Timeline

1926
Born on Staten Island, USA
1944
Attended Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, USA
1944
Attended Jepson Art School, Los Angeles, USA
1976
Died in Topanga, USA

Exhibitions

2012
Into The Mystic, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Letters From Los Angeles, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, USA
Pacific Standard Time: Kunst in Los Angeles 1950–1980, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
The Postwar Era: From the Collection, 1945-1980, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, USA
L.A. Raw: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles 1945 - 1980, From Rico Lebrun to Paul McCarthy, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, USA
2011
Lost & Found/abstracting Los Angeles 1945 - 1980, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
46 N. Los Robles: A History of the Pasadena Art Museum, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA
Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, USA
L.A. Style: Printmaking at Gemini G.E.L, 1966-1976, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, USA
Distant Star, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
Venice in Venice, Nyehaus, New York, USA
2010
Wallace Berman: Verifax, Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2009
In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists, X-Initiative, New York, USA
MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
1968. Die Grosse Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Hot Spots: Milano-Torino, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
2008
Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
All is personal: the Art of Wallace Berman, Camden Arts Centre, London, England (solo)
2007
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Pioneers, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
Semina Culture; Wallace Berman and his Circle, Grey Art Gallery NYU, New York, USA
2006
Los Angeles 1955-1965, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Radical Software: Art, Technology, and the Bay Area Underground, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, USA
California Modern, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, USA
Semina Culture, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA (solo)
2005
Aleph, A Film by Wallace Berman, The Jewish Museum of New York, New York, USA (solo)
Wallace Berman, Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle, Santa Monica Museum Of Art, Santa Monica, USA
Tony DeLap & Wallace Berman, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
Tony DeLap & Wallace Berman, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
2004
Subway Series: The New York Yankees and the American Dream, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA
Evidence of Impact: Art and Photography 1963–1978, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Collage, Bloomberg Space, London, England
2003
Some Assembly Required: Collage Culture in Post-War America, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, USA
2002
Ferus, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
2000
Wallace Berman, Musee d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
The New Frontier: Art and Television, 1960-65, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, USA
1999
Wallace Berman and Jeff Koons, Allan McCollum, Al Ruppersberg, Andy Warhol, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA
The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Recent Paintings, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich, Germany
Coming to Life: The Figure in American Art 1955 – 1965, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Altered States, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA
Wallace Berman, Kenneth Goldsmith, Al Ruppersberg, Gorney, Bravin, and Lee, New York, USA
Sunshine and Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960- 1997, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
1997
Wallace Berman: 1926-1976, L.A. Louver, Venice, USA
1996
Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA, traveled to: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, USA
an accumulation of supple solids…, Littlejohn Contemporary, NewYork, USA
1994
Worlds in a Box, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, University Of East Anglia, England
Collage, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, USA
1993
Sermons, Ravings and Reminiscences on the Influence of a Truly Seminal Artist, Wallace Berman, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA
Wallace Berman/Collages, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, USA
Wallace Berman, Institute of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1990
Wallace Berman, Louver Gallery, New York, USA
1988
The Art of George Herms and Wallace Berman, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, USA
Wallace Berman: Works from the Estate, L.A. Louver, Venice, USA
1982
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA
1979
L.A. Louver, Venice, USA
1978
Wallace Berman Retrospective, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, USA; traveled to Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth; University of California, Berkeley; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
1977
Timothea Stewart Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1974
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, USA
1973
The Mermaid Tavern, Topanga, USA
1968
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA, traveled to the Jewish Museum, New York, USA
1967
Topanga Community House, Topanga, USA
1965
Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, USA
1957
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA