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    Ernst Wilhelm Nay

    15. – 18.6.2017

Biography

2012 Retangle and Square, Kunstmuseum Bern
2011 Abstrakter Raum. Formationen der klassischen Moderne", MUMOK Wien
Ad Reinhardt. Letzte Bilder, Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
Ad Reinhardt: A Retroperspective of Comics, Insititut of contemporary Arts, London
Malevich and the American Legancy, Gagosian Gallery New York
2010 Slow Paintings, Musuem Morsbroich, Leverkusen
MOCA’s First Thirty Years, MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Illustre Gäste: Amerikanische Kunst 1950 – 1970 aus der Sammlung des Museums Folkwang im Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Bilderträume: Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
2008-09 Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Jewish Museum of New York, New York; Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
2008 Die Hände der Kunst, MARTa Herford, Herford
Focus: Ad Reinhardt and Mark Rothko, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Genau + anders: Mathematik in der Kunst von Dürer bis Sol LeWitt, MUMOK, Vienna
2007 Japan und der Westen: Die erfüllte Leere, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue? - Positionen der Farbfeldmalerei, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Das Schwarze Quadrat: Hommage an Malewitsch-Gründungsbau, Hamburger Kunsthalle
2006 Black Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2005 BIG BANG, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
2003-04 Reinhardt & Contemporaries – 1940-1950, Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York
Adorno zum 100. Geburtstag, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
2004 Das MoMA in Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
2005-06 Big Bang, Musée National d’art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
2006-07 Black Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2007 Who’s afraid of red, yellow and blue?, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
2007-08 Japan und der Westen, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, September 22, 2007 – January 13, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Traveled to The Seibu Museum of
Art, Tokyo; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1981 Decade of Transition: 1940–50, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1984 Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America 1927–1944, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1994 Ad Reinhardt, Joseph Kosuth, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Symptoms of Interference, Conditions of Possibility, Camden Arts Centre, London
1997 Mondrian/Reinhardt: Influence and Affinity, PaceWildenstein, New York
1972 Geometric Abstraction, 1926–1942, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas
1970–71 Color and Field 1890–1970, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Traveled to The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton;The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
1970 New York Painting and Sculpture 1940–1970, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1969 The New American Painting and Sculpture: The First Generation, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1968–69 The Art of the Real: USA 1948–1968, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Traveled to Grand Palais, Paris; Kunsthaus Zurich; Tate Gallery, London
1968 Serial Imagery, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA, danach bei: Seattle Art Museum, Seattle and Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
1967–68 Kompass New York, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
1967 Amerikaanse Schilderijen Collages, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam
1966-67 Two Decades of American Painting, The International Council, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tokyo, National Museum of Art, Traveled to National ;Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1966 Fifty Years of Modern Art: 1916–1966, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
1965 New York School: The First Generation, Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles
Den Inre och den Yttre Rymden (The Inner and the Outer Space): An Exhibition Devoted to Universal Art, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
The Responsive Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Traveled to City Art Museum, St. Louis; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore
1964 Painting and Sculpture of a Decade: 1954–64, Tate Gallery, London and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Tate Gallery, London
1963–64 Americans 1963, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Traveled to National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Artists’ Guild of St. Louis, St. Louis
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs; San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit
1962 Geometric Abstraction in American, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1961 Ad Reinhardt, Francesco Lo Savio, Jef Verheyen, Städtisches Museum Leverkusen, Schloss Morsbroich
6 American Abstract Painters, Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1960 60 American Painters 1960: Abstract Expressionist Painting of the Fifties, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1959 New York and Paris: Painting in the Fifties, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1958 American Art: Four Exhibitions, Seventeen Contemporary American Painters, World’s Fair, Brussels
1957 American Paintings: 1945–1957, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis
1955 The New Decade: 35 American Painters and Sculptures, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1951–52 Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Traveled to Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas
Saint Paul Gallery and School of Art, Saint Paul, Minnesota; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louis ;Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, American Vanguard Art for Paris, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, Traveled to Galerie de France, Paris
1950 5th Walker Biennial of American Painting, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Young Painters in U.S. and France, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1949 The Intrasubjectives, Kootz Gallery, New York
1947-48 The 58th Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture: Abstract and Surrealist Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
1947 Annual of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1944 Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco and Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Traveled to Denver Art ;Museum, Denver; Seattle, Seattle Art Museum; Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art



Collections (Selection)


Aac-Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio
Grey ‚Art Gallery, New York
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
I.V.A.M. Centre Julio González, Valencia, Spain
Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan
The Longview Foundation, Inc., New York, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey
MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Museum Wiesbaden
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Tate Gallery, London, Great Britain
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut