  Action/Abstraction - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Contemporary Masters: Print Selections - Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT
   Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
   Artists in Depth: Works from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description Hubertus ExhibitionsSelections from the Collection of Helga & Walther Lauffs - Hubertus Exhibitions, Zurich Send message
   Inaugural Exhibition - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
Description and image  Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
   Selections from the collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs - - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
   (un)common threads - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   In Their Own Words - Friedman Benda Gallery, New York City, NY
   "How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center" - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2007
   Black & White and a little red... - David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
   The third mind - Carte blanche a Ugo Rondinone - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Paper - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
   What Is Painting? - Contemporary Art from the Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Block Party II - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   The Shapes of Space - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   The Wandering Eye - Works on Paper from the 60s and 70s - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Twice Drawn - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2005
   The Fluidity of Time - Selections from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   2D from 3D - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
   View (Eight) - Mary Boone Gallery - 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY

2004
   Featuring - Susan Inglett Gallery, New York City, NY
   Suites - From the Permanent Collection - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
   West to Wesselmann - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Description and image  54th Carnegie International - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA

2003
   Black White - Danese, New York City, NY
   In Sequence - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

2002
   Crisis Response - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
   The New York School: Abstract Expressionism and Beyond - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Description  Vertigo - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   True Grit - Seven Female Visionaries Before Feminism - Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID

2001
   About Objects - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
   Winter Group Exhibition - Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   True Grit - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Drawings from the 60s & 70s - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)

1998
   Essence of the Orb - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1996
   Womens's work - The Greene Naftali Gallery, New York City, NY
   Fiber and Form: The Woman's Legacy - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY

1994
   Portafolio de Estocolmo. Exposición de grabados norteamericanos - MADC Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José
Description  Bontecou, Higgins & Moskowitz - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1992
   Words and Images: Lee Bontecou, Robert Motherwell and Robert Rauschenberg - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

1987
Description  XXXth Anniversary The First Fifteen Years Part 1 - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
Description  25th Anniversary Exhibition of Leo Castelli - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1976
   Modern Masters - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
   New York in Europa - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1974
   In Three Dimensions - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1972
   Group Exhibition - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Universal Limited Art Editions - Collectors Items - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
   Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1971
   Sculptors' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1967
   Drawings: Recent Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Sculpture: A Generation of Innovation - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Tenth Anniversary Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1966
   Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1965
   John S. Newberry: A Memorial Exhibition - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel
   American Painters as New Lithographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1963
   Americans 1963 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   American Painting and Sculpture 66th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1962
   Group Drawing Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1961
   Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   An Exhibition in Progress - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sculpture and Relief - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1960
   Summary 1959 – 1960 - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

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USA

 Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
 James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
 Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
 Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT

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Canada

 Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC

Germany

 Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

Sweden

 Moderna Museet, Stockholm

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London

USA

 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
 Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
 David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
 Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
 Saint Louis University Museum of Art - SLUMA, Saint Louis, MO

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