NORMAN BLUHM

American (1921-1999)

DRAWING XI, 1984
acrylic, ink and pastel on paper
50 x 60 inches

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011
Paintings 1967-1974, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

2010
A Retrospective of Selected Works, 1948-1998, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

2009
Jacobson/Howard, New York, NY
Galleria Il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy

2008
Graham Gallery, New York, NY
Scott White Gallery, San Diego, CA

2007
Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005
JG Contemporary, New York, NY
James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

2002
Gary Snyder Fine Arts, New York, NY (with Karl Benjamin)
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

1999
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2000
Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

1998
Galleria Peccolo, Livorno, Italy

1996
Studio d’arte Zanoletti, Milan, Italy
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1995
Galleria Peccolo, Livorno, Italy
Galleria Blu, Milano, Italy

1994
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY

1992
Galleria Peccolo, Livorno, Italy
Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1991
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX (with James Surls and Robert Creeley)

1990
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1989
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY

1988
Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1987
Norman Bluhm, Works on Paper, 1947-1987, Fred L. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; Ball State University Art Gallery, Muncie, IN; Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, Allentown, PA; The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK; McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Buscaglia-Castellani Art Gallery of Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY
Cone Editions, New York, NY (with John Yau)

1986
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985
Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984
The Fine Arts Center Gallery, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY

1982
Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1977
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1976
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
Robinson Gallery, Houston, TX

1975
Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1974
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
Vassar College Gallery of Art, Poughkeepsie, NY
Palazzo delle Prigioni Vecchie, Venice, Italy
Galleria Il Cerchio, Milan, Italy
Galleria Rotta, Milan, Italy

1973
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

1972
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1971
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
J. L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit, MI

1970
Galerie Stadler, Paris, France
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY

1969
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1968
Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1967
Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York, NY

1965
Galerie Anderson-Mayer, Paris, France

1964
Galerie Smith, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Anderson-Mayer, Paris, France

1963
Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich, Switzerland
American Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Anderson-Mayer, Paris, France

1962
David Anderson Gallery, New York, NY

1961
Galleria Notizie, Turin, Italy
Holland-Goldowsky Gallery, Chicago, IL (with Larry Rivers)
Graham Gallery, New York, NY (with Elaine de Kooning)

1960
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1959
Galleria del Naviglio, Milan, Italy

1958
Paul Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1957
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011
Group Exhibition, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Mostly Black & White, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Fall Selections, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007
A Culture in the Making, 20th Anniversary Exhibit, New York and San Francisco in the 1950s and 60s, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
September Selections, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Suitcase Paintings: Small Scale Abstract Expressionism, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN; Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT; Sydney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York, NY; Greenville County
Museum of Art, Greenville, SC; Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (catalogue)
"Does Size Really Matter?" Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

2006
In Color, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York, NY
The Collection of a Lifetime: 103 Artists from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

2005
New York School: Another View, Opalka Gallery, The Sage Colleges, Albany, NY
Paint It With Black, Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York, NY
American Abstractionists, Part I, David Findlay Jr. Fine Art, New York, NY
Artists and Nature on Eastern Long Island: 1940s to the Present, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, NY
American Abstractionists, David Findlay Jr Fine Art, New York, NY
Paper, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

2004
An American Odyssey, 1945/1980: Debating Modernism, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain; Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca; Kiosco Alfonso, Coruna, Spain; QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Community College, New York, NY
Recent Acquisitions: Framing the Collection, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Modern American Painting from the New York University Art Collection, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College, Cork, Ireland
Mood Indigo: The Legacy of Duke Ellington - A Look at Jazz and Improvisation in American Art, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Abstract per se, Red Dot Gallery, New York, NY

2002
The Stamp of Impulse, Abstract Expressionist Prints, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
A Decade of Collecting, An Overview of the Baruch College Collection, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York, NY

2001
1950–1965, Abstraction on Paper, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Rudy Burckhardt and Friends: New York Artists of the 1950s and 60s, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
Group Exhibition, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999
In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O’Hara and American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio
State University, Columbus, OH; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
O’Hara, Bluhm & Goldberg, Un poeta e due pittori a New York negli anni ‘50, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea di Palazzo Rocca, Chiavari, Genova, Italy

1998
Dreams for the Next Century, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
Bluhm, Burton, and Frank, Kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag, Netherlands
Colorflex, Apex Art C.P., New York, NY
Tapié. Un Art Autre, Torino, Parigi, New York, Osaka, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino, Italy; Espace d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Toulouse et
Midi Pyrénées, Toulouse, France

1996
Pintura Estadounidense, Expressionismo Abstracto,” Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
“Después de Goya, Una Mirada Subjetiva, Palacio de la onja, sala Luzán Caja de Ahorros d la Inmaculada, Palacio de Montemuzo, Zaragoza, Spain

1994
On Paper: Abstraction in American Art, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY

1993
1ère Triennale des Amériques, Maubeuge, France
Blithe Spirit, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1992
Maîtres du XXème Siècle, Galerie Michel Bigué, Canada

1991
Inaugural Exhibition, Parts I and II, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Group Show, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1990
A Salute to the Signa Gallery, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
Group Show, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1989
Past/Present, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Inaugural Exhibition of Twentieth Century Art, James A. Michener Center, Bucks County, PA
Abstract Expressionism-Paintings, Drawings & Watercolors, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Brilliant Color, Susan C. Carroll Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1988
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Drawing on the East End, 1940-88, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
The Proof, Cone Editions, New York, NY
Past/Present, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Topics in American Art, Gallery Monochrome, Brussels, Belgium
Des Américains `a Paris 1950-65, Chateau de Jau, France
American Abstract Drawings, The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
Group Show, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France
Abstract Work from the 1950s, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1987
Inner Worlds - Fantastic Landscapes of the 1950’s, Sarah Lawrence College Art Gallery, Bronxville, NY
Leo Castelli and his Artists, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Michael Goldberg/Norman Bluhm: Painterly Direction: Spontaneity/Restraint Work of the Fifties and Sixties, Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, New York, NY
Post Abstract Expressionism, Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, New York, NY
In Scale and Time, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Prints from the Workshop of Cone Editions, Gallery North, Setauket, NY

1986
Ronald Bladen, Norman Bluhm, Alan Cote, Bill Jensen, Antine Nivola, Jack Youngerman, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
1950’s American Artists in Paris, Denise Cadé Gallery, New York, NY

1985
The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.
Painting as Landscape, Views of American Modernism 1920-1984, Baxter Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Action/Precision: 1980-85, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
30 Ans, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France
Group Show, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1984
Action/Precision: The New Direction in New York, 1955-60, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Zurier Collection, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1983
Art with the Touch of a Poet: Frank O’Hara, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Twenty Years of Art in France: 1960-1980, Mittelrheinisches Landesmuseum, Mainz, Germany; Kunsthalle, Tubingen, Germany; Staatliche Kunsthalle,Berlin,Germany
Group Show, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France

1982
Recent Trends in Collecting Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
American Artists Abroad 1900-1950,”Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Poets and Artists, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY

1981
Tracking the Marvelous, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York, NY

1980
Contemporary American Art, Civici Musei et Galleria d’Arte, Udine, Italy
From Matisse to American Abstract Painting, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY

1979
Americans in Paris: The 50’s, California State University, Northridge Art Gallery, Northridge, CA

1978
Aesthetics of Graffiti, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1977
New York: The State of Art, New York State Museum, Albany, NY
Drawing and Collage: Selections from the New York University Art Collection, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York, NY

1976
Around 10th Street: Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s, Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Abstract Expressionists and Imagists from the Michener Collection, University Art Museum, Austin, TX
Salute to 76, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1975
Color in Language, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Bogotá, Colombia; Caracas, Venezuela; Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico
Inaugural Exhibiton, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
Selections from the Martha Jackson Collection, University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, NY

1974
American Art in Upstate New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY; Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY

1973
The Harold Rosenberg Collection, Montclair Museum, Montclair, NJ
Art on Paper, 1973, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
The Private Collection of Martha Jackson, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; Finch College, New York, NY; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1972
1972 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Contemporary American Painting, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Martha Jackson Gallery Collection, Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
Twelve Painters, Galleria d’Arte Pietra, Milan, Italy
From the Fifties, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY

