Larry Poons

1937
Born in Tokyo, Japan to American parents who later brought him to the USA

1955-57
Studied at the New England Conservatory of Music

1958
Studied at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts

1966
Subject of film Manual of Arms, produced by Hollis Frampton

1968
Instructor, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1969
Visiting Faculty, New York Studio School, NY

1970
Subject of film with Frank Stella

1971-72
Instructor, Cooper Union, New York, NY

1976
Guest Lecturer, Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, FL

1984
Subject of film Painters Painting: a contested history 1940-1970, produced by Emile di Antonio and Mitch Tuchman

1988
Recipient of the Francis J. Geenbruger Foundation Award
Guest Lecturer, Ball State University, Munice, IN

1989
Guest Lecturer, Ted Deer College, Alberta, Canada

1992
Guest Lecturer, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
Juror, Ohio State Fair, OH
Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn, NY

1993
Guest Lecturer, Union College, Schenectady, NY

1994
Guest Lecturer, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1998
Panel discussion, Tufts University, Medford, MA

1999
Subject of film documentary Larry Poons produced by ART/New York

2000
Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, Baston, MA
Guest Lecturer, Fulton Montgomery College, Johnstown, NY

Present
Lives in New York City where he teaches at the Art Students League
Maintains a studio in Florida

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1963
Green Gallery, New York

1964
Green Gallery, New York

1965
Green Gallery, New York

1967
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

1968
Kasmin Ltd., London, England
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

1970
Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York

1971
Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York
Kasmin Ltd., London, England

1972
Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York
David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1973
Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York
Knoedler Contemporary Art, New York

1974
Knoedler Contemporary Art, New York
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada
Galerie La Bertesca, Dusseldorf, West Germany

1975
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Galerie Andre Emmerich, Zurich Switzerland
Knoedler Contemporary Art, New York

1976
David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Daniel Templon, Paris, France
M. Knoedler & Co., New York

1977
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Watson/de Nagy, Houston, TX

1978
Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbour Islands, FL
M. Knoedler & Co., New York

1979
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Amerika Haus, Berlin, West Germany
Amerika Haus, Hanover, West Germany
Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, KS

1980
Galerie Ulysses, Vienna, Austria
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Artline, The Hague, Netherlands
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (retrospective)
Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bat Harbour Islands, FL
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Richard Hins Gallery, Seattle, WA
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada

1982
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Meredith Long & Co., Houston, TX
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada
Theo Waddington Gallery, Montreal, Canada
Hett Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

1983
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York

1984
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada

1985
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York

1986
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada

1988
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York

1989
Gallery One, Toronto, Canada

1989-90
Galerie Montaigne, Paris, France

1990
Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
'Larry Poons; Paintings, 1971-1991', Salander-O'Reillly Galleries, New York

1991
'Larry Poons; Paintings 1971-1991', Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
Gallery Afinsa, Madrid, Spain. Meredith Long & Co., Houston, TX

1992
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Berlin, Germany
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York

1993
University of Miami, FL

1994
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York
'Speaking of Paint', Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA

1995
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York

1996
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York
Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA

1997
'Art in Public', Geneva, Switzerland
'Larry Poons: Texas Canyon and Selected Paintings and Drawings', Larry Evans/James Willis and Fredrick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA
Claudia Carr Gallery, New York, NY

1998
'Places for Ray', Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York

2000
Galeria Metta, Madrid, Spain
Theo Waddington Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Perilla Gallery, Johnstown, NY

2002
'Larry Poons: New Paintings', Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

2004
'Larry Poons: New Work', Jacobson Howard, New York
'Larry Poons: Five Decades', Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

2007
Danese, New York
'Larry Poons: New Paintings', Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London
'Group Show', Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

2009
Danese, New York

2011
'Works on Paper II', Danese/Corey, New York

2013
'Larry Poons: New Paintings', Loretta Howard Gallery, New York

2014
'Ed Moses & Larry Poons: The Language of Paint', William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2015
'Larry Poons: New Paintings', Danese/Corey, New York
'LAND & SEA', Danese/Corey, New York

2016
'Larry Poons: Choral Fantasy’, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York
'Larry Poons', Michael Jon Gallery, Miami

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, OH
America Federation of Art, New York, NY
Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Des Moines Art Museum, Des Moines, IA
Everson Art Museum, Syracuse, NY
Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Indianapolis Museum, IN
L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Milwaukee Art Centre, Milwaukee, WI
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA
Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Stedelijk Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
St Louis Museum of Art, St Louis, MO
Tate Gallery, London, England
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT