Richard Estes  (American, 1932) 

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Richard Estes Biography
1936   Born in Kewanee, IL
1952 - 1956   Studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1959   Moved from Chicago to New York, NY
1962   Lived and painted in Spain
1956 - 1966   Worked as a commercial artist in publishing and advertising; doing paste-ups, layouts, illustrations, etc
1996   Recipient, MECA Award for Achievement as a Visual Artist, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Hiperrealismo: 1967-2012 - Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY S
Hyperrealism 1967-2012 - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Schauplatz Stadt - Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Installationen von der Klassischen Moderne bis zur Gegenwart - Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr, Mülheim/Ruhr
Il Guggenheim. L'avanguardia americana 1945–1980 - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
Photorealism Revisited - Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
Photorealism Revisited - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
Double Feature - Art And The Movies - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Print - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
2012   New York by Night - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
The Urban Landscape - Sims Reed Gallery, London (England)
Photorealism - Painting with a Camera - Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen
Exposition de groupe - Marlborough Monaco, Monaco
Leben Mit Pop! - Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig
Multiplicity - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Group exhibition - Marlborough Monaco, Monaco
Summer Group Exhibition - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
ReFocus: Art of the 1970s - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Optical Noise - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
2011   New York For Sale - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
East of Eden - Photorealism: Versions of Reality - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
Recent Acquisitions - Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
Summer Group Exhibition - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
Group Show - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
Scream Collection Part II - Scream London, London (England)
Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
Group Show - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
Graphics Group Exhibition - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
2010   Richard Estes, Marlborough Gallery Monaco, Monaco (solo)
2009   Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2008   Richard Estes: Die Serigraphien, Edition Domberger, Filderstadt, Germany (solo)
Richard Estes: Antarctica, New England, and New York, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2007   Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Richard Estes: The Sensuousness of the Real, Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006   Richard Estes: Recent Work, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Highlights: Print Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Museum of the Arts of Virginia Commonwealth University, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
2005   Landscape, Cityscape, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2004   La Ingeniería Civil en la Pintura, Sala de Exposiciones de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain
2003   Pinturas Recientes, AMS Marlborough, Santiago, Chile (solo)
Oeuvres Récentes, Marlborough Monaco, Monaco (solo)
2002   Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection, traveled to City Museum, St. Louis, MO
2001   Recent paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
1998   Richard Estes: Obra Reciente, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain
Richard Estes: Six New Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
1992 - 1995   Richard Estes: The Complete Prints, American Federation of the Arts, The Museum at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
1993   Richard Estes: New York Cityscapes, FIAC 1993, and Grand Palais, for Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
1991   Richard Estes: Urban Landscapes, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME (solo)
1990   Richard Estes 1990, Museum of Art, Kinetsu, Osaka, Canada (solo)
Richard Estes: The Complete Prints and the Japan Paintings, Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (solo)
1985   Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1983   Richard Estes: A Decade, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1978 - 1979   Richard Estes: The Urban Landscape, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA (solo)
1974   Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1972   Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1968   Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Public Collections
  Académie Francaise, Paris, France
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Boca Raton Museum of Art. Boca Raton, FL
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Indianapolis Museum Of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
La Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogota, Colombia
Ludwig Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Air And Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Nelson-Atkins Museum Of Art, Kansas City, MO
Neue Galerie der Stadt Aachen, Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany
Norton Simon Museum Of Art, Pasadena, CA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
San Antonio Museum Of Art, San Antonio, TX
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Teheran Museum of Contemporary Art, Teheran, Iran
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2006   Wilmerding, John. Richard Estes. New York: Rizzoli, 2006
1993   Arthur, John. Richard Estes: Paintings & Prints. Petaluma, California: Pomegranate Communications, 1993
1979   Canaday, John. Richard Estes: The Urban Landscape. New York: New York Graphic Society, 1979