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Influential Contemporary Art Exhibitions in the 20th and 21st Century

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Influential Contemporary Art Exhibitions

Influential Contemporary Art Exhibitions in the 20th and 21st Century Only time may tell us about the influence of an exhibition. Each decade has its own viewpoints. The artist-info selection below is not based on any ‘blockbuster’ criteria. It is our research on exhibitions since 1930 to the present with the eye of an art historian and a historian which adds exhibitions to this constantly updated list. You find for each exhibition in our list […]

‘International Pop’ at Walker Art Center – Artists on View

Artists / Curators / Exhibition Announcements / History / pop-art
International Pop

Installation View of the Exhibition ‘International Pop’, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2015 ‘International Pop’ at Walker Art Center   Organized by the Walker Art Center and on view April 11 through August 29, 2015, ‘International Pop’ is a groundbreaking historical survey that chronicles the global emergence of Pop Art from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. Find out more about all shown artists on this page. Following the Walker’s presentation, the exhibition will travel to the […]

Ferus Gallery – the artists, curators, and exhibitions – its history

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Ferus Gallery storefront

Ferus Gallery The exhibition ‘Objects on the New Landscape Demanding of the Eye’, March 15 – April 11, 1957 was the inaugural group show at the famous Ferus Gallery. Frank Lobdell, Jay DeFeo, Sonia Gechtoff, Craig Kauffman, Richard Diebenkorn, John Altoon and Clyfford Still were the artists in this show, directed by curator Walter Hopps, and the artist Edward Kienholz. In 1958, Edward Kienholz left Ferus Gallery to concentrate on producing art, and his stake in […]

Llyn Foulkes – how it all began

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Llyn Folkes - Whos on Third

Llyn Foulkes exhibitions in 2013 and 2014 The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, organized an extensive career retrospective devoted to the work of the groundbreaking painter, performance artist and musician Llyn Foulkes (*1934 in Yakima, Washington), curated by Ali Subotnick.* After Los Angeles, February 3 — May 19, 2013 the exhibition was shown in New York, New Museum, June 12 – September 1, 2013, and Kleve (Germany), Museum Kurhaus Kleve, December 6, 2013 – March 2, […]

Damien Hirst – Curator

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Dock Offices, Surrey Docks, London

At Dock Offices, Surrey Docks, London, Damien Hirst installed in July 1988 his first exhbition he curated, entitled ‘Freeze’. Damien Hirst – curator Curating an exhibition is one of many ways for an artist to collaborate with other artists. Damien Hirst‘s (* 1965) groundbreaking and controversial work has made him one of the world’s best-known living artists – not to forget his success as curator. We included the following exhibitions, curated by Damien Hirst, to […]