1971
Art in the Embassies Program, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Martha Jackson Gallery Collection, Seibu Department Store, Tokyo, Japan
Accessions 1970/1971, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture from the New York University Collection, Museum of the Hudson River, Yonkers, NY

1970
Recent Years, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Wallworks III, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
The Director’s Choice, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI
Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture from New York Galleries, Wilmington Society of Fine Arts, Wilmington, DE
The Vincent Melzac Collection, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1969
Espaces Abstraits, Galleria d’Arte, Cortina, Italy
Selected Paintings from the Michener Collection, University Art Museum, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

1968
Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1967
The 180 Beacon Collection of American Art, 180 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Large Scale American Paintings, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

1966
Some Friends Revisited, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
December Exhibition, Court Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Two Decades of American Painting, International Council of the The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; Museum of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

1965
A University Collects, New York University Art Collection, The American Federation of Arts, New York University, New York, NY
Abstract Watercolors by 14 Americans, International Council of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; U. S. Embassy, London, England; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Newcastle City Art Gallery, Newcastle, England; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; Western Australia Art Gallery, Perth, Australia
USA Nouvelle Peinture, US Embassy, Paris, France

1964
Recent Accessions Exhibition, Department of Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
XXème Salon de Mai, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
28 Peintres d’aujourd’hui à Paris Galerie André Schoeller, Paris, France
An 7, Galerie Smith, Brussels, Belgium
American Drawings, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Intuiciones y Realizaciones Formales, Centro de Artes Visuales, Instituteo Torcuato dí Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1963
Forum 63, Centrum voor Kunstbachten, Ghent, Belgium
Robert Keene Gallery, Southampton, NY
Longview Foundation Grants, 1962, Longview Foundation, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
Eleven Americans, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
Accrochage, Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich, Switzerland
An 6, Galerie Smith, Brussels, Belgium
Fourteen Americans, The Museum of Modern Art/Art in Embassies; London, Greece, India, Australia, New Zealand
An Exhibition of the Jean Outland Chrysler Collection, Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, Norfolk, VA
14a Mostra d’Arte Contemporanea, Collegio Valdese, Torre Pellice, Italy

1962
The James A. Michener Collection of Twentieth Century American Paintings, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK; William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO
Exposition Inaugurale, Galerie Anderson-Mayer, Paris, France
Contemporary Painting V, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London, England
L’Incontro di Torino, Palazzo della Promotrice al Valentino, Turin, Italy
Bluhm, Gallizio, Onishi, Shiraga, Tapies, Twombly, Accademia Filarmonico Letteraria, Alba, Italy

1961
American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
G. David Thompson Collection,”The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Six Decades of American Painting, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Artisti Americani, Galleria Notizie, Turin, Italy
Premio Lissone, Lissone, Milan, Italy
64th Annual American Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Recent Developments in Painting IV, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London, England

1960
Summary, 1959-1960, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Sixty American Painters, 1960: Abstract Expressionist Painting of the Fifties, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Recent Developments in Painting III, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London, England
Contemporary American Painting, Columbus Gallery of Fine Art, Columbus, OH
Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
20th Annual Exhibition, Society for Contemporary American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
To Be Continued, The Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, Dallas, TX

1959
Monogram (with Dubuffet and Rauschenberg), Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Opening of the New Gallery, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Exposition: 100Works on Paper I, United States, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Documenta II, Kassel, Germany
Actualités, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London, England

1958
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
The Evocative Eye, Signa Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Incontro Italia-America, Galleria del Naviglio, Milan, Italy
Gutai 9, Osaka, Japan
The Pittsburgh International, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Collection of Vincent Melzac, Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C.
New York Artists, Allyn Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Abstract Impressionism, Arts Council Gallery, London, England

1957
New Aspects of Space, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
Gutai 8, Osaka, Japan
Rome-New York Art Foundation, Rome, Italy
New Work, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1956
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Exhibition, Gimpel Fils, London, England
Exposition Internationale de l’Art Actuel, Tokyo, Japan

1955
Paris 55, Stockholm, Sweden

1950
Peinture hors dimension, Centre Américain pour les artistes, Paris, France

1953
Peintres américains en France, Galerie Craven, Paris, France