Bill Beckley Catalogue
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Bill Beckley
Group Exhibitions
1969
Scanga, Italo, curator. Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. 
 
1970
"Art in the Mind," Allen Memorial Art Museum. Oberlin, Ohio. April 17-May 12, 1970. 
 
Ferrer, Raphael, Jeffery Lew, and Alan Saret, curator. 112 Greene Street. New York, New York. 
 
1971
Sharp, Willoughby, curator.  "Projects Pier 18," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. 
 
112 Greene Street (installation). New York, New York. 
 
1972
Acconci, Vito, curator.  "Spaces," School of Visual Arts. New York, New York. 
 
1973
The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. 
 
"Story," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Xerox Show," Rochester, New York. 
 
Richard Fonke Gallery. Ghent, Belgium. 
 
Contemporanea. Rome, Italy. 
 
"Three Game Installations," 112 Greene Street. New York, New York. 
 
1974
"Narrative 2," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Photographic Art," Flash Art. Milan, Italy. 
 
"Verbal Visual 3," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Narrative Art," Palais des Beaux-Arts. Brussels, Belgium. September 26-November 3, 1974. 
 
"Narrative Art," Studio d'Arte Cannaviello. Milan, Italy. November 1974. 
 
"Art and Architecture," Royal College of Art. London, United Kingdom. 
 
1975
"Camera Art," Lund Konsthall. Lund, Sweden. January 25-February 23, 1975. 
 
"Toys," The Clocktower. New York, New York. 
 
"Report From SoHo," Grey Art Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Word Image Number," Sarah Lawrence Gallery. Bronxville, New York. September 23-October 19, 1975. 
 
"9th Paris Biennale," Paris, France. September 19-November 2, 1975. 
 
1975-1976
Bourdon, David, curator.  "(photo) (photo)2 ... (photo)n: Sequenced Photographs," The University of Maryland Art Gallery. College Park, Maryland. February 26-March 25, 1975. 
University Art Museum. Austin, Texas.
San Francisco Art Museum. San Francisco, California.
Broxtan Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California. 
 
1976
Hunter, Sam, curator.  "Narrational Imagery: Beckley, Ruscha, Warhol," University of Massachusetts. Amherst, Massachusetts. 
 
"37th Venice Biennial," Venice, Italy. 
 
1977
"The Dada/Surrealist Heritage," Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Williamstown, Massachusetts. May 3-June 12, 1977. 
 
"Documenta 6," Kassel, Germany. June 24-October 2, 1977. 
 
"Mac Adams, Bill Beckley, James Collins: 1, 2, 3," Alberta College of Art Gallery. Calgary, Canada. October 4-30, 1977. 
 
1977-1978
"American Narrative/Story Art: 1967-1977," Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Houston, Texas. December 17, 1977-February 25, 1978. 
Contemporary Art Center. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Winnipeg Art Gallery. Winnipeg, Canada.
University of California. Santa Barbara and Berkeley, California. September 16-November 10, 1978. 
 
1978
"Daniel Templon: dix ans," Galerie Daniel Templon. Paris, France. October 7-November 16, 1978. 
 
1979
"Image and Text," Chicago Art Institute. Chicago, Illinois. 
 
"1979 Whitney Biennial," Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. February 6-April 1, 1979. 
 
"Text-Foto-Geschichten (Story Art/Narrative Art)," Heidelberger Kunstverein. Heidelberg, Germany. June 30-August 5, 1979. 
Bonner Kunstverein. Bonn, Germany. August 17-September 30, 1979.
Krefelder Kunstverein. Krefeld, Germany. October 7-November 3, 1979. 
 
"Words and Images," Philadelphia College of Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. September 15-October 12, 1979. 
 
1980
"Pier + Ocean: construction in the art of the seventies," Hayward Gallery. London, United Kingdom. May 8-June 22, 1980. 
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller. Otterlo, Netherlands. July 13-September 8, 1980. 
 
"Photographic Art," Musée d'Art moderne. Paris, France. 
 
1981
"A Seventies Selection," Miami University Art Museum. Oxford, Ohio. February 14-June 14, 1981. 
 
"Morton G. Neumann Family Collection," The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. February 21-April 19, 1981. 
Los Angeles County Museum of Arts. Los Angeles, California. 
 
