Artist | Lewis Baltz (1945 - 2014)

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Born 1945, Newport Beach, lives in Paris
California. B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, 1969
M.F.A., Claremont Graduate University, 1971

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

1971, 1973, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1989 Castelli Graphics, New York
1974 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
1975 Philadelphia College of Art
1976 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1976 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C
1976 Baltimore Museum of Art
1976 La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art
1979 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax
1981 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1984 Matrix, University Art Museum, U.C. Berkley
1985 Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1986 Newport Harbor Art Museum
1990 P.S.1, New York
1991 Des Moines Art Center
1991 John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
1991 Sarasota, Fl.
1991 Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, Ca.
1991 University of Maryland, Baltimore
1992 Seibu Contemporary Art, Tokyo
1992 Centre Pompidou, Paris
1992 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1992 Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1993 Musee d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris
1995 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
1995 Humelbaek, Denmark
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Group Exhibitions (selection)

Group Exhibitions (selection)

1975 IXe Biennale de Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de Ville de Paris, catalogue
1975 New Topographics, George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.
1977 Whitney Biennial, New York, catalogue
1977 La Photographie créatrice au XXe Siecle, Musée national d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1979 American Images, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Wash. D.C., catalogue
1978 Mirrors and Windows: American Photography Since 1960, Museum of Modern Art, New York, catalogue
1980 Photographie als Kunst: Kunst als Photographie, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, catalogue
1985 Paris-New York-Tokyo, Tsukuba Museum, Tokyo, catalogue
1985 Photography in California, 1945-1980, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, catalogue
1987 Modern Photography and Beyond, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan, catalogue
1987 Photography and Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, catalogue
1987 Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1989 Photography Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, catalogue
1989 On the Art of Fixing A Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
1989 Dialectical Landscapes: Nuovo Passagio Americano, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, catalogue
1990 Signs of Life: Process and Materials, 1960-1990, ICA Philadelphia
1992 Wasteland, "Rotterdam Biennial", catalogue
1993 Critical Landscapes, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo ,catalogue
1993 Photographs From the Real World, Lillehammer Art Museum, Norway, catalogue
1993 Photoplay: Works from The Chase Manhattan Collection. Center for Fine Arts, Miami, Fl, catalogue
1994 La Ville, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, catalogue
1994 The Act of Seeing (Urban Space) Foundation pour l'Architecture, Brussels
1995 Ars 95, Atheneum, Helsinki, catalogue
1995 Le Monde Après La Photographie, Musee d'art Moderne, Villeneuve d'Ascq and Villa Arson, Nice, catalogue
1995 Photography After Photography, Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich, catalogue
1996 Prospect 96, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Shirn Kunsthalle, catalogue
1996 The Perpetual Mirage, Whitney Museum of American Art, catalogue
1996 Homo Ecologicus. Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, catalogue
1996 Crossing the Frontier, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, catalogue
1997 Absolute Landscape, Yokohama Museum of Art, catalogue; Artists' Position on the Industrial Landscape, Museum Grassi, Leipzig, catalogue
1997 Scene of the Crime, Armand Hammer Museum, UCLA, catalogue
1998 Offene Grenzen, Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg, Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstraße, München
1999 The American Century Whitney Museum , New York, catalogue
1999 Photographie als Ruine, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria, catalogue
1999 Views from the End of the World, Marlborough Gallery, New York

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Exhibition History 

Exhibition History

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Venue types: Gallery / Museum / Non-Profit / Collector
Exhibitions in artist-info 80 (S 22/ G 58) Did show together with - Top 5 of 1205 artists
(no. of shows) - all shows - Top 100
Stephen Shore (20)- 75
William Eggleston (19)- 109
Robert Adams (18)- 56
Ralph Gibson (17)- 56
Andy Warhol (17)- 939
Exhibitions by type
80:   26 / 31 / 23 / 0
Venues by type
66:   19 / 26 / 21 / 0
Curators 46
artist-info records Dec 1971 - Apr 2018
Countries - Top 5 of 11
United States (31)
Germany (25)
France (7)
United Kingdom (3)
Sweden (2)
Cities - Top 5 of 42
New York (13)
Köln (8)
Paris (5)
Los Angeles (3)
London (3)
Venues (no. of shows ) Top 5 of 66
Galerie Thomas Zander (6)
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM (1/2) (3)
Kestner-Gesellschaft (2)
Fotomuseum Winterthur (2)
George Eastman House (2)
Curators (no. of shows) Top 5 of 46
Thomas Weski(2), Sheri Bernstein(1), Peter Weiermair(1), Luminita Sabau(1), Stephanie Barron(1)
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The Time. The Place.

 - Contemporary Art from the Collection
Henry Art Gallery University of Washington G Nov 2017 - Apr 2018 Seattle (16) +0
Bozicnik, Nina (Curator)       +0
Sourakli, Judy (Curator)       +0
Schoening, Krista (Curator)       +0
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In Focus

 - Electric!
J. Paul Getty Museum G Apr 2016 - Aug 2016 Brentwood / Westwood (36) +0
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 - Les tremblements du monde
Centre Pompidou - Metz G Feb 2016 - Sep 2016 Metz (27) +0
Guenin, Hélène (Curator)       +0
Meisel, Hélène (Curator)       +0
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America Is Hard to See

Whitney Museum of American Art - America Is Hard to See S May 2015 - Sep 2015 New York (1) +0
De Salvo, Donna (Curator)       +0
Foster, Carter E. (Curator)       +0
Miller, Dana (Curator)       +0
Rothkopf, Scott (Curator)       +0
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Adventures of the Black Square

 - Abstract Art and Society 1915–2015
Whitechapel Gallery G Jan 2015 - Apr 2015 London (415) +0
Blazwick, Iwona (Curator)       +0
Petersens, Magnus af (Curator)       +0
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Enthüllung und Verzauberung

 - Ankäufe und Schenkungen aus der Fotografischen Sammlung
Kunstmuseum Bonn G Jun 2014 - Sep 2014 Bonn (181) +0
Gronert, Stefan (Curator)       +0
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