John McLaughlin

(American, 1898–1976)

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John McLaughlin

Untitled, 1963

Biography

Timeline

1898
Born in Sharon, Massachusetts, USA
1961
Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
1962
Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
1963
Tamarind Fellowship
1964
Visual Arts Award for individual artists by the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities
1976
Died in Dana Point, California, USA

Exhibitions

2013
John Mclaughlin: Paintings 1947-1974, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY (solo)
2012
ED RUSCHA JOHN McLAUGHLIN LEWIS BALTZ, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
Pacific Standard Time. Kunst in Los Angeles 1950-1980, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2011
Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s – 50s, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
2010
Kissed by Angels: A Selection of Work from Southern California, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Colorscope: Abstract Painting, 1960-1979, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
John McLaughlin: Hard Edge Classicist , Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989, Solomon R.
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Public Collections

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Mead Art Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Museum and Art Gallery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Literature

2012
ED RUSCHA JOHN McLAUGHLIN LEWIS BALTZ, Galerie Thomas Zander, Köln, 2012
1996
Larsen, Susan. John McLaughlin, Western Modernism, Eastern Though: Essays, Distributed Art Publishers, 1996
1993
Four Abstract Classicists, San Francisco Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum
1992
Paintings and Prints - 1950-1975, London, 1992
1987
Joslyn Art Museum. Paintings and Sculpture from the European and American Collections. University of Nebraska Press, Omaha, Nebraska
1981
John McLaughlin, Quadrat Bottrop - Morderne Galerie, Bottrop, 1981
1977
California - 5 Footnotes to American Art History, Los Angeles, 1977
1973
John McLaughlin Retrospective Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, 1973
1970 - 1971
John McLaughlin Recent Paintings – 1970/1971 University of California, Irvine
1963
John McLaughlin A Retrospective Exhibition, Pasadena Art Museum, 1963