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Robert Irwin  1928, US

Rank (2014): 780 – 

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Country
USA 120
Spain 5
Italy 5
Germany 5




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Larry Bell  1138 35
John McCracken  748 30
Ed Ruscha  10 29
James Turrell  180 28
Donald Judd  67 26




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  Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, USA 10
  Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, USA 8
  The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, USA 6



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12.9.1928 Born in Long Beach, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 153  Please report missing Information



until 31.12.
Description  The Illusion of Light - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice Send message

until 21.12.
Description  Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL Send message

until 2.11.
   Aisthesis - All'origine Delle Sensazioni - Villa e Collezione Panza , Varese Send message

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2014
   Robert Irwin - Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

2013
   Robert Irwin - Double Blind - Wiener Secession, Vienna
   Robert Irwin: Scrim veil—Black rectangle—Natural light, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (1977) - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Robert Irwin - Pace London, London
   Robert Irwin - Way Out West - Peter Lund, Oslo

2012
   The Substance of Light - Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai
   Robert Irwin - Dotting the i's & crossing the t's: part II - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   dotting the i's & crossing the t's: part II - The Pace Gallery - 510 W 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Lux - Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
   Dotting the i’s & Crossing the t’s: Part I - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2011
   Robert Irwin - Way Out West - Galería Elvira González, Madrid
   Way Out West - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
   Robert Irwin - Way Out West - L&M Arts, Los Angeles, Venice, CA

2010
   Robert Irwin, Gypsy Switch, 2010 - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Robert Irwin: Way Out West - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Robert Irwin - Way Out West - Galerie Xippas - Paris, Paris
   Works in Progress - Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
   Robert Irwin - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia

2009
   Robert Irwin: Slant/Light/Volume - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Robert Irwin: Red Drawing White Drawing Black Painting - - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY (closed)

2008
   Robert Irwin — Light and Space - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London

2007
   Robert Irwin: Primaries and Secondaries - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA

2006
   Robert Irwin: Who’s Afraid of Red Yellow and Blue³ - - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY (closed)
   Robert Irwin - The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

2004
   Robert Irwin - Column - William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002
   Movement \ Memory - Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1998
   Robert Irwin - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   Robert Irwin - A Selection of Works 1958 to 1970 - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)
   Robert Irwin - Excursus - homage to the Square 3 - Dia Art Foundation: Chelsea, New York City, NY

1995
   Robert Irwin - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1994
   Robert Irwin, Retroperspektive - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

1993
   Robert Irwin - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

1989
   Robert Irwin Disk - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1978
   Robert Irwin / MATRIX 15 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1977
   Robert Irwin - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1975
   Robert Irwin - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

1974
   Robert Irwin - Art Museum at U.C. Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
   Permanent Collection: Robert Irwin Disc - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

1970
   Robert Irwin - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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2014
   Surface to Air: Los Angeles Artists of the ‘60s and the Materials that they used - Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA

2013
   Translucence - Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Everything Loose Will Land - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA

2012
   OC Collects - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Light Works: Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin, Art from the 1960s - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
   Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951–1969 - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2011
   46 N. Los Robles: A History of the Pasadena Art Museum - Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
Description  Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Description  Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   New Out West - Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
   Look - Galerie Xippas Switzerland, Geneva
   It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973 (Part 1) - Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA
   Venice in Venice - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
   Abstract Now and Then  - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   The Parallax View - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
   What's New, Pussycat? - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2010
  David Zwirner, Inc.Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960-1970 - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY Send message

2009
Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Description  1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description  Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art - California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
   Abstraction For Everyday Life - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Primary Forms: Featuring Annenberg Foundation Acquisitions - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
Description  Vides, Une rétrospective - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description  Hot Spots - Rio de Janeiro / Milano - Torino / Los Angeles - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Description and image  The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

2008
   The Panza Collection and Ways of Seeing: Giuseppe and Giovanna Panza - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
   Time & Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Weighing and Wanting - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Southern Exposure - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   MATRIX/REDUX - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Great Gay Photo Show - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY

2007
   The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and Light - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   A Forest For The Trees - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Drawing Architecture: The L.J. Cella Collection - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   The Eclectic Eye - Pop and Illusion - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
   Light Time and Three Dimensions - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Architectural Drawings and Photographs from the L.J. Cella Collection - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Sculpture Exhibition by Amir Mobed - William Griffin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006
   Group Show Sculpture from the Sixties - Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Description and image  Elemental Form - L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
   A Point of Convergence - Architectural Drawings and Photographs - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
   Invisible Might - Nyehaus, New York City, NY
   Los Angeles 1955-1985 The birth of an art capital - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   California Modern - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   La Dolce Vita - Selections from the Ruth and Murray Gribin Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Southern California Minimalism - - Las Vegas Art Museum - LVAM, Las Vegas, NV (closed, 2009)

2005
   The Fluidity of Time - Selections from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description and image  Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Southern Exposure - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Location, Location, Location - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   West! Frank Gehry and the Artists of Venice Beach, 1962-1978 - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
   Biannual All Artists Show - Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

2004
Description and image  Specific Objects - The Minimalist Influence - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
   Monocromos - de Malevich al presente - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   A Minimal Future? Art As Object 1958-1968 - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated) - Art from 1951 to the Present - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Illuminations: Sculpting with Light - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

2003
   Betrayal/Portrayal - Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Einbildung - Das Wahrnehmen in der Kunst - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   Surf Culture - The Art History of Surfing - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Summer Travels - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

2002
   Ferus - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Magic of Light - Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

2001
   Implicit / Explicit - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   Cross References: -Celebrating the Stuart Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   About Objects - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
Description and image  A Room of Their Own From Arbus to Gober - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2000
   Hard Heart, Cold Hands, Sculpture Now - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   Percepciones en transformación: La Colección Panza del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
Description and image  Venice/Venezia: California Art from the Panza Collection - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
   Summer Group Exhibition 2000 - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Sinn und Sinnlichkeit - Körper und Geist des Bildes - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Now - The 30th Annual Mfa Graduate Exhibition - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   9th Lesbian And Gay Photo Annual - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   10th Anniversary Exhibition - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY

1999
   Contemporary Architect - Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
   8th Lesbian And Gay Photo Annual - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists - - PaceWildenstein - Greene St. (closed), New York City, NY (closed)

1998
   A Photographer's Tale - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   Sunshine And Noir: Art In Los Angeles 1960 – 1997 - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Summer Group Show - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   7th Lesbian And Gay Photo Annual - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   Sunshine & Noir. Arte a Los Angeles 1960-1997 - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
   Welcome Back! New & Familiar Selections from the Department of Modern and Conte - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

1997
   Sunshine And Noir: Art In Los Angeles 1960 – 1997 - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Elusive Paradise - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   A Lasting Legacy: Selections From The Lannan Foundation Gift - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Sunshine And Noir: Art In Los Angeles 1960 – 1997 - Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
   6th Lesbian And Gay Photo Annual - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY

1996
   Die Schrift des Raumes / Kunst Architektur Kunst - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

1995
   Donald Judd and Artist Friends - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Vulvavision - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York City, NY
   Between Light and Shadow: The Work of Robert Irwin and James Turrell - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

1994
   Classics - Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1991
   Immaterial Objects: Works from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990
   American Art Since 1950 From The Norton Simon Museum - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1987
   Sculpture of the Sixties - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985
   American Abstract Painting: 1960-1980 - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984
   American Sculpture - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1980
   West/East: First Generation Environmental Sculptures - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   An Exhibition of Important Contemporary Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1976
   La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

1973
   Works in Spaces - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1972
   Group Show - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

1971
Description  New Works from the Walker - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1970
   American Painting and Sculpture 69th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1969
   Robert Irwin & Larry Bell: Sculpture - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

1968
   6 artists, 6 exhibitions - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   6 artists, 6 exhibitions - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

1966
   Robert Irwin, Kenneth Price - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

1965
   The Responsive Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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China

 Pace Beijing, Beijing

France

 Galerie Xippas France, Paris

Spain

 Galería Elvira González, Madrid

USA

 ACE Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 Dominique Lévy 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

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Canada

 Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

France

 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
 FRAC - Centre, Orleans

South Korea

 Leeum - Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

USA

 University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
 Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY
 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
 Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
 UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 Dia Art Foundation: Chelsea, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
 The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
 Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
 Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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