Group Exhibitions (Selected)


1956

Six Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Drawings."

1957

Exodus Gallery, San Pedro, CA. "The First Annual Los Angeles Area Drawing Exhibition".

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Los Angeles Annual."

1959

Bolles Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Los Angeles Painting."

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Edward Kienholz and Billy Al Bengston: Collages."

1962

Pasadena Art Museum, CA. "Pacific Profile." ( Catalog published, with text by Constance Perkins.)

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA. "Pacific Coast Invitational."

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. "Fifty California Artists." October 23 - December 2. (Catalog published, with text by Lloyd Goodrich and George D. Cutler.)

1963

Art Institute of Chicago, IL. "66th American Exhibition." January 11 " February 10. (Catalog published, with text by A. James Speyer.)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Six More." July 24 - August 25. (Catalog published, with text by Lawrence Alloway.)

Musee National des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland. "Miroir et Memoire du Premier Salon International de Galeries Pilotes Lausanne. "June 20 - October 6. (Catalog published 1964.)

Oakland Art Museum, CA. "Pop Art USA." September 7 - 29. (Catalog published, with text by John Coplans; reprinted in Artforum, vol.2, no.4, October, pg. 30, illus. pg. 27.)

Pasadena Art Museum, CA. "Hard Edge and Emblem: New Work." November 12 - December 26.

San Francisco Museum of Art, CA. "Pacific Coast Invitational." March 8 - April 7. (Catalog published.)

1964

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "The Studs."

Larry Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. "Old Hundred." (Catalog published.)

1965

Milwaukee Art Center, WI. "Pop Art and the American Tradition." April 19 - May 9. (Catalog published, with text by Tracy Atkinson.)

VIII Biennial of the Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Traveled to the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.Catalog published, with text by Walter Hopps; biographical and bibliographical notes.)

1966

Seattle Art Museum, WA. "Ten from Los Angeles." (Catalog with text by John Coplans; biographical and bibliographical notes.)

University of California at Irvine Art Gallery. "Abstract Expressionist Ceramics." October - November. (Catalog published, with text by John Coplans.)

1967

American Federation of Art, New York, NY. "From Synchronism On." Circulating Exhibition. November 1967 - November 1968.

Pomona College Art Gallery, Claremont, CA. "Speed Sculpture." March. (Exhibition of motorcycles and related paintings organized by Billy Al Bengston.)

Pasadena Art Museum, CA. "Selections from the Charles Cowles Collection." June 20 - July 16. (Traveled to the Stanford University Art Gallery, CA.)

Lytton Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA. "California Festival."" (Catalog published.)

Lytton Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA. "Artists' Artists."

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. "Recent Acquisitions."

Portland Art Museum, Oregon. "Ninety-four Works from the Collection of Sterling Holloway." January 24 - February 12. (Catalog with illus. on cover.)

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA. "Three Young Collections." January 15 - February 26. (Selections from the collections of Donald and Lynn Factor, Brooke and Dennis Hopper, Andre and Dory Previn. Catalog published.)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. "1967 Annual Exhibition Contemporary American Painting." December 13 - February 4,1968. (Catalog published.)

California State College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "California Small Images." December 4 - January 11, 1968. (Catalog published.)

1968

Lytton Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA. "Mini Things." January - February.

University of California at San Diego Art Gallery. "Los Angeles to New York." February 12 - March 10.

American Federation of Art, New York, NY. "Small Paintings for Museum Collections." Circulating exhibition. March 1968 - March 1969.

California State College at Fullerton Art Gallery." Transparency/Reflection. (Catalog published, with essay by Kurt von Meyer.)

Jewish Museum, New York, NY. "Suites - Recent Prints." March 12 - May 12. (Catalog published.)

Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, CA. "California Artists." September 9 - October 3.

American Federation of Art, NY. "Some Younger American Painters and Sculptors". Circulating exhibition. October 1968 - October 1969.

Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, TX. "California." October 15 - November 15.

Flint Institute of the Arts, MI. "Made of Plastic." October 17 - December 1. (Catalog published, with foreword by G. Stuart Hodges.)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Late Fifties at the Ferus." November 11 - 17. (Catalog published, with text by James Monte. Review of this exhibition by Billy Al Bengston in Artforum, vol. VII, no. 5, January 1969, pp. 33 - 35, 111.)

Palace Strozzi, Firenze, ltaly. "Mostra Biennale lnternazionale Della Graphica." December 21 - January 30,1969. (Catalog published.)

1969

Ithaca College Museum of Art, NY. "California Drawings - 1969." January 27 - February 22.

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. "New Media: New Methods." Circulating exhibition. February 1969 - August 1970.

University of Nevada Art Gallery, Reno. "Painting lnvitational." March 3 - March 31. (Catalog published.)

