Maxwell Gimblett  (New Zealand, 1935) 


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Maxwell Gimblett Biography
1935   Born in Auckland/ New Zealand
1964   Studied drawing, Ontario College of Art, Toronto
1965 - 1966   Studied painting, San Francisco Art Institute
Selected Public and Corporate Collections:
Achenbach Foundation, San Francisco, California
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Auckland Art Gallery, Toi O Tamaki, Auckland
Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand
Bank of Texas, Houston, Texas
Bodleian Library, Oxford University, Oxford, England
British Library, London, England
Chartwell Collection, Auckland, New Zealand
Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
Electrocorp., Wellington, New Zealand
Fay Richwhite Collection, Auckland, New Zealand
Fletcher/Challenge Corporation, Auckland, New Zealand
Future Group, Auckland, New Zealand
The Getty Research Institute for the History of Art & the Humanities, Los Angeles, California
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York
Harris Collection, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Herbert H. Lehman College, New York
Joan Flasch Artist's Book Collection of The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, California
Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand
Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Marion Koogler McNay Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
National Westminster Bank, New York
New York Public Library, New York
New Zealand Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
New Zealand Embassy, Washington, D.C.
Oeffentliche Kunstsammlung, Basel, Switzerland. Dieter Koepplin Donation, 1999.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Pfizer Corporation
Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, New Jersey
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand
Schyls Collection, Malmo Konsthall, Sweden
Scripps Medical Clinic, La Jolla, California
Smith College Library, Mortimer Rare Book Room, Northampton, Massachusetts
Stanford University, Green Library, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford, California
State University of New York-Buffalo, Poetry/Rare Books, Buffalo, New York
University of Alberta Library, Dept. of Special Collections, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
University of Arizona, Dept. of Special Collections, Tucson, Arizona
University of California Los Angeles Library, Dept. of Special Collections, Los Angeles, California
University of California San Diego, Dept. of Special Collections, La Jolla, California
University of Connecticut, Dodd Research Center, Storrs, Connecticut
University of Delaware, Dept. of Special Collections, Newark, Delaware
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Victoria University Library, Wellington, New Zealand
Waikato Art Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book Library, New Haven, Connecticut
  Lives and works in New York
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2009   Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin
2009   Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2008 - 2009   Contemplating the East: Asian Ideas and American Art, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2008   Everlastingness, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2007   On Paper, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
2007   Simulasian, Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York
2007   Brush Meets Brush, Zen Centre, San Francisco
2007   New Works, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2007   Monotypes, Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, CA
2007   Always in these Islands - Recent Paintings, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown
2007   Selected works on Paper, 1965-2007, NZ Room, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown
2006   Banquet, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2006   Zen Reality, Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
2005   All Things Wild and Innocent, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
2005   Zen Beat, (through 2007), Cushman & Wakefield Inc, N.Y, U.S.A
2004   Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things, Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, New Zealand. Show travels to City Gallery, Wellington.
2004   A very decided bright line, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2004   The Rose of Paraceleus, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington
2004   Max Gimblett – Home, Ngaumatau Gallery, Arrowtown
2003   True Mirror, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
2003   Still Waters, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2003   The Dawn of Beauty Gow Langsford Gallery, Syndey
2003   Max Gimblett: A Shared Language, Pfizer Inc, New York
2003   Myth, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY (solo)
A Shared Language, Pfizer Corporation, New York, NY (solo)
Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Seeing Red: An International Exhibition of Nonobjective Painting, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Michael Fehr and Gabriele Evertz.
2002   Max Gimblett: The Language of Drawing, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, (catalogue) (solo)
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami (solo)
Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
Breathing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2001   Ink Paintings, and Poems in Ink: A Collaboration with John Yau, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY (solo)
Gow, Langsford Gallery, Auckland (solo)
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami
Museum of New Art, Detroit, Documenta USA
1999   Bridge, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland (solo)
Language Non Language, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Shane Cotton, Tony Fomison, Max Gimblett and Colin McCahon, A Gow Langsford Gallery Project in New York, USA
1998   Beyond Belief: Modern Art and the Religious Imagination,curated by Rosemary Crumlin. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
Parade, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
Vibration, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Signature of the Spirit, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York, NY
1997   Face of Silence, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1996   Painting, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)