Ray Johnson  (American, 1927-1995) 

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Ray Johnson Biography
1927   Born: Detroit, Michigan
1945 - 1948   Black Mountain College North Carolina
1995   Died: Sag Harbor, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2009 - 2010   Ray Johnson, Museu d'Art Contemporani (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain
2009   Ray Johnson, Raven Row, London, England
Ray Johnson: A Book About Death, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ray Johnson...Dali/Warhol and Others...,Richard L. Feigen & Co.
2008   Ray Johnson: Challenging Rectangles, Richard L. Feigen & Co. at Art Basel, Switzerland
2007   Richard L. Feigen & Co. at Art Basel, Ray Johnson: The Early Years
2006   Richard L. Feigen & Co. at Art Basel, En Rapport
2004   Moticos to Mail Art: Ray Johnson and the New York Correspondence School, Berlin Museum of Communications, Berlin, Germany
2003   The Name of the Game, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002   Ray Johnson: How to Draw a Bunny, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
2001   Mind Games: Ray Johnson's Art of Ideas, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
2000   Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999   Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
How Sad I Am Today...The Art of Ray Johnson and the New York Correspondence School, Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
1996   Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York, NY
1991   More Works, 1951-1991, Goldie Paley Gallery,Moore College of Art & Design Philadelphia, PA
The Pop Art Show, The Royal Academy of Arts & traveling London, England; Museum Ludwig, Germany
1990   Ubi Fluxus ibi motus, 1990-1962, Venice Biennale, Mudima Foundation, Milan Venice, Italy
1989   The 'Junk' Aesthetic: Assemblage of the 1950s and Early 1960s, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY; Fairfield County, Stamford, CT
1987   Made in USA: An Americanization in Modern Art, the '50s & '60s, University Art Museum, Universiry of California Berkeley, CA
1985   Pop Art: 1955-1970, The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1984   Works, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Roslyn, NY
1981   New Wave, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
1977   30 Years of American Art, 1945-1975. Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1973   History of the Betty Parsons Gallery, Parsons Gallery, New York, NY
1972   Famous Peoples' Mother's Potato Mashers, Galleria Schwarz, Milan, Italy
1971   Dollar Bills and Memorials, Richard Feigen Gallery, New York, NY
1970   New York Correspondence School, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1968   Language II, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY
1967   Art in the Mirror, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1966   Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, IL
1965   Willard Gallery, New York, NY
1949 - 1952   American Abstract Artist Group, New York, NY