Gallery Reese-Palley, San Francisco, CA. "Three Modern Masters: Billy Al Bengston, Edward Ruscha, Frank Lloyd Wright." March 25 - April 10. (Catalog published, with text by Carol Lindsley.)

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY. "Superlimited: Books, Boxes and Things." April 16 - June 29. (Catalog published.)

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. "Tamarind. Homage to Lithography." April 29 - June 20. (Catalog published, with text by Virginia Allen.)

San Diego Gallery of Art, CA. "1st Invitational Print Show." June.

Gallery Reese-Palley, San Francisco, CA. Group Exhibition. July.

California State College Art Gallery, Los Angeles. "Sculptural Graphics." July 7 - August 15.

Multiples, Inc., New York, NY. "A Look at Neo Realism and Something Else." September 20 - October 31. (With Ed Ruscha and Ed Moses.)

Denver Art Museum, CO. "American Report - The l960's." October - December.

Ft. Worth Art Center Museum, TX. "Contemporary Drawing Show." October 23 - December 1. (Catalog published, with text by Peter Plagens.)

Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. "Kompas IV: Westkus USA." November 2l - January 4, 1970. (Catolog published, with text by Jan Leering. Traveled to: Dortmund, Germany and the Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland)

Pasadena Art Museum, CA. "West Coast l945 - 1969." November 24 - January 18, 1970. (Catalog published, with text by John Coplans. Traveled to: the City Art Museum of St. Louis, MO; Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada; and the Ft. Worth Art Center, TX.)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. "Annual Exhibition of Painting." December 16 - February 1, 1970. (Catalog published.)

Edizioni 0, Milan, Italy. "California Graphics." (Traveling exhibition with Moses, Ed Ruscha, Ken Price, Joe Goode and Bob Graham.)

1970

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA. "The Highway." January 14 - February 25. (Catalog published, with text by Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi. Traveled to: Rice University Art Institute, Houston, TX and the Akron Art Institute, OH.)

Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, TX. "Billy Al Bengston and Ken Price." March 17 - April 28.

Galerie Simone Stern, New Orleans, LA. "California." February 15 - March 15.

Contemporary Arts Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK. "Three California Friends: Billy Al Bengston, Joe Goode, Ed Ruscha." April 19 - May 20.

Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Summer Group Exhibition.

Artist Studio, Venice, CA. Special Exhibition: Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston, DonBachardy, Larry Bell, Joe Goode, Tony Berlant, Ron Davis, Ed Ruscha, Ken Price, Peter Alexander, John McCracken. September 7 - September 13. (Arranged by Billy Al Bengston.)

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE. "Looking West." October 17 - November 29. (Catalog published, with text by Leroy Butler.)

Pace Gallery, New York, NY. "California Color." November 7 - November 25.(Catalog published.)

Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Tea Tables and Tapestries." November 22 December 17. With Ed Moses.

Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, TX. Group Drawing Exhibition. December.

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA. "More Than One." December 8 - January 3, 1971.

Pomona Art Gallery, Claremont, CA. "Monoprints." December - January, 1971.

1971

International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C. "Lithography." ( Catalog published, with introduction by E. Maurice Bloch. Traveled March 1971 - 1972.)

San Pedro Municipal Art Gallery, San Pedro, CA. "Drawings '71." March 3 - April 4.

Illinois State University, Normal, IL. "Boxed Top Art". April 2 - April 30. (Catalog published.)

Minnesota Museum of Art, MN. "Drawings USA 1971." April 15 - June 27. (Catalog published.)

Locksley Shea Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. "Billy Al Bengston & Peter Alexander." April 23 - May 13.

Fresno State College, CA. "How the West Was Won." April.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA. "Spray." May. (Catalog published, with text by Paul Mills.)

Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany. "USA West Coast." (Traveled to: Kunstverein, Hanover; Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne; Worttembergisher, Kunstverein, Stuttgart. Catalog published, with text by Helene Weiner.)

1972

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand. "The State of California Painting." (Traveled to Hawaii and Australia. Catalog published,with text by Michael Walls.)

Ft. Worth Art Center Museum, TX. "Contemporary American Art: Los Angeles". January 12 - February 6.

Akron Art Institute, OH. "Four Artists: Ruscha, Bengston,Alexander,Moses." January 16 - February 20. (Catalog published, with text by Al Radloff.)

Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, TX. "Group Drawing Exhibition." May - June 3.

Art Institute of Chicago, IL. "70th American Exhibition." June 24 - August 2O. (Catalog published.)

La Jolla Museum of Art, CA. "Dealers' Choice." July 14 - August.

Pasadena Art Museum, CA. "Los Angeles Group Exhibition." June 2O -September 3.

