Will Insley  (American, 1929-2011) 

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Will Insley, Wall Fragment 91.1

 

Will Insley
Wall Fragment 91.1
1991

Westwood Gallery
Will Insley, Wall Fragment No.93.11

 

Will Insley
Wall Fragment No.93.11
1993

Westwood Gallery
Will Insley, aus Portfolio "On the Bowery"

 

Will Insley
aus Portfolio "On the Bowery"
1969-1971

Edition Domberger
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Will Insley, Channel space hexagon (study in 2 parts, incl. 1 silver gelatine print)

 

Will Insley
Channel space hexagon (study in 2 parts, incl. 1 silver gelatine print), 1969
pencil

 

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Will Insley, PASSAGE SPACE MOUNTAIN

 

Will Insley
PASSAGE SPACE MOUNTAIN, 1972
Pencil on Paper

 

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Will Insley, /Building/ no.42, Passage Space Hill Slip, one point perspective..

 

Will Insley
/Building/ no.42, Passage Space Hill Slip, one point perspective.., 1975-1977
Pen and Ink

 

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1929   Born in Indianapolis, IN
1951   B.A., Amherst College, MA
1955   M.A. Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA
1966   National Foundation on Arts and Humanities
1969   Guggenheim Fellowship
1994   Gottlieb Foundation Grant
  Lived and worked in New York, NY
2010   Will Insley: ONECITY Wall Fragments from the walls of ONECITY, drawings and photographs of abstract buildings outside ONECITY, Westwood Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999   Drawn from Artist’s Collections, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (traveled to UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA)
1998   Masters of the Masters, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1998   Will Insley: New Wall Fragments, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996   Will Insley: The Drawings, New Arts Program, Leigh Valley, PA (solo)
1996   Extended Minimal, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1995   Drawing the Line, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NY
1995   Alchemy, Procter Art Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1995   Will Insley: Wall Sections from the Prisons of One City, Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (solo)
1995   American Sculptors in the 1960s. Selected Drawings from the Collection. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1994   Off Balance, Artrax, New York, NY
1993   On Paper, TZ’Art & Co, New York, NY
1992   The Living Object: The Art Collection of Ellen H. Johnson, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
1992   Will Insley: Wall Fragments and Drawings 1996-1992, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990   Will Insley: Wall Fragments and Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990   Grids, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY
1989   Max Protetch Gallery: 20 Years, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1989   Geometric Abstraction and the Modern Spirit, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
1988   20th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1988   Kölner Kunstmarkt, Cologne, Germany
1987   Group Show Gallery Artists, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1987   Selections from Solid Abstractions, Saxon Lee Gallery, New York, NY
1987   Group Show Gallery Artists, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1985   Will Insley: Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1985   Geometric Abstractions: Selections from a Decade, 1975-1985, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
1985   Between Science and Fiction, Fundaçao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1984   Will Insley: The Opaque Civilization, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1984   Dreams and Nightmares – Utopian Visions of Modern Art, Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
1984   Winter Group Exhibition, Protetch-McNeil, New York, NY
1984   Indiana Influence: The Golden Age of Indiana Landscape Painting. Indiana’s Modern Legacy: An Inaugural Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
1984   From the Collection of Sol LeWitt, The University Art Museum, California State Museum, Long Beach, CA (traveled to Ackland Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA; The Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York; Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL)
1983   Abstract Painting: 1960-69, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, PS1, Long Island City, NY
1983   Drawings, Annemarie Verna, Zürich, Switzerland
1983   Connections: Bridges / Ladders / Ramps / Staircases / Tunnels, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Philadelphia, PA
1983   Paintings and Sculpture, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
1982   Section Drawings of a Building from Onecity, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1982   Post-minimalism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1981   Amerikanische Zeichnungen der seibziger Jahre / Distinctions: American Drawings of the Seventies, Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (traveled to Kunsthalle Basel, Stadische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany)
1981   Imaginary Civilizations, Tyler and Penrose Galleries, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
1980   First Drawings of Onecity, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980   Drawings / Structures, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1980   Pier + Ocean: Construction in the Art of the Seventies, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (traveled to Rijkmuseum Kroeller-Muller, Otterlo, Holland)
1980   Michael Rea Collection of American Art 1960-80, McIntosh-Dysdale, Washington, DC
1980   Architectural Sculpture, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1979   Art and Architecture: Space and Structure, Protecth-McIntosh, Washington, DC
1979   Drawings about the Drawings: New Directions (1968-1978), Ackland Memorial Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
1979   Indiana / New York, Washington Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1978   Plan for eine ander Welt: Gedachte und gebaute Raumvorstellungen, Gallery Orny, Munich, Germany (solo)
1978   Inaugural Exhibition, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1978   Dwellings, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1977   Dokumenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1977   Will Insley: Architectural Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, New York, NY (solo)
1977   Architectural Drawings, Protetch-McIntosh, Washington D.C. (solo)
1976   Fishbach Gallery, New York, New York, NY (solo)
1976   Annemarie Verna, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1976   Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
1976   New Gallery Artists, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1975   Drawings U.S.A. ’75, Minneapolis Museum of Art, Minneapolis, MN
1975   Allan Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI (solo)
1975   College Art Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (solo)
1974   Wurttemberghischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
1974   Annemarie Verna, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1974   Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1974   Dealer’s Choice, New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
1974   Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1973   Drawings 1963-1973, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1973   American Drawings, New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
1972   Drawings by New York Artists, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (traveled to Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; University Art Collection, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Finch College Museum of Art Contemporary Study Wing, New York; Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA)
1972   Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
1971   Projected Art, Finch College Museum of Art, New York, NY
1971   John Gibson: New York, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
1970   The Expressive Line, Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY
1970   Documentations 1970, John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY
1984    Insley, Will, Will Insley: The Opaque Civilization, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1984.
1979    Insley, Will, Art- Architecture: Compasses, Locks, 1979.
1979    Insley, Will, Onecity, 1979.