Edward Kienholz

(American, 1927–1994)

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Edward Kienholz

Untitled (for $407.00), 1990

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Edward Kienholz

Untitled (Watercolor Series), 1969

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Biography

Timeline

1927
Born: Fairfield, WA
1948
Attended Eastern Washington College of Education, Cheney, WA
Attended Whitworth College, Spokane, WA
1953
Moved to Los Angeles, CA
1956
Founded NOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1957
Founded Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1960
Completed his first installation, Roxy's, Los Angeles, CA
1972
Married Nancy Reddin
1973
Guest artist of the German Academic Exchange Service, Berlin, Germany
Established studio with his wife, Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions

2009
"Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968", Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
2008
"Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968", Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2007
Haunch of Venison, Zurich, Switzerland (solo exhibition)
2005
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
(traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia)
2004
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo exhibition)
2002 - 2003
Portland Art Museum, OR (installation)
2002
PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA (solo exhibition)
1996
Retrospective Whitney Museum, New York, NY
1994
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (solo exhibition)

Public Collections

National galerie, Berlin, Germany
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela
ModernaMuseet, Stockholm, Sweden
MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan, Canada
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Centre National d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Literature

1996
Tuchman, Maurice, Edward Kienholz, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1996.
Hopps, Walter et al., Kienholz: A Retrospective, New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996.
1990
Pincus, Robert L., On a Scale that Competes with the World: the Art of Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Berkeley: University of California Press, c. 1990.