Häusler Contemporary

Mary Heilmann

(American, b. 1940)

firey pour by mary heilmann

Mary Heilmann

Firey Pour, 2011

splashy cut by mary heilmann

Mary Heilmann

Splashy Cut, 2013



Born in San Francisco, USA
1959 - 1962
Studied literature at University of California at Santa Barbara, BA
1963 - 1967
Studied ceramics and sculpture at University of California at Berkeley, MA
Studied poetry and ceramics at San Francisco State University
BACA Award, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, Netherlands
Lives and works in New York City and Bridgehampton, USA


Another Green World, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany (solo)
Mary Heilmann, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (solo)
Good Vibrations, Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany (solo)
Visions, Waves and Roads, Hauser & Wirth, London, England (solo)
Good Vibrations & BACA Projects, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Mary Heilmann: Weather Report, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Ambigu - Zeitgenössische Malerei zwischen Abstraktion und Narration, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
Two-Lane Blacktop, 303 Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
To Be Someone, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA (solo)
High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967–1975, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
To Be Someone, Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, USA (solo)
Mary Heilmann, 303 Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Loveparade 1, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany
POPulence, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, USA
The Shape of Colour: Excursions in Colour Field Art, 1950-2005, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Post-Modern, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
The Painted World, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, USA
Galerie m Bochum, Grenzüberschreitung, Bochum, Germany
Mary Heilmann, Jill Moser, Stanley Whitney, Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, USA
North Fork/South Fork: East End Art Now, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, USA
Mary Heilmann, Hauser & Wirth, London, England (solo)
Mary Heilmann. All Tomorrow’s Parties, Secession, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Mary Heilmann. The Architecture of Heaven, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
ON, Galerie Renos Xippas, Athens, Greece
There’s no land but the land (up there is just a sea of possibilities), Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Ten Years Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
Farbe!, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany
Art Downtown: New York Painting and Sculpture, 48 Wall Street, New York, USA
Objects of Desire, Jan Abrams Fine Arts, New York, USA
House of Fiction. Sammlung (3), Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Mary Heilmann, American Fine Arts, New York, USA (solo)
Mary Heilmann Home, Kenny Schachter Gallery, New York, USA (solo)