Larry Poons  (American, 1937) 

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Larry Poons Biography
1937   Born: Tokyo, Japan
1957   Studied at the New England Conservatory of Music
1959   Studied at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts
1966   Subject of film Manual of Arms, produced by Hollis Frampton
1968   Instructor, Bennington College, Bennington VT
1969   Visiting Faculty, New York Studio School, NY
1970   Subject of film with Frank Stella
1972   Instructor, Cooper Union, New York, NY
1976   Guest Lecturer, Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1984   Subject of film Painters Painting: a contested history 1940-1970, produced by Emile di Antonio and Mitch Tuchman
1988   Francis J. Greenbruger Foundation Award.
1999   Subject of film documentary Larry Poons produced by ART/New York, NY
  Lives in New York City, currently teaches at Art Students League, New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-75, Denver Art Museum, CO; travels to: Smithsonin American Art Museum, Washington, DC and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
"Painting: Now and Forever, Part II", Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
"American Art Since 1945: In a New Light," McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas.
2007 - 2008   "Larry Poons: Throw, Pour, Drip, Spill & Splash", Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2007   "Larry Poons: Recent Paintings", Danese, New York, NY
"Larry Poons: New Paintings", Bernard Jacobson Graphics, London, UK (solo)
Optic Nerve: Perceptual Art of the 1960s, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
"When Art Worlds Collide: The 60’s", Woodward Gallery, New York, NY
2006   Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Annual Instructors Exhibition, Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
War is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005   Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
"Larry Poons: New Work", Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004   "Larry Poons: Five Decades", Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
"Suites From the Permanent Collection: The New York Collection for Stockholm", University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
2002   "Larry Poons: New Paintings", Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2001   "Larry Poons: New Paintings", Salander-O'Reilly Galleries. New York, NY (solo)
2000   Perilla Gallery, Johnstown, New York, NY (solo)
Theo Waddington Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
Galeria Metta, Madrid, Spain (solo)
1998   "Places for Ray", Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1997   "Larry Poons: Texas Canyon and Selected Paintings and Drawings", Larry Evans/James Willis and Fredrick Spratt Gallery, San Francisco, CA(solo)
"Art in Public", Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1996   Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA (solo)
Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1995   Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
1994   "Speaking of Paint", Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA
Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1993   University of Miami, FL (solo)
1992   Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1991   "Larry Poons: Paintings 1971-1991", Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Beverly Hills, California(solo)
Gallery Afinsa, Madrid, Spain(solo)
Meredith Long & Co., Houston, Texas(solo)
1990   Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida (solo)
"Larry Poons: Paintings, 1971-1991", Salander-O’Reillly Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1989   Gallery One, Toronto, Canada (solo)
"Larry Poons: peintures 1976-1988", Galerie Montaigne, Paris, France (solo)
1988   Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1986   Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1985   Andre Emmerich Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
1984   Gallery One, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1983   Andre Emmerich Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
1982   Theo Waddington Gallery, Montreal, Canada (solo)
Hett Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (solo)
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Meredith Long & Co. , Houston, Texas (solo)
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada(solo)
1980   Galerie Ulysses, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Galerie Artline, The Hague, Netherlands (solo)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (solo)
Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bat Harbour Islands, Florida (solo)
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Richard Hins Gallery, Seattle, Washington (solo)
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1979   Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"Larry Poons paintings; Michael Steiner sculptures", Amerika Haus. Berlin, West Germany; Amerika Haus, Hanover, West Germany(solo)
Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas (solo)
1978   M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY(solo)
Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbour Islands, Florida (solo)
1977   Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California (solo)
M. Knoedler & Co, New York, NY(solo)
Watson/de Nagy, Houston, Texas (solo)
1976   David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Daniel Templon, Paris, France (solo)
M. Knoedler & Co, New York, NY (solo)
1975   Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Galerie Andre Emmerich, Zurich, Switzerland( solo)
Knoedler Contemporary Art, New York, NY (solo)
1974   Knoedler Contemporary Art. New York, NY (solo)
"Larry Poons: recent paintings", Edmonton Art Gallery. Edmonton, Canada (solo)
1973   Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Knoedler Contemporary Art, New York, NY (solo)
1972   Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1971   Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Kasmin Ltd., London, UK (solo)
1970   Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1968   Kasmin Ltd., London, UK (solo)
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1967   Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1965   Green Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1964   Green Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1963   Green Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  Selecyed Public Collections:
  Albright-Knox Museum. Buffalo, NY
Allen Memorial Art Museum. Oberlin, Ohio
American Federation of Arts, NY
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
Bennington College. Bennington, Vermont
Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, Ohio
Denver Art Museum. Denver, Colorado
Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines, Iowa
Everson Museum of Art. Syracuse, NY
Hirshhorn Museum And Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC
IIndianapolis Museum Of Art. Indianapolis, Indiana
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles). Los Angeles, California
Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Fine Arts - Boston. Boston, Massachusetts
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Palm Springs Desert Museum. Palm Springs, California
Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University. Waltham, Massachusetts
Santa Barbara Museum Of Art. Santa Barbara, California
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Van Abbemuseum. Eindhoven, Netherlands
Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, Connecticut
Selected Public Collections
  Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA
  University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA, USA
  Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
  Wichita Art Museum, KS, USA
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
  Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, USA
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA
  Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, USA
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
  Santa Barbara Museum of art, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., USA
  Tate Gallery, London, UK
  Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, USA
  Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA, USA
  Harvard University Art Museum, MA, USA
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C, USA
  Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN, USA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
  Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), CA, USA
  Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, USA
  Museum Of Fine Arts (Houston), Houston, TX, USA
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
  Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, USA
  American Federation of Arts, New York, NY, USA
  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, CA
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
  Bennington College, Bennington, VT, USA
  Brighton & Hove Museums, England, UK
  Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
  Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA USA
Literature
2007   Ebony, David, preface, and Phyllis Tuchman, essay. Larry Poons. New York: Danese.
2004   Poons, Larry and David Ebony. Larry Poons: Five Decades. New York: Jacobson Howard Gallery.
2001   Stella, Frank and David Carrier. Larry Poons: New Paintings. New York: Salander-O'Reilly Galleries.
1994   Geldzahler, Henry. Making It New : Essays, Interviews, and Talks. Turtle Point Press. New York, New York.
1990   Robbins, Daniel. Larry Poons, Paintings 1963-1990. New York: Salander-O'Reilly Galleries.
1989   Larry Poons: peintures 1976-1988. Paris, France: Galerie Montaigne.
1987   Auping, Michael. Abstraction, Geometry, Painting: Selected Geometric Abstract Painting in America Since 1945. H.N. Abramsin with Albright-Knox Art Gallery. New York, New York.
1983   Griffith, Laura Susan. Larry Poons and the Evolution of Stylistic Diametrics. Department of Art History, Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, Ohio.
1983   Griffith, Laura Susan. Larry Poons and the Evolution of Stylistic Diametrics. Cleveland, Ohio: Department of Art History, Case Western Reserve University.
1982   Contemporary Art : The Properties of the Abrams Family Collection, Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, the Makler Family Collection, Mr. and Mrs. C. David Robinson, the Estate of Mrs. Algur H. Meadows and from Various Sources. Christie's: New York, New York.
1981   Moffett, Kenworth and Larry Poons. Larry Poons: paintings, 1971-1981. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.
1979   Poons, Larry and Michael Steiner. Larry Poons paintings; Michael Steiner sculptures. Berlin, Germany: Amerika-Haus Berlin.
1974   Larry Poons:recent paintings. Edmonton, Canada: Edmonton Art Gallery.
1974   Carmean, E.A. The Great Decade of American Abstraction; Modernist Art 1960 to 1970. Houston Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, Texas.
1971   Lippard, Lucy R. Changing: Essays in Art Criticism. Dutton Publishers. New York, New York.
1969   Art Students League, Centennial Decade: 1968-1969. Art Students League. New York, New York.
1966   The Current Moment in Art: A Symposium Sponsored by the San Francisco Art Institute, April 15, 16, 17.
1966   The Institute. San Francisco, California.
1964   Wagstaff, Samuel J. Ten works + Ten painters: X + X. Wadsworth Atheneum. Hartford, Connecticut.

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