Larry Bell


LARRY BELL

 

1939 Born in Chicago, Illinois
Lives and works in Taos, New Mexico and Venice, California

 

EDUCATION

Chouinard

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

1990 Governor’s Award for Excellence and Achievement in the Arts (Visual Arts), State of New Mexico

1975

National Endowment for the Arts, grantee

1970

Guggenheim Foundation, fellowship 1962 Copley Foundation, grantee

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Selected One Person

2017

Larry Bell: Smoke On The Bottom, White Cube, London
Larry Bell: Pacific Red, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu,

California
2016

Larry Bell: From the ’60s, Hauser & Wirth, New York
2015

Larry Bell: 2D-3D: Glass & Vapor, White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London, United Kingdom
Larry Bell, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2014

Larry Bell: Three Decades of Art, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, Texas

6×6 an improvisation, Chinati Weekend, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas

Larry Bell: Light and Red, White Cube, Hong Kong
Larry Bell: The Carnival Series, White Cube, São Paulo, Brazil

2013

Larry Bell: Light Knots and Mirage Paintings, White Cube, London, United Kingdom

Light Knots, ARTS Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, California

Recent Work, Frank Lloyd Galley, Santa Monica, California
2012

Larry Bell, Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Larry Bell Installation, Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico

2011

Early Work, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Larry Bell: In Perspective, Carré d’Art-Musée d’Art Contemporain, Nîmes, France

2010

Portraits of Joan: New Collages, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2008

New Small Works, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom

New Works on Paper, Logan Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
New Small Works, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York
New Works, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Works on Paper, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Oeuvres récentes, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

2007

New Work, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California
New Sculpture, Danese Gallery, New York
Larry Bell, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2006

Cubes, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Cubes and Works on Canvas, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia

2005

Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, Illinois McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York Pace / Wildenstein, New York

Larry Bell: New Works, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2004

Larry Bell Venice Annex, 77 Market Street, Venice, California 2003 St. John’s College Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2002

Roswell Museum & Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico

Made for Arolsen, Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany

New Gallery, Houston, Texas 2001 Gallery Gan, Tokyo, Japan

Larry Bell: Fractions, SkovRidder AS, Oslo, Norway 2000 Larry Bell Annex/New Directions Gallery

Larry Bell: 1,000 Fractions, Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan

Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1999

Museum Moderner Kunst Landkreis Cuxhaven, Ottendorf, Germany

Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1998

Seljord Art Association, Seljord, Norway

Glass and Paper, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway

1997

Reykjavík Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

Zones of Experience, The Art of Larry Bell, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1996

Sumer, Art et Industrie Gallery, New York Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California

1995

Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
Larry Bell Untitled x 2, Denver Museum of Art, Close Range Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Larry Bell’s Vapor Drawings, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming

New Glass Sculptures, Galerie Montenay-Giroux, Paris, France 1994 Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Larry Bell Glass and Denim Constructions, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California

Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Larry Bell: Recent Improvisations, Leedy/Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City,

Missouri
1993

New Gallery, Houston, Texas

New Directions Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
Glass Constructions, Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

1992

Mixing Media and Metaphor: LB’s Abstract Painting, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico New Gallery, Houston, Texas

1991

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Larry Bell Mirage Works, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California
New Directions Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
New Gallery, Houston, Texas
Larry Bell: New Work, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, New

Mexico
Sena Galleries West, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1990

Galerie Montenay, Paris, France
San Antonio Art Insitute, San Antonio, Texas Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California Galerie Kammer, Hamburg, Germany
Sena Galleries West, Santa Fe, New Mexico New Gallery, Houston, Texas

1989

Larry Bell: Work from New Mexico, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France

New Directions Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Sena Galleries West, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Larry Bell Studio Investigations, Stables Art Center, Taos Art Association,

Taos, New Mexico

1988

Larry Bell at Gemini, Gemini Editions Limited, Los Angeles, California

Spectacles, Leaning Room, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia Light on Surface, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California Mirage Paintings, Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Larry Bell: New Work, Sena Galleries West, Santa Fe, New Mexico Larry Bell, Major Glass Sculpture and Related Maquettes, New Gallery, Houston, Texas