"Alternatives in Retrospect," The New Museum. New York, New York. May 9-July 16, 1981. 
 
1983
"Rupture, pas Rupture?," Centre Culturel Le Parvis. Tarbes, France. 
 
1983-1984
"Kunst mit Photographie, Die Sammlung Dr. Rolf H. Krauss," Neue Nationalgalerie. Berlin, Germany. May 6-June 26, 1983. 
Kölnischer Kunstverein. Cologne, Germany. July 3-August 7, 1983.
Münchner Stadtmuseum. Munich, Germany. Summer 1984.
Kunsthalle zu Kiel. Kiel, Germany. 
 
1984
"Collage Expanded," School of Visual Arts Museum. New York, New York. 
 
"Sex Show," Cable Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Plastic," Miriam Perle Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
1985
"A New Beginning 1968-1978," Hudson River Museum. Yonkers, New York. February 3-May 5, 1985. 
 
1986
"Painting and Sculpture Today," Indianapolis Museum of Art. Indianapolis, Indiana. June 24-August 24, 1986. 
 
1986-1987
"1976-1986: Ten Years of Collecting Contemporary American Art: Selections from the Edward R. Downe, Jr. Collection," Wellesley College Museum. Wellesley, Massachusetts. November 13, 1986-January 18, 1987. 
 
1987-1988
"This Is Not a Photograph," The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida. March 7-May 31, 1987. 
Akron Art Museum. Akron, Ohio. October 31, 1987-January 10, 1988.
The Chrysler Museum. Norfolk, Virginia. February 26-May 1, 1988. 
 
1988
"Large Scale Photography," Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, California. 
 
1989
"Annual," Mandeville Gallery, University of California. San Diego, California. 
 
"Words," Tony Shafrazi Gallery. New York, New York. January 21-February 18, 1989. 
 
"Text and Photograph," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
Sharp, Willoughby, curator.  "Micro-Sculpture Show," University of Rhode Island. Kingston, Rhode Island. 
 
1989-1990
"Image World: Art and Media Culture," Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. November 8, 1989-February 18, 1990. 
 
1990
"American Express," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Aquarian Artists," Fine Arts Center. Kingston, Rhode Island. 
 
1991
"Buchstäblich," Von der Heydt-Museum. Wuppertal, Germany. May 26-July 21, 1991. 
 
"Home Show," sponsored by Pat Hearn Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Group Show," Elysium Art Source. New York, New York. 
 
1992
"The Seventies," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
1993
"Collection of Vicky Rémy," Musée d'Art Moderne de St. Etienne. Paris, France. 
 
1994
"Conceptual Photographs," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Venticinquesimo," Studio d'Arte Cannaviello. Milan, Italy. 
 
1995
"Narrative Art," Studio G7. Bologna, Italy. 
 
1996
"Artist's Photographs," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Narrative Art," Palazzo Rasponi Murat. Ravenna, Italy. 
 
1997
"Magie der Zahl in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts," Staatsgalerie Stuttgart. Stuttgart, Germany. February 1-May 19, 1997. 
 
"L'Arte in Faccia," Associazione Nazionale Galerie D'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Milan, Italy. 
 
"Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition," Fondation du Château de Jau. Cases-de-Pène, France. 
 
"Inaugural Exhibition," Hoffmann Collection. Berlin, Germany. 
 
Sharp, Willoughby, curator.  "The @ Show," Satellite Gallery. Long Island City, New York. 
 
1998
"Fotoz," Siqueiros Koll Gallery. Los Angeles, California and Spiral Lounge. New York, New York. 
 
"Project Plans," John Gibson Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Acts of Faith," Abraham Lubelski Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
1999
"My Name - Sammlung Falckenberg," Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig. Leipzig, Germany. January 1999. 
 
"17 Contemporaries: Artists from America, Italy, and Mexico - the Eighties," Menil Collection. Houston, Texas. June 11–August 15, 1999. 
 
"Heroines and Heros," Cynthia Broan Gallery. New York, New York. 
 
"Americans in France," The Fish Market. Perpignan, France. 
 
