Leland Bell  (American, 1922) 

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Leland Bell, Family Group with Butterfly

 

Leland Bell
Family Group with Butterfly
1986-1990

Lori Bookstein Fine Art
Leland Bell, Two Nudes with Cat, Morning

 

Leland Bell
Two Nudes with Cat, Morning
circa 1985-1990

Lori Bookstein Fine Art
 
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Leland Bell, Self-portrait

 

Leland Bell
Self-portrait
oil on canvas

 

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Leland Bell, SELF PORTRAIT SEATED

 

Leland Bell
SELF PORTRAIT SEATED, 1953-1956
Oil on Paper

 

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Leland Bell, SELF-PORTRAIT

 

Leland Bell
SELF-PORTRAIT, 1959
Oil on Board

 

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1970   National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1982   Benjamin Altman Figure Prize, National Academy of Design, New York
1989   Thomas R. Proctor Prize, National Academy of Design, New York
  Leland Bell’s paintings are represented in the collection of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C.; the Rose Museum of Brandeis University, Massachusetts; the Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina; the Chemical Bank Collection, New York; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
2002   Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C., Changing Rhythms (a touring exhibition: The List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA; The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA; Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ; Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C.; University Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, OH; Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; and Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY)
2001   'Larger than Life: Ninety American Masterpieces from the Center’s Collection,' Center for Figurative Painting, New York, NY May 12-September 28.
2001   'Reconfiguring the New York School,' Center for Figurative Painting, New York, NY, November 11-January 27
2000   'The Figure: Another Side of Modernism,' The Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, June 4, 2000 – January 14, 2001.
1998   'Seeing the Essential: Selected Works by Robert de Niro, Sr., Paul, Resika and Leland Bell', Hackett-Freedman Gallery San Francisco
1994   'The Figure: Selected Gallery Artists,' Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York
1993   Salander-O'Reilly Galleries New York
1992   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1992   'New American Figure Painting', Contemporary Realist Gallery New York
1991   'Nell Blane and Friends', Callen McJunkin Gallery West Virginia
1989   'Positive ID,' Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania
1987   The Phillips Collection Washington D.C.
1987   Stoppenbach and Delestre, Ltd. London
1985   'Recent American Portraiture,' Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1985   'Contemporary American Still Life,' One Penn Plaza, New York
1985   'Survival of the Fittest II,' Ingber Gallery, New York
1985   'Westfield Chapter of Hadassah: 28th Art Show and Sale,' Westfield,
1984   'Modern Masters of Classical Realism,' University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
1984   'Recent American Still Life Paintings,' Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1984   'Nine Realists Revisited: 1963-1984,' Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1983   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1980   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1980   Theo Waddington Gallery London
1978   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1976   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1976   'Leland Bell/Paul Georges,' Westminster College Art Gallery, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
1974   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1973   'Bell/Resika/Georges,' State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York
1972   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1972   Swain School of Art New Bedford, Massachusetts
1970   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1968   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1967   Leland Bell/Louisa Matthiasdottir, Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
1966   Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
1966   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
1964   Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
1964   Robert Schoelkopf Gallery New York
1961   Zabriskie Gallery, New York
1959   Zabriskie Gallery New York
1957   Poindexter Gallery New York
1955   Hansa Gallery New York
2002    “Changing Rhythms: Works by Leland Bell, 1950s-1991.” Washington City Paper (January 17, 2002).
2002    Dawson, Jessica. “A Painter Who Never Quit Trying: Leland Bell, for Better and Worse.” The Washington Post (January 24, 2002).
2002    Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. “Shifting Rhythms of Leland Bell.” The Washington Times [in print and online] (January 12, 2002).
2002    Kramer, Hilton, “Painter Leland Bell, A Great Lecturer, Finally Gets Exhibit,”
2002    “Galleries-Uptown: Leland Bell,” The New Yorker (30 September 2002)
2002    Kunitz, Daniel, “Gallery Chronicle,” The New Criterion (October 2002).
2001    Johnson, Ken. “Larger Than Life.” The New York Times (June 22, 2001).
2001    Naves, Mario. “Currently Hanging: Western Culture on His Shoulders.” The New York Observer (July 30, 2001).
2001    Donohoe, Victoria. “Exhibits Celebrate Faces of Bell.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (October 7, 2001).
1994    Wilkin, Karen. “At the Galleries.” Partisan Review (1994).
1994    Bullard, CeCe. “Artists Draw on Talent, Potential.” Richmond Times-Dispatch (March 30, 1994).
1993    Perl, Jed. “Code Name: Painting.” The New Criterion (December 1993).
1991 - 1992    Obituaries, The Artist’s Proof, New York, 5, no. 2 (Winter 1991-92)
1992    Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: The Cat and the Canary, via Leland Bell.”
1991    Roberta Smith, “Leland Bell, a Figurative Painter, Teacher and Lecturer, Dies at 69,” The New York Times (September 20, 1991), obituaries page.
1991    Obituaries, Art in America (November 1991), p. 174.
1991    Jed Perl, “Leland Bell, 1922-1991,” The New Criterion (November 1991), pp. 79-80.
1991    Obituaries, Art News (November 1991), p. 31.
1990    Jed Perl, “Successes,” The New Criterion (May 1990).
1990    “Leland Bell at Robert Schoelkopf,” Art News (September 1990).
1987    Jed Perl, “The Pictures and Passions of Leland Bell,” The New Criterion, (April 1987).
1987    John Hollander, “Leland Bell: Gesture and Trope,” Art in America (July 1987).
1986    Nicholas Fox Weber, Leland Bell, New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1986.
1983    W. Hearne Pardee, “On Color,” Review of exhibition at Prince Street Gallery, Arts Magazine, 57 (January 1983), p. 13.
1983    Vivien Raynor, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, The New York Times (April 1, 1983).
1983    Ilene Susan Fort, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Arts Magazine, 57 (June 1983), p. 36.
1983    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art News, 82 (Summer 1983), p. 200.
1983    Gerrit Henry, “Leland Bell,” Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art in America, 71 (October 1983), p. 179.
1980    R. B. Kitaj, Leland Bell, London: Theo Waddington Gallery, 1980.
1980    Martica Sawin, “Leland Bell,” Review of exhibition at Waddington Gallery, Arts Review (October 10, 1980), pp. 437-38.
1978    Jed Perl, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Arts Magazine, 52 (May 1978), p. 16.
1977    Jed Perl, “Life of the Object: Still Life Painting Today,” Arts Magazine, 52 (December 1977), p. 126.
1976    Martica Sawin, “Abstract Roots of Contemporary Representation,” Arts Magazine, 50 (June 1976), pp. 106-109.
1976    Hilton Kramer, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, The New York Times (May 21, 1976).
1974    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art News, 73 (May 1974), pp. 100-101.
1973    Lawrence Campbell, Leland Bell/Louisa Matthiasdottir/Temma Bell, Canton, Ohio: The Canton Art Institute, 1973.
1972    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art News, 71 (Summer 1972), p. 13.
1970    Leland Bell, “Esthetics Replaced by Sociology?” Art News, 68 (January 1970), p. 59.
1970    John Asbery, “Bell: Virtuosity without Self-Interest,” Art News, 68 (February 1970), p. 45+.
1970    James Mellow, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, The New York Times (March 1, 1970).
1970    Carter Ratcliff, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art International, 14 (May 1970), p. 76.
1968    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art News, 67 (April 1968), pp. 9-10.
1968    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Arts Magazine, 42 (June/Summer 1968), p. 63.
1967    Leland Bell/Louisa Matthiasdottir, Hartford, Connecticut: Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, 1967.
1966    Hilton Kramer, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, The New York Times (February 26, 1966).
1966    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art News, 65 (March 1966), p. II.
1966    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Arts Magazine, 40 (May 1966), p. 65.
1964    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Art News, 63 (April 1964), p. 12.
1964    Stuart Preston, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, The New York Times (April 19, 1964).
1964    John Gruen, Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, New York Herald Tribune Sunday Magazine (April 26, 1964).
1964    Review of exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery, Arts Magazine, 38 (September 1964), p. 70.
1964    Leland Bell, “Hélion Paints the Impossible,” Art News, 63 (November 1964), pp. 36-37.
1963    Lawrence Campbell, “Five Americans Face Reality,” Art News, 62 (September 1963), pp. 25-27.
1963    Martica Sawin, “Good Painting - No Label,” Arts Magazine, 37 (September 1963), pp. 37-41.
1963    Leonard Horowitz, “Five Americans,” The New York Times (September 22, 1963).
1961    Review of exhibition at Zabriskie Gallery, Art News, 59 (February 1961), pp. 11-12.
1961    Sidney Tillim, Review of exhibition at Zabriskie Gallery, Arts Magazine, 35 (February 1961), pp. 47-48.
1960    Leland Bell, “The Case for Derain as an Immortal,” Art News, 59 (May 1960), pp. 25-27.
1959    Review of exhibition at Zabriskie Gallery, Arts Magazine, 33 (April 1959), p. 51.
1959    Review of exhibition at Zabriskie Gallery, Art News, 58 (May 1959), p. 16.
1958    James Schuyler, “Bell Paints a Picture,” Art News, 57 (September 1958), pp. 42-45.
1957    Review of exhibition at Poindexter Gallery, Art News, 56 (April 1957), p. 14.
1957    Review of exhibition at Poindexter Gallery, Arts Magazine, 31 (April 1957), p. 59.
1956    Thomas B. Hess, “U.S. Painting: Some Recent Directions,” Art News Annual, 25 (1956), p. 76+.
1955    Review of “Portraits and Figure Studies” at Hansa Gallery, Arts Digest, 29 (April 1955), p. 19.
1955    Review of “Portraits and Figure Studies” at Hansa Gallery, Art News, 54 (April 1955), p. 46.