Frederick Hammersley


Frederick Hammersley (1919 – 2009)

Solo Exhibitions

2013-2014
Portraits, Abstractions – and the – In-Between, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

2013
Frederick Hammersley, Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe, New York
Frederick Hammersley: The Computer Drawings 1969, L.A. Louver, Venice, California, January 17 – February 23 (catalogue)

2012
Frederick Hammersley, L.A. Louver, Venice, California, March 22 –May 12 (catalogue)
2011
Geometrics / Organics, Ameringer McEnery Yohe, New York, NY, September 8 – October 8 (catalogue)

2007
Frederick Hammersley: Icons of the Other, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York, New York (catalogue)
Hunches, Geometrics, Organics: Paintings by Frederick Hammersley, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California (catalogue)

2006
Frederick Hammersley, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2004
Frederick Hammersley: Painting of the 1960s, L.A. Louver, Venice, California
Small Painting Show, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Modernism, San Francisco, California.

2003
Organic Abstract Paintings 1958 – 2002, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

2002
Hard Edge Paintings, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

2001
Organically Grown, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, New York
2000
Visual Puns and Hard-Edge Poems, Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California

Frederick Hammersley: The Drawings, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico! I’ve Been Here All the While, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

1999-2000

Visual Puns and Hard-Edge Poems, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; traveled to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California

1995
Hard-Edge & Organic Paintings 1947 – 1991, Modernism, San Francisco, California

1993
Paintings of Frederick Hammersley, The Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas
Computer Drawings & Prints, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1992
Drawings and Paintings/Then & Now, Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1990
Hard Edge and Organic Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, California

1989
Frederick Hammersley, Graham Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Paris, Berlin, Albuquerque: Black and White Photographs, California State University, Northridge, California, 1989-1990

1988
Statements 88, New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1987
Hard Edge and Organic Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, California

1986
Small Painting Show, Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1984
Poles A Part: An Exhibit of Black and White Paintings, Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1981
Rules and Exceptions, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

1978
Paintings from 1970-1978, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

1977
Middendorf Lane Galleries, Washington, D.C.

1975
A Retrospective Exhibition, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico!

1969-70
Computer Drawings, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England; Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, British Columbia

1969
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1966
Hollis Galleries, San Francisco, California

1965
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1963
Frederick Hammersley, La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla, California, (catalogue)! Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1962
Frederick Hammersley, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco,California, (catalogue)
Occidental College, Los Angeles, California

1961
Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California

Group Exhibitions
2014
Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, California
A Chromatic Loss, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Bortolami Gallery, New York

2013
Wilfred Davis Fletcher Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London
Four Abstract Classicists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

2012
The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction, Sheldon Museum of! Art, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

EST – 3: Southern California in New York, Art from Los Angeles in the Beth! Rudin DeWoody Collection, Perish Art Museum, Watermill, New York 2012

2011

Artistic Evolution: Southern California Artists at The Natural History Museum of Los! Angeles County, 1945 – 1963, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California, October 2, 2011 – January 2012
Crosscurrents in L.A. Paintings and Sculpture 1945-1970, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, October 1, 2011 – February 5, 2012

Experiments in Abstraction, Art in Southern California, 1945 – 1980, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, November 26, 2011 – February 19, 2012

2010
The Shape of Abstraction, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, (catalogue)

2007 – 2009
Birth of the Cool, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California (catalogue)! Painting < = > Design, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California (catalogue)

2006
Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1950-1980, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California (catalogue)
Seven Rooms, Seven Artists, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

2004

Los Angeles School of Painting: Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Frederick Hammersley, June Harwood, Helen Lundenberg and John McLaughlin, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art + Design, Los Angeles, California
Minimalism and After III, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

2002
Summer 2002, L.A. Louver, Venice, California

2001
Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, SITE Santa Fe, Fourth International Biennial, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Four Abstract Classicists, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, New York
Chouinard: A Living Legacy, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, California; Kruglak Gallery, Mira Costa College; Boehm Gallery, Palomar College

2000
Four Abstract Classicists Plus One, Toby Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1998
Taos, Albuquerque, Santa Fe: The City Series, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

1994
Still Working, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; New School for Social Research, New York, New York; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Fischer Art Gallery at USC, Los Angeles, California; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Oregon, 1994-1996, (catalogue)

1993
75 Works/75 Years: Collecting the Art of California, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Miniatures, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Four Abstract Classicists: West Coast Hard-Edge, Modernism, San Francisco, California! New Mexico 93, Museum of Fine Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1992
Miniatures, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1991
Miniatures, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Abstract Paintings, Modernism, San Francisco, California
Peter Shire, Frederick Hammersley, Dorothy Gillespie, Anncha Briggs Fine Arts,Little Rock, Arkansas
1990-1992
Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Oakland Museum, Oakland, California; Marion Koogler McNay Institute, San Antonio, Texas; Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California;
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California

1990
Black and White Works by Important Contemporary Artists, Caroline Lee, Taos, New Mexico

1989-90
The Alcove Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1989
Roswell Invitational Exhibition, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico

1987
Recent Paintings: Calvert Coggeshall & Frederick Hammersley, Artists Space Gallery, New York, New York

1986
Four Abstract Classicists, R.C. Erpf Gallery, New York, New York

1985
Potential Acquisitions, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico!
Color Forms, Gallery at the Plaza, Security National Bank, Los Angeles, California!

1983-84
Noir & Blanc & Rouge, Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico!

1982
Four Abstract Classicists, Toby Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, California!
Abstraction in Los Angeles 1950 – 1980: Selections from the Murray and!
Ruth Gribin Collection, University of California, Irvine, California!

1980
Here and Now: 35 Artists in New Mexico, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico!
Form Is the Shape of Content, Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque,New Mexico! !
1979
The First Western States Biennial Exhibition, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado; National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.; San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California; University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Normal, Illinois; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California; Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1979-1980
Fall Invitational, Roswell Museum & Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico

1977
35th Biennial, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Private Images: Photographs by Painters, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
California: 5 Footnotes to Modern Art History, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

1974
Geometric Abstraction, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

1970
The Drawing Society National Exhibitions, American Federation of Arts, New York, New York, 1970-1972

1968

Computer Drawings, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois

1965-66
Art Across America, Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas

1965
The Responsive Eye, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

1964
California Hard Edge, Balboa Pavilion, Balboa, California

1962
Fifty California Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York! Geometric Abstractions in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

1960-61
American Purist Art, American Federation of Arts, New York; North Carolina
Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus Gallery of Fine Art, Columbus, Ohio

1959-60
Four Abstract Classicists, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California; Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England; Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland, 1959-1960