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Lucas Samaras  1936, US, GR

(Loukas Samaras)
Rank (2014): 1057 

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Male
Photography, Installation



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Country
USA 135
Greece 11
France 9
Germany 9
United Kingdom 8




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Artist Rank
Claes Oldenburg  80 38
Andy Warhol  1 37
Robert Rauschenberg  12 34
Jim Dine  203 24




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 11
  The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, USA 11
  The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, USA 8
  Margo Leavin Gallery, USA 8
  PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), USA 5



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1936 Born in Kastoria (GR)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 192  Please report missing Information



until 16.11.
   Lucas Samaras - Reflections - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY Send message

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   Lucas Samaras - Offerings from a Restless Soul - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY Send message

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2013
   Pastels - Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Lucas Samaras: Poses / Born Actors - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Lucas Samaras - Polaroids from the 70’s - Lund Fine Art, Oslo

2008
   Lucas Samaras: NYC Chairs - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

2007
   Lucas Samaras - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
   Lucas Samaras - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL

2006
   Lucas Samaras: i Movies - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

2005
   Lucas Samaras: PhotoFlicks (iMovies) and PhotoFictions (A to Z) - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Lucas Samaras- PhotoFlicks (iMovies) and PhotoFictions (A to Z) - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   Lucas Samaras - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Lucas Samaras - Photofictions - Waddington Custot Galleries, London

2003
Description and image  Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Lucas Samaras: Photofictions - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2002
   Lucas Samaras - Galerie Xippas - Paris, Paris

2001
   Lucas Samaras - Paint - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

2000
   Lucas Samaras - sittings 1978-1980 - Galerie Xippas - Paris, Paris

1998
   Lucas Samaras - Gold - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

1996
   Lucas Samaras - Photo-Transformations 1973–1976 - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)
   Lucas Samaras - Kiss Kill, Perverted Geometry, Inedibles, Self-Absorption - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

1994
   Lucas Samaras - Cubes Pragmata + Trapezoids - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)

1992
   The Photographs of Lucas Samaras - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   The Photographs of Lucas Samaras: Selections from a Recent Gift - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Lucas Samaras - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Self:1961-1991 - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

1991
   Lucas Samaras - Yokohama Museum of Art, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

1990
   Samaras: Photographs 1969 - 1987 - The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB

1989
   Samaras on Paper - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1986
   Lucas Samaras: Polaroid Photographs, 1969-1983 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

1984
   Lucas Samaras: Polaroid Photographs 1969–1983 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Lucas Samaras - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main

1983
   Lucas Samaras - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

1982
   Lucas Samaras Pastels - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
   Lucas Samaras: Pastels - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
   Lucas Samaras - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1981
   Lucas Samaras - - Galerie Watari, Tokyo (closed)

1980
   Lucas Samaras: Reconstructions - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1979
   Lucas Samaras - Reconstructions, Boxes, and... - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1975
   Lucas Samaras - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1971
   Lucas Samaras: boxes - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

1969
   Lucas Samaras: Book - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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2014
   What Is a Photograph? - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Grounded - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

2013
   Threaded Stories - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Spun: Adventures in Textiles - Material World - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

2012
   Things Beyond Our Control - Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
   Ideas in Things - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Panegyric - Forde - Espace d'art contemporain, Geneva
   À rebours - Venus Over Manhattan Art, New York City, NY
   Futures - Artiscope, Brussels
   Happenings: New York, 1958–1963 - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

2011
   Images of the Artist - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   The Last Grand Tour - Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
   Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Master Drawings - Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York City, NY

2010
   Iles jamais trouvées - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
   Flower Power - Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
   Where in the World? - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Isole mai Trovate – Islands never found - Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   Pastel Drawings 1950s - 1970s and Two Sculptures - Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
   Pastiche - - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY (closed)
Description  Isola mai trovate / Islands never found - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
   La collection s'expose - Polaroïd en péril ! - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
Description  Pieces of 9: Reframing the Collection - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2009
Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Polaroid - Atlas Gallery, London
Description and image  Shake It: An Instant History of the Polaroid - Pump House Gallery, London
   The Passionate Pursuit: Gifts and Promised Works from Donna and Cargill MacMillan, Jr. - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
   The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957–2007 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   assises - Galerie Xippas - Paris, Paris
   A Walk in the Park: Outdoor Sculpture at PaceWildenstein - - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY (closed)
Description and image  heart in heart - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
Description and image  53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Photo-OP - 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
Description  Goldfish Suddenly Dead - Extra City - Kunsthal Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Photography in the Abstract - Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
   Artists Making Photographs: Chamberlain, Rauschenberg, Samaras, Ruscha, Warhol - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

