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Robert Watts  1923-1988, US

(Bob Watts)
Rank (2014): 1459 – 

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Performance
Fluxus



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Country
USA 52
Germany 27
Italy 7
France 6




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Artist Rank
George Brecht  565 42
Joseph Beuys  5 38
Ben Vautier  253 37
Nam June Paik  41 36
Andy Warhol  1 33




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Institution
  Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, USA 9
  Ubu Gallery, USA 5
  Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Germany 4
  Leo Castelli Gallery, USA 4
  MoMA PS1, USA 4



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1923 Born in Burlington,VT (US)


1988 Died in New York (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 115  Please report missing Information



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2011
   Some Objects - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

2006
   Robert Watts - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

2001
   Robert Watts - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

1999
   Robert Watts - The invisible man of Fluxus and Pop - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel

1990
Description  Robert Watts - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1973
   Objekte & Entwürfe von 1956-1965 - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

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2014
Description and image Hauser & Wirth New York The Photographic Object, 1970 - Hauser & Wirth New York , New York City, NY Send message
   Mappenwerke & Sondereditionen - Galerie Kunst & Handel, Vienna
Description  The Paradox of Sculpture - National Academy Museum, New York City, NY

2013
   Faces and Facets - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   The Photographic Object 1970 - Le Consortium, Dijon
   Beyond Corrupted Eye Akumulatory 2 Gallery, 1972–1990 - Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakow

2012
   Fluxus! ›antikunst‹ Ist Auch Kunst - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
   Lost (in La) - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
   Fiat flux : la nébuleuse Fluxus, 1962-1978 - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
   Fluxus &Fluxus: 1962- 2012 - Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno
   Beyond Corrupted Eye - Akumulatory 2 Gallery, 1972–1990 - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   Recent Acquisitions - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Fluxus Jubileum - La Giarina - Arte Contemporanea, Verona
   Sex + Philosophy - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   Art = Life = Art | Dada > Fluxus - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   John Cage - A Centennial Celebration With Friends - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2011
Description  Sticker in der Kunst - Vom Aufkleber in der Mail Art über Streetart bis zum Sticker Award - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   From Trash To Treasure - Vom Wert des Wertlosen in der Kunst - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
   Nie wieder störungsfrei! - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
   at/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers - Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
   Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
   Plot : Plan : Process - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   MMK 1991-2011: 20 Jahre Gegenwart - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
   Compass - Drawings from the Museum of Modern Art New York - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

2010
   Art on Paper 2010: The 41st Exhibition - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Bittersweet: The Chocolate Show - Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark, NJ
   Ecce Homo Ludens - Musée Régional D'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
   Nuevos Realismos: 1957-62. Estrategias del objeto, entre readymade y espectáculo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Sound & Vision - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Bambaataa - - Aliceday, Brussels (closed, 2013)
   S.M.S.: An Archive of the 60s - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
   André Thomkins - Pavel Pepperstein - Robert Watts - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   Knock Knock: Who's There? That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
   Tha Visible Vagina - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   Art of Live - for 5 000 € - La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
   Who killed the Painting? - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Gestern oder im 2. Stock - Karl Valentin, Komik und Kunst seit 1948 - Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich
   Listování | Moderní knižní kultura ve sbírkách Muzea umění Olomouc - Muzeum Umeni Olomouc / The Olomouc Museum of Art, Olomouc
   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Electricity - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

2008
   On Location: Art, Space and Place in the 1960s - Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
   POP und die Folgen - Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen
  Museet for SamtidskunstFluxus partiturer og instruktioner - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde Send message
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Sammlung Marzona - Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Description and image  Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Accidental Modernism - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

2007
   Copied Right - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
   Leck mich! - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Ateliers - L'artistes et ses lieux de création - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   What does the jellyfish want? - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   all about laughter - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

2006
   The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
   Newark Between Us - Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
   Fluxus & Non Fluxus Fluxus - Randers kunstmuseum, Randers
   The Materialization Of Sensibility: Art And Alchemy - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   LichtWerke - Kunst und Licht seit den 1960er Jahren - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna

2005
Description and image  Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Fluxus und Freunde - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
Description  BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   The Last Picture Show - Artists using Photography 1960-1982 - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL

2004
Description  Algorithmische Revolution. Zur Geschichte der interaktiven Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description and image  Visions of America - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
   The Fine Line (Between Something and Nothing) - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
   The last picture show. Artistas que hacen uso de la fotografía. Tendencias conceptuales de 1960-1982 - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
Description and image  The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982 - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   THE MUSE - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

2003
Description and image  The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography - 1960-1982 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Threading the Eye - Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Description  Money for nothing - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Money for Nothing - Artspace, Auckland
   Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

2002
   Fluxus und Freunde - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   La Fluxus Constellation - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa

2001
Description  Silver - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Destruction / Creation - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfDas fünfte Element - Geld oder Kunst - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message

1999
   Arranged Marriage - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
   Experiments in the Everyday: Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts—Events, Objects, Documents - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
Description  Chronos and Kairos, die Zeit in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel

1998
   The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Experiments in the Everyday - Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts - Events, Objects, D - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
   Fluxus und Happening der 60er und 70er Jahre - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

1996
   The Subverted Object - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
   Neo-Dada: Redefining Art 1958–1962 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1994
   En el espíritu de Fluxus - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona

1993
   Reflet-Restitution : la sculpture pop et hyperréaliste - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac

1992
   Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1991
   Fluxattitudes - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY
   Fluxus! - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC

1990
   Fluxus! - IMA Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   XLIV. Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   8th Biennale of Sydney 1990 - The Readymade Boomerang - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

1989
   Arbeit mit Papier - Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz

1985
   1954-1985 - Kunst in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1984
   Fluxus, etc.: The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Collection - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1982
   FLUXUS - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

1978
   Another Aspect of Pop Art - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Hermetic Aspects of Contemporary Art - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1977
   New York Avant-Garde/Works and Projects of the Seventies - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1975
   Artists Make Toys - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1972
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

1970
   Photography Into Sculpture - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1969
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfSammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1964
   The American Supermarket - - Paul Bianchini Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   Introducing - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1963
   The popular image - - Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC (closed, 1968)

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Netherlands

 Galerie A, Amsterdam

USA

 Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
 Dean Borghi Fine Art, New York City, NY
 Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

France

 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon

Germany

 Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
 Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main

Spain

 Museo Vostell Malpartida, Malpartida de Cáceres

USA

 Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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