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Robert Colescott  1925-2009, US

Rank (2014): 2636 – 

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Male
Painting
Neo-expressionism



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Country
USA 93
France 2




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Artist Rank
Carrie Mae Weems  320 23
Glenn Ligon  171 22
Lorna Simpson  370 19
Kara Walker  159 19
David Hammons  177 16




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Institution
  New Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 5
  George Adams Gallery, USA 4
  Arthur Roger Gallery, USA 3
  Greg Kucera Gallery, USA 3
  Kravets / Wehby Gallery, USA 3



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1925 Born in Oakland, CA (US)


4.6.2009 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 99  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   17


2009
   Robert Colescott - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY
   Robert Colescott - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
   Robert Colescott: Troubled Goods - Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

2008
   Robert Colescott - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   Robert Colescott: 1997-2007 - Sarah Moody Gallery - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
   Troubled Goods: Robert Colescott, A Ten Year Survey (1997-2007) - Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006
   Robert Colescott - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY

2002
   Robert Colescott - Nowledge Of The Past Is The Key To The Future - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2001
   Robert Colescott - Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

1999
   Robert Colescott - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1998
   Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
   Robert Colescott - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

1997
   Robert Colescott Paintings and Works on Paper - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989
   Robert Colescott Paintings - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Robert Colescott: A Retrospective - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1988
   Robert Colescott: A Retrospective 1975–1986 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

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to top Group shows   82


2014
   Rising Up/uprising - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   30 Americans - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans - CAC, New Orleans, LA

2013
   30 Americans - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
   Lunch With Olympia - 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery - Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
   Creating the New Northwest: Selections from the Herb and Lucy Pruzan Collection - Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
   30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Textures: the Written Word in Contemporary Art - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY

2012
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Best of the Northwest: Selected Paintings from the Collection - Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
   Post-Movement - Cristin Tierney, New York City, NY
   ...on Paper - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
   30 Americans - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   Est–3: Southern California In New York - Los Angeles Art From The Beth Rudin Dewoody Collection - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

2011
   Remix - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
Description  30 Americans - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Description and image  Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Black White Gray Blue - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
   Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Anxiety’s Edge - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
   Naked - - Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA (closed)
Description  30 Americans - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
   Promises of Freedom: Selections from the Arthur Primas Collection - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
   Images from a Floating World: 18th and 19th Century Japanese Erotic Prints and the Echo in Modern and Contemporary Art - Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   The Artist as Collector: Olivier Mosset - Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson - MOCA, Tucson, AZ
   Private Collections II - The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington, Austin, TX
   Made in Tucson/Born in Tucson/Live in Tucson Part 1 - Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson - MOCA, Tucson, AZ
   Pleasure Point: Celebrating 25 Years Of Contemporary Collectors - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

2009
   Epic Painting - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Description and image  Portrait de l’artiste en motocycliste - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
Description  Exposed! — Revealing Sources in Contemporary Art - Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
   Bad Habits - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   Connections - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2008
   30 Americans - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   About Us - Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2007
   The Unexpected Encounters of Looking Again - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
   Works on Paper - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
   What Is Painting? - Contemporary Art from the Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Mr. President - University Art Museum University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

2006
   Expressing Identity - American Prints Since 1980 - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

2005
   Black Is a Color: African American Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
Description and image  The Other Mainstream - Selections from the Collection of Mikki and Stanley Weith - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   The Anniversary Show - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
   Glenn Ligon and Robert Colescott - Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO

2003
   American Tableaux - Many Voices, Many Stories - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Black is a Color - African-American Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2002
   The Pilot Hill Collection of Contemporary Art - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
   Looking Forward, Looking Black - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
   Issues of Identity in Recent American Art - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Description and image  Material World - From Lichtenstein to Viola 25 Years of The Fabric Workshop and - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW

2001
   Issues of Identity - Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Knoxville, TN
   A Work in Progress - Selections from the New Museum Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Looking Forward Looking Black - Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO
   Issues of Identity in Recent Contemporary American Art - University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Il
   Comic Relief - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Looking Forward Looking Black - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
   Rhapsody - Selections from Valley Collections - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2000
   The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000 - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)

1999
   Narratives of African-American Art and Identity - The David C. Driskell Collecti - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
   23rd International Biennial of Graphic Arts - Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
Description  CONTEMPORARY COLLECTORS XIV - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

1998
Description and image  A Portrait Of Our Times: An Introduction to the Logan Collection - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1997
   47th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Civil Progress: Life in Black America - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995
   Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1994
   California in the 1970s: Bay Area Painting and Sculpture Revisited - Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, NY

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

1988
   The Social Club - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)

1986
   Sources In American Culture: In Celebration of Black History Month - Temple Contemporary - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1985
   Nude, Naked, Stripped - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
   XIII BIENNALE DE PARIS - - Biennale de Paris, Paris (closed)
   Online Cutout Silhouette - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Masters of Mischief: The Irreverent Spirit in Current Painting - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1984
   Confrontations - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   The New Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1983
   American Still Life: 1945–1983 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Self-Portraits Part II: The Antic Vision - Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, NY

1982
   Beast: Animal Imagery in Recent Painting - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1981
   Not Just For Laughs: The Art of Subversion - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

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USA

 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
 Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY
 Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
 Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

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USA

 Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
 The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
 Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
 Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID
 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
 Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
 The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
 Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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