Karl Stanley Benjamin  (American, 1925-2012) 

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Karl Stanley Benjamin, #3

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#3
1990

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #3

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#3
1983

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #3

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#3
1969

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #11

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#11
1971

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, Black & Gray Curves with Purple

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
Black & Gray Curves with Purple
1960

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #1

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#1
1994

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, V.C. #20

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
V.C. #20
1985

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #11

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#11
1975

Louis Stern Fine Arts
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #9

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#9
1963

D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc
Karl Stanley Benjamin, Untitled

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
Untitled
1956

Modernism Inc.
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #12

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#12
1980

Brian Gross Fine Art
Karl Stanley Benjamin, #10

 

Karl Stanley Benjamin
#10
1980

Brian Gross Fine Art

  B.A. University of Redlands Redlands, CA
  Northwestern University Evanston, IL
  National Endowment for the Arts Grant Visual Arts
  National Endowment for the Arts Grant Visual Arts
  M.A. Claremont Graduate School Claremont, CA
2012   The 186th Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, New York
2012   Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951-1969, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
2011 - 2012   The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985, Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
2011 - 2012   Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture 1945-1970, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, October 1 – February 5. Travels to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 2012
2011 - 2012   Artistic Evolution: Southern California Artists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California
2011 - 2012   Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2011   Softcore / Hard Edge, The Art Galleries of Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
2011   Structured Color, D. Wigmore Fine Art, New York
2011   Southern California Hard Edge: Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Helen Lundeberg, John McLaughlin, Art Paris, Louis Stern Fine Arts exhibiting, Paris, France
2011   High Fidelity: Selections from the 1960s and 1970s, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
2011   Color Field Revisited, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, New York
2011   Karl Benjamin and the Evolution of Abstraction, 1950-1980, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, California
2010 - 2011   Softcore Hard Edge, The Art Gallery of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2010 - 2011   Karl Benjamin: Under the Influence, Royale Projects, Indian Wells, California (solo)
2010   Wall-to-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2009   Karl Benjamin: Paintings and Installation, The Art Galleries of Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California (solo)
2009   California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 – 2008, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, Part 1: July 18 – December 27.
2008 - 2009   Circa 1958 Breaking Ground in American Art, Ackland Art Museum/The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
2007 - 2009   Birth of the Cool; California Art, Design and Culture at Midcentury, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts; Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California; Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri; The Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin.
2007 - 2008   Burgoyne Diller and Hard-Edge Abstraction: Underpinnings and Continuity, Spanierman Modern, New York, New York.
2007   A Conversation with Color: Karl Benjamin Paintings, 1953-1995, Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, California.
2007   Optic Nerve-Perceptual Art of the 1990’s, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio.
2006   2006 Peace Tower (recreation of 1966 original) in conjunction with the Whitney Biennial: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York.
2006   Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1900 – 1980, (curated by Peter Frank), Riverside Museum, Riverside, California.
2006   India Ink Drawings form the 1950s, Lawrence Markey, San Antonio, Texas.
2006   Alphabet Series: 1964-1965, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California.
2006   Karl Benjamin: Paintings for 1950 – 1965, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, California.
2005   Karl Benjamin: Drawings from 1950 – 1965, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, California.
2005   The First 80 Years, Los Angeles Art Association, West Hollywood, California
2005   Human Presence: Works from the Museum’s Collection (The Geometry of Color/The Singular Body), San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California.
2005   Twenty Years and Counting: An Exhibition Celebrating the dA Center for the Arts, dA Center for the Arts, Pomona, California.
2004 - 2005   The Los Angeles School (curated by Dave Hickey), Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California.
2004   Conversations with the Collection: A Selection from the Permanent Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
2004   Alphabet Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California.
2003   (Un) taped: An Exhibition of Hard-Edge Paintings by Karl Benjamin and Mark L. Emerson, Huntington Beach Art Center, California.
2003   Stripe Paintings: 1979-1981, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California.
2001   Mostly Random Rectangles, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California.
2001   Four Abstract Classicists, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York.
2000   2000 Vertical Chords, Harris Gallery, University of LaVerne, California.
1998   Convergences, Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
1998   Elusive Paradise: Los Angeles Art from the Permanent Collection, Geffen Contemporary, MOCA Los Angeles, CA
1998   Paintings from the 50's and 90's, Ruth Bachofner Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1997   Eyedazzlers, University Art Museum University of New Mexico
1996   On the Edge of America: California Moderist Art, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1995   , L.A. Artcore Los Angeles, CA
1994   The Pomona Years 1979-1994: A Retrospective, Montgomery Gallery Pomona College, CA
1992   Karl Benjamin, Paintings 1955-1990, Snyder Fine Art New York, NY
1990   Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Moderninst 1920-1956, Laguna Art Museum Laguna Beach, CA
1986   Francine Seders Gallery Seattle, WA
1985   Colorforms, Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific National Bank,
1981   California Artists: 1940-1980, Laguna Art Museum, California.
1978   California Artists: 1940-1980, Laguna Art Museum, California.
1977   California: Five Footnotes to Modern History, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California.
1977   Los Angeles Hard Edge: The 50's and 70's, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California.
1976   Paintings and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California.
1968   Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
1965   The Responsive Eye, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1961   Bolles Gallery San Francisco, CA
1959   Four Abstact Classicists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA