Jo Baer  (American, 1929) 


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Jo Baer Biography
1929   Born in Seattle, WA, USA
1949   University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
1953   New School for Social Research, NY
  Lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Jo Baer - Gemälde und Zeichnungen seit 1960 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2013   Poesie der Reduktion - Minimal, Concept, Land Art - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
2012   Garden of Learning, Busan Biennale 2012, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea (solo)
2010   Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009   Jo Baer - Trio exhibition 2009, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (solo)
2009   Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2009   Great women artists, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, USA
2008   High Times, Hard Times, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
2008   Lust for Life. Die Sammlung Ricke, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
2008   Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2007   Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY (solo)
2007   Art Protects Yvon Lambert, Paris
2007   Before and After Minimalism, Fundacion Juan March, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2007   Das Kapital, MMK Frankfurt, Germany
2007   High Times, Hard Times, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
2006   Selected Recent Acquisitions + The Van Deventer Bequest, Kroller- Muller Museum,Otterloo, Netherlands
2006   Some Painting, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006   America/Americas: Modern and Contemporary Art of the Americas, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
2006   Postwar Directions: Abstract Expressionism to Minimalism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2006   High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967–1975, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA; American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, USA; National Academy Museum, New York, NY
2006   Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2006   Elemental Form, L&M Arts, New York, NY
2005   New Prints, International Print Center, New York, NY
2005   Logical Conclusions: 40 years of Rule–Based Art, PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2003   G.W. Einstein Company, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Jo Baer- The Minimalist Years 1960 - 1975, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, NY, (solo)
2001   Flush, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2001   Paintings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)
1999   Retrospective, Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1999   Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1999   Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1998   Envisioning the Contemporary: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
1998   Women Artists in the Vogel Collection, Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, GA, USA
1998   Group Show, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
1998   Dangleberry, Bill’s Studio, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998   Winter Installation, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1998   The Fonds regional d’art contemporain, Amiens, France
1998   Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
1998   Kunstmuseum Winterthur: Die Sammlund, Winterthur, Switzerland
1997   After the Fall, Abstract Painting Since 1970, Snug Harbor, New York, NY
1997   The Pursuit of Painting, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
1997   Selections from the Lannan Foundation Gift, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1997   Noch Nicht und/oder Selten Gezeigtes aus der Sammlung, Kunstmueum Winterthur, Switzerland
1997   Drawing is Another Way of Thinking: Contemporary Drawings from an American Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, USA
1996   Indem man schaut, erkennt man, Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
1996   Max’s Kansas City’s 30th Anniversary Reunion, 65 Thompson St. Gallery, New York, NY
1996   Bare Bones, TZ Art & Co. Gallery, New York, NY
1996   Abstraction, Pure and Impure, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1995   Caro Dame, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
1995   National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
1995   Group Show, Galerie Vera Munro, Wuppertal, Germany
1995   Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994   From Minimal to Conceptual Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
1993   Supervision, Räme für neue Kunst-Rolf Hengesbach, Wuppertal, Germany
1993   Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Netherlands
1993   Paley/Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA (solo)
1993   Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Netherlands (solo)
1992   Aus der Sammlung des Kaiser Wilhelm Museums, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
1991   Bezit/Bezet, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
1991   The Picture After the Last Picture, Galerie Metropole, Vienna, Austria
1991   Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
1991   Q, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1990   Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1989   20 Years, Rolf Ricke Collects, Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
1989   20 Years Anniversary, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1989   Post-World War II Art from the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1989   Künstlerinnen des 20 Jahrhunderts, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
1989   Abstraction. Geometry. Painting. Selected Geometric Abstract Painting in America Since 1945, Albright–Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
1989   Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL, USA
1989   Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA
1989   Kunstrai, Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1989   Vijf Jaar Aanwinsten Hedendaagse Kunst, Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
1989   Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA (solo)
1988   Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1988   Collection Next-the-Sea, Haags Gemeente Museums Gravenhage, Netherlands
1988   XXth Anniversary Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1988   La Couleur Seule, Musee St.Pierre, Lyon, France
1988   Tekeningen/Drawings, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1987   Generations of Geometry. Abstract Painting in America Since 1930, Whitney Museum at Equitable Center, New York, NY
1987   R.B.K. Aankopen’86, Princenhof, Delft, Netherlands
1986   Paintings from the past decade 1975–1985, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (solo)
1986   The Window in 20th Century Art, Neuberger Museum, State University of Purchase, NY
1986   Linda Shearer Selects from the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1985   Art Galaxy, New York, NY
1984   The British Art Show, City Museum and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
1984   Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
1984   Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK
1984   Art Gallery, Southampton, NY
1984   Ouverture, Castello di Rivole, Turin, Italy
1984   Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1983   American Painting, 1960 to 1969, P.S, 1, Long Island City, NY
1983   White Columns Benefit (with Bruce Robbins), White Columns, New York, NY
1982   Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
1982   Lisson Gallery, London
1982   Riverside Studios, London
1982   Nicht Bilder ist Verboten, Städtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
1982   New York/London (with Bruce Robbins), Lisson Gallery, London
1982   Contemporary paintings and Sculpture II, Oil and Steel, New York, NY
1981   Art from the 1960’s, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany
1981   No Title, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT, USA
1981   Through the Summer (with Bruce Robbins), Lisson Gallery, London
1980   Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
1978   Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh, UK (solo)
1978   The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1978   Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (solo)
1978   Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1978   Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1977   Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
1977   Max Protetch Gallery, Washington, DC, USA (solo)
1977   Paintings 1962–1975, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK (solo)
1975   Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1975   Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, USA (solo)
1974   Toselli Gallery, Milan, Italy (solo)
1974   Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA (solo)
1973   Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1973   Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)
1972   Lo Guidice Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1971   Paintings from ‘62–’63, School of Visual Art, New York, NY (solo)
1970   Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1970   Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1970   Locksley-Shea Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, USA (solo)
1968   Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1966   Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY (solo)