Los Angeles, b.1930

Don Dudley

Born in Los Angeles, CA in 1930, Don Dudley’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at prominent institutions including MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center (1982) and New Museum of Contemporary Art (1984) in New York, NY Dudley’s first solo presentation was at New Gallery in Houston, TX in 1958. Subsequent solo shows were held at La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA (1959); I Gallery, La Jolla, CA (1961 & 1964); John Doyle Gallery, Paris, FR (1975); Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf, DE (1976); Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, FR (1977 & 1981); Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara, CA (1979); Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY (1982 & 1985); I-20 Gallery, New York, NY (2011); Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, BR (2011); Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, DE...

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Biography

Born in Los Angeles, CA in 1930, Don Dudley’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at prominent institutions including MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center (1982) and New Museum of Contemporary Art (1984) in New York, NY Dudley’s first solo presentation was at New Gallery in Houston, TX in 1958. Subsequent solo shows were held at La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA (1959); I Gallery, La Jolla, CA (1961 & 1964); John Doyle Gallery, Paris, FR (1975); Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf, DE (1976); Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, FR (1977 & 1981); Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara, CA (1979); Pam Adler Gallery, New York, NY (1982 & 1985); I-20 Gallery, New York, NY (2011); Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, BR (2011); Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, DE (2013 & 2018); and Magenta Plains, New York, NY (2017).

Select group exhibitions at major institutions include “Contemporary American Painting” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1972); “Double Take” at New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (1978); ”Corners” at Vera List Art Center at MIT, Boston, MA (1979); “Activated Walls” at the Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY (1984); and most recently, “Between Two Worlds: Art of California" at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA (2017).

Lives and works in New York, NY and Kerhonkson, NY

Artworks

10

Untitled (Aluminum Module), 1974/2019

RELATED CATEGORIES

Aluminum / American Art / Contemporary American Art / Drawings / Geometric Forms / Geometrical Expression / Homasote / Industrial Materials / Lacquer / Los Angeles / Minimal Expression / Modularity / New York / Painting / Plywood / Visual Experience / Wall Works / Works on paper

CURRICULUM VITAE

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Don Dudley: Early Work, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2018

    Don Dudley: Activated Walls and Recent Works, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, DE

  • 2017

    Don Dudley: Recent Work, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Gaps in the Record: Vanguard Print Culture in San Diego, San Diego HIstory Center, San Diego, California

  • Position Matters, Curated by Saul Ostrow, Minus Space & Galerie Richard, New York, NY

  • 2017

    No Transport, Super Dakota, Brussels, BE

Collections

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

  • Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Don Dudley: Early Work, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2018

    Don Dudley: Activated Walls and Recent Works, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, DE

  • 2017

    Don Dudley: Recent Work, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2013

    Modular Spaces, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, DE

  • 2011

    I-20 Gallery, New York, NY

  • Mendes Wood, São Paulo, BR

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Gaps in the Record: Vanguard Print Culture in San Diego, San Diego HIstory Center, San Diego, California

  • Position Matters, Curated by Saul Ostrow, Minus Space & Galerie Richard, New York, NY

  • 2017

    No Transport, Super Dakota, Brussels, BE

  • 2015

    In the Abstract: Mid-Century San Diego Painting and Sculpture, Oceanside, California

  • 2012

    Contemporary Art Wins a Beachhead: The La Jolla School of Arts 1960-1964, curated by Dave Hampton, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA

  • Est-3: Southern California in New York (Los Angeles Art from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection), curated by David Pagel, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

  • 2011

    Painting in Parts, curated by Michael Klein, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

Collections

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

  • Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

  • Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA

  • Becton Dickinson, Paramus, NJ

  • Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

  • Prudential Insurance Co., New York, NY

  • San Francisco Museum of Art, CA

  • Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY

  • Simon Thatcher & Bartlett, New York, NY