AL HELD

 

Biography

 

1928

Born in New York

1947

Studied at the Art Students League, New York

1949

Studied at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France

1962

Associate Professor at Yale University, New Haven, CT

2005

Died in Camareta, Italy

 

Exhibitions

 

2006

"Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier StŠdte," Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

2006

In memory of Al Held, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland

2005

"Outside Europe: Aus der Sammlung Daimler Chrysler," DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin

2004

"Kleinformate und Originalgraphik," Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich

2004

"Minimalism and After III: Neuerwerbungen / New Aquisitions," DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin

2004

"Under $2,000 Albers < Zaugg," Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY

2003

"Painting Explosion: 1958-1963, Part I," Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

2002

"Al Held & George Sugarman: The Early Sixties," Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY

2001

"Au rendez-vous des amis (La ligne seule) 2," musŽe d«art moderne et contemporain, Geneva

2001

"A defining generation. Then and Now. 1961 and 2001," The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

2001

"Early Modern Art," The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

1999

"Alchemies of the Sixties. From the Rose Art Museum Permanent Collection," The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

1999

Abstractions Americaines 1940-1960, Musee Fabre Montpellier, France

1998

Al Held Unfolding, Robert Miller Gallery, New York

1997

Abstract Expressionism in the United States, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City

1996

Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1996

Aquarelle, Hans Strelow Dusseldorf

1993

Krannert Art Museum, Kinkead Pavilion, Univ. of IL, Urbana

1992

Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State Univ. Wichita, KS

1992

Contemporary American Painting & Sculpture, American Embassy, Tel Aviv

1992

Al Held & Milton Resnick 1955-1965, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles

1992

Selected American Drawings, G.W. Einstein Company Inc. New York

1991

Geometries of Color: American Post-Painterly, Stux Modern, New York

1990

The Humanist Icon, The New York Academy of Art, New York

1990

Arbeiten von 1989, Acryl auf Leinwand, Tempera auf Papier, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland

1989

Art in Place: Fifteen Years of Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1988

Sightings, Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona

1987

Zeichnungen, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland

1982

1954-1959, Robert Miller Gallery, New York

1978

Paintings and Drawings, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

1977

Donald Morris Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1977

Frźhe Werke, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland

1974

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1970

Bilder, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland

1968

Recent Paintings, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philidelphia, PA

1967

Bilder, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland

1966

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1964

Bilder, Galerie RenŽe Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland