Timeline

1942
Born in Salem, AR
1994
Died in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2013
John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
Interior: Curated by Barry Rosen, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
2012
Poems and Pictures, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
A Perfect Day, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011
Tibor de Nagy Gallery Painters & Poets, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Town and Country, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
2008
The Nancys, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Ripped and Torn, Collage & Assemblage, Gallery 532 Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
Pop Art: Works on Paper, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Culture of Collage 1968/2008, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
Poets, Zieher Smith Inc., New York, NY
2007
The Erotic Work, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Joe Brainard: People of the World: Relax! UBA Art Galleries, Buffalo, NY (solo exhibition)
The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2005
35 Pictures and Some Words, Brazos Projects, Houston, TX (solo exhibition)
Multiflorous: A Spring Affair, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Selected Work, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
2003
Funny Papers: Cartoons and Contemporary Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Some Assembly Required: Collage Culture in Post-War America, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Revealing Nature, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY
2001
Selected Work, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Joe Brainard: A Retrospective, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA (solo exhibition)
Rupture & Revision: Collage in America, Pavel Zoubok, Inc., New York, NY
Works on Paper, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
1999
In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O’Hara and American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1998
Bathroom, Thomas Healy Gallery, New York, NY
I Love this Life, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
1997
A Retrospective, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Small Collages, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1995
American Collage, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
1994
Drawing on Friendship, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Mandeville Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA (solo exhibition)
1980
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (solo exhibition)
1978
Joe Brainard: Fete d’hiver, Root Art Center, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (solo exhibition)
Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY (solo exhibition)
Small Works, Art Latitude Gallery, New York, NY
1976
Collector’s Gallery X, 1976, The McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX
Contemporary Images In Watercolor, The Akron Institute, Akron, OH
FIAC, Paris, France (solo exhibition)
Coventry Gallery, Paddington, Australia (solo exhibition)
Suzette Schochett Gallery, Newport, RI (solo exhibition)
1975
25 Stills, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Contemporary Drawing, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ

Public Collections

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Colorado Springs Museum of Art, Colorado Springs, CO
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Rhode Island School Of Design Art Museum, Providence, RI
Joe Brainard Collection, University of California, San Diego, CA
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Literature

2001
Naves, Mario. 'Two Whose Time Has Come? And More from Richard Serra', The New York Observer, November 19
2001
Smith, Roberta. 'Knitting Images and Words Into a Deft, Knowing Style,' The New York Times, November 9
2001
Shaw, Lytle. 'Substance over Style', Time Out New York, November 1 – 8
2001
Zinnes, Harriet. 'Joe Brainard', NY Arts, November
2001
Bonetti, David. 'Brainard’s Pioneering Art Infused with Sweet Spirit', San Francisco Chronicle, February 8
2001
Gooch, Brad. 'Nancy Ideas: Joe Brainard in Retrospect', Art Forum, February