Bill Beckley  (American, 1946) 

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Bill Beckley Biography
1946   Born Hamburg, PA
1979   National Endowment for the Arts
1986   New York Council of the Arts
1997   Pollack-Krasner Grant
  BFA Kutztown State University, PA
  MFA Tyler School of Art, Temple University
  Collection: Museum of Modern Art, NY
  Collection: The Guggenheim Museum, NY
  Collection: Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2006   Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
2004   Studio Trisorio, Rome (solo)
2004   Studio Trisorio, Naples (solo)
2003   Gallery Park Ryu-Sook, Seoul (solo)
2003   Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf (solo)
2001   Fourteen Stations, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York (solo)
2001   New Works, Galerie Hans Mayer, Berlin (solo)
2000   Selected works 1970-1999, John Gibson Gallery, New York (solo)
2000   Critic as Grist, curated by Michael Portnoy and Marianne Vitale, White Box Gallery, NY
2000   Narrative, Studio G7, Bologna
2000   Sammlung Hoffman, Berlin
2000   Daimler-Benz collection, Berlin
1999   Sammlung Falckenberg Museum de bildenden Kunst, Leipzig
1999   17 Contemporary Artists from America, Italy and Mexico, The Menile Collection, TX
1999   Heroines and Heros, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York
1999   Americans in France, The Fish Market, Perpignan
1999   Anouk Tache and Carole Levy Gallery, Brussels (solo)
1998   Fotoz, Siqueiros Koll Gallery, Los Angeles
1998   Project Plans, John Gibson Gallery, New York
1998   Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf (solo)
1998   Galerie Milano, Milan (solo)
1998   Galeria Trisorio, Naples (solo)
1997   John Gibson Gallery, New York (solo)
1996   Ace Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1995   Five Easy Pieces, Ace Gallery, New York (solo)
Literature
2000   Bill Beckley, 'Sticky Sublime', Introduction for Sticky Sublime, Allworth Press, and the School of Visual Arts, New York
2000   Bill Beckley, 'All Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Innocent', Afterward of Dialectic of Decadence by Donald Kuspit, Allworth Press, NY
1999   Bill Beckley, 'Sublimitas Mobilist', Introduction to Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Allworth Press, and the School of Visual Arts, NY,
1999   Bill Beckley, 'Doubting Thomas', Introduction to Sculpture in the Ager of Doubt by Thomas McEvilley, Allworth Press, and the School of Visual Arts, NY
1998   Tony Godfrey, Conceptual Art, Phaidon Press, London
1998   Bill Beckley, 'The Beginning of the Art World', Introduction to The End of the Art World by Robert C. Morgan, Allworth Press, and the School of Visual Arts, New York
1997   Bill Beckley, 'Generosity and the Black Swan', Introduction to Uncontrollable Beauty (Edited by Bill Beckley), Allworth Press, and the School of Visual Arts, NY