2008
   What Does New And Interesting Mean? - Alpha Delta - AD Gallery, Athens
   Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   A Mind at Play - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Works of art  Trans-experiences Greece 2008 - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
Description and image  Transexperiences - 798 Space, Beijing
   Sculpture - Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
   Self-Portraits 1966-2008 - James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY
   Stretching the Truth - John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2007
   Works on Paper - Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL
   PEEP: Glimpses of the last 4 decades of the Kerry Stokes Collection - TarraWarra Museum of Art, Box Hill, VIC
   Light Time and Three Dimensions - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Conceptual Photograpy 1964-1989 - - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
   Ithaca Regained - Kouros Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Masquerades - Femininity, masculinity and other certainties - Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   The Alpha Bank Collection - Greek Art since 1920 - MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   Beyond Real: Dressing Up - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
Description  Das Achte Feld - Geschlechter, Leben u. Begehren in der bildenden Kunst s. 1960 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Odyssey: Greek Art from the Last Fifty Years - Galerie Gmurzynska - Zürich, Zurich
   Dereconstruction - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   Flowers in Contemporary Art - Benaki Museum, Athens
   Recent Acquisitions. Part I - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
Description  Rethinking the Photographic Image - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

2005
Description and image  The years of defiance - The Art of the 70s in Greece - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
   De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
   Beyond Real - Part 1 Dressing Up - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
   Lynda Benglis, The Center For Land Use Interpretation, Dan Colen, Gino De Dominicis, Jeremy Deller, Sam Durant, Lucio F - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
   Interstate - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Mavericks of Color: Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   The Art of Greece meets China - Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing

2004
Description  Contemporary Art: Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
   Summer 2004 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2003
Description and image  Content - Rem Koolhaas und OMA-AMO - Bauten, Projekte und Konzepte seit 1996 - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   on - inaugural show - Galerie Xippas - Athens, Athens
   Summer Travels - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Flesh Tones - 100 Years of the Nude - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
   Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

2002
Description  Something Anything - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
   Escape from the Vault - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
   Happy New Year! - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2001
   Naked Since 1950 - Mnuchin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Naked since 1950 - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
   Summer in the City - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2000
Description  Modern Odysseys. Greek-American Artists of the 20th Century - Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   Watchful Eyes - Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Narcisse Blesse - Passage de Retz, Paris
   Summer Group Exhibition 2000 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)
   10th Anniversary Exhibition - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY

1999
   The Eye of the Collector - Works from the Lipman Collection of American Art - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   Summer 99 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Carved, Modeled, Assembled, Welded, Drawn - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   Coming to Life - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1998
   Fetiches & Fetichismes - Passage de Retz, Paris
   The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1997
   Winter Group Exhibition - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)
Description  Inside - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1996
   Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)
   Summer Academy 3 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

1995
   Imaginary Beings - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
   Bloom - Cristinerose Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sculpture as Objects - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)

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

1993
   Acquisitions Gallery - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY

1992
   A visage decouvert - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
   News Modern and Contemporary Masters - Zeisler Collection - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1990
   Photography Until Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1988
   BIG little Sculpture - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

1987
   Legacy of Light - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Sculpture of the Sixties - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986
   75th American Exhibition - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1985
   Self Portrait: The Photographer's Persona 1840-1985 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1984
   American Sculpture - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   The New Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Hollywood Still Lifes - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1983
   New Image/Pattern and Decoration from the Morton G. Neumann Family Collection - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
   American Still Life: 1945–1983 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Kunst mit Photographie - Die Sammlung Dr. Rolf H. Krauss - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
   Kunst mit Photographie - Die Sammlung Dr. Rolf H. Krauss - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Self-Portraits Part II: The Antic Vision - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
   Photo-Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Ébauches : dix ans de dessins d'installations - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1981
   The New Color: A Decade of Color Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Cast, Carved & Constructed - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Mirrors and windows - Fundación Juan March, Madrid

1980
   currents 8: LUCAS SAMARAS AND CLAIRE ZEISLER - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   other media - Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL

1979
   The Altered Photograph - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

1978
   Five Artists - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY
   Three Generations: Studies in Collage - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
   Fine Paintings and Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Recent Portraiture - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1975
   Eight artists, eight attitudes, eight Greeks - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   The Condition of Sculpture - Hayward Gallery, London
   Collectors of the Seventies, Part I: Dorothy and Herbert Vogel - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1974
   Printed, Folded, Cut and Torn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1972
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

1971
   Sculptors' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   The New Curiosity Shop - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Ways of Looking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Highlights of the 1970-71 Art Season - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

1970
   Pace in Los Angeles - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1968
   documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel
   The Obsessive Image 1960-1968 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Dada, Surrealism and their Heritage - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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

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Belgium

 Artiscope, Brussels
 Galerie Pascal Polar, Brussels

China

 Pace Beijing, Beijing

United Kingdom

 Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

USA

 Artware Editions, New York City, NY
 Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
 James Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
 Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
 Pace Prints, New York City, NY

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France

 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Germany

 Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Greece

 National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London
 Tate Modern, London

USA

 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
 Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
 UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
 J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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