James Rosenquist

(American, geb. 1933)

an entrance to a mathematical multiverse by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

An Entrance to a Mathematical Multiverse, 2014

early catapult by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Early Catapult, 1994

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geometry of fire by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Geometry of Fire, 2011

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installation view of works from "the hole in the wallpaper" series (works spinning) and "speed of light illustrated" 2008 by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Installation view of works from "The Hole in the Wallpaper" series (works spinning) and "Speed of Light Illustrated" 2008, 2010

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installation view of works from "the hole in the wallpaper" series (works stationary) and "speed of light illustrated" 2008 by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Installation view of works from "The Hole in the Wallpaper" series (works stationary) and "Speed of Light Illustrated" 2008, 2010

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multiverse you are, i am by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Multiverse You Are, I Am, 2012

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personal differences by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Personal Differences, 1996

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skins stretched across a non-objective ground by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Skins Stretched Across a Non-Objective Ground, 1988

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super mega universes by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

Super Mega Universes, 2012

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the hole in the center of the clock: time keeper by james rosenquist

James Rosenquist

The Hole in the Center of the Clock: Time Keeper, 2008

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Biografie

Chronologie

1933
Born November 29 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Parents Louis and Ruth Rosenquist of Swedish descent. Family settles in Minneapolis in 1942
1948
Won junior high school scholarship to study art at the Minneapolis School of Art
1952 - 1954
Attended the University of Minneapolis and studied with Cameron Booth. Visited The Art Institute of Chicago to study old masters and 19th century paintings. Painted storage bins, grain elevators, and gasoline tanks during the summer. Works for General Outdoor Advertising, Minneapolis and painted commercial billboards
1955
Received scholarship to the Art Students League, New York: studies with Morris Kantor, George Grosz and Edwin Dickinson
1957 - 1959
Became a member of the International Sign, Pictorial and Display Union, local 230. Employed by A.H. Villerpigue, Inc., General Outdoor Advertising, Brooklyn, and Artkraft Strauss Sign Corporation. Painted billboards in the Times Square area and other parts of New York
1960
Quit working for Artkraft Strauss Sign Corporation. rents a loft at 3- Coenties Slip; neighbours include painters Jack Youngerman, Ellsworth Kelly, and Robert Indiana
1961
Painted ’Zone’ (1961), first studio painting to employ commercial techniques
1963
Commissioned by Philip Johnson to paint mural for the New York World’s Fair, New York State Pavilion. exhibits in ‘Americans 1963’ at the Museum of Modern Art in the ’Six painters and the object’ at the Solomon R Guggenheim museum
1967
Moved to Long Island
1975
Lobbied in Washington, D.C. with Marion Javits and Robert Rauschenberg for a law to allow artists to get a 15% royalty after the art work has been resold

Ausstellungen

2013
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
2012
James Rosenquist: F-111 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
James Rosenquist - Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010
The Hole In The Middle Of Time And The Hole In The Wallpaper - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
2009
Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York, NY
Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY
Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
Acquavella Galleries, Art Basel 2009, Basel, Switzerland
2008
Pop and Op, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
Modern Prints - Klassische Moderne bis Pop Art, Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Switzerland
J. Rosenquist, D. LaChapelle, S. Levine, P.Taaffe: REVERB, Jablonka Galerie, Berlin, Germany
James Rosenquist: The Hole in the Center of Time, Jablonka Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2007
When Art Worlds Colldie - The 60's, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY
James Rosenquist: Time Blades, Acquavella Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
James Rosenquist: The Speed of Light and Beyond, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT (solo)
2006
Works on Paper, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
James Rosenquist, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (solo)
2005
James Rosenquist: Monochromes, Acquavella Contemporary Art, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
2004
James Rosenquist: Welcome to the Water Planet, Galerie ArtPoint der Ferratec AG, Rudolfstetten, Switzerland (solo)
A Retrospective The Menil Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (Moving to the Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Guggenheim, Bilbao)
James Rosenquist: Recent Paintings’at Robert McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
American Pop Icons at the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum at the Venetian, Las Vegas, NV
James Rosenquist Collages Opening exhibition at Jacobson Howard, New York, NY
2003
James Rosenquist: Selected Works on Paper, Leo Castelli, New York, NY (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY