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Exhibitions

Current

Ray Johnson

Opening Thursday, May 4, 6 – 8 PM

May 5 - June 24, 2017

Matthew Marks Gallery
523 W. 24 Street
New York, NY
10011

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The Olga Hirschhorn Collection

September 6, 2016 - July 23, 2017

Artis-Naples, The Baker Museum
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Naples, FL 34108-2740

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Cal Conversations

Slow Reading/Slow Seeing

January 18 - April 30, 2017

BAMPFA
University of California
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

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Olympia

In collaboration with Karma

October 17 - November 26, 2016

Gallerie Patrick Seguin
5 rue des Taillandiers F-75011 | Paris FR

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Ray Johnson: The Bob Boxes

September 10 - October 8, 2016

Valade Family Gallery
A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education
College for Creative Studies
460 W. Baltimore
Detroit, MI 48202

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Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College

1933 - 1957

October 10, 2015 - January 24, 2016 ICA Boston; February 21 - May 15, 2016 Hammer Museum; September 17, 2016 - January 1, 2017 Wexner Center

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Art AIDS America

October 3, 2015 - January 10, 2016, Tacoma Art Museum; July 13 - October 23, 2016, Bronx Museum of the Arts

Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10456

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40: The Anniversary Exhibition

Hal Bromm Gallery

October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

Hal Bromm
90 West Broadway
New York, NY 10007

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UMPAWAUG’S BLOOM

Ashley Carter/Phil Cote/Ray Johnson/Erin...

September 5 - 25, 2015

Kimberly-Klark
788 Woodward Ave
Queens, NY, 11385

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I Dropped the Lemon Tart

June 26 - August 21, 2015

Lisa Cooley
107 Norfolk Street
New York, NY 10002

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The Nothing That Is

A Drawing Show in Five Parts

June 5 - September 7, 2015

CAM Raleigh
409 W. Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

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Please Add To and Return To

A mail art collaboration with Performa

October 27 - November 28, 2015

Printed Matter
231 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 USA

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#PleaseAddTo and Return To: Submissions

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Please Return To

Mail Art from the Ray Johnson Archive

May 14 - October 2, 2015

Richard L. Feigen & Co.
34 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021

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RE(a)D

Curated by Ryan Steadman

May 10 - July 3, 2015

Nathalie Karg Gallery
291 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002

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Something Else Entirely

Curated by Michael von Uchtrup

June 5 - August 22, 2015

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
56 Broadway
Asheville, NC 28801

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#RAWHIDE

Curated by Dylan Brant and Vivian Brodie

May 9 - July 11, 2015

Venus Over Manhattan
980 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10075

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Ray Johnson's Art World

November 7, 2014 - January 17, 2015

Richard L. Feigen & Co.
34 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021

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Saying Yes to Everything

Curated by Corrina Peipon

November 15 - December 20, 2014

Honor Fraser
2622 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034

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Ray Johnson and Friends

Exhibition Posters and Ephemera

October 15 - November 15, 2014

Printed Matter
195 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

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Ray Johnson

October 7 - November 1, 2014

Karma
39 Great Jones St.
New York, NY 10012

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Art=Text=Art

September 20, 2014 - January 11, 2015

UB Anderson Gallery at the University at Buffalo, New York

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Sed Tantum Dic Verbo (Just Say the Word)

September 20 - December 20, 2014

Blain Southern Berlin
Potsdamer Straße 77-87
10785 Berlin

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Positivilly Marvillainous

July 5 - July 27, 2014

Eric Firestone Gallery
4 Newtown Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937

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Ray Johnson Designs

July 2 - September 29, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Library
4 West 54 Street
New York, NY 10019

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The Crystal Palace

June 28 - August 16, 2014

Rachel Uffner Gallery
170 Suffolk Street
New York, NY 10002

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Another Look at Detroit

June 26 - August 8, 2014

Marlborough Chelsea
545 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

Marianne Boesky Gallery
509 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011

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Pop Art Myths

June 10 - September 14, 2014

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
Paseo del Prado 8
28014 Madrid
Spain

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RAY JOHNSON: COLLAGES OF ART, POETRY, MUSIC,

April 9 - May 7, 2014

Baruch College
Sidney Mishkin Gallery
Baruch College
135 East 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT

THE IOLAS GALLERY 1955 - 1987

March 6 - April 26, 2014

Paul Kasmin Gallery
293 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10001

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A Collective Invention: Photographs at Play

February 14 - May 18, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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Remix

Selections from the ICC

January 17 - March 21, 2014

Bates College Museum of Art

Previously at:
Katonah Art Museum
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art

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Xerography

September 8 - November 10, 2013

Firstsite
High Street
Colchester
Essex CO1 1JH

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Return To Sender

Ray Johnson, Robert Warner

August 30, 2013 - January 5, 2014

Krannert Art Museum
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
500 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

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The Art of Handwriting

July 2 - October 22, 2013

Smithsonian's Archives of American Art
Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery
1st Floor, Donald W. Reynolds Center
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, D.C.

