Don van Vliet  (American, 1941-2010) 

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Don van Vliet Biography
1941   Born in Glendale, California
1960   He became famous as a composer, rock musician and author. He started to draw and paint
2010   Died in Arcata, California
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Serial Works on Paper, Julius Werner Berlin, Berlin
2008   Series Drawings, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
2008   Don Van Vliet, Galleria dell’Arco, Palermo
2007   Works on Paper, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007   Don Van Vliet, Anton Kern Gallery, New York City, NY
2005   Accrochage - Bilder aus den sechziger Jahren, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
2002   Barbican Centre, London
2001   Don Van Vliet. Paintings from the Eighties, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
2001   Don Van Vliet. Works on Paper, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia (PA)
2000   Don Van Vliet, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta (GA)
1998   Don Van Vliet. Recent Paintings, Knoedler & Company, New York
1996   Don Van Vliet. Arbeiten der 70er und 80er, Galerie Michael Werner, Köln
1995   God's Empty Socks and Other Paintings by Don Van Vliet, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
1995   Don Van Vliet, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umedalen/Umeå, Schweden
1995   Don Van Vliet, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland (OH)
1993 - 1994   Don Van Vliet. Stand up to be discontinued, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld (weiter nach Odense, Brighton, Göteborg)
1991   Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Dänemark
1990   Don Van Vliet. Neue Bilder 1989-1990, Galerie Michael Werner, Köln
1990   Don Van Vliet. New Paintings and Drawings, Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica (CA)
1988   Galerie Lelong, Zürich
1988   Don Van Vliet. New Work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
1987   Galerie Brinkmann, Amsterdam
1985   Don Van Vliet. Bilder und Zeichnungen, Galerie Michael Werner, Köln
1985   Don Van Vliet, Mary Boone/Michael Werner Gallery, New York
1972   Captain Beefheart – Paintings, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
Literature
2003   Riding Some Kind of Unusual Skull Sleigh / Don Van Vliet. Box, enthält:
1998   Don Van Vliet. New Work, in association with Michael Werner Gallery, (Katalog anläßlich der Ausstellung bei Knoedler & Company, New York, 11.11. - 5.12.1998), New York: Knoedler & Company, 1998
1996   Don Van Vliet, [mit einem Gedicht von Don Van Vliet], (Katalog zur Ausstellung "Don Van Viet. Arbeiten der 70er und 80er" in der Galerie Michael Werner, Köln, 22.6. - 27.7.1996), Köln: Michael Werner, 1996
1996   Ferrari, Luca: Pearls before swine, perle ai porci. Ice cream for crows, gelato ai corvi. A tribute to the art of Captain Beefheart, ed. by Gigi Marinoni, mit einer CD Single Poetry reading by Don Van Vliet, (Sonic Book; 1), Rom: Sonic Book, 1996
1993   Don Van Vliet. Stand Up to Be Discontinued, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Museum Waldhof, Texte von Andreas Beaugrand, Karsten Ohrt, Jessica Rutherford, Paolo Bianchi, Luca Ferrari, Diedrich Diederichsen, Roberto Ohrt, A.R. Penck, Hardcover mit CD, Ostfildern: Cantz, 1993
1990   Webb, Colin David, Garantiert ungewöhnlich...Das Leben des Captain Beefheart, Augsburg, Sonnentanz-Verlag 1990
1988   New Work: Don Van Vliet (Text: Bohn R. Lane), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1988
1988   Don Van Vliet. Neun Bilder, (Text: Wilfried Dickhoff), Galerie Michael Werner, Köln 1988
1987   Don Van Vliet Skeleton Breath, Scorpion Blush, Gedichte von Don Van Vliet mit Abbildungen (Vorwort: A.R. Penck, Übersetzung aus dem Englischen: Catherine Schelbert), Verlag Gachnang & Springer (Hg.), Bern 1987
1987   Don Van Vliet. Zehn Bilder, (Text: A. R. Penck), Galerie Michael Werner, Köln 1987
1985   Don Van Vliet. Sechs Bilder, (Text: A. R. Penck) Galerie Michael Werner, Köln, 1985