Lewis Stein

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Lewis Stein born 1945 works and lives in New York, USA.

He studied between 1964 and 1966 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and also attended the University of California at Berkeley between 1966 and 1968.

Stein was represented in the Whitney Annual (precursor to the Whitney Biennial) in 1969 at age 24. His first exhibitions, all solo exhibitions, were at the Nicholas Wilder Gallery in Los Angeles, the David Whitney Gallery in New York and the Rolf Ricke Gallery in Cologne, between 1969 and 1972.
Furthermore, Lewis Stein had exhibitions at Essex Street, New York (2017); Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2007); Annina Nosei Gallery, New York (1987), Artists Space (1979), among others.

His work is in the following collections and museums, among others: the New Museum, New York; Ludwig Museum, Cologne; Dakis Joannou Collection, Greece; Museum Fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany; MAMCO, Musee d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva; Wilhelm and Gaby Schurmann, Berlin.

Selected solo exhibitions:

2020

Works since 1971, VIN VIN, Vienna (AT)

2017

Works from 1968-1979, Essex Street Gallery, New York (USA)

2008

Projex-Mtl Galerie, Montreal (CAN)


2007

Charles Cowles Gallery, New York (USA)

1992

Galerie Charchut & Werth, Dusseldorf (GER)

1990

Paula Allen Gallery, New York (USA)

1989

Paula Allen Gallery, New York (USA)

1986

Postmasters Gallery, New York (USA)

1985

Postmasters Gallery, New York (USA)

1983

School of Visual Arts Museum, New York (USA)

1979

Artists’s Space, New York (USA)

1974

N & N Gallery, New York (USA)

1972

Galerie Ricke, Cologne (GER)

1971

David Whitney Gallery, New York (USA)

1970

Galerie Ricke, Cologne (GER)

David Whitney Gallery, New York (USA)

1969

Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

David Whitney Gallery, New York (USA)

Selected group exhibitions:

2019

curated by 2019:Transmissions, curated by Alex Bacon, VIN VIN, Vienna (AT)

2013

The Pathos of Objects, Carriage Trade, New York (USA)

2011

Picture No Picture , Carriage Trade, New York (USA)

20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum Fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (GER)

2009

Animalkind, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University (USA)

2008

Projex-Mtl Galerie, Montreal (CAN)

Hausler Contemporary, Munich (GER)

2007

Das Kapital – Blue Chips and Masterpieces, Museum Fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (GER)

Lust For Life, Kunstmuseum Leichtenstein, Vaduz (LIE)

Portraits Voles et Autres Portraits, Projex-Mtl Galerie, Montreal (CAN)

2003

Williamsburg Bridges Asia, Cristine Wang Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York (USA)

2002

Einfach Kunst Sammlung Rolf Ricke, Neues Museum, Nürnburg (GER)

2001

Rhetorik der Uberwachung von Bentham bis Big Brother curated by Thomas V. Lewin, ZKM-Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe (GER)

2000

Dystopia and Identity in The Age of Global Communications curated by Cristine Wang, Tribes Gallery, New York (USA)

1999

Heroines & Heroes II curated by Willoughby Sharp, The Howland Cultural Beacon, New York (USA)

1995

Eugenia Cucalon Gallery, New York (USA)

1993

Kubinsky Gallery, New York (USA)

1992

Oltrefoto, Museo di Fotografia, Brescia (IT)

Studio Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery, New York USA)

E.S.P., Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery, New York

The Red Light Show curated by Jack Jaeger, Casco Foundation, Utrecht (NLD)

Surveillance, curated by Karen Holtzman, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C. (USA)

1991

Galerie Ghislave, Paris (FRA)

1990

Against Interpretation (Towards a Non-Representational Photography) curated by Stephen Frailey, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY (USA)

Paula Allen Gallery, New York (USA)

Critical Realism, Perspektief Gallery, Rotterdam (NLD)

California A-Z And Return, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH (USA)

1989

Griffen McGear Gallery, New York (USA)

Emily Harvey Gallery, New York (USA)

1988

Female (Re)production curated by Marilu Knode, White Columns Gallery, New York (USA)

Milford Gallery, New York (USA)

Acceptable Entertainment curated by Paul Laster and Renee Riccardo, organized by Independent Curators Inc., New York (USA)

Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary (CAN)

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery , Los Angeles (LA)

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY (USA)

Milford Gallery, New York (USA)

1987

Surveillance, LACE, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Postmasters Gallery, New York (USA)

Annina Nosei Gallery, New York (USA)

1986

Spiritual America curated by Collins and Milazzo, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY (USA)

Televisions’s Impact on Contemporary Art, Queens Museum, New York

1981

Eight Contemporary Photographers curated by Michael Kline, Art Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (USA)

Artists and Furniture, Magnuson Lee Gallery, Boston, MA (USA)

1980

Cucalon Gallery, New York (USA)

Charles Cowles Gallery, New York (USA)

1979

Marion Goodman/Multiples Gallery, New York (USA)

Photographs by David Hockney and Lewis Stein, Schema Gallery, Florence (IT)

1976

Willard Gallery, New York (USA)

Galerie Ricke, Cologne (GER)

A Month Of Sundays, P.S. 1, L.I.C., New York (USA)

1973

Querschnitt, Galerie Ricke, Cologne (GER)

1972

Lo Guidice Gallery, New York (USA)

Programm V – Skulpturen-Bilder-Zeichnungen, Galerie Ricke, Cologne (GER)

1970

Zeichnugen Amerikanischer Kunstler, Galerie Ricke, Cologne (GER)

Klischee – Antiklischee, Neue Galerie der Stadt, Achen (GER)

1969

Whitney Annual, Whitney Museum, New York (USA)

Young Artists From the Collection of Charles Cowles, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT(USA)

Eine Tendenz Zeitgenossischer Malerei, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (GER)