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Larry Rivers    (American, 1923-2002)

 Larry Rivers - Cigar Box (Prints and Multiples) h: 10 x w: 16 x d: 9 in / h: 25.4 x w: 40.6 x d: 22.9 cm
Larry Rivers
Cigar Box
 
 Larry Rivers - Dutch Masters (Prints and Multiples) h: 32 x w: 40 in / h: 81.3 x w: 101.6 cm
Larry Rivers
Dutch Masters
 
 Larry Rivers - Fashion and The Fish (Paintings) h: 19 x w: 24 x d: 2 in / h: 48.3 x w: 61 x d: 5.1 cm
Larry Rivers
Fashion and The Fish
 
 Larry Rivers - Untitled (Rainbow Rider) (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 30 x w: 38 in / h: 76.2 x w: 96.5 cm
Larry Rivers
Untitled (Rainbow Rider)
 
  

Biographie
1923 Born in Bronx, NY (Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg: August 17)
1940 Changes name to Larry Rivers; begins career as a jazz saxophonist
1942 - 1944 Serves in U.S. Army Air Corps.; medical discharge, 1943; attend Julliard School of Music, New York, NY
1945 - 1948 Commences painting in Maine; moves to Manhattan; studies painting at Abstract Expressionist, Hans Hofmann’s, school in New York and Provincetown, MA, 1947-1948; studies with Abstract Expressionist William Baziotes at New York University (B.A., 1951); meets Willem de Kooning
1949 First solo exhibition at Jane Street Gallery, New York
1950 Lives in Paris for eight months; returns to New York to paint full-time
1951 Solo exhibition at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, will exhibit annually (except 1955) through 1962; starts plaster sculpting; meets Jackson Pollock
1952 - 1953 Designs set for poet and Museum of Modern Art curator, Frank O’Hara’s, play; moves to Southampton, New York
1954 - 1956 One-man sculpture show at Stable Gallery, New York; Gloria Vanderbilt Foundation and Museum of Modern Art purchase Rivers, first in a museum collection; group exhibition at Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.; participates in Sao Paulo Bienal, Brazil
1957 - 1960 Works with O’Hara on lithograph series and poet, Kenneth Koch, on painting-poems; starts welded metal sculpting; travels to Paris
1961 - 1963 Sets up studio in Paris; works with Kinetic artist, Jean Tinguely, joint project exhibited at Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris; Tate Gallery, London, buys a Rivers; solo exhibitions at Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, and Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles; European solo exhibitions at Gimpel Fils, London, and Galerie Rive Droite, Paris; commissioned to design New York Film Festival Billboard
1965 First retrospective at Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, MA, travels to Pasadena Art Museum, CA, The Detroit Institute of the Arts, and others
1966 - 1969 New England Merchants National Bank of Boston and Smithhaven Mall, New York, commission murals; designs set for Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex; collaborates with French filmmaker, Pierre Gaisseau; travels in Europe and North Africa; group exhibition at Museum of Modern Art; starts using spray cans
1970 De Menil Foundation, Houston, TX, commissions a Rivers, highest price for a commissioned work to date; solo exhibition at Art Institute of Chicago; first of many one-man shows at Marlborough Gallery, New York, will exhibit at gallery until 1999; begins experimenting with airbrush, acrylic paint, and videotape
1971 - 1975 Travels to West Coast and teaches at University of California, Santa Barbara; collaborates with Kenneth Koch on video segments that are shown at Whitney Museum, New York; travels to Africa and collaborates on film with photographer Peter Beard; solo exhibition at Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; group exhibition at Swedish Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm
1976 - 1978 Hirshhorn Museum buys a Rivers; Union of Soviet Artists invites to Russia to give lecture series; solo exhibitions at Gimpel Fils, London, ACA Galleries, New York, and Robert Miller Gallery, New York; starts using color carbon
1980 - 1982 Retrospective at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas, Venezuela; traveling European retrospective organized by Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany; solo exhibitions at F.I.C.A., Paris, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London, and Studio Marconi, Milan; moves in with Russian painter Daria Deshuk
1983 - 1985 Retrospective organized by Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, travels to Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida; J.C. Penney, Philadelphia, commissions mural; New York solo exhibitions at The Jewish Museum and Kouros Gallery; one-man shows at Elaine Horwich Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, and Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Tokyo
1986 - 1988 Designs cover for The New York Times Magazine; BBC commissions a computer art project to be shown on U.S. television; Philadelphia Historical Society commissions a print; work featured in Artforum; solo exhibitions at Adelphi University Center, New Jersey, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, Simms Fine Art, New Orleans, Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, and Heland-Thorden-Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
1990 Group exhibition at Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
1999 Final exhibition at Marlborough Gallery
2002 Died August 16, Southampton, NY, USA; retrospective at Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Expositions
2013 The Artist and the Poet, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, NY
John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
AMERICAN DREAM, Agnellini Arte Moderna, Brescia, Italy
2012 Larry Rivers: Later Works, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City, NY
Acquisition, Rotterdam University Art Collection, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
The Declaration of Independence: The Stone Copy and the Kent Bicentennial Portfolio, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Poems and Pictures, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2011 Behind Those Planes Are the Stars, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Painters and Poets, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City, NY
Surrounding Bacon & Warhol, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
2010 Seven Artists Inspired by Hanukkah, The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
Artists at Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974 - Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City, NY
Larry Rivers: Pop Icons, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
American Still Life: Treasures from the Parrish Art Museum, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Abstract Expressionist New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2009 Larry Rivers: 50s-60s, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Early Major Works, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY (solo exhibition)
2008 Early Major Works, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY (solo exhibition)
2007 Wit and Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Sobre el Humor, Galeriá Marlborough, Madrid, Spain
2006 Summer Show, Marlborough Graphics, New York, NY
Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Internationale Zeichnungen, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2004 Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection: From Renoir to Warhol, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2002 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo exhibition)
2001 Fashion Show, Lord and Taylor, New York, NY and Marlborough Monte-Carlo, Monaco (solo exhibition)
2000 On Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, NY and Marlborough Monte-Carlo, Monaco
1999 Larry Rivers - Pastels, Manolo Valdés - Paintings, Fondation Veranneman, Kruishoutem, Belgium
In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O’Hara and American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Fashion Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1998 Forma y Figuración: obras maestras de la colección Blake-Purnell, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Coming Off the Wall, The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
1997 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1994 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1993 Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain (solo exhibition)
1992 Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY (solo exhibition)
1991 Galería Antonio Machón, Madrid, Spain (solo exhibition)
1990 Galerie Beaubourg, Paris, France (solo exhibition)
1988 Spoleto Festival U.S.A., Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, SC (solo exhibition)
1987 Simms Fine Art, New Orleans, LA (solo exhibition)
1986 Adelphi University Center, Garden City, NY (solo exhibition)
1985 Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (solo exhibition)
1984 Kouros Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1983 Elaine Horwich Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (solo exhibition)
1982 Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy (solo exhibition)
1981 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany (solo exhibition)
1979 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1977 Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1976 Gimpels Fils, London, England (solo exhibition)
1974 - 1975 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1973 - 1974 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (solo exhibition)
1973 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1970 - 1971 Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1970 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo exhibition)
1965 - 1966 Traveling retrospective exhibition: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA; Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA; The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (solo exhibition)
1964 Gimpels Fils, London, England (solo exhibition)
1963 Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)
1962 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Gimpels Fils, London, England (solo exhibition)
Galerie Rive Droite, Paris, France (solo exhibition)
1961 Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)
1955 - 1960 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1954 Stable Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1953 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1952 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1951 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
1949 Jane Street Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
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