William Anastasi / Vita

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1933
born in Philadelphia / lives and works in New York

 

Preise / Awards
John Cage Award 2010. Foundation for Contemporary Art


Einzelausstellungen / Solo Shows (Auswahl / Selection)


2015
William Anastasi. Puzzle, Sandra Gering Inc, New York, NY
William Anastasi - Continuum, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, F
William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln

2014
William Anastasi - The Bababad Paintings, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, NY
William Anastasi, Art Cologne Collaborations, Thomas Rehbein Galerie & Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby

2013
Sound Works, 1963-2013, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

2012
William Anastasi, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris

2010
William Anastasi, Drawings, Gering & López Gallery, New York
William Anastasi, Isabelle Du Moulin und Nils Borch Jensen Galerie, Berlin

2009
William Anastasi, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, DK
William Anastasi, Emilio Mazzoli Gallery, Modena

2008
William Anastasi. opposites are identical, Peter Blum Gallery, Chelsea
William Anastasi - New works, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby, DK

2007
William Anastasi - Raw, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
William Anastasi. Paintings and drawings, Michael Benevento, The Orange Group, Los Angeles

2006
William Anastasi, You're Through, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY
William Anastasi: Works from the 60´s to the present, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York, NY

2005
William Anastasi - Blind, Art Agents Gallery, Hamburg
William Anastasi - Ohne Titel, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
Anastasi- Drawings 1970-2005, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK

2004
William Anastasi, SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Blind, The Annex, NY

2002
William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln

2001
William Anastasi. A Retrospective, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Kopenhagen, DK
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

2000
William Anastasi, Werkschau 1966-2000 , Art Agents Gallery , Hamburg
Niels Borch Jensen. Verlag und Druck, Berlin
White Box Gallery, New York, NY
End Papers: Drawings 1890-1900, 1990-2000, The Neuberger Museum of Art, NY, kuratiert von Judy Ollisehan
Sirius Art Center, Artist in Residence, Statens værksteder for Kunst, Kopenhagen, DK

1999
Drawings , Gary Tatinsin Gallery , NY
William Anastasi "Perfect", Stalke Galleri und Galleri Specta, Kopenhagen, DK
...vor mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert, Landes Museum, Linz

1998
I Am A Jew, The Philadelphia Museum of Judaica, Philadelphia, PA

1997
The Painting of the Word Jew, Sandra Gering Gallery, NY
Hubert Winter Gallery, Wien, Austria
Martin Lawrence Gallery, Los Angeles (Beverly Hills)
Spring Benefit Reffle, Sculpture Center, New York

1996
Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen
Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Schweden

1995
The Pier Gallery, Orkney, Schottland
Ten manuscript pages from me innerman monophone: Jarry in Joyce, Shown alternating with first ten manuscript pages and James Joyce's Ulysses; Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA
William Anastasi: A Retrospective (1960-1995), Moore College of
Abandoned Paintings , Sandra Gering Gallery , New York, NY

1994
Krista Fahl Gallery, Stockholm, Schweden
me innerman monophone, oevre conceptuellee, exhibition and lecture on the original manuscript and paper given on Jarry in Joyce at the Sorbonne, Paris

1993
Du Jarry and me innerman monophone, exhibition of original manuscripts, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Drawing Sounds: An installation in Honor of John Cage, The Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art, PA

1992
Works 1963-1992, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Schweden

1991
Sink, Trespass, Issue, Incision, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Incidents and Coincidents, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

1989
A Selection of Works from 1960 to 1989, The Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY
W.A.Works, The Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

1988
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY
Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK

1987
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York; NY

1982
Diary Paintings, Ericson's Gallery, Des Moines, IA

1981
Coincidents, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Collapse, Sculpture for a Public Space (commissioned by the museum, exhibited at the Lincoln Center Complex), the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

1979
Re-visions: Perspectives and Proposals in Film and Video, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Coincidents, Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf
Max Hetzler, Stuttgart

1978
Terminus, The Hudson River Museum, New York, NY

1977
P.S. 1 Museum, The Institute of Art and Urban Resources, New York, NY

1973
O.K., Harris Gallery, NY

1970
Continuum, works from '68, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1967
Six Sites, works from '66, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1966
Sound Objects, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1965
Witherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, NC

1964
Washington Square Gallery, New York, NY


Gruppenausstellungen / Group Shows (Auswahl / Selection)

2017
Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Resnick Pavilion, Los Angeles (USA)
Intuition, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice (I)
The transported man, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing (USA)

2016
Sammlung Opitz-Hoffmann, Kunstsammlung Stadtmuseum Jena, Jena
Notes on Gesture - I,II,III, Siobhan Davies Studios, London, UK, (kuratiert von/curated by Jeremy Millar)
Art in an Airstream, Cade Tompkins Projects, New York
Drawing. The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgien

2015
Alfred Jarry Archipelago: La Valse Des Pantins - Acte II, Centre d'art contamporain de la Feme du Buisson, Noiseil, Frankreich
Drawing. The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgien
tout le monde, Centre d'art contemporain d'Ivry - le Crèdac, Ivry-sur-Seine, Frankreich
highlights. Anastasi, Bradshaw, Gefeller, Hemsworth, Hendricks, Houlihan, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
Grey is the Color, if I had a Heart, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY (kuratiert von/curated by Tim Hawkinson)
Paper and Performance: The Bent Page, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas (kuratiert von/curated by Katie Anani)
Text efter Tekst, Den Frie, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
Passion. Group show: William Anastasi, Francisco Tropa, Christoph Weber, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, Frankreich
Phase I: Reconaissance, Théatre des Opérations, Genf
evans editions, 315 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2014
For Each Gesture Another Character, Art Stations Gallery, Stary Browar, Poznan, Polen

2013
"no emotion" Drawings from William Anastasi, Jochem Hendricks and Mel Chin, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Bruxelles, Belgien
Quelque chose de plus qu'une succession de notes, Bétonsalon, Paris, Frankreich
One View # 3, Stalke Galleri, Stalke Out of Space, Kirke Saaby, Dänemark
A Stone Left Unturned, Yvon Lambert, Paris, Frankreich
Now Here is also Nowhere: Part II, Henry Art gallery, Seattle, WA
The Forgotten Instinct, Labor, Mexico City

2012
Graphology, Drawing Room, London

2011
Lonely at the Top. Graphology, Chapter 1, MuHKA, Antwerpen
'Anti-Photography', Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK (kuratiert von Duncan Wooldridge)
Farbe im Fluss, Weserburg, Bremen
What is contemporary art?, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde (kuratiert von Sanne Kofoes)

2010
LIGHT UP. 12 Annual Benefit, White Box, New York
The Moon is an Arrant Thief, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London
ON PAPER, Stalke Galleri, Kirke Sonnerup, Dänemark
Early Conceptualists, Joycelyn Wolff Gallery, Paris (kuratiert von Eril Verhagen und Jocelyn Wolff)
Biennial Winter Salon, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York (kuratiert von Bjorn Ressler)

2009
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 - 1989, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Winter Salon - Works on Paper, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York
One more, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
CHOOSING, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg
No Regrets Sam Jedig, Stalke Up North, Kopenhagen, Dänemark

2008
ONE MORE. In Memorian: Sol LeWitt, Esbjerg Museum, Esbjerg
Five Americans, Borup Art Center, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
Choosing, Andreé Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg (kuratiert von Robert Barry)
The Title of This Show Is a List That Includes The Dates in Which Each of the Exhibited Works
Were First Made, The Dates In Which Some of Them Were Remade By The Artists And The Dates
In Which They Were Last Shown, Jan Mot, Belgien, kuratiert von Mario Garcia Torres
Photography on Photography: Reflections on the Medium since 1960, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Group show, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK
Slought in New York, ZONE: Chelsea Center for the Arts, New York, NY
One, In memoriam: Sol LeWitt, Group Show, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art, LAMOCA, Los Angeles
Le cinque anime della scultura, Cesac - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
Slought in Berlin: The New Epistemology, Galerie Heike Curtze - Berlin, Berlin
WallCeilingFloor: Works by William Anastasi, Donald Judd and Fred Sandback, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Anastasi-Bradshaw, Galleri 360, Tokyo, Japan