1987

Larry Bell, Galerie Gilbert Brownstone & Cie, Paris, France
Larry Bell – Light and Space, Kiyo Higashi Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1986

The Leaning Room, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Larry Bell: Chairs in Space, Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas

Contained Space and Trapped Light: Larry Bell’s Sculptural Environments, Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, Idaho
The New Cubes and Other Works, New Gallery, Houston, Texas
Chairs in Space and Vapor Drawings, Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, California
1985

Larry Bell: New Sculpture and Larry Bell: Vapor Drawings on Paper and Glass, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Larry Bell: New Works, The Works Gallery, Long Beach, California

Chairs in Space: The Game, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1984

Chairs in Space: How the Game Evolved, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Chairs in Space: The Game, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Larry Bell – The Game, The Works Gallery, Long Beach, California

1983

Larry Bell: Major Works in Glass, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

Larry Bell: New Sculpture, ARCO Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California

Larry Bell: Recent Work, Advanced Art Gallery, Rinconada, New Mexico

1982

Larry Bell: New Work, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan

Larry Bell: New Work, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Larry Bell, The Sixties, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

On the Ellipse, Works by Larry Bell, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
Larry Bell, Vapor Drawings, Ruth S. Schaffner Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
Larry Bell, New Vapor Drawings, Erica Williams / Anne Johnson Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Larry Bell, Small Images: New Vapor Drawings, Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico
1981

Larry Bell: New Work, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Larry Bell: New Work, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York New Works by Larry Bell, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California
Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico
Larry Bell New Works, Wildine Galleries, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Larry Bell, New Vapor Drawings: The “El” Series, Tally Richards Gallery of

Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico
Trisolini Gallery, University of Ohio, Athens, Ohio
Sculpture by Larry Bell, Ann Jacobs Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1980

Larry Bell, New Work, Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico

Larry Bell, Vapor Drawings, Recent Works, Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Larry Bell: New Sculpture and Vapor Drawings, Hill’s Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico

1979

Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico Vapor Drawings, Multiples Gallery, New York
Vapor Drawings, Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver, Colorado Noble Metals, Janus Gallery, Venice, California

Larry Bell: New Work, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Hanson Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, California
Vapor Drawings, Hill’s Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico

1978

Season of the Fountain. Larry Bell and Eric Orr, Multiples Gallery, New York

Season of the Fountain. Larry Bell and Eric Orr, Delahunty Gallery, Dallas Texas

New Works on Paper, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Vapor Drawings, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico Vapor Drawings, Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico
1976

The Iceberg and Its Shadow, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri,

traveled to: the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California; the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy; the Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas; Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1977); the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts (1977); and the Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, Massachusetts (1977)

1975

Larry Bell: Recent Work, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
A Fracture from the Iceberg, Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, New Mexico
1974

Larry Bell, Marlborough Galleria d’Arte, Rome, Italy 1973 Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California

Possibilities for Glass Sculpture, Bonython Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Larry Bell: New Work, Pace Gallery, New York
1972

Larry Bell: Boxes at Pace. The 1969 Terminal Series of Boxes, Pace Gallery, New York
Felicity Samuels Gallery, London, United Kingdom Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California Wilmaro Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1971

Larry Bell, Pace Gallery, New York
Larry Bell, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California Larry Bell, Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, California Larry Bell, Helman Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1970

Larry Bell, Pace Gallery, New York

Larry Bell, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Larry Bell, Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany 1969 Larry Bell, Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1967

Larry Bell, Galeria Ileana Sonnabend, Paris, France

Larry Bell, Stedejlik Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Larry Bell, Pace Gallery, New York 1965 Larry Bell, Pace Gallery, New York

Larry Bell, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California 1963 Larry Bell, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1962

Larry Bell, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Stanford, California
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
The Berardo Collection, Funchal, Portugal
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
City of Albuquerque Public Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Metropolitan Bronco Football Stadium District and City of Denver, Colorado
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Minneapolis Art Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Musée Saint-Pierre Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Caracas, Venezuela
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
National Collections of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York