Galerie Michael Werner

James Lee Byars

(American, 1932–1997)

concave figure by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

Concave Figure, 1994

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1932
Born: in Detroit, MI
1967
Won the Copely Prize by Cassandra Foundation
1974
Received the DAAD scholarship
1997
Died: in Cairo, Egypt
Education: Wayne State University, Meril Palmer School of Psychology

Exhibitions

2010
James Lee Byars – The Perfect Axis, Schloss Benrath, Düsseldorf; Germany
2009
James Lee Byars, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, UK
Matthew Brannon, Marcel Broodthaers, James Lee Byars, William E. Jones, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS
1968: The Great Innocents, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
I’m Full of Byars, Milton Keynes Gallery, London, UK
The Quick and the Dead, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Imminence, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
James Lee Byars Lived Here, organized by Milton Keynes Gallery, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice, Italy (solo)
2008 - 2009
I’m Full of Byars: James Lee Byars - Eine Hommage, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland (solo)