Larry Bell

    

1939
Born in Chicago, Illinois on 6th December.

1957
Attends Chouinard Art School, Los Angeles; student of Robert Irwin, Richards Ruben, Robert Chuey and Emerson Woelfer.

1962
Received a grant from the Copley Foundation.

1970
Received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation.

1975
Received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

1990
Received the Governors Award for Excellence and Achievement in the Arts (Visual Arts), State of New Mexico.

2016
Received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Palm Springs Art Fair.

Present
Lives and works in Taos, New Mexico.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1962
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles '63, '65

1965
Pace Gallery, NYC '67, '70, '71, '72, '73

1967
Galeria Ileana Sonnabend, Paris

1973
Oakland Museum, California

1973
Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas

1977
Hayden Gallery, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts

1981
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York

1982
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

1983
ARCO Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles

1984
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado

1985
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1986
Boise Gallery of Art, Idaho
Amarillo Art Center, Texas

1987
Galerie Gilbert Brownstone & Cie, Paris
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, '88, '89, '90, '92, '93, '94

1988
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Gemini Editions Limited, Los Angeles

1989
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
New Directions Gallery, Taos, New Mexico '91, '93, '94

1990
Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Montenay, Paris

1991
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona

1992
Tampa Museum of Art, Florida

1995
Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida

1996
Art et Industrie Gallery, New York

1997
The Albuquerque Museum, New Mexico
Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

1998
Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway
Seljord Art Association, Seljord, Norway

1999
Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Museum Moderner Kunst Landkreis Cuxhaven, Otterndorf, Germany

2000
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2001
New Gallery, Houston, Texas
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Billingsley Development Co., Dallas, Texas

2002
Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany
New Gallery, Houston, Texas

2003
St. John's College Fine Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2004
'Larry Bell Venice Annex', 77 Market Street. Venice, California

2005
Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago
McClain Gallery, Houston
Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York
Pace Wildenstein, New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

2006
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris

2007
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Danese, New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London
Haines Gallery, San Francisco

2008
Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich

2010
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2011
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Carré d'Art-Musée d'art Contemporain, Nîmes, France

2012
Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico

2013
White Cube, London
ARTS Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, California
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2014
Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, Texas
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
White Cube, Hong Kong and São Paulo

2015
White Cube, Mason's Yard, London
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2016
Hauser & Wirth, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1964
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

1965
Museum of Modern Art, New York, ‘67,'69,'79,'81,'86

1966
Museum of American Art, New York

1969
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, '71

1970
Tate Gallery, London

1971
Hayward Gallery, London,'75
National Collection of the Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

1976
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
37th Venice Biennale, Italy
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California

1978
Museo de Arte Contemporanio de Caracas, Venezuela

1982
Oakland Museum, California

1984
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
Santa Barbara Art Museum, California

1985
Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

1986
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, California
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City

1987
Arizona Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio
Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York,'88

1988
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Spaso House, Moscow, USSR

1989
Galerie Joan Prats, Barcelona

1992
Sculpturen und Projectionen, Arolsen, Germany

1993
Musee du Palais du Luxembourg, Paris, France

1995
Galerie Nächt St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria

1996
Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany

1997
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

1998
Grounds for Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ
UCLA at Berkeley, University Art Museum, Berkeley, California
Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy

1999
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. Long Island City, New York
Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, Washington
Norton Simon Museum. Pasadena, California
Seljord Kunstforening. Seljord, Norway
Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. Baden-Baden, Germany

2000
Orange County Museum of Art. Newport Beach, California
Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Venice, Italy
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Humlebaek, Denmark
Guggenheim Museum. Bilbao, Spain
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

2001
Chiba, Japan
Kyoto, Japan
Fukuoka, Japan
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

2002
The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

2003
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
Sintra Museum of Modern Art. Sintra, Portugal

2004
Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York
MOCA, Los Angeles, California
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California
The Great Eagle Corp, Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, China

2005
Jacobson Howard Gallery. New York
McClain Gallery. Houston, Texas
Centro Cultural de Belem. Lisbon, Portugal

2006
Centre Georges Pompidu, Paris, France
Z33 Art Center, Hasselt, Belgium
Frank Lloyd Gallery, New York
Washington State University, Museum of Art, Saint Louis, Missouri

2007
Solomon R. Guggenhiem Museum, New York
Las Vegas Art Museum, Nevada

2008
Jacobson Howard, New York
Galerie Daniel Tempion, Paris, France

2009
LA Contemporary, Los Angeles, California
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

2010
David Zwirner, New York  
Primary Atmospheres: California Minimalism 1960-1970 Zwirner Gallery, New York 50th Anniversary of The Pace Gallery, Pace Gallery, New York
The Artist’s Museum, MOCA, Los Angeles
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Kissed by Angels A Selection of Work from Southern California, The Menil Collection, Houston

2011
Larry Bell – Early Work – Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Larry Bell – Carre d’art – Musee d’art contemporain de Nimes, Nimes

2012
Larry Bell – Harwood Museum
Larry Bell – Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM 2011

2013
Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 – Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA 2012
Derrièr la couleur, Galerie Maubert, Paris, Grand Palais, France
Light Knots, ARTS Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, California

2014
Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, Texas
Chinati Weekend, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas 
White Cube, Hong Kong and São Paulo, Brazil

2015
White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2016
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London
Hauser & Wirth, New York

2017
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Abilene Zoological Gardens, Texas
Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
The Berardo Collection, Funchal, Portugal
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
City of Albuquerque Public Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Colorado Springs Fine Art Center
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
General Electric Headquarters, Fairfield, Connecticut
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Minneapolis Art Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Musee Saint-Pierre Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Caracas, Venezuela
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
National Collections of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
San Antonio Museum of Art , Texas
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, England
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartforrd, Connecticut
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

COMMISSIONED WORKS

Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
City of Abilene, Abilene Zoological Gardens, Texas
City of Denver, North Bank Park, Colorado (collaboration with Eric Orr)
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado
General Electric Corporate Headquarters, Fairfield, Connecticut
General Service Administration, Federal Building and US Courthouse, Springfield, Massachusetts
Peter B. Lewis, Cleveland, Ohio
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Neuquist, Santa Ana, California
San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
Carol and Eric Schwartz, Golden, Colorado
State of California, Long Beach Veterans’ Memorial Building, California
Valley Bank of Nevada, Reno
The Great Eagle Corp. Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong
Billingsley Development Company, Dallas
Centex Homes. Site Location: Tomlinson Park, Berry St Brea, California