E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA. "1972 lnvitational." September 8 - October 15.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY. "Working in California." November 3 - December 10.

1973

Webster College Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO. "Some California Artists." January 10 - February 10.

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. "33rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting." February 23 - April 8. (Catalog published.)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. "Recent Acquisitions." May 26 - June 17.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. "American Drawing 1970 - 73." October - November. (Catalog published.)

Edward Thorpe Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA. "Billy Al Bengston / Tom Holland." December 4 - January 5,1974.

1974

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA. "Fifteen Abstract Artists." January 19 - March 10. (Catalog published, with text by Michael Walls.)"

California Art for California Senators Program." Organized by Mrs. Frederick R. Weisman and Mrs. Armand Deutsch for the Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL. "Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture." March 10 - April 21. (Catalog published.)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. "POP Art." April 5 - June l6 (Catalog published, with text by Lawrence Alloway and bibliography.)

Willard Gallery, New York, NY. "Drawings." January.

Scripps College Art Gallery, Claremont, CA. "Fred and Mary Marer Collection: 30th Annual Ceramics Exhibition." March 19 - April 28. (Catalog published.)

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Works on Paper." July 2 - 31.

Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. "Nicholas Wilder Gallery Exhibition." September 23 - October 12.

Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA. "Painting: Color, Form and Surface." October 1 - 27. (Catalog published, with text by Martha Alf.)

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Small Paintings." November 7 - 30.

Root Art Center, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. "California Artists Exhibition." November 10 - December 10.

Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. November 10 - December 8.

Acquavella Gallery, New York, NY. Opening Exhibition. December 11 - January 11.

1975

Willard Gallery, New York, NY. "Contemporary Drawings." January 8 - February 8.

Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art. "Current Concerns." January 17 - February 17. Opening exhibition curated by Walter Hopps.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Arnoldi, Bengston, Benglis, Wudl." February 1 - 25. Group show selected by Charles Arnoldi.

Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara. "4 from the East / 4 from the West." February 25 - March 30. (Catalog published, with text by Phyllis Plous.)

Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, CA. "Collage and Assemblage in Southern California." March 29 - May 9.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY. "Recent Acquisitions." May 2 - June 1.

Ruth Schaffner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "60's and 70's: Trends of Six California Artists." October 1 - November 1.

Fine Arts Museum, Houston, TX. Group Exhibition. September.

La Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "Drawings: By Artists Who Live and Work in Santa Monica and Venice." October 18 - November 29.

Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, CA. "Collector's Choice." November 3 - December 20.

Ruth Schaffner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Works on Paper." November.

1976

Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY. "Works in Clay." January 25 - April 4. (Catalog published, with text by Ronald A. Kuchta and Margie Hughto.)

Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Northridge. "Unclassified." January 30 - March 10. Exhibition organized by artist, Karen Carson.

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA. "The Last Time I Saw Ferus." February 28 - April 17. (Catalog produced, with text by Betty Turnbull; biographical and bibliographical notes.)

James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston & Ed Janss." April 27 - May 22.

Georgia State University Art Gallery, Atlanta. "Ten Painters." October 4 - 29. (Exhibition organized by Ian Glennie.)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA. "Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era." September 3 - November 26. (Traveled to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Exhibition organized by Henry Hopkins and Walter Hopps. Catalog published, with biographical and bibliographical notes.)

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. "Los Angeles." September 21 - November 28. Exhibition organized by Richard Marshall for the Member's Penthouse Gallery.

1977

Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. "Watercolors and Related Media by Contemporary Californians." September 29 - October 30. (Catalog published, with text by Michael Smith.)

California State University, Los Angeles. "Contemporary Miniatures." October 3 - November 10. (Catalog published, with text by Sandy Ballatore.)

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA. September 17. Opening exhibition.

1978

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Three Generations: Studies in Collage." January 24 - March 4.

Janus Gallery (now Jan Turner Gallery), Venice, CA. "Drawing "Explorations: 1930 - 1978." November 17 - December 23.

The Art Museum and Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, CA. "Selections from the Frederick Weisman Company Collection of California Art." November 20 - December 17. (Catalog published. Traveled to: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Albuquerque Museum, New Mexico; Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Northridge.)

Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc. New York, NY. "Group Show." December 5 - January 12.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, CA. "The Change Inc., West Coast Exhibition." November 3 - December 1.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. "Gold." November 20 - February 19,1979.

1979

Whitney Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. "1979 Biennial Exhibition." February 6 - April 8. (Catalog published, with preface by Tom Armstrong.)

Baxter Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA. "A Painting Installation." March 8 - April 15. (Catalog published.)

Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA. "Works on Paper from the Institute of Experimental Printmaking." March 31 - April 25.

