Michael Lekakis


Selected Exhibitions

2013

David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI, “Michael Lekakis: Work on Paper”.

1986

Bakalar Sculpture Gallery, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Natural Forms and Forces”.

Provincetown Art Association and Museum, “Crosscurrents”.

1985

Philadelphia Art Alliance, “Forms in Wood”.

Fort Worth Art Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Newport Harbor Art Museum, “The Third Dimension” traveling exhibition.

1984

Kouros Gallery, New York, solo exhibition.

Whitney Museum of American Art, “The Third Dimension: Sculpture of the New York School”.

1983

Kouros Gallery, New York, “Five Decades”, solo exhibition.

1981

Grey Art Galleries, Tracking the Marvelous”

M. Knoedler and Co., NY, “East Hampton / New York”, group exhibition.

1973

Whitney Museum of American Art, Dec. 14 – Jan. 13, 1974, solo exhibition of seven sculptures, lobby gallery.

1968

Dayton Art Institute, “Sculpture and Drawings by Michael Lekakis” one-man retrospective exhibition.

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Sculpture.

1966

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Sculpture and Prints.

Dayton Art Institute, “Some Friends Revisited”. (1966-67)

1964

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture.

1963

Museum of Modern Art, “Americans, 1963”.

1962

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, “Continuity and Change”.

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings.

1961

Howard Wise Gallery, New York, solo exhibition.

Cleveland Museum of Art, group exhibition.

Boston Arts Festival.

1960

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings

Dayton Art Institute, “International Selection”. (1960-61)

1959

Signa Gallery, East Hampton, New York, solo exhibition.

1958

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, “Sculptures and Drawings from Seven Sculptors”, in which Lekakis, the only American, exhibition four sculptures and several drawings.

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings.

1952

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings.

1951

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings.

1950

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings.

1949

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary

American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings.

Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C., drawings and sculpture, solo exhibition.

1948

Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, solo exhibition.

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings.

1946

Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, Exhibition of watercolors.

Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, solo exhibition of sculpture, watercolors, and drawings.

1941

Artists Gallery, first solo exhibition.

 

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

(Selected List)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Connecticut

Porland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Dayton Art Institute, Dayton Ohio

Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel

National Pinacotheque, Athens, Greece

Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New YorkWeatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina