Roy De Forest  (American, 1930-2007) 

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Roy De Forest, Untitled

 

Roy De Forest
Untitled
1983

Larsen Gallery
Roy De Forest, Untitled

 

Roy De Forest
Untitled
1969

George Adams Gallery
Roy De Forest, A Dog of Our Times

 

Roy De Forest
A Dog of Our Times
2000

George Adams Gallery
Roy De Forest, Donkey Pastures

 

Roy De Forest
Donkey Pastures
2001

George Adams Gallery
Roy De Forest, Henry

 

Roy De Forest
Henry
2002

George Adams Gallery
Roy De Forest, Horse Sense

 

Roy De Forest
Horse Sense
2002

George Adams Gallery
Roy De Forest, Sarge

 

Roy De Forest
Sarge
2002

George Adams Gallery
Roy De Forest, A Figure of Our Times

 

Roy De Forest
A Figure of Our Times
1972

Brian Gross Fine Art
Roy De Forest, Untitled

 

Roy De Forest
Untitled
2007

Brian Gross Fine Art
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Roy De Forest, In the Great Smokies

 

Roy De Forest
In the Great Smokies, 1992
acrylic, pastel, color pencil and pencil on paper

 

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Roy De Forest, Untitled (Airplane)

 

Roy De Forest
Untitled (Airplane), 1990-1994
acrylic, pastel, color pencil and pencil on paper

 

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Roy De Forest, Untitled

 

Roy De Forest
Untitled, 1975
pastel and color pencil on paper

 

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1930   Born in North Platte, NE
1950 - 1952   California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1953   B.A., San Francisco State College, San Francisco, CA
1958   M.A., San Francisco State College, San Francisco, CA
2007   Died in Port Costa, CA
2013   “The Merry-Go-Round Show of 1955,” 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2013   “Roy De Forest: A Simple Life,” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2012   “Roy De Forest: A Figure of Our Times,” Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2012   “Bark!” John Natsoulas Gallery, St. Davis, CA (solo)
2012   “Ink,” Sacramento City College’s Kondos Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2012   “One Must Know the Animals,” Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
2012   “Renegade Humor,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2012   “Drawings,” Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
2011   “Circle of Friends: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculptures by Robert Arneson, Joan Brown, Roy DeForest, Peter Saul, and William T. Wiley,” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2011   Group Show: Size Matters: Large-Scale and Small-Scale Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2010   Summer Group Show: New and Classic, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2010   Different Strokes: 20th Century Drawing, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2009   “Painting the Big Painting,” Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2008   "Roy De Forest: A Memorial Exhibition, Paintings, Drawings and Constructions 1965-2007," George Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006   Recent Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2006   Sit Down! Artist Bench Invitational, Montalvo Gallery, Saratoga, CA
2005 - 2006   Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2005   George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2004   Recent Paintings, IMAGO Galleries, Palm Desert, CA (solo)
2003   Three Masters: Roy De Forest, Jack Earl, Richard Shaw, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2003   Gallery Artists Summer Show, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Sculpture 2003, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2003   Animality, Roy De Forest and Others, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002   A Slow Time in Arcadia: Roy De Forest and William T. Wiley 1960-2002, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2002   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2001   Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
2001   Robert Hudson and Roy De Forest: Recent Work, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 - 2001   Roy De Forest & Gaylen Hanson, Paris Gibson Square Museum. Great Falls, Montana; Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT; Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA; Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
1999   Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
1998   Wild Things: Artists' Views of the Animal World, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 - 1998   1997 Collector's Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greesboro, NC; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Yale University Art GalleryNew Haven, CT
1997   New Constructions, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997   A Singular Vision: Prints from Landfall Press, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1997   Mixing Business with Pleasure, Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
1996   George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
1996   Natsoulas / Novelozo, Davis, CA
1994   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1993   New Paintings and Drawings, Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1992   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1991   Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1990   Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York, NY
1990   Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990   Stanford Museum of Art, Standford, CA
1990   Natsoulas / Novelozo, Davis, CA
1989   Marilyn Butler Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1989   Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988   Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1988   Natsoulas / Novelozo, Davis, CA
1986   Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985   Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY
1984   Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983   University of California, Riverside, CA
1982   Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981   Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1980   Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY
1979   Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
1978   Clark/Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1978   Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1977   Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
1976   Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC
1976   Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975   Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975   Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1974   Galerie Allen, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1974   Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1973   Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1973   Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France
1972   Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
1971   Gallery Marc, Washington, DC
1971   Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1969   San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1967   City College of Sacramento Art Gallery, CA
1966   Peninsula Gallery, Menlo Park, CA
1965   East and West Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1963   Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1962   San Francisco Art Association Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  Stanford University, Museum of Art, Palo Alto, CA
  University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  University of Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery, New York, NY
  Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
  Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
  Musee Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Switzerland
  Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, Santa Barbara, CA
  Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
  California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
  The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
  Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
  Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NeNY
  Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
  La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
  Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY