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ALT="Larry Bell, Bay Area Blues, 2018, Laminated Glass"

Larry Bell

Bay Area Blues, 2018

Unique

2 panels Lapis glass, 2 panels True Sea Salt glass, each: 72 x 96 x 1/2 inches (182.9 x 243.8 x 1.3 cm)

2 panels Cornflower Blue glass, 2 panels True Sea Salt glass, each: 72 x 48 x 1/2 inches (182.9 x 121.9 x 1.3 cm)

Overall: 72 x 96 1/4 x 96 1/4 inches (182.9 x 244.5 x 244.5 cm)

ALT="Larry Bell, Untitled, 1968, Glass cube with metal seams"

Larry Bell
Untitled, 1968
Glass cube with metal seams
12 x 12 x 12 inches
30.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm

ALT="Larry Bell, Untitled Maquette (Cerise / True Blizzard), Laminated glass"

Larry Bell

Untitled Maquette (Cerise / True Blizzard), 2018

Laminated glass

Unique

4 panels Cerise Glass, each: 12 x 16 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x .6 cm)

4 panels True Blizzard glass, each: 12 x 8 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 20.3 x .6 cm)

Overall: 12 x 16 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm)

ALT="Larry Bell, Installation view of Larry Bell: Time Machines, 2018, Four laminated glass cubes"

Larry Bell

Installation view: "Larry Bell: Time Machines", 2018

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

ALT="Larry Bell, Untitled Maquette (Cornflower Blue / True Sea Salt), 2018, Laminated glass"

Larry Bell

Untitled Maquette (Cornflower Blue / True Sea Salt), 2018

Laminated glass

Unique

2 panels Cornflower Blue Glass, 2 panels True Sea Salt glass, each: 12 x 16 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x .6 cm)

2 panels Cornflower Blue Glass, 2 panels True Sea Salt glass, each: 12 x 8 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 20.3 x .6 cm)

Overall: 12 x 16 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm)

ALT="Larry Bell, Installation view of Pacific Red (V), 2017, Five laminated glass cubes"

Larry Bell

Pacific Red (V), 2017

Installation view: Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY

ALT="Larry Bell, Untitled Maquette (True Fog / Optimum White), 2018, Laminated glass cube"

Larry Bell

Untitled Maquette (True Fog / Optimum White), 2018

Laminated glass

Unique

4 panels True Fog Glass, each: 12 x 16 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x .6 cm)

4 panels Optimum White glass, each: 12 x 8 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 20.3 x .6 cm)

Overall: 12 x 16 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm)

ALT="Larry Bell, Untitled Maquette (Capri Blue / True Fog), 2018, Laminated glass cube"

Larry Bell

Untitled Maquette (Capri Blue / True Fog), 2018

Laminated glass

Unique

4 panels Capril Blue Glass, each: 12 x 16 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x .6 cm)

4 panels Optimum White glass, each: 12 x 8 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 20.3 x .6 cm)

Overall: 12 x 16 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm)

Biography

Larry Bell lives and works in Taos, NM and Venice, CA. Bell attended the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, CA, from 1957 to 1959. Bell is a recipient of multiple recognitions, among them the Governor’s Award for Excellence and Achievement in the Arts, Santa Fe, NM (1990); the Guggenheim Fellowship (1970); and grants from the Copley Foundation (1962) and the National Endowment for the Arts (1975).

 

Bell has had solo exhibitions at such institutions as the Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM; Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO; Carré d’Art Musée d’art Contemporain de Nimes, France; The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA; and The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM.

 

Group exhibitions include Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler, Tate Britain, London, 1970; 11 Los Angeles Artists, Hayward Gallery, London, 1971; Geometric Abstraction and Minimalism in America, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1989; Phenomenal, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, 2011; Continuum: Light, Space & Time, The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM, 2016; Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2017; and Seeking Stillness, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2017.

 

Selected public collections include Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM; Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Modern Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Tate Gallery, London; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.