Curriculum Vitae

RICHARD VAN BUREN

Curriculum Vitae

Studied: San Francisco State College, The University of Mexico, Mexico City College

Selected Collections:
• The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY  
• Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL  
• Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA  
• San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA  
• Robert Rauschenberg Estate, New York, NY  
• The National Gallery, Washington, DC  
• The Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC  
• Paula Cooper, New York, NY  
• Beth Rudin DeWoody, New York, NY  
• Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL  
• Museum of Contempory Art Detroit, Detroit, MI  
• Ileana Sonnabend Estate, New York, NY/Paris, France  
• The National Gallery, Sydney, Australia  
• Rolf Ricke, Berlin, Germany  
• The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA  
• Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN  
• The Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, FL  
• The City of Denver 2 Public Commissions, Denver, CO  
• Perdue University, Lafayette, IN  
• Bennington College, Bennington, VT
• Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (The Lewis Contemporary Art Fund Collection)  
• Corpus Christi Museum, Corpus Christi, TX  
• Staten Island College, New York, NY  
• Lannan Museum, Los Angeles, CA  
• Art in Public Places, Miami, FL  
• Estee Lauder, New York, NY  
• Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Awards:
• American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts: Art Purchase Program for Sculpture March 2015  
• Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013   
• National Academy 185th Annual 2010 Alex J. Ettl Award for Sculpture  
• National Endowments for the Arts  
• CAPS Program (New York State Art Council)  
• Pollock-Krasner Foundation  
• Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Award for 2007

Selected One Man Exhibitions:
• 2016 Garth Greenan Gallery, Richard Van Buren: "Monet's Swamp," New York, NY  
• 2015 TIMA'S North Church Inaugural Exhibit, Richard Van Buren's: "STATIONS," Eastport, ME
• 2013 Garth Greenan Gallery, Richard Van Buren: "The 1970's," New York, NY  
• 2013 Eastport Art Center, Richard Van Buren: "New Works," Eastport, ME
• 2011 Gary Snyder Gallery, Richard Van Buren: "New Sculpture," New York, NY  
• 2006 Riverside Pavilion, Calais, ME  
• 2003 Maine Center for Contemporary Arts, Rockland, ME  
• 2002 Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO  
• 2002 Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1999 Christiane Nienaber Contemporary Art, “Richard Van Buren,” New York, NY  
• 1991 Jimenez & Algus Gallery, “Richard Van Buren,” New York, NY  
• 1988 City University Graduate Center, New York, NY  
• 1984 Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD  
• 1978 Sculpture Center, Sydney, Australia  
• 1977 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• City University Graduate Center, New York, NY  
• 1976 Texas Gallery, Houston, TX  
• 1975 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• City University Graduate Center, New York, NY  
• 1974 Texas Gallery, Houston, TX  
• Rice University, Houston, TX  
• 1973 112 Greene Street Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1972 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1970 Bennington College, Bennington, VT  
• 1969 Bykert Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1968 Bykert Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1967 Bykert Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1964 Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA  
• 1962 San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA  
• 1961 New Mission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
• 2015-2016 Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY, "The Silo"
• 2015-2016 Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME, "You Can't Get There From Here"  
• 2015 American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, "Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards"  
• 2015 American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, "Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts"  
• 2014 Fleming Museum University of Vermont, Burlington : "Dorothy and Herb Vogal: On Drawing"  
• 2011-2013 Basel Art Fair, Miami, FL  
• 2011-2013 The Armory Show, New York, NY  • 2011 Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, "Inka Essenhigh & Richard Van Buren"  
• 2010 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, "Pastorale"  
• 2009 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, "Soft Sculpture,"  
• 2008 AUCOCISCO Contemporary Fine Art, Portland, Maine, "Only Connect, Richard Van Buren & David Moses Bridges"  
• 2007-2008 Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria, "High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975"  
• 2007-2008 Z.K.M. Center for Art, Karlsruhe, Germany, "High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975"  
• 2007 Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico, "High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975"  
• 2006 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Group Show, Greensboro, NC, "High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975"  
• 2006 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2006 National Academy Museum, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2006 American University, Group Show, Washington, DC  
• 2006 Weatherspoon Museum, Group Show, Greensboro, NC  
• 2006 Sioux Museum, Group Show, Grand Rapids, SD  
• 2006 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2006 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2005 Lois Neiter, Los Angeles, CA  
• 2005 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2005 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2005 Mitchell Algus Gallery, Back Wall, New York, NY
• 2004 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2004 Mitchell Algus Gallery, Two-Person Show: Richard Van Buren and Glenn Goldberg, New York, NY  
• 2004 Sideshow Gallery, Two-Person Show: Richard Van Buren and Glenn Goldberg, New York, NY  
• 2003 Sideshow Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY  
• 2002 Maine Center for Contemporary Arts, Awarded “Best in Show,” Rockport, ME  
• 2001 Lupine Festival, Eastport, ME  
• 2000 Gallery Volume, Rome, Italy  
• 1999 Parsons School of Design, “Drawing, Present Tense.” New York, NY (traveling)  
• 1999 Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND  
• 1999 Illinois University, Normal, IL  
• 1999 Museum of Contemporary Art, “Afterimage: Drawing Through Process.” Los Angeles, CA  
• 1999 Stamford Center for the Arts-Rich Forum Gallery, “Off The Wall,” Stamford, CT  
• 1998 Fanelli Group Show, O.K. Harris, New York, NY  
• 1996 E.S. Vandam Gallery, Two-Person Show (Richard Van Buren and Glenn Goldberg), New York, NY  
• 1995 Museum of Fine Arts, “Degrees of Abstraction,” Boston, MA  
• 1995 Mitchell Algus Gallery, “Natural Permutations,” New York, NY  
• 1995 E.S. Vandam Gallery, “Delving and Tinkering,” (curated by Tom Butter), New York, NY  
• 1994 Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1994 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY  
• 1993 Wyn Loving, Long Island, NY  
• 1992 Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn, NY  
• 1991 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY  
• 1990 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA  
• 1990 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY  
• 1989 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1989 Hook Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1989 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY  
• 1988 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
• 1987 Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1987 50 West Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1987 Art in General, “Dance Sculpture,” New York, NY  
• 1987 Leonard and Soghor Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1986 N.I.S.D.A., MA  • 1986 Art Awareness, Lexington, NY  
• 1983 Madison Art Center, Madison, WI  
• 1983 22 Wooster Gallery, "Modernist Trends,” New York, NY  
• 1977 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• P.S. 1, Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Island City, NY  
• Brown University, Providence, RI  
• 1976 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL  
• Paulo Prado Gallery, San Paulo, Brazil  
• 1975 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1974 New York Cultural Center, “Choice Dealers/Dealer Choice,” New York, NY  
• Indianapolis Museum of Art, “Painting and Sculpture Today, 1974,” Indianapolis, IN  
• Houston Museum, New Sculpture, Houston, TX  
• Paula Cooper Gallery, Spring Group Exhibition, New York, NY  
• Contemporary Art Center, “Painting and Sculpture Today, 1974,” Cincinnati, OH  
• Virginia Museum of Fine Art, “Works on Paper,” Richmond, VA  
• Paula Cooper Gallery, Autumn Group Exhibition, New York, NY  
• 1973 Paula Cooper Gallery, “Work from the Early Sixties,” New York, NY  
• The Museum of Modern Art, “Homers,” New York, NY  • Paula Cooper Gallery, Opening Group Exhibit, New York, NY  
• Fogg Art Museum-Harvard University, New American Graphic Art,” Cambridge, MA  
• Tyler School of Art, “Work on Paper,” Philadelphia, PA  
• Contemporary Arts Center, “Options 73/30: Recent Works of Art,” Cincinnati, OH  
• 1972 Paula Cooper Gallery, Exhibition, “New York 72,” Greenwich, CT  
• Contemporary Arts Museum, “Eight,” Houston, TX  
• The Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
• The Art Institute of Chicago, 32nd Annual Exhibition, The Society for Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL  
• The Sculpture Center, “Critics Choice,” New York, NY  
• Paula Cooper Gallery, “Small Series,” New York, NY  
• 1971 Janie C. Lee Gallery, Two-Man Show (with Dorothea Rochburne), Dallas, TX  
• The Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY  
• The School of Visual Arts, “Erasable Structures,” (compiled by David Bourdon), New York, NY • The Katonah Gallery, Katonah, NY  
• 112 Greene Street Gallery, Group Exhibition, New York, NY  
• Paula Cooper Gallery, Changing Exhibition, New York, NY  
• Paula Cooper Gallery, Group, New York, NY  
• Windham College, Putney, VT  
• The Walker Art Center, “Works for New Spaces,” Minneapolis, MN  
• The Milwaukee Art Center; Walker Art Center, “Directions 3: Eight Artists,” Minneapolis, MN  
• The Albright-Knox Gallery, “Kid’s Stuff,” Buffalo, NY  
• The Katonah Gallery, Drawings, Katonah, NY  
• The Museum of Modern Art, “Recent Acquisitions,” New York, NY  
• 1970 Whitney Museum of American Art, “Whitney Museum Sculpture Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture 1970,” New York, NY  
• Foundation Maeght, “L’art Vivant des Etats Unis,” (compiled by Dore Ashton), France  
• The Akron Art Institute, “Drawings and Watercolors by Young Americans,” Akron, OH  
• Musee D’art Moderne, “Exhibtion des Galleris Pilotes,” (represented by Gallery Sonnabend), Paris, France  
• The Museum of Modern Art, “The Larry Aldrich Collection,” New York, NY  
• Ithaca College Museum of Art, Three-Man Show (with Linda Benglis and George Kuehn), Ithaca, NY  
• The Jewish Museum (New York, NY), Milwaukee Art Center (Milwaukee, WI), San Francisco Museum of Art (San Francisco, CA), “A Plastic Presence,” Traveling Show
• Bennington College, Bennington, VT  
• Yale University Summer School of Music and Art, “Norfolk 70,” Norfolk, CT  
• 1969 Bykert Gallery, New York, NY  
• Paula Cooper Gallery, Drawing Show, New York, NY  
• Finch College Museum of Art, "Art in Process IV,” New York, NY  
• Art Institute of Chicago, “69th Annual Exhibition,” Chicago, IL  
• Hofstra University, “Hanging/Leaning,” Hempstead, NY  
• Yale University, “Benefit Drawing Show,” New Haven, CT  
• 1968 Whitney Museum of American Art, “Annual Sculpture Exhibition,” New York, NY  
• Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, “Highlights of the Season,” Ridgefield, CT  
• 1967 Institute of Contemporary Art, “A Romantic Minimalism,” Philadelphia, PA  
• Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL  
• 1966 The Jewish Museum, “Primary Structures,” New York, NY  
• Galeries Pilotes Lausanne, 2nd Salon International de Artists et decouvreurs de notre temps, Lausanne, Switzerland  
• Bykert Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1965 World House Galleries, “Sculpture From All Directions,” New York, NY  
• 1964 San Francisco Museum of Art, “Bay Area Artist,” San Francisco, CA

Performances:
• 1989 The Limelight, New York, NY  
• 1987 Art in General, New York, NY  
• 1986 The River Theatre, Art Awareness “Drawing Field,” Lexington, KY  
• 1984 Kamikaze, New York, NY  
• Maryland Art Institute College of Art, “Paint Movement,” Baltimore, MD  
• 1983 P.S. 122, “Up and Down,” New York, NY  
• 1982 Italian Tour
• Tatro Spaziozero, Line Up,” Rome  
• Teatro di Porta Romana, “Air-Ways,” Milan  
• Piazza della Scala, “Outdoor Excursions,” Milan  
• 1981 Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY  
• 1980 Studio 54, “Halloween Hanging Piece,” New York, NY  
• 1979 The University of New Mexico, “Out of the Blue,” Albuquerque, NM  
• St. Clements Theatre, “Out of the Blue,” New York, NY  
• Adelaide Festival, Adelaide, Australia  
• The Sculpture Center, Sydney, Australia  
• 1977 P.S. 1, “Air-Lines,” Long Island City, NY  
• Oberlin College, “Sweet Sensation,” Oberlin, OH  
• 1975 The School of Visual Arts, “Boticeli’s Revenge Revisited,” New York, NY  
• 1974 The Kitchen, “Boticeli’s Revenge,” New York, NY  
• 1973 112 Greene Street Gallery, New York, NY

Dance/Music Performances:
• 1987 Memorial for Ronald Bladen, New York, NY  
• 1974 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY  
• 1971 Emanu-El Midtown Y, New York, NY  
• 1969 Emanu-El Midtown Y, New York, NY  
• Sensory Overload Studio, New York, NY  
• 1965 “Linoleum” by Robert Rauschenberg

Out-Door Sculpture Commissions:
• 2001 Grand Arts, “Spirit Mold,” Kansas City, MO  
• 1994 City of Miami, Dade College, Miami, FL  
• 1982 Piazza della Scala, Milan, Italy
• 1981 Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY  
• 1978 Adelaide Festival, Adelaide, Australia  
• 1974 Rice University, Houston, TX  
• 1972 Perdue University, Lafayette, IN  
• 1968 City of Denver, Denver, CO (two separate commissions)

Selected Bibliography:
• Battcock, Gregory, ‘Minimal Art,’ Dutton, 1968, p.34  • Baurdon, David, ‘LIFE Magazine,’ Article on Richard Van Buren, Eva Hess, Richard Serra, Linda Benglis, 1969  
• Golenthal, Jolence, ‘Art/Plastics Show Versatility,’ (Benglis/Van Buren Show)  
• Heinemann, Susan, ‘Art Forum,’ “Richard Van Buren,” Apr 1975, p.60  
• Hunter, Sam, ‘American Art of the 20th Century,’ Abrams Publishers, 1972, p.399  
• Johnson, Ken, 'New York Times', "Art in Review: Richard Van Buren, June 2002  
• Kertess, Klaus, Essay,‘Grand Arts catalog,’ “Richard Van Buren,” Kansas City, MO, 2002  
• Kertess, Klaus, Essay, "Richard Van Buren: New Sculpture," New York, NY, 2011  
• Livingston, Lisa, ‘An Art Magazine,’ “An Interview with Richard Van Buren,” Nov 1975, p.15  
• Longhi,Tomassio, 'Brooklyn Rail,' "Glen Goldberg and Richard Van Buren", April 2004  
• Modern Painters, "New York, Richard Van Buren", Feb 2012  
• Morgan, Robert C, 'World Sculpture News,' " Sculpture in New York, The Structure Within The Form" Winter 2012  
• Prokopoff, Stephen S., ‘Institute of Contemporary Art catalog,’ Introduction to “A Romantic Minimalism,” Philadelphia, PA, 1967  
• Ratcliff, Carter, Essay, "Richard Van Buren: The 1970's," New York, NY, 2013
• Rose, Barbara, ‘Art in America,’ “Shall We Have a Renaissance?” Mar/Apr 1967, p.30  
• Sargent-Wooster, Ann, ‘Art in America,’ “Richard Van Buren and Paula Cooper at C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center,” Sep/Oct 1975, p.102  
• Shepherd, Negraponte, ‘Drawing in the Present Tense,’ Parsons School of Design, 1999, p.80 • Tuchman, Phillis, ‘Art Forum,’ “Richard Van Buren, David Novros, Charles Ross,” Summer 1968, p.34  
• ‘A Plastic Presence catalog,’ p.94  
• ‘Catalog Musee cantonal des Beaux-arts,’ “2nd Salon international de Galeries pilotes Lausanne, Artistes et decouvreurs de notre temps,” juin/ octobre 1966, Lausanne, Switzerland • ‘Finch College catalog,’ “Art in Process IV,” New York, NY  
• ‘Foundation Maeght catalog,’ “Exposition l’art vivant aux Etats-Unis,” p.156  
• ‘High Times Hard Times catalog,’ 2007  
• Indianapolis Museum of Art, “Painting and Sculpture Today, 1974,” p.61  
• Madison Art Center, ‘Jones Road Print Shop and Stable catalog,’ p.31  
• ‘Milwaukee Art Center catalog,’ “Eight Artists: Linda Benglis, Sam Gilliam, Ralph Goings, Hans Haacke, Duane Hanson, Sol Le Witt, De Waine Valentine, Richard Van Buren – Exhibition Jun 19-Aug 8, 1971,” Milwaukee, WI, 1971 (FA919.801.118)  
• ‘The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts catalog,’ “The Lewis Contemporary Art Fund Collection,” p.68  
• University of Illinois, “Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, 1967,” Urbana, IL, 1967, p.108  
• ‘Whitney Museum of American Art Exhibition-Sculpture Annual catalog,’ 1968, p.126  
• ‘Whitney Museum of American Art Sculpture Annual catalog,’ 1970, p.23  
• Yau, John, 'Brooklyn Rail,' "Interview With John Yau", Nov 2011  
• Yau, John, Hyperallergic, "After all these years: Richard Van Buren's Work of the '70s" 2013