BILL BECKLEY (February 10 – March 5, 2011)
Boca Raton, FL USA
Thursday, February 10, 2011–Thursday, March 31, 2011
OPENING RECEPTION: BILL BECKLEY
**MEET THE ARTIST**
Thursday, February 10, 2011
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Bill Beckley is an important contemporary American artist who has exhibited widely in America and Europe since l970. His works are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum, and the Guggenheim in New York; The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Beckley is associated with various recent art movements, such as STORYART, CONCEPTUALISM and PHOTO-NARRATIVE ART.
Beckley began exhibiting his photographs in the late sixties, and was at once internationally recognized as the originator of Photo-Text art. He first showed in New York at the legendary 112 Greene Street Gallery with Gordon Matta-Clark, Louise Bourgeois, and Barry La Va. Solo shows followed at the Hans Mayer Gallery and Konrad Fischer Gallery, both in Dusseldorf Germany; Rudolf Zwirner in Cologne; Yvon Lambert in Paris; Lucio Amelio in Naples Italy; Nigel Greenwood in London; and in New York at John Gibson Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, and the International Center of Photography. He has been included in the Whitney Biennial, the Venice Biennial, and Documenta in Kassel, Germany. His works are found in important museums and private collections around the world.
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