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Dean Byington


ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
2018
Dean Byington: The Kennecott Diaries, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2017
Dean Byington: Theory of Machines, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
2016
Dean Byington: “Tout le Necessaire,” Aires Libres 2016, Montreal, Canada
2015
The New City, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Dean Byington: Buildings Without Shadows, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
2010
Black Maps: New Paintings, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2009
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
Dean Byington: Terra Incognita, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee
2007
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2005
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2003
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
1999
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
1997
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2019
Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art, Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, Florida
2018
Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art, The Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, N.Y.
Unconscious Rationale, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco
DNA of PAINTING, Anglim Gilbert Gallery/Gallery 200 at Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco
Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tenn.
2017
The (Partial) Autobiography of an Art Gallery, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2016
Order & Nature, Anglim Gilbert Gallery at Minnesota Street Project
Land/Sky: Temporal Concepts, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2015
Retrospective, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
2014
Fusion: Art of the 21st Century, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Summer in Black & White … and Color, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
2013
New Contemporary Acquisitions, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Hybridity: The New Frontier, 21c Museum, Bentonville, Arkansas
2012
Rarely Seen Contemporary Works on Paper, Art Institute of Chicago
2011
Stream of the Unknown, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, N.Y.
Land of Magic, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California
2010
Skeptical Landscapes, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
2009
New Acquisitions, The Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, N.Y.
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
Tales of Wonder and Woe: Fable and Fairy Taled in Contemporary Art, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, N.Y.
utopia/dystopia, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2006
The Materialization of Sensibility: Art & Alchemy, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Here's the Thing, Gallery 16, San Francisco
2005
Recent Acquisitions, Indianapolis Museum of Art
2004
Random Encounters, San Jose Museum of Art, California
2003
Pocket Atlas, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Cut, Copy, Paste: The Art of Contemporary Collage, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, Calif.
Bytes and Pieces: Contemporary Collage, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
1998
Art + Tech, Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
1997
Untitled, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Conn.
1994
Negative Energy, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Conn.
The 6 x 9 Show, Victoria Room, San Francisco
Shudder, Victoria Room, San Francisco
1993
New Work, Turn of the Century, Berkeley, Calif.
1991
66th Annual Crocker Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
1990
A Boar’s Head, Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, California
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago
21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
The Capital Group, Los Angeles
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Reno
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Nevada Museum of Art
The Progressive Collection, Mayfield Village, Ohio
Rene diRosa Collection, Napa, California
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, N.Y.
The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Dean Byington’s Theory of Machines,” Juxtapoz Magazine, June 2017
Zellen, Jody. “Dean Byington,” Artillery, June 2017
Dambrot, Shananys. “Dean Byington: Theory of Machines at Kohn Gallery,” White Hot Magazine, June 2017
Unferth, Deb Olin. “Radical Will,” Harpers Magazine, January 2011
David S. Rubin, Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s (San Anonio Museum of Art and MIT Press, 2010)
Scott Indrisek, “Uncharted Territory,” Modern Painters, November 2010

Wendy Koenig, “Dean Byington,” Art Papers, September/October 2009
Falkenberg, Merrill, “Dean Byington,” Frieze, April 2008

Sidra Stich, art-Sites San Francisco (art-SITES Press, 2007)
“Dean Byington,” The New Yorker, November 26, 2007
Mark Pascale, “Curator’s Choice: AIC’s New Acquisition,” FNews Magazine, May 2006
Hilarie Sheets, “Critic’s Pick: Dean Byington,” Artnews, January 2006
“Dean Byington,” The New Yorker, May 30, 2005
Roberta Smith, “Making an Entrance at any Age,” The New York Times, May 6, 2005
Jack Fischer, “Conjuring Worlds from Bits and Pieces,” San Jose Mercury, May 2003
Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 2003
Kenneth Baker, “Dean Byington at Galelry Paula Anglim,” San Francisco Chronicle, February 15, 2003
John Yau, “Invitation to the Labyrinth,” Dean Byington, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, 2003
Jerome Tarshis, “Dean Byington,” Art in America, December 2002
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, 2002
Berin Golunu, Artweek, Vol. 30, No. 10, October 1999
Jori Finkel, Express, January 17, 1997
Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, November 20, 1994
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Ariel Parkinson, The Berkeley Voice, April 27, 1993
Victoria Dalkey, “Hanging Judge,” The Sacramento Bee, April 28, 1993
Ken Magri, "Second Guessing the Grand Juror," Sacramento News and Reviews, May 1991
Art + Tech, Museum of Art, Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1988