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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)

Larry Bell, CS 7.2.16F, 2016, Aluminum and silicon monoxide on Arches black paper mounted on canvas

Larry Bell

CS 7.2.16F, 2016

Aluminum and silicon monoxide on Arches black paper mounted on canvas

60 x 40 inches

152.4 x 101.6 cm

Larry Bell, Untitled, Maquette (Poppy / True Fog), 2018, Laminated glass

Larry Bell

Untitled Maquette (Poppy / True Fog), 2018

Laminated glass

Unique

2 panels Poppy glass, 2 panels True Fog glass, each: 12 x 16 x 1/4 inches (30.5 x 40.6 x .6 cm)

2 panels Poppy glass, 2 panels True Fog 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 (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)

Larry Bell, CS 11.26.16, 2016, Mixed media with aluminum and silicon monoxide on red Hiromi paper mounted on canvas

Larry Bell

CS 11.26.16, 2016

Mixed media with aluminum and silicon monoxide on red Hiromi paper mounted on canvas

60 x 40 inches

152.4 x 101.6 cm

Larry Bell, Untitled Maquette (True Sea Salt / Kelp), 2018, Laminated glass

Larry Bell

Untitled Maquette (True Sea Salt / Kelp), 2018

Laminated glass

Unique

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

4 panels Kelp 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, 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 (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, 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 (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)

Larry Bell, CS 7.3.16B, 2016, Aluminum and silicon monoxide on Arches black paper mounted on canvas

Larry Bell

CS 7.3.16B, 2016

Aluminum and silicon monoxide on Arches black paper mounted on canvas

60 x 40 inches

152.4 x 101.6 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; Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL; 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 The Anderson Collection of Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY; 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; National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Tate Gallery, London; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.