Art Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. " Billy Al Bengston and Alan Shields." April 9 - 27.

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA. "Le Grand Casino Benefit." May 19.

Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, PA. "The Decorative Impulse." June 8 - July 2l. (Traveled to the Mandeville Art Gallery, University of California at San Diego and Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN. (Catalog published, with text by Janet Kardon.)

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY. "A Century of Ceramics in the United States 1878 - 1978." May 5 - September 23. (Catalog published, with text by Ronald A. Kuchta and Margie Hughto and essay by Garth Clark. Traveled to: Fenwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts (now the National Museum of American Art); Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.)

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Frederick Weisman Company Collection of California Art." September 14 - November 21. (Traveled to: the Museum of Art at Albuquerque, NM and at the office of Governor Jerry Brown, Sacramento, CA. Catalog published.)

1980

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. "Fabrications." May 1 - August 10. (Traveled to: the Art Gallery of the University of South Florida, Tampa.)

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Grand Opening Exhibition." May l7 - July l0.

Otis Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Furnishings by Artists." June 6 - July 13.

Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA. "'50's Abstract. - A Summary of Los Angeles Painting from 1957 through 1960." (Catalog published, with essays by Vic Smith and Diana Zlotnick.)

1981

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. "Decode: Los Angeles Pointing in the Seventies." February 17 - March 14. (Catalog published.)

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. Group Show. March 8 - April 8.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Los Angeles Prints, 1883 - 1980." June 20 - September 20. (Catalog published, with essays by Ebria Feinblatt and Bruce Davis.)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Art in Los Angeles: Seventeen Artists the Sixties." July 21 - October 4. (Catalog published, with introduction by Maurice Tuchman and essays by Anne Bartlett Ayres, Susan C. Larsen, Christopher Knight and Michele D. De Angelus. Traveled to: San Antonio Museum of Art, TX.)

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, CA. "Southern California Artists: 1940 - 1980." July 24 - September 13.

Gensler & Associates, Century City, CA. "1 from 1O3." September 3O - December.

1982

American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY. " Paintings and Sculpture by Candidates for Art Awards." March 8 - April 4.

Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan. "Exhibition of Contemporary Los Angele Artists." February 16 - March 14. (Traveled to: the Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "The Michael and Dorothy Blankfort Collection." April 1 - June 13. (Catalog published, with foreword by Maurice Tuchman and essay by Michael Blankfort.)

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Recent Works." April 15 - May 15.

Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Painters and Clay." June 5 - July lO.

Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA. "Dualism." June l7 - July l7.

Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Painters and Clay: A Study in Collaboration 1980 - 1981." June 5 - July 6.

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX. "The Americans: The Collage." July ll - October 3. (Catalog published, with forward and essay by Linda L. Cathcart.)

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. Summer group show. August.

Sun Valley Center Gallery, Sun Valley, ID. "Three California Painters (Billy Al Bengston, Margaret Nielsen, Wayne Thiebaud)." August 5 - 24.

Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Otis Clay, The Revolutionary Years 1954 - 1964." September 11 - October 2.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Billy Al Bengston & Edward Ruscha: New Works on Paper." December 7 - January 8.

1983

Arco Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Los Angeles Pattern Painters." February 22 - April 2.

Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA. "Billy Al Bengston, Laddie John Dill, Tom Holland, Edward Ruscha: New Works on Paper." March 23 - April 17.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Selected Works." July 22 - September 3.

The 0akland Museum, CA. "On and Off the Wall: Shaped and Colored." October 8 - December 24. (Catalog published. Traveled nationally January 1984 - February 1985.)

The Museum of Contemporary Art / The Temporary Contemporary (now the Geffen Contemporary), Los Angeles, CA. "The First Show." Inaugural exhibition. November I 1, 1983 - March 19, 1984

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA. "From Avery to Zurbaran, A New View of the Permanent Collection." December 3 - February 12, 1984. (Catalog published.)

Gallery Association of New York State, Hamilton. "Twentieth Century American Watercolor." April 1983 - May 1984. (Traveling exhibition.)

1984

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN. "Painting and Sculpture Today,1984." May 1 - June 10.

Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Major Work by California Artists." July 19 - August 18.

Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA. "Evolution-Revolution- Continuation." July 24 - August 26. (Catalog published.)

Security Pacific's Gallery at the Plaza, Los Angeles, CA. "Paintings and Works on Paper by California Artists." July 5 - September 30.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Summer 1984: Selected Works." August 3 - September 1.

The Museum of Contemporary Art / the Temporary Contemporary (now the Geffen Contemporary), Los Angeles, CA. July 21 - January 6, 1985. (Catalog published.)

Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA. "Highlights Selections from The Bank America Corporation Art Collection." October 11 - November 27.

University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, CA. "Watercolors: A Contemporary Survey." October l3 - November l0.

Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, CA. "Art and the Familiar Object." October l9 - January 6, 1985,

The Continental Corporation, New York, NY. "A Celebration of Modern Art." November 16.

The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA. "Opening Exhibition." November 23.

Arco Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA. "Los Angeles and the Palm Tree: Image of a City." July 31 - September 22.

Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Stars." December 4 - January 5, 1985.

1985

Artists Advisory Committee, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. "Selections from the James Corcoran Gallery." May 1 - June 2l.

Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, CA. "Contemporary Monotypes." July 29 - September 8.

Welton Becket Associates, Santa Monica, CA. "Art, Design, Function." August 1 - October 31.

Associated American Artists, New York, NY. "Tamarind 25th Anniversary Exhibition." October 8 - November 2.

American Academy and lnstitute of Arts and Letters, New York , NY. "37th Annual Purchase Exhibition." November 18 - December 15.

Mark Krasne Showroom, Design Center of Los Angeles, CA. "The Designer as Diner, The Table Top Seen as Art by Artists, Designers and Architects." November 16.

Swen Parson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb. "The Atelier in America: A Collaboration Between Printer and Artist." November l7 - December 15.

Hamano Institute, Tokyo, Japan. "Poly-Eclecticism." November.

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY. "Home Work: Paintings, Sculpture and Furnishings by Artists." December 5 - 31.

1986

Transamerica Pyramid Lobby, San Francisco, CA. "Tropical Visions." January - February 7.

One Market Plaza Lobby, San Francisco, CA. "Tropics Exotics." February 14 - March 14.

San Francisco lnternational Airport Exhibitions Program, San Francisco, CA. "Airport Cafe." April 14.

Loyola Law School Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Lawyer's Collect, Part 1." April 11 - May 30.

Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM. "Tamarind Impressions: Recent Lithographs." May 1986 - November 1988. (Traveled under the auspices of The Art Museum Association of America.)

Music Center Plaza, Los Angeles, CA. "The Music Center Mercado: A Celebration of California Art." June.

G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Recent Arrivals: Old Friends - New Faces." August 6 - September 6.

Asher/ Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Selections from the Collection of Sterling Holloway." August 12 - September 13.

Smith Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA. September 13 - October 18. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey,CA. "Contemporary Currents: Underwater Life in Art." October 19 - January 15, 1987.

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA. "In the Pink." November.

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945 - 1986." December 10 - January 19,1989. (Catalog published.)

The University of Texas at San Antonio. "Collage." October 27 - November 21.

1987

University of California, Berkeley, CA. "Made in the U.S.A.: An Americanization in Modern Art, the '50's and '60's." April 4 - June 21. (Traveled to: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA. Catalog published, with text by Sidra Stich.)

City of West Hollywood, City Hall, CA. "Art in the Hall." May 21 - June 30.

Odakyu Grand Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. "Pop Art USA - UK." July 24 - August 18. (Traveled to: Daimaru Museum, Osaka, Japan; The Funabashi Seibu Museum of Art, Funabashi, Japan; Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan. (Catalog published, with text by Lawrence Alloway and Marco Livingstone.)

Yurakucho Asahi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. "Prints by Los Angeles Artists." May 15 - June 3. (Traveled to: Nishinomiya Civic Gallery, Nishinomiya, Japan.)

Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "American Artists in Jewelry. An Exhibition of Signed, Limited Edition Gold and Silver Jewelry in Conjunction with Unique Paintings and Sculpture by the Artists." November 11 - December 5.

Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "American Artists in Jewelry." December 3 - December 31.

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "The Early Show: California Art From the Sixties and Seventies." December l0 - January 5, 1988.

Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA. "California Furnishings: A Statewide Survey of Progressive Design." December 12 - February 28, 1988.

1988

La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, CA. "Permanent Collection, I" January 15 - March 13.

Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, CA. "Tropical Topics." June 25 - September 18.

Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA. "Summer 1988: Selected Works." July 9 - August 27.

Long Beach Museum of Art, CA. "20th Century Watercolors: Yesterday & Today." September 25 - October 30.

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA. "Permanent Collection on View." October 6 - January 1, 1989.

Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas. "The Studs: Part II: Moses, Goode, Price, Bengston, Graham, Ruscha, Bachardy." May 12 - June 18.

1989

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA. "L.A. Pop in the Sixties." April 20 - July 9. (Traveled to: Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA; Nueberger Museum, Purchase, NY; Phoenix Art Museum, AZ.)

The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA. "Artist/Works III." June 1 - July 9.

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA. "Hidden Assets." August 6 - September 17.

