Michael Werner Gallery

James Lee Byars

(American, 1932–1997)

is by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

IS, 1993

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is is by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

Is Is, 1988

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johnny, mary, michael, maria by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

Johnny, Mary, Michael, Maria, 1982

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part one: “five points make a man”. a daily performance with water drops <br>7 february – 1 march, 2008 by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

Part one: “Five Points Make a Man”. A daily performance with water drops
7 February – 1 March, 2008

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slit moon by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

Slit Moon, 1994

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the angel by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Angel, 1989

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the capital of the golden tower by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Capital of the Golden Tower, 1991

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the diamond floor by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Diamond Floor, 1995

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the figure 8 by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Figure 8, 1994

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the golden divan by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Golden Divan, 1990

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the monument to cleopatra by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Monument to Cleopatra, 1988

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the perfect love by james lee byars

James Lee Byars

The Perfect Love, 1994

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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)