2006
Out of Time - A Contemporary View, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Portraits of Artists, works from Rex Capital, Luhring Augustine , NY
Selections From The Werner H. Kramarsky Collection, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Locus, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Anastasi, Bradshaw, Cage, Cunningham, University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
The Photograph in Question, Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
Reality, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby, DK
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art, LAMOCA, Los Angeles
Edge Level Ground: William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, Ulrigh Erben, Jack Sal, Christian Sery, Stephanie, Hering Gallery, Berlin
William Anastasi / Dove Bradshaw, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA
Poles Apart, Poles Together, 51te Venice Biennale, Venedig

2004
Marilyn - From Anastasi to Weegee, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Joyce in Art, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
View point - works from the museum collection, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK
Work Ethic, The Baltimore Museum of Art, kuratiert von Helen Molesworth; Des Moines Art Center, IA; Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH
Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection, New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT
Opening Celebration of the Rubin Museum of Art, The Museum of Tibetan Art, The Flag Project at the invitation of the museum and Kiki Smith, New York, NY
Infinite Possibilities: Serial Immagery in Twentieth Century Drawings, kuratiert von Anja Chavez, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Stereognost & Propriocept, kuratiert von Koan Jeff Baysa and Donald KunzeDennis Oppenheim, The Lab Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Fine Lines: Drawings from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Potential Images Of The World, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Unexpected Dimensions - Works from the Lewitt Collection, Davison Art Center, Middletown, CT
The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor, New York
Davidson Art Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Works from the LeWitt Collection, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain
White Box Benefit Auction, Cohan Gallery, New York
Potential image of The World, Speed Art Museum. Louisisvill, Ky

2002
One Hand Clapping, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art, 1964–1977, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
20 years in Danish Art, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby
Jesus_C_Odd_Size, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Kopenhagen
Memorial Concert For John Cage, 1912- 1992, Performances: William Anastasi, Ledger, Dove Bradshaw, Fire, Garry Tatinsian Gallery, New York, NY
Charles Carpenter Collection, kuratiert von Richard Kline, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
blobs, wiggles and dots, webs and crustillations, kuratiert von Lucio Pozzi, The Work Space, New York
Mattress Factory 25th Anniversary Auction, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
Whitebox Benefit, kuratiert von Juan Puntes, Whitebox Gallery, New York
Collaborations, Dieu Donne, New York

2001
Visions From American Art: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940- 2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, kuratiert von Chrissie Iles
Anastasi, Bradshaw, Cage, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, DK
William Anastasi, A Retrospective, Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center

2000
Century of Innocence – The History of the White Monochrome, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
New Works, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby, DK
Topology, White Box, New York, NY
Destruction / Creation, Ubu Gallery, New York, NY
Photogravüre, Niels Borch Jensen Galerie & Verlag, Berlin
...vor mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert - Positionen zeitgenössischer Kunst zur Erinnerung, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
This is What It Is, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, NY
The American Century, 1950-2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
End Papers, Drawings 1890-1900, 1990-2000, The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purcase
Photographic Re-View, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York

1999
Merce Cunningham, La Fundacio Antonio Tapiés, Barcelona, Spanien
The American Century: 1950-2000, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
Afterimage: Drawings Through Process, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington; kuratiert von Connie Butler,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Manna Benefit for the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibet, kuratiert von Elizabeth Rogers, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1998
Drawing is another kind of language: Recent American drawings from a New York private collection, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
RE: Duchamp/Contemporary Artists Respond to Marcel Duchamp's Influence, Abraham Lubelsky Gallery, New York, NY
New Works, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK
Pieces, 128 Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Drawing is another kind of language: Recent American drawings from a New York
private collection, Harvard University, Sackler Gallery, Cambridge
From Time to Time, Iris and B. Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester
Word to Word, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York, NY
10 th year anniversary group show, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK

1996
Hubert Winter Gallery, Wien
Linda Kirkland Gallery , New York, NY
Drawing on Chance (ausgewählte Arbeiten aus der Sammlung), Museum of Modern Art, New
York, NY
Timewise . The Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Charles Carpenter Collection, kuratiert von Mark Francis, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York in 1997

