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Larry Bell    (American, 1939)

 Larry Bell - Cube #46 (Dark Grey) (Sculptures) h: 15 x w: 15 x d: 15 in / h: 38.1 x w: 38.1 x d: 38.1 cm
Larry Bell
Cube #46 (Dark Grey) 2007
 
 Larry Bell - Cube #9 (Clear and Dark Grey) (Sculptures) h: 12 x w: 12 x d: 12 in / h: 30.5 x w: 30.5 x d: 30.5 cm
Larry Bell
Cube #9 (Clear and Dark Grey) 2007
 
 

Biography
1939 Born in Chicago, IL
1957 - 1959 Studied at Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1962 Recipient, Copley Foundation Grant
1970 Recipient, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1975 Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1990 Recipient, State of New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence and Achievement in the Arts, NM
Lives and works in Taos, NM and Venice Beach, CA

Exhibitions
2013 Mirage Collage & Light Knots, White Cube, London (solo)
2013 Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Larry Bell - Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
2011 Larry Bell - Early Work - Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Larry Bell - Carré d´art - Musée d´art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes
2010 Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960 - 1970, David Zwirner, New York, NY
2009 - 2010 1969, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
2009 Larry Bell: The Last Women, Encore Gallery at Taos Center for the Arts, Taos, NM (solo)
Larry Bell: New Works on Paper, Open Mind Space, Albuquerque, NM (solo)
Los Angeles NOW: Larry Bell / Joe Goode / Ed Moses, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Hot Spots: Rio de Janeiro / Milano – Torino / Los Angeles, 1956 - 1969, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Sensory Overload: Light, Motion, Sound and the Optical in Art since 1945, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, WI
Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
2008 Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1957-1968, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
New Works, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
Between the Lines: Five Artists and the Lucid, Curated by Peter Frank, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Works on Paper, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2007 New Work, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
New Sculpture, Danese Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Made in California: Contemporary California Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, 15th Anniversary Celebration, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
SoCal: Southern California Art of the 1960s and 70s from LACMA's Collection, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Sensuality in the Abstract, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Black and White, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006 Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (solo)
Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia (solo)
Sculpture from the Sixties, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Drawings, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Southern California Minimalism, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV
Translucence, Southern California Art from the1960’s & 1970’s, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Cubes, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
2005 Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Larry Bell: The Sixties, Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Larry Bell: Cubes, Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Glass Cubes and Other Works, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
Larry Bell: New Work, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Larry Bell: Fractions, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Cress Gallery of Art. Chattanooga, TN (solo)
2003 St. John’s College Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Sintra, Portugal
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Roswell Museum & Art Center, Roswell, NM (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Made for Arolsen, Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany (solo)
Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
SkoRidder AS, Oslo, Norway (solo)
2001 Sumer #24, 3/8 @20, Billingsley Development Co. Dallas, TX (solo)
Fractions, Gallery Gan, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2000 Skulpurengarten Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Larry Bell Annex/New Directions Gallery (solo)
Museum Moderner Kunst Landkreis Cuxhaven, Otterndorf, Germany (solo)
Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI (solo)
Larry Bell: Cubes, Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California (solo)
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
1999 Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Museum Moderner Kunst Landkreis Cuxhaven, Ottendorf, Germany (solo)
Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
1998 Seljord Art Association, Seljord, Norway (solo)
Glass and Paper, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway (solo)
Maquettes from Sumer, Braunstein/Quay Gallery. San Francisco, CA (solo)
Grounds for Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ
Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1997, January-March, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
1997 Taos Today, Anderson Contemporary Alburquerque, NM
Drawing Invitational, Galerie Simmone Stern New Orleans, LA
Sculptures & Drawings, Galerie Simmone Stern, New Orleans, LA
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (solo)
The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM (solo)
1996 Sumer Part I and II, Art et Industrie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Fractions, New Gallery, Houston, TX
Curatorial Selections: Acqusitions to the Historic, Contemporary and Photographic Collections, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1995 Shape: Forming the L.A. Look, The Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA
Galerie Nächt St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
Larry Bell Untitled x 2, Denver Museum of Art, Close Range Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
Sumer: A Work in Progress, Harwood Museum, Taos, New Mexico, NM (solo)
1994 New Directions Gallery, Taos, NM (solo)
Larry Bell Glass and Denim Constructions, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Drawings, Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1993 Musee du Palais du Luxembourg, Paris, France
New Directions Gallery, Taos, NM (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1992 Mixing Media and Metaphor: LB’s Abstract Painting, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Sculpturen und Projectionen, Arolsen, Germany
1991 Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ (solo)
New Directions Gallery, Taos, NM (solo)
1990 Galerie Montenay, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Kammer, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Galerie Rolf Ricke Köln, Cologne, Germany
1989 Museé d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France (solo)
New Directions Gallery, Taos, NM (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Galerie Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain
1988 Spaso House, Moscow, Russia
Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Sculpture of the Modern Era, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. New York, NY (solo)
Gemini Editions Limited, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA (solo)
Larry Bell, Major Glass Sculpture and Related Maquettes, New Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1987 Galerie Gilbert Brownstone & Cie, Paris, France (solo)
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Light-Space-Time, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Part of Case Western Reserve University Centennial Celebration, Cleveland, OH (solo)
Sculpture of the Sixties, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
Arizona Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1986 American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX (solo)
Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID (solo)
The Invisible Presence, Glass Art society Conference, Keynote Speaker, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Contemporary Galleries, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
American Academy and Institution of Arts and Letters, New York, NY (solo)
Installation of the Leaning Room, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1985 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
Chairs in Space: The Game, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Americans in Glass, Athenaeum Gallery, Manchester, UK (solo)
1984 Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO (solo)
Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
1983 Larry Bell: Major Works in Glass, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE (solo)
ARCO Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1982 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI (solo)
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
On the Ellipse, Works by Larry Bell, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (solo)
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
1981 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (solo)
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sculpture by Larry Bell / Eric Orr: Vapor Paintings on Glass, Ann Jacob Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)
1979 Vapor Drawings, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM; Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, NM; Multiples Gallery, New York, NY; Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1978 Museo de Arte Contemporanio de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela
1977 The Iceberg and Its Shadow, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; Hayden Gallery, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA; The Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA
Solar Fountain Drawings, Fort Worth Museum of Art, Fort Worth, TX (collaboration with Eric Orr) (solo)
1976 Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
37th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1975 National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX (solo)
1974 Larry Bell, Malborough Galleria d’Arte, Rome, Italy (solo)
1973 Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA (solo)
Possibilities for Glass Sculpture, Bonython Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1972 Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA (solo)
Felicity Samuel Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1971 Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MI
1970 Tate Gallery, London, UK
Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1969 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MI
1968 Dokumenta 4, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
1967 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Galeria Ileana Sonnabend, Paris, France (solo)
1966 Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1965 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1964 Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
1963 Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1962 Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
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