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DON VAN VLIET
Biography

1941
Born in Glendale, California

2010
Dies in Trinidad, California

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1972
Captain Beefheart - Paintings, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

1985
Don Van Vliet: Sechs Bilder, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Don Van Vliet, Mary Boone/Michael Werner Gallery, New York

1986
Waddington Galleries, London

1987
Don Van Vliet: Zehn Bilder, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Galerie Brinkmann, Amsterdam

1988
Don Van Vliet: Neun Bilder, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Galerie Lelong, Zurich

1989
Don Van Vliet: New Work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1990
Don Van Vliet: 1986/89, Galerie Frank Hänel, Frankfurt
Don Van Vliet: New Paintings, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Don Van Vliet: Paintings and Drawings, Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica

1991
Don Van Vliet, Michael Werner Gallery, New York; Galerie Michael
Werner, Cologne
Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense

1993
Don Van Vliet: Bilder und Zeichnungen, Galerie Michael Werner,
Cologne

1994
Don Van Vliet: Stand Up To Be Discontinued, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld; Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense; Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

1995
Galleri Aveny, Göteborg
God's Empty Socks and Other Paintings, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
Don Van Vliet, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå

1996
Don Van Vliet, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

1998
Don Van Vliet: New Work, Knoedler & Co., New York
Don Van Vliet: Works on Paper, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

2001
Don Van Vliet, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta
Paintings from the Eighties, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
Don Van Vliet: Works on Paper, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia

2007
Don Van Vliet, Michael Werner Gallery and Anton Kern Gallery, New
York
Don Van Vliet: Paintings, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Don Van Vliet: Works on Paper, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles

2008
Don Van Vliet, Galleria dell'Arco, Palermo

2013
Präsentation: Don Van Vliet: Zeichnungen, Galerie Michael Werner, Märkisch Wilmersdorf

2014
Don Van Vliet, Galerie Michael Werner, Märkisch Wilmersdorf

2015
Don Van Vliet: Beatle Bones N' Smoking Stones, Michael Werner Kunsthandel, Cologne

2017
Don Van Vliet: Works on Paper, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1976
Don Van Vliet and Cal Schenkel, Evergreen State College Library Gallery, Olympia

1982
Performance Video, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1985
From Organism to Architecture, New York Studio School
The Chi-Chi Show, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York
Factura, Gallery Schlesinger-Boisanté, New York

1987
Byars, Chamberlain, Salle, Fischl, Lasker, Van Vliet, Galerie
Michael Werner, Cologne

1988
ÿ la surface de la Peinture: Les Années 80, Centre d'Art
Contemporain, Abbaye Saint André, Meymac
Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

1989
Bilderstreit. Widerspruch, Einheit und Frakmet in der Kunst seit
1960
, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Galerie Frank Hänel, Frankfurt
Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

1990
Bilder des Rock, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense

1994
Drawings: Heads and Torsos, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

1995
Couplet 5: Dancing Girls, In Honor of Gustav Mahler, Along the Edge
of Expressionism
, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Major Works by Baselitz, Byars, Kirkeby, Lüpertz, Polke and Van Vliet, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

1997
Baselitz, Broodthaers, Byars, Immendorff, Leroy, Lüpertz, Penck, Van
Vliet
, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

1998
Works on Paper, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

1999
Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

2000
Nature. Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Contemporary
Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton

2001
Rock and Art, Cultureel Centrum Stedelijke Museum, Saint Nicolas

2002
Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York

2005
Bilder aus den sechziger Jahren, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

2006
Black and White: Drawings for Summer, Michael Werner Gallery, New
York
Auf leisen Pfoten ' Die Katze in der Kunst, Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe
Music is a Better Noise, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

2007
Selection, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

2008
Series Drawings, Julius Werner, Berlin; Michael Werner Gallery,
New York

2009
Jr. and Sons, LFL, New York. Curated by Joe Bradley

2011
Autoplasmic, McMaster Museum of Art, Ontario
Flowers for Summer, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
Perfect Man II, White Columns, New York
Joy of Pleasure, VeneKlasen/Werner, Berlin

2012
Kamarama, Bruges Museums, Brussels
The Michael Werner Collection: I sat Beauty on my knees. (…) And I reviled Her., Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

2014
Nachtbilder, Michael Werner Kunsthandel, Cologne
Art in Pop, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (Le Magasin), Grenoble

2015
Body Shop, Michael Werner Gallery, London

2016
Flora, Fauna and Other Forms of Life, Michael Werner Gallery, London

2017
Animal Farm, The Brand Foundation, Connecticut
Press Your Space Face Close to Mine, The Pit, Los Angeles