1995
Joyce and the Visual Arts, The Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia, PA
Dark Room, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
The Photography Show 1995, AIPAD, New York, NY (kuratiert von Baryy Singer)
Sound Sculpture: Music for the Eyes, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz

1994
Drawings (with Dove Bradshaw), Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, NY
Autobodyography, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1993
Rolyholyover: A Circus ( Wanderausstellung, kuratiert von John Cage und Julie Lazar ),
MOCA, Los Angeles; Le Centre Pomidou, Paris; The Guggenheim Museum, NY; The
Philadelphia Museum of Art; Mito Art Tower, Mito, Japan
The Return of the Cadavre Equis, kuratiert von Anne Philbin, The Drawing Center, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis; The American Center, Paris, The American Center, Paris, exhibited drawing with William Anastasi and Merce Cunningham
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Benefit, Cunningham Dance Foundation, New York, NY
Concurrrencies II, kuratiert von Lucio Pozzi, William Patterson College, New Jersey, NJ

1992
Concurrencies, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, NY

1991
Imitating nature in her manner of operation… (mit Dove Bradshaw, John Cage, Tom
Marioni, Rober Rauschenberg, Mark Tobey), Sandra Gering Gallery, NY
How to Use Small Areas in a Dozen Different Ways to Bring a Room to Life, kuratiert von Bogdan Perzryuski, Arte Museum, Austin, TX

1990
Casino Fantasma , Winter Casino, Venedig, kuratiert von Allana Heiss
William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, John Cage, Tom Marioni, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Tobey, Sandra Gering Gallery, NY

1989
Benefit for the Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY
Chaos, kuratiert von Laura Trippi, The New Museum, New York, NY

1988
Benefit for Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY
The Cunningham Benefit Art Exhibition, Blum Helman Gallery, NY
Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK
Brigitte March Galleri, Stuttgart
Espace des Concept Art, Chalon sur Saone, Frankreich
Re-opening of the Jewish Museum, The Jewish Museum, NY

Stux Gallery, Boston

1987
Bess Cutler Gallery , New York, NY
Reading Art , The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY
On Line, An Exhibition of Drawings, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey, NJ
Benefit for AIDS, kuratiert von Susan Lorence and Bob Monk, Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY

1985
Science Museum, Koran-Sha Company, Tokyo

1983
Film as Installation II, The Clocktower, NY
Benefit for Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1982
Annual Awards , The American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY
Exhibition in Honor of John Cage, The American Centre, Paris
Biennial ‘81, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

1981
8 Painters, kuratiert von Dove Bradshaw, Künstler: Jon Abbot, William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, Dana Gordon, Bruce Halpin, Carl Kielblock, Theodoros Stamos, Douglas Vogel, The Ericson Gallery, NY

1980
Film as Installation, The Clocktower, NY
Für Augen und Ohren, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Ecoute par les yeux, Musee d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris

1979
Sound , P.S 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
Terminus , The Hudson River Museum, NY
Benefit for Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY

1978
Paul Cooper Gallery, NY
Anna Canepa, Video Distribution, NY
Couples , P.S 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
Art For Jimmy Carter, The Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia

1977
Projects for the Seventies, Institute for Art and
Urban Resources, (Wanderausstellung: Lisbon, Warsaw, Ankara, Tel Aviv, Bucharest, Madrid, Reykjavik, Ottawa)

1976 – 77
Open to New Ideas: Art for Jimmy Carter,Georgia Museum’s permanent Collection

1972
Paula Cooper Gallery, NY

1970
Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Musee D’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
E.A.T. Benefit, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY


1967
Language, Dwan Gallery, New York

1964
Betty Parsons Gallery, NY


Sammlungen / Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Museum of Modern Art, NY
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
The Guggenheim Museum, NY
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, ILL
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
The Georgia Museum of Art, GA
The Phoenix Museum of Art, AR
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
The Jewish Museum, NY
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Oklahoma City Art Museum, OK
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Museum for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK
Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf
Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Schweden
Musee Moderne, Stockholm, Schweden
Museum for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK
Statens Museum for Kunst, Kopenhagen, DK