2000
Portnoy, Michael, curator.  "Critic as Grist," White Box. New York, New York. September 7-October 17, 2000. 
 
"Narrative," Studio G7. Bologna, Italy. 
 
Sammlung Hoffmann. Berlin, Germany. 
 
Daimler-Benz Collection. Berlin, Germany. 
 
2002
"Made in USA: Keith Haring, Robert Longo, Kenny Scharf, Bill Beckley," Ludwig Galerie Schloss Oberhausen. Oberhausen, Germany. January 19-April 14, 2002. 
 
Marshal, Richard, curator.  "Art Downtown," 48 Wall Street. New York, New York. 
 
2002-2003
"Les années 70: l'art en cause," CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux. Bordeaux, France. October 18, 2002-January 19, 2003. 
 
2004
"Four Artists," Dorfman Projects. New York, New York. 
 
2004-2005
Moure, Gloria, curator.  "Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen 1968-1975," Fundació Joan Miró. Barcelona, Spain. February 20-May 2, 2004. 
Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves. Porto,Portugal. July 23-October 3, 2004.
Kunsthalle Fridericianum. Kassel, Germany. December 11, 2004-February 27, 2005. 
 
2006
Sammlung Hoffmann. Berlin, Germany. 
 
2006-2008
"Konzept. Aktion. Sprache (Concept. Action. Language)," Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien. Vienna, Austria. December 15, 2006-June 29, 2008. 
 
2007
"Opening Exhibition," Kunsthalle Weishaupt. Ulm, Germany. November 2007. 
 
2007-2008
"The word in art: 20th-century avant-garde research, from Futurism to the present day seen through Mart's collections," Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto. Trento, Italy. November 10, 2007-April 6, 2008. 
 
2008
"Tales from Studio International," Tate Britain. London, United Kingdom. June 9-August 10, 2008. 
 
"REAL - Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ BANK," Städel Museum. Frankfurt, Germany. June 18-September 21, 2008. 
 
"Next: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow," Galerie Hans Mayer. Düsseldorf, Germany. August 19-September 25, 2008. 
 
2008-2009
"Natur: Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der ALTANA Kunstsammlung," Museum Frieder Burda. Baden Baden, Germany. November 8, 2008-February 8, 2009. 
 
2009
"3: Das Triptychon in der Moderne (Three: The Triptych in Modern Art)," Kunstmuseum Stuttgart. Stuttgart, Germany. February 7-June 14, 2009. 
 
2010
"An die Natur: Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Altana Kunstsammlung," Langen Foundation. Neuss, Germany. May 29-September 5, 2010. 
 
"Alternative Histories," Exit Art. New York, New York. September 24-November 24, 2010. 
 
"Narration works of '70 by Bill Beckley, Peter Hutchinson and Franco Vaccari," Galerie Hans Mayer, Art Basel. Miami Beach, Florida. December 2-5, 2010. 
 
Rosenbaum Contemporary, Art Basel. Miami Beach, Florida. December 2-5, 2010. 
 
2011
Smyth, Ned, curator.  "112 Greene Street: A Nexus of Ideas in the Early 70s," James Solomon Gallery. New York, New York. January12-March 6, 2011. 
 
"Narrative Art: Bill Beckley, Peter Hutchinson, Franco Vaccari," P420 - Arte Contemporanea e Libri. Bologna, Italy. January 28-April 23, 2011. 
 
"Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists," Tony Shafrazi. New York, New York. 
 
"Group Exhibition," Galerie Hans Mayer. Dusseldorf, Germany. Opens September 9, 2011. 
 
Galerie Hans Mayer, Art Basel. Miami, Florida. December 1-4, 2011. 
 
2012
"Moto - Contínuo," Sergio Gonçalves Galería. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. April 14-May 20, 2012. 
 
The São Paulo International Art Fair. São Paulo, Brazil. May 10-13, 2012. 
 
2013
"Group Exhibition," Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany. May-June 2013. 
 
"Color: An exhibition of works by Bill Beckley, Via Lewandowsky, Guillaume Bruère and Rebecca Llanos. ," Andrae Kaufmann Gallery. Berlin, Germany. June 22 - September 7, 2013. 
 
"Group Exhibition ," Friedman Benda Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY. July 2013. 
 
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