1990

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii. "Visions of the Volcano." January 17 - February 28.

Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Bengston, Alexander, Bell, Dill, Kaufmann, Moses, Orr, Ruscha in Barcelona." Lithographs & etchings. April 12 - May 5.

Margulies Taplin, Bay Harbor Islands, FL. "Billy Al Bengston: Watercolors/ Susan Holcomb: Acrylics." April 27 - May 26.

Santa Monica Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA. "Prints Prints Prints. Collectors' Choice for the 9O's." August 3 - September 23.

Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY. "Grids." September l5 - October 13.

Louis Stern Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA. "Stamens & Pistils: Interpreting the Flower 1790 - 1990." November 2O - January l5.

1991

d.p. Fong Galleries, San Jose, CA. Group Exhibition. "Billy Al Bengston, Laddie John Dill, David Crum." January 8 - February 16.

Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL. "The State of the Art 1991: A Biennial National Watercolor Invitational." February 6 - March 8.

Asher-Faure, Los Angeles, CA. "Not on Canvas." February l6 - March 23.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Retrospective / Prospective." February 22 - March 29.

Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. " Finish Fetish: L.A.'s Cool School." March 13 - April 20.

Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "American Artists in Jewelry, A Selection." August 3 - 4.

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii. "Thirty Years of the Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, 1961 - 1991." October 9 - December 4.

Gensler and Associates/Architects, Santa Monica, CA. "Moves West." Group Exhibition. December 11.

1992

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Hand-Painted Pop: American Art in Transition 1955 - 1962." December 6 - March 7, 1993. (Traveled to: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.)

1993

Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM. "Tamarind Impressions: Recent Lithographs." (Traveled for eight years, ending in Taipei, Taiwan in March, 1993.)

The Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA. "Kustom Kulture." July 17 - November 7.

Cypress College Fine Arts Division, CA. "Airbrush in Painting and Illustration." October 20 - November 9.

The Contemporary Museum Gallery at the Park Plaza Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii. "Works from Hawaii." July 8 - September 8.

1994

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA. "Too Cool: Assemblage and Finish Fetish in Los Angeles." October 3O - February l9,1995.

Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. "U.S.A. Within Limits." (A traveling exhibition throughout Brazil, through 1995.)

Jan Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Paper Presence." December 6, - 12, 1995.

Boritzer/ Gray / Hamano, Santa Monica, CA. "Big Littles." November 3O - December 3l.

1995

Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM. "Tamarind: Into the Nineties." (Traveling exhibition initiated by the Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Traveled to: Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, PA; Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; University of New Hampshire Art Galleries, Durham; and the University of New Mexico Art Museum. Catalog published.)

Hunsaker/ Schlesinger, Santa Monica, CA. "California Collection." March 4 - April 15.

F.A.C.T., Laguna Beach, CA. "Quintessential California". August 26 - September 23.

Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. "Selections from the Robert A. Rowan Trust Collection." May 20 - July 9.

Summa Corp., Howard Hughes Center, Los Angeles, CA. July - November.

1996

Westfall Art, Venice, California. " For the Venice Art Walk." April.

1997

Sweet Art Gallery, Ojai, CA. "Smaller Works." (Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston, Ed Ruscha, Diane Fabiano, Karen Lewis, David Sherrod.) March 22 - May 11.

Gensler, Newport Beach, CA. "All Blue Almost." (Exhibition curated by Billy Al Bengston for Westfall Art.) April 24 - August 1.

Westfall Art, Venice, CA. "For the Venice Art Walk." April.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark. "Sunshine & Noir. Art in Los Angeles 1960 - 1997." May 16 - September 7, 1997. (Traveled to: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Italy; UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.)

Art Rental and Sales Gallery, UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. "LA Current: A Media Fusion." November 25 - March 29, 1998.

1998

Interior Space International, Los Angeles, CA. "Billy Al Bengston and Ed Moses." April 15.

Westfall Art, Venice, CA. "Bliss and Protection: Little Works by Billy Al Bengston and Ken Price." April 24 - May 24

St. Matthew's Parish School, Pacific Palisades, CA. "LA Art at Saint Matthew's." Group exhibit including Peter Alexander, Henry Hopkins, Margaret Nielson. Later shown at Michael's Restaurant, Santa Monica, CA. October 15 - January 31, 1999.

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. "Gold Rush to Pop." October 17 - January 24, 1999.

Feldman-Horn Center for the Arts, Harvard-Westlake School, North Hollywood, CA. "Selections from the Naomi Feldman Collection: Los Angeles Art 1962-1988." Sept. 19 - Nov. 1.

1999

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA. "Selections from the Permanent Collection: The 1960's." Through July 18.

The Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA. "Radical P.A.S.T.: Contemporary Art in Pasadena, 1960-1974." February 7 - May 9.

Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA "The Flower Show: An Invitational." September 3 - 6.

Da Vinci Hall Art Gallery at Los Angeles City College, CA. "The LACC Alumni Exhibit." October 29 - November 24.

Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "Screens & Totems." December 11 - January 2000.

2000

Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, CA. "On Paper: Drawings, Paintings and Collages." January 29 - March 11, 2000.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA. "Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection." October 7 - January 15, 2001. (Catalog published.)

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA. "From Paris to Pasadena: An Overview of Color Lithography, 1890-1975." October 4 - January 15, 2001.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000; Section 5: 1980-2000." November 12 - February 25, 2001. (Catalog published.)

2001

Texas Gallery, Houston, TX. "POP & POST-POP (on paper)". January 23 - March 3.

The Menil Collection Houston, TX. "Pop Art: U.S./U.K. Connections, 1956 - 1966". January 26 - May 13

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "A Room of Their Own: From Rothko to Rauschenberg / From Arbus to Gober".

2002

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA. "California Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation". August 31 - November 24.

Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY. "Ferus". September 12 - October 19. (Catalog published, with essay by Kirk Varnedoe; interview with Irving Blum by Roberta Bernstein).

2003

University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, CA. "REBELS IN CLAY: Peter Voulkos and the Otis Group." February 7 - April 19.

The Gershman Y, Philadelphia, PA. "A Happening Place". April 29 - June 30. (Catalog published, with essays by Constance W. Glenn and Sid Sachs).

Texas Gallery, Houston, TX. "Size Matters". July 29 - Aug. 30.

Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield. "Made in California". September 12 - November 20.

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York. "L.A.'s Finish Fetish". September 16 - October 11.

2004

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, CA. "STANDING ROOM ONLY: The Scripps 60th Ceramic Annual". January 24 - April 4.

Western Project, Culver City, CA. February 21 - March 27.

half a dozen rose, Venice, CA. "Masters of Venice." May 20 - June 20.

Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, CA. "Deuce." June 4 - July 10.

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York. "From Rosanjin to Voulkos: A Blueprint For Postmodern Ceramic Art". September 21 - October 23.

2005

Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, CA. "Big & Holy". Dec. 11- Jan. 23.

Tuscon Museum of Art, AZ. "Paint on Metal: Modern and Contemporary Explorations and Discoveries". Jan. 28 - May 1.

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA. "A Cup-Sized History of West Coast Ceramics, 1950s - 1970s". May 7 - September 25.

The Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN. "West! Frank Gehry and the Artists of Venice Beach, 1962 - 1978". May 14 - September 11.

Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "Pink". June 25 - July 30.

Chevron Gallery, Irvine, CA. "California Contemporary Artists". June 29 - September 30.

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. "Collection Histories/Collective Memories: California Modern". February 6 - September 24.

2006

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, CA. "OTIS L.A., Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art". January 20 - April 2. (Catalog published, with essay by Barbara Isenberg).

Beverly Hills Municipal Gallery, CA. "L.A. Art Scene: Selections of California Artists from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation". March 6 - June 4.

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. "Los Angeles 1955-1985". March 8 - July 17. (Catalog published, with essays by Catherine Grenier and Howard N. Fox).

2007

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA. "The Left Coast". March 23 - May 20.

Tate Saint Ives, Porthmeor Beach, Cornwall, England. "If Everyone had an Ocean. Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition". May 26 - September 23. (Traveled to CAPC Musee d'art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France. Catalog with texts by Alex Farquharson and David Toop).

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. "Art Since the 1960s: California Experiments". July 15 - September 14.

Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Where Was I? All About the Edges, Bag of Pockets, The Art of Semi-Autonomy". July 26 - August 18.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. SoCal: Southern California Art of the 1960s and 70s from LACMA's Collection. August 19 - March 30.

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA. Made in California: Contemporary California Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. August 25 - December 16.

The Balmoral, Venice, CA. Western Lands. September 29 - October 24.

2008

Nu'uanu Gallery At Mark's Garage, Honolulu, HI. "California Dreamin' : LA to HI". January 1 - March 1.

de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA. "Eye on the Sixties: Vision, Body, and Soul (Selections from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson). February 2 - June 15. (Catalogue published, with essays by Andrea Pappas, Karen Kienzle, and Paul Crowley, S.J.).

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Collecting Collections: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles." February 10 - May 19.

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. "Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art". September 12 - January 4, 2009. (Catalog published, with an essay by Roni Feinstein)

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. "Time & Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968". October 4 - January 6, 2009. (Traveled to: Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland. Catalog published, with a forward by Lars Nittve; interviews with Walter Hopps and Henry Hopkins)

Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA. "The Endless Summer". November 22 - January 24, 2009.

