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Maxwell Hendler    (1938)

 Maxwell Hendler - Façade (Sculptures) h: 15.8 x w: 17 in / h: 40.1 x w: 43.2 cm
Maxwell Hendler
Façade 2010
 
 Maxwell Hendler - Oh Randy (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 9.6 x w: 6.4 in / h: 24.4 x w: 16.3 cm
Maxwell Hendler
Oh Randy 1978
 
 Maxwell Hendler - Olio (Sculptures) h: 21.5 x w: 19.5 in / h: 54.6 x w: 49.5 cm
Maxwell Hendler
Olio 2011
 
 Maxwell Hendler - Sunshine State (Paintings) h: 17.5 x w: 75.6 in / h: 44.4 x w: 192 cm
Maxwell Hendler
Sunshine State 2012
 
 Maxwell Hendler - Untitled (Pickles) (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 12 x w: 13.5 in / h: 30.5 x w: 34.3 cm
Maxwell Hendler
Untitled (Pickles) 1981
 
 

Biography
1938 Born St. Louis, Missouri
1955 Moved to Los Angeles, CA
1956 - 1960 B.A., Cum Laude, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1960 - 1962 M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1962 - 1963 Max Beckmann Memorial Scholarship, Brooklyn Museum of Art School, New York, NY
1962 - 1964 Post-Graduate studies in Painting, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1965 - 1966 UCLA Extension, Part-Time Instructor in Fine Arts
1967 - 1969 California State University at Northridge, Full-Time Instructor, School of Fine Arts
1972 - 1973 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1969 - 1974 California State University at Long Beach, Full-Time Associate Professor, School of Fine Arts
1974 - 1975 National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship in Painting
1974 - 1976 Art Center College of Design, Part-Time Instructor of Painting & Drawing University of California at Santa Barbara, Part-Time Instructor in Art, College of Creative Studies
Currently living and working in Los Angeles, CA

Exhibitions
2009 "Made in America," Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Two Approaches to Modernism: James Hayward & Maxwell Hendler, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
“Mostly Black & White,” Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007 “Monochrome Paintings: Some Versions from Ad Reinhardt to Present,” Cardwell-Jimmerson Contemporary Art, Culver City, CA
2005 Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
“Pink,” Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004 “White on White,” Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003 “Hyperrealismees - USA, 1965-1975,” Strasbourg, France
2002 Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
“Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
“Fitz Gibbon Exhibition,” The Pilot Hill Collection of Contemporary Art, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
2001 “Conceptual Color: In Albers’ Afterimage,” Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, College of Creative Arts, San Francisco, CA
2000 Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
“Simply Complex: Monochrome Painting from LA,” Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY; traveled to Storres, CT; Boston, MA; Santa Fe, NM
“LuminocitA’ Colori Dalla California,” Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy
1999 “Size Matters,” Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998 Hendler/Kraal, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
“Hendler/Kraal/Thurston,” Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
1997 “Some Lust,” Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Painting Beyond the Idea,” Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Bennett Roberts, Curator)
1995 Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
“Murder,” Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA (John Yau, Curator)
“Plane/Structures,” Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA (David Pagel, Curator)
“Very Visual Dialogue,” Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, CA
1993 AsherFaure, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
“From Concept to Realism” Random Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 I to Eye 2,” Cirrus, Los Angeles, CA
1991 “Art-Over-the Sofa,” Boritzer/Gray, Los Angeles, CA (Jan Butterfield, Curator)
1990 “Hollywoodland,” fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY
“California A-Z and Return,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1989 AsherFaure, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1987 AsherFaure, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1986 Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA (solo)
1986 American Realism/20th Century Drawings & Watercolors,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1985 AsherFaure, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
“Levels of Reality,” Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
“California Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation,” Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
"American Accents,” Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Curated by Henry Geldzahler, traveled to Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia and MuseeQuebec, Quebec, Canada.
“A Focus on California, Selections from the Collection,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Crime and Punishment,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
“California: Idions of Surrealism,” Fisher Art Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
“The Frederick R. Weisman Foundation Collection,” Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
1983 Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
“Hassam and Speicher Fund Purchase Exhibition,” American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
“American Accents,” The Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, Canada (Henry Geldzahler, Curator)
“West Coast Realism,” Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1982 “Drawings by Painters,” The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; Mandeville Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1981 Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
King of Hearts II, Mendocino, CA (solo)
1980 “Three Realist Painters,” L.A. Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Contemporary Naturalism,” Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Nassau, NY
1978 Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
“Representations of America,” The Hermitage, Leningrad, Russia; Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia (Henry Geldzahler, Curator)
A Sense of Scale,” The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
“Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era,” The National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (Walter Hopps & Henry Hopkins, Co-Curators)
1976 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
“Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era,” The National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (Walter Hopps & Henry Hopkins, Co-Curators)
“America As Art,” The National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC
1975 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
“The Realist Image,” Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
1972 “Eleven Los Angeles Artists,” Der Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, West Germany; Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; The Hayward Gallery, London, England (Maurice Tuchman & Jane Livingston, Co-Curators)
1970 “Beyond the Actual: Contemporary California Realist Painters,” Pioneer Museum of Art, Stockton, CA
“American Painting 1970,” Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, CA
“Directly Seen: California Realist Painters,” Newport Harbor Art Museum, Balboa, CA
“Directly Seen: California Realist Painters,” Newport Harbor Art Museum, Balboa, CA
“Realist Painters,” Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Albright Knox Museum of Art, Buffalo, NY
“Twenty Two Realists,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1969 Eugenia Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1967 “Aspects of Realism,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1966 Annual National Competition,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1965 Ceeje Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
“Annual Southern California Competition,” Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1964 “Fifth Annual Festival of the Arts,” Whittier College, Whittier, CA
1962 Ceeje Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Dickson Art Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1961 “Lake Arrowhead Conference Center,” University of California, Lake Arrowhead, CA
“Inaugural Exhibition,” Art Rental Gallery, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA
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