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Dan Christensen    (American, 1942-2007)

 Dan Christensen - Bangor (Paintings) h: 51.8 x w: 18 in / h: 131.6 x w: 45.7 cm
Dan Christensen
Bangor 1976
 
 Dan Christensen - Blue Rancho (Prints and Multiples) h: 42.5 x w: 30 in / h: 108 x w: 76.2 cm
Dan Christensen
Blue Rancho 1981
 
 Dan Christensen - Chord Progression I (Prints and Multiples) h: 40 x w: 30 in / h: 101.6 x w: 76.2 cm
Dan Christensen
Chord Progression I 1978
 
 Dan Christensen - Chord Progression II (Prints and Multiples) h: 40 x w: 30 in / h: 101.6 x w: 76.2 cm
Dan Christensen
Chord Progression II 1978
 
 Dan Christensen - Delta Leader (Prints and Multiples) h: 42.5 x w: 30 in / h: 108 x w: 76.2 cm
Dan Christensen
Delta Leader 1979
 
 Dan Christensen - Edo (Prints and Multiples) h: 42.5 x w: 30 in / h: 108 x w: 76.2 cm
Dan Christensen
Edo 1980
 
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Biography
1942 Born: Cozad, Nebraska
1964 BFA, Kansas City Art Institute
1967 - 1968 Art major, University of Nebraska
1968 National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1969 Guggenheim Fellowship Theodoran Award
1986 Gottlieb Foundation Grant
1991 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship grant for painting
1992 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1996 New York Foundation for the Arts painting fellowship award
2007 Died Springs, East Hampton, New York

Exhibitions
2013 Sponder Gallery, Miami
2012 Dan Christensen: The Early Sprays, 1967-1969, Spanierman Modern, NY (catalog) (solo)
2011 Dan Christensen: Bars and Scrapes, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (catalog) (solo)
2011 Dan Christensen: The Stain Paintings, Spanierman Modern, NY, (catalog) (solo)
2011 Dan Christensen at the Armory Show, presented by Spanierman Modern (solo)
2010 Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton
2009 - 2010 Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE (solo)
2009 Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting, Spanierman Gallery (solo)
2009 Dan Christensen: Lyrical Spray Canvases, 1960’s to the 1990’s, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico (solo)
2009 Dan Christensen: Forty Years of Painting, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri (solo)
2009 Spanierman at East Hampton – Gallery Selections, Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
2009 Hand to Paper: The quiet sublimity of works on paper, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008 Loveparade 2 - Häusler Contemporary - Munich, Munich
2008 High Times, Hard Times. New York Painting 1967–1975 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
2008 Gallery Selections - Spanierman Modern, New York City, NY
2008 Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton
2007 High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
2007 Dan Christensen: PURE PAINTING, A Forty-Year Retrospective (1966-2006), LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico (solo)
2007 Spanierman Modern, New York, NY (solo)
2007 “High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975,” National Academy Museum, New York, NY (solo)
2007 Los Angeles Art Show (exhibited by LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM) at Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA
Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
2006 On Paper -- From Sketch to Showpiece, Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
2006 Long Island Abstraction 1950s to Present, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2006 High Times Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
2006 Group Show, Leif Hope’s Restaurant, 31 Race Lane, East Hampton, New York
2006 High Times Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina
2006 Pamela Williams Gallery, Amagansett, NY (solo)
2005 Dan Christensen: A Survey of Paintings and Graphics, Skot Foreman Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
2005 Art and the Garden, Post-War and Contemporary Paintings of the Garden, curated by Ronny Cohen, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2005 Artists and Nature on Eastern Long Island: 1940s to the Present, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2005 Works on Paper, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2005 Wilder – A tribute to Nocholas Wilder Gallery, Joan T. Washburn Gallery and Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Then and Now, Remy Toldedo Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Pamela Wilson Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2004 Black and White, Lizan-Tops, East Hampton, New York
2003 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2003 Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2002 - 2003 Selections from a Retrospective, Parish Museum of Art, Southampton, New York, NY
2002 Big Paintings, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
2002 Edmonton Contemporary Artists Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
2002 Einfach Kunst, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany
2002 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2002 Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2001 - 2002 Dan Christensen: A Forty Year Survey, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
2001 Big Canvas – Paintings from the Permanent Collection, Sheldon
2001 Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
2001 Three East End Artists, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
2000 Clement Greenberg: A Critic’s Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
2000 Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999 Paintings From The 90’s, Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York (solo)
1999 The Art of Absolute Desire, New York, NY
1999 OM, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Richard Bellamy Memorial Show, P. S. 1, New York, NY
1998 Abstraction II, Salander-O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY
1998 The Fanelli Show, O. K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Regatta 98, Side Show Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, NY
1998 CS. Schulte Galleries, Millburn, New Jersey (solo)
1998 Dorothy Blau Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL (solo)
1997 Intimate Universe, James Howe Fine Arts Gallery of Kean University, Union, N.J.
1997 Automatic, Plan eat Thailand, Brooklyn, N.Y. (two person show)
1997 Abstracted and Unfixed, Art In General, New York, N.Y.
1997 Intimate Universe(Revisited), Robert Steele Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1997 Some Artists We Like, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1997 Christmas at the Prado, Plan eat Thailand, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Miracle on Bedford St., Plan eat Thailand, Brooklyn, NY
1995 Plants, Animals, and Small Abstractions, Margulies Taplin Gallery, Miami, FL
1995 Seven Painters, Nicholas Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
1994 1969: A Year Reconsidered, Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994 Gallery ISM, Seoul, Korea (solo)
1993 ACA Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1993 Eva Cohon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (solo)
1993 Vered Gallery, East Hampton, New York (solo)
1993 Important Works by Modern Masters, CS. Schulte Galleries, Millburn, New Jersey
1993 Small Paintings: Big Issues, Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Eight Painters: Abstraction in the Nineties, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati
1992 Les heros de la peinture americaine: L’exhibition inaugurale, Galerie Gerald Piltzer, Paris, France
1992 Vered Art Gallery, East Hampton, New York
1992 Celebrating Formalism, CS. Schulte Galleries, South Orange, New Jersey
1991 Present Tense, Springs Art Gallery, East Hampton, New York
1991 Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1991 Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1991 Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Beverly Hills, California (With John Griefen) (solo)
1990 Vered Gallery, East Hampton, New York, NY (solo)
1990 Before the Field: Paintings from the 60’s, Daniel Newburgh Gallery, New York
1989 Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, Florida (solo)
1989 Vered Gallery, East Hampton, New York (solo)
1989 Deson-Saunders Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1989 Important Works on Paper, Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas
1988 Farbfeldmalerei New York 1968 (with Lawrence Stafford and Peter Young), Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, West Germany
1988 Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1987 Lincoln Center Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1987 Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1987 10th Season Gala Opening, Vered Art Gallery, East Hampton, New York
1987 Opening Exhibition, Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY
1987 Soghor, Leonard & Associates, New York, NY
1987 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan (with sculptor Jay
1987 Gone Fishing, Graham Modern Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Artists of the Region Invitational, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York
1985 Centennial Celebration: Highlights from Kansas City Art Institute Alumni Exhibition, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
1985 Baruch College Gallery, New York, NY
1985 Pop Op Plus, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
1985 Philip Johnson: Selected Gifts, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1984 Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1984 Lincoln Center Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1984 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1984 Il punto blu, Southampton, New York, NY (solo)
1984 Dan Christensen: Paintings, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas (solo)
1984 Bank of America, San Francisco
1984 Meredith Long & Company, Houston, TX (solo)
1983 Lincoln Center Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1983 Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1983 Carson-Sapiro Gallery, Denver, Colorado (solo)
1983 Special Projects, curated by Dick Bellamy, P. S. 1, Brooklyn, New York
1983 Adam L. Gimbel Gallery, New York, NY
1983 Sarah Y. Rentschler Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
1983 Oil & Steel Gallery, New York, NY
1982 Color II, Martha White Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
1982 Points of View: 1982, The University of Oklahoma at Norman
1982 Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia
1982 Ivory/Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, California (solo)
1982 Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1982 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1982 Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture II: 1950-1981, Oil & Steel Gallery, New York
1982 46th Annual National Midyear Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
1981 New Work on Paper I, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (also shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas and at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California)
1981 Works on Paper, Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1981 Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York
1981 Kansas City, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
1981 Dealer’s Choice, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
1981 Sarah Y. Rentschler Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
1981 Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
1981 Gallery 700, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (solo)
1981 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1981 Meredith Long and Company, Houston, Texas (solo)
1981 Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, Florida (solo)
1981 Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (solo)
1980 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1980 University of Nebraska at Omaha Art Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska (solo)
1980 Meredith Long and Company, Houston, Texas (solo)
1980 Meredith Long Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980 Dan Christensen/Carl Gliko – Recent Paintings, Carson-Sapiro Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1980 Works on Paper, Salander O-Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, NY
1979 Meredith Long Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1979 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1978 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1978 Meredith Long Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1977 B.R. Kornblatt Gallery, Baltimore, MD (solo)
1976 Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1976 Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City (solo)
1975 Flaming Youth, 75 Warren St. Gallery, New York, NY
1975 Report from SoHo, Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY
1974 Contemporary American Colorfield Painting, Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City
1974 Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1974 Rothman’s Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario (solo)
1973 Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada (solo)
1973 The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
1972 Nicholas Wilder Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1971 Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1971 Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1971 Six Painters, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (also shown at the Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland, 1971-72, and at the Milwaukee Art Center in Wisconsin, 1972)
1970 Nicholas Wilder Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1969 Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1969 Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1968 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
1968 Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1968 Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1967 Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1967 Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Literature
1981 Elderfield, John. New Work on Paper. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1981 (catalogue)
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