Norman Bluhm

(américain, 1921 - 1999)

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Norman Bluhm

Untitled, 1960

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Norman Bluhm

Winter, 1961

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Born in Chicago, IL
1936 - 1941
Studied architecture with Mies van der Rohe at Armour Institute of Technology (later Illiniois Institute of Technology), Chicago, IL
1941 - 1945
United States Army Air Force
Returned to architecture studies at Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Studied at Accademia de Belle Arte, Florence, Italy
Studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France
Acted in Jean Cocteau’s film Orphée
Died in East Wallingford, VT


The Late Paintings of Norman Bluhm, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX (solo)
James Graham & Sons Gallery Booth, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
Norman Bluhm: Selected Works from 1976 to 1989, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (group)
New York School, Another View, Opalka Gallery, The Sages Colleges, Albany, NY (group)
Norman Bluhm, Works on Paper from the 70s, 80s and 90s, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY (solo)
Norman Bluhm, Three Paintings, JG Contemporary, New York, NY (solo)
An American Odyssey: 1945 19080, Circulo do Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain (group)
Recent Acquisitions: Framing the Collection Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (group)
Modern American Painting, from the NYU Art Collection, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland (group)
Abstract per se, Red Dot, New York, NY (group)
Norman Bluhm Drawings, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (solo)
Ideal Abstraction, 1955 - 1965, Karl Benjamin and Norman Bluhm, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
1950–1965, Abstraction on Paper, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (group)
Rudy Burckhardt and Friends: New York Artists of the 1950s and 60s, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY (group)
Group Exhibition, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (group)
In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O’Hara and American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (group)
O’Hara, Bluhm & Goldberg, Un poeta e due pittori a New York negli anni ‘50, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea di Palazzo Rocca, Chiavari, Genova (group)
Dreams for the Next Century, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (group)
Bluhm, Burton, and Frank, Kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands (group)
Colorflex, Apex Art C.P. New York, NY (group)
Torino Parigi New York Osaka. Tapié. Un Art Autre, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino (group)

Collections publiques

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Nelson-Atkins Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC