Michael Heizer  (American, 1944) 

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Michael Heizer Biography
1944   Born in Berkeley, CA
1963 - 1964   Attended San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  Lives and works in Nevada
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Photoconceptualism, 1966–1973, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1968. Die Große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
2008   Michael Heizer, El Sourdog Hex, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2007   North, East, South, West, Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY (solo)
2006   Michael Heizer, PaceWildenstein, 545 West 22nd Street, New York, NY (solo)
Michael Heizer: Works from the 70s, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2005   Safe and Warm in LA, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Michael Heizer, Peter Freeman, New York, NY (solo)
On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the DaimlerChrysler Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1997   47th International Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia), Venice, Italy
1994   Art Before Life: Michael Heizer, Ace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990   American Masters of the 60's, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
1989   Michael Heizer: New Drawings, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1988   Michael Heizer, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
1985   Michael Heizer: Dragged Mass Geometric, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1984   Michael Heizer: Geometric Extraction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1983   Michael Heizer: Paintings 1967, Oil & Steel Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980   Michael Heizer, The St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO (solo)
1979   Michael Heizer, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany and Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Netherlands (solo)
1977   Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1976   Michael Heizer: New Works: Paintings and Sculpture, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1974   Michael Heizer: Recent Paintings, Fourcade, Droll, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1971   Sixth Guggenheim International Exhibition, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1970   Michael Heizer: New York-Nevada, Virginia Dwan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1969   Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich, Germany
Earth Art, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
1968   Sculpture Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1967   Annual Invitational Exhibition, Park Place Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Public Collections
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV