Greenspon

Peter Young

Born 1940 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Lives and works in Bisbee, Arizona.

 

Education

1957–58

Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, California            

1958–61

Pomona College, Claremont, California

1964

B.A., New York University, New York, New York

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013

Linear Weave (Vertical Fold) Paintings: 1980 – 1983, Algus Greenspon, New York, New York

2012

 

Peter Young, Tucson MOCA, Tucson, Arizona

Paintings, Algus Greenspon, New York, New York

2007

Paintings: 1963 – 1977, PS1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, New York

Folded Mandalas & Oaxacan Paintings, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, New York

2003

Small Dot Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1999

The Mandala Paintings, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, Arizona

Linear Weave, Salon, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

1997

3 Small Paintings, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, Arizona

1989

Dot Collage, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California

1984

Linear Weave, Oil and Steel Gallery, New York, New York

1980

Linear Weave, Cochise Fine Art, Bisbee, Arizona

Linear Weave, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York

1976

Mandalas and Miniatures, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas

1974

Mandala Fold, Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

1972

Dot, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

Vertical Fold, Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

1971

Stick Painting, LoGuidice Gallery, Chicago Illinois

Stick Paintings, Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

Stick Paintings, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

1970

Beads, LoGuidice Gallery, Chicago Illinois

Beads, Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

Beads, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

1968

 

1969

Dot, Galerie Ricke, Kassel, Germany

Curvilinear, Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Nine Young Artists, Theodoron Awards, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2015

Sonoran Hot Dog Stand, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014

Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

2012

The Emerald City, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, California

The Air Show, Tucson MOCA, Tuscon, Arizona

2007

Block Party II – An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2006

High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

Block Party – An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2005

On Paper – Drawings from the 1960’s to the Present, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California

The Natalie and Irving Forman Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Amy Granat, Alex Hay, Chuck Nanney, Peter Young, Curated by Olivier Mosset, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium

Wilder: A Tribute to Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles 1965-1979”, Parrascha and Washburn Galleries, New York, New York

2004

Curious Crystal of Unusual Purity, MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York

2002

Dan Walsh & Peter Young, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Tucson, Arizona

Einfach Kunst; Sammlung Rolf Ricke, Staatliches Museum fur Kunst und Design, Nurnberg

1999

Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

1995

Seven Painters, Nicholas Alexander Gallery, New York, New York

1991

The Legacy of Karl Blossfeldt, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1987

Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California

Vision of Innerspace, Wight Gallery, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, California; the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

1985

Philip Johnson Bequest Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1983

Stand Punkt, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

1981

20th Century American Art: Highlights of the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

New Acquisitions, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York

The Bisbee Seven, University Club of Phoenix, Phoenix Arizona

Oil and Steel Gallery, New York, New York

8 Bisbee Artists- Works on Paper, touring exhibition sponsored jointly by the Utah Arts Council and the Arizona Commission on the Arts

1980

Bisbee in Santa Fe, Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1979

From Allen to Sucker, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas

1978

Point, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1977

Pima Community Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

1975

El Color Como Lenguaje, International Program of the Museum of Modern Art, New York City; exhibition travels to Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico; Museuo De Arte Moderno, Rio de Janiero, Brazil and Sao Paulo, Brazil; Museo Nacional, Bogota, Columbia; Museo de Arte Moderne, Caracas, Venezuela

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Eight Artists, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas; exhibition travels to Miami Museum of Art, Miami, Florida

1972

The Contemporary Arts Council Selects Art of the 70’s, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Seattle, Washington

Painting – New Options, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Documenta 5, Kassel Germany

1971

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

Six Painters, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York; in collaboration with the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1970

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

1970 Painting Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Klischee & Antiklischee, Aachen, Germany

Zeichnungen Amerikanischer Kunstler, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

1969

Thirty-First Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

The Development of Modernist Painting: From Jackson Pollock to the Present, Steinberg Art Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

David Diao / Richard Pettibone / Peter Young, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York

Nine Young Artists, Theodoron Awards, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York

Program II, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

Highlights of the 1968-69 Art Season, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

The George Waterman Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Eine Tendez, Zeitgenessischer, KV Cologne, Germany

1968

Program I, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

1968 Painting Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

1967

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, New York

Bianchini Gallery, New York, New York

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

A.M. Sachs Gallery, New York, New York

Ithaca College Museum, Ithaca, New York

Mark Twain State Bank, St. Louis, Missouri

 

Awards/Grants

1969

Nine Young Artists, Theodoron Awards, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York

 

Monographs & Solo Exhibition Catalogues

2011

The Indiscipline of Painting. Forward by Sarah Shalgosky, Martin Clark and Mark Osterfield, essays by Daniel Sturgis, Terry R. Myers, text by Alison Green, Stephen Moonie and Bob Nickas. Tate St Ives and Mead Gallery, University of Warwick in association with Tate Publishing, London, UK

2007

Paintings: 1963 – 1980, Peter Young. Introduction by David Deutsch, forward by Alanna Heiss, essays by Klaus Kertess & Hellen H. Johnson. Twin Palms Publishers. P.S.1, New York (exh. cat.)

1971

Six Painters. Forward by Gordon M. Smith, compiled by James N. Wood. The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Buffalo, New York. (exh. cat.)


Selected Press & Publications

2013

Corwin, William, “Peter Young”, The Brooklyn Rail, December 18 2013

Considine, Liam, “Critics’ Picks, Peter Young”, Artforum, November 2013

Yau, John, “Are We Ready for the News that Peter Young Delivers Us?”, Hyperallergic, November 2013

Zimmer, Amie, “Peter Young at Algus Greenspon Gallery”, Insights, December 2013

Provan, Alexander, “Peter Young, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson”, Artforum, April 2013, p. 266

Carrión, Luis, “Peter Young: Capitalist Masterpieces”, NPR: Arizona Public Media, March 20, 2013

2012

Knight, Christopher, “Review: Peter Young’s ‘#15’ an ‘Emerald City’ standout”, Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2012

Smith, Roberta, “Peter Young: Paintings”, The New York Times, November 1, 2012

Bilsborough, Michael, “Empire of Dirt”, Visual Arts Press, Continuing Education Blog, ceblog.sva.edu, October 19, 2012

2007

La Rocco, Ben, “TRACKS: Peter Young: An Unlikely Artist”, The Brooklyn Rail, September 2007

Kertess, Klaus, “Tribe Of One”, Peter Young: Paintings 1963 – 1980, Twin Palms Publishers

Heiss, Alanna, “Peter Young, Outlaw”, Peter Young: Paintings 1963 – 1980, Twin Palm Publishers

Smith, Roberta, “Kandy-Colored Dot-Flake Streamlike Maverick”, The New York Times, August 3

La Prade, Erik, “Erik La Prade Interviews Artist Peter Young”, NY Arts Magazine, July – August

Kunitz, Daniel, “Enough at the Table for All”, The New York Sun, June 28

1996

“Seven Painters at Nicholas Alexander”, Art in America, May

1995

“Seven Painters”, The New York Times, November

1984

Wastfall, Stephen, “Peter Young at Oil & Steel”, Arts Magazine, Summer, p. 38

1981

Perreault, John, “Report from Arizona”, Art in America, April, p. 36 – 45

1980

Peterson, William, “Peter Young at Cochise Fine Arts”, Artspace, December p 56 – 58 

Tuchman, Phyllis, “Peter Young at Castelli”, Art in America, December, p. 154

1974

Herrera, Hayden, “Review of Goldowsky Show”, Art News, November

1972

“Peter Young at Goldowsky”, New York Magazine, April 1972

1971

Muller, Gregoire, “Materiality and Painterliness”, Arts Magazine, September

Baker, Elizabeth C., “Los Angeles 1971”, Art News, September, p. 27 – 39

Johnson, Ellen H., “Peter Young: A Chronology of the Work”, Artforum, April 1971, p. 58 – 63

Pincus-Witten, Robert, “Group Show at Goldowsky”, Artforum, April p. 7

1970

Bannard, Walter Darby, “Notes on American Painting of the 60’s”, Artforum, January

Domingo, W., “Color Abstractionism: A Survey of Recent American Painting”, Arts Magazine, vol.45, December 1970, p. 39

Alloway, Lawrence, “The Spectrum of Monochrome”, Arts Magazine, December

Ratcliff, Carter, “New Informationalists: Young New York Painters”, Art News, vol. 68, February 1970, p. 47

Ratcliff, C., “Goldowsky Gallery Exhibit”, Art International, vol.14, Summer 1970, p. 143

Pincus-Written, R., “Exhibition at Goldowsky Gallery”, Artforum, vol.8, June 1970, p.82

Sandler, Irving, “The Triumph of American Painting”, New York

1969

Robbins, D., “Beyond Minimalism”, The George Waterman Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Waldman, D., “Peter Young”, Nine Young Artists, Theodoron Awards, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Kramer, Hilton, “The Corcoran Biennial: Something Old, Something New”, The New York Times, February p. D31

Barker, J.R., “David Diao, Peter Young, and Richard Pettibone”, Arts Magazine, vol. 43, March 1969, p.66

“Exhibition at Castelli Gallery”, Art News, vol. 68, April 1969, p.13

Ashton, D., “Diao and Young at Castelli”, Studio International, vol. 177, April 1969, p.196

Wasserman, E., “Exhibition at Castelli Gallery”, Artforum, vol. 7, May 1969, p. 65-66

“Peter Young”, Art Now: New York, vol. 1 no. 5, May 1969, p. 4

“Presenting Peter Young”, Art In America, vol. 57, September 1969, p. 88-89

1967

Art News, February 1967, p. 10

1968

“Joe Baer, David Budd and Peter Young at Goldowsky”, Art News, January 1968, p. 11

Perrault, John, “Painting Lives!”, Village Voice, January

“Exhibition at the Goldowsky Gallery”, Art News, vol. 66, January 1968, p. 11

“New Look for an Old Tradition”, Time Magazine, February, p. 60 – 63

Rose, B., “Gallery Without Walls”, Art In America, vol. 56, March 1968, p. 63

 “Artists on their Art”, Art International, vol. 12, March 1968, p. 53

Junker, Howard, “The New Art It’s Way Way Out”, Newsweek, July

“La Reve Americain : le Grand Canyon : les jeunes artistes americains”, Connaissance Arts, vol. 200, October 1968, p. 29

 

Selected Collections

 

Albright – Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

Allen Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

American University, Washington D.C.

Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York

Levi – Strauss Collection, San Francisco, California

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, Purchase, New York

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska

Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas

University of Texas, Austin, Texas

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York