LA Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA. "Nepotism". December 13 - January 10, 2009.

Samuel Freeman, Santa Monica, CA. "WinterWaterColorLand". December 16 - January 31.

2009

Samuel Freeman, Santa Monica, CA. "Mostly Sculpture (Damn It)". July 11 - August 29.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA. "California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara collections, 1948 - 2008". July 18 - December 27.

Laguna Art Museum, CA. "Collecting California: Selections from Laguna Art Museum". November 8 - January 17, 2010.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Collection: MOCA's First 30 Years". November 15 - May 3, 2010.

2010

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Greatest Hits: Volume I." January 27 - 30.

Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA. "Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation". March 14 - May 23.

Orange County Museum of Art, CA. "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol". May 2 - September 19.

Nyehaus, Metro Pictures, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York. "Swell". July 1 - August 6.

Blum & Poe, Culver City, CA. "Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere". July 3 - August 21.

Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. "Frank Gehry Selects". July 24 - August 21.

The Art Gallery of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. "softcore HARD EDGE".  September 10 - January 22, 2011. (Traveled to: East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, CA).

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "The Artist's Museum". October 31 - January 31, 2011.

Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA. "Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation". November 6 - February 27, 2011.

The Menil Collection, Houston, TX. "Kissed by Angels: A Selection of Work from Southern Californiaa". November 19 - February 20, 2011.

Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA. "Wreck The Walls". December 11 - January 15, 2011.

2011

Palazzo Contarini dagli Scrigni, Dorsodoro, Venice, IT. "Venice in Venice, Glow & Reflection: Venice, California Art From 1960". Curated by Jacqueline Miro and Tim Nye. June 1 - July 31.

David Richard Contemporary, LLC, Santa Fe, NM"Southern California Painting:  1970s Painting Per Se".  July 1 - July 31.

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA.  "California Art:  Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation".  August 27 - December 4.

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA. "Pacific Standard Time:  Crosscurrents in L.A. Paintings and Sculpture 1950-1970". October 1 - February 5, 2012.  (Traveled to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany.  March 15 - June 10, 2012.  Catalog published, with introduction by Rebecca Peabody, Andrew Perchuk, Glenn Philips and Rani Singh)  

Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA. "PROOF:  The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California".  October 1 - April 2, 2012.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.  "Under the Big Black Sun:  California Art 1974-1981".  October 2 - February 13, 2012.  (Catalog published, co-edited by Lisa Gabrielle Mark and Paul Schimmel)

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, CA.  "Artistic Evolution:  Southern California Artists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 1945-1963".  October 2 - January 15, 2012.

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA. "Common Ground:  Ceramics in Southern California 1945-1975".  November 12 - March 31, 2012.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA.  "Civic Virtue:  The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center".  December 15 - February 12, 2012.

2012

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY. "EST-3: Southern California in New York: Los Angeles Art from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection". March 4 - June 17.

Orange Country Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. "Pairings: The Collection At 50". February 29 - December 30.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "Sinister Pop". November 15 - March 31, 2013.

Honolulu Museum of Art, HI.  "Serious Fun:  Thurston Twigg-Smith + Contemporary Art".  December 6 - February 16, 2014.

2013

Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Local Fish". April 13, 2013.

MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, West Hollywood, CA. "Everything Loose Will Land". May 9 - August 4.

Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA.  "9 from LA". September 25th - April 25, 2014.

2014

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Selections from the Permanent Collection ". February 8 - January 5, 2015.

Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA."Surface to Air: Los Angeles Artists of the '60's". May 17 - July 5.

Texas Gallery, Houston. "Some Collages ". September 4 - October 11.

Orange County Museum of Art, CA. "The Avant-Garde Collection". September 7 - January 4, 2015.

2015

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA. "Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future ". February 21 - June 28.

Laguna Art Museum, CA. "in Barcelona: a portfolio of prints from eight Los Angeles artists ". February 22 - May 31.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. "Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 70s ". May 10 - August 2.

The Rose Art Museum, Boston, MA. " LA / MA: ‘60s Pop From Both Coasts. " September 13 - December 13.

El Segundo Museum of Art, CA. "TOUCH. ". October 11 - January 31, 2016.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. "The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art ". September 4 - January 3, 2016.

2016

Mana Contemporary, NJ. "Made in California: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation ". January 24 - August 1.

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. "Still Life with Fish: Photography from the Collection ". February 13 - May 15.

Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC. "Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection ". April 27 - February 12, 2017.

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NJ. "No Rules, No Rules ". September 16 - October 29.

Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway. "Los Angeles, - a Fiction". September 22 - February 9, 2017. (Travels in March 2017 to Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art, France).





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