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Glam! The Performance of Style

June 14 - September 22, 2013

Schirn Kunsthalle (Frankfurt, Germany): June 13 - September 22, 2013

Lentos Kunstmuseum (Linz, Germany): October 18 - February 2, 2014

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American Collage

June 10 - August 2, 2013

Gerald Peters Gallery, New York
24 East 78th Street New York, NY 10075

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Correspondences

February 1 - May 5, 2013

Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton
60, rue de Bassano
101, avenue des Champs-Élysées
75008 Paris

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Death: A Self-Portrait

November 15, 2012 - February 28, 2013

Wellcome Collection
London, UK

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Constructing/ Deconstructing: Abex Collage

November 8, 2012 - January 5, 2013

Hollis Taggart Galleries
958 Madison Avenue
New York, NY

50 Years of Mail Art

In Homage to Ray Johnson

October 6 - 28, 2012

Galleria Comunale D'Arte Contemporanea
Via Matteotti, 79 - Castel San Piero Terme, BO (Italy)

Drop Me A Line

September 21 - November 24, 2012

Laure Genillard
2 Hanway Place
London, UK W1T 1HB

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Happy Birthday

A Celebration of Chance and Silence

September 5 - November 17, 2012

Pacific Northwest College of Art
Museum of Contemporary Craft
Portland, Oregon

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Creature From the Blue Lagoon

July 21 - September 3, 2012

Martos Gallery
112 Sagaponack Road
Bridgehampton, New York 11932

B-Out

July 5 - August 18, 2012

Andrew Edlin Gallery
New York, NY

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Kurt Schwitters and Ray Johnson

Merz and Moticos

June 22 - October 8, 2012

Musée Denys-Puech
Place Clemenceau
12000 Rodez, France
05 65 77 89 60

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Ray Johnson: I Like Funny Stories

June 1 - August 1, 2012

Weserburg Museum of Modern Art
Bremen, Germany

The Persistence of Pollock

May 3 - July 28, 2012

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
East Hampton, NY

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The Envelope Please

March 20 - April 20, 2012

The Century Association
New York City

Ray Johnson

The Dover Street Years, 1953-1960

March 18 - April 15, 2012

Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

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Artists on Artists

February 7 - July 29, 2012

Allen Memorial Art Museum
Oberlin College

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Tables of Content

Ray Johnson and Bob Warner

January 27 - May 20, 2012

Berkeley Art Museum
Berkeley, CA

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Ray Johnson: Silhouettes

November 12, 2011 – March 31, 2012

Auriel Scheibler
Berlin, Germany

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Black Mountain College And Its Legacy

September 15 - October 29, 2011

Loretta Howard Gallery
New York, NY

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Ripped: The Allure of Collage

October 29, 2011 - January 8, 2012

The Heckscher Museum of Art
Huntington, NY

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Tables of Contents

Ray Johnson Bob Box Archive

September 6 - October 16, 2011

Arcadia University Art Gallery
Glenside, PA

Ray's a Laugh

August 1 - September 7, 2011

Half Gallery
New York, New York

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Ray and Bob Box

June 2 - June 30, 2011

Esopus Space
New York, NY

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Midnight Party

March 19, 2011 - February 23, 2014

Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, MN

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From BMC to NYC

The Tutelary Years of Ray Johnson 1943-1967

February 19 – June 12, 2010

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center
Asheville, NC

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Ray Johnson, A Book About Death

December 12, 2009 – January 31, 2010

Kunstverein
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Ray Johnson...Dali/Warhol and others...

April 29 – July 31, 2009

Richard L. Feigen & Co.
New York, NY

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Please Add To & Return To Ray Johnson

February 28 - May 10, 2009

Raven Row
London, UK

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Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés

August 15, 2009 - November 29, 2009

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA 19130

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Ray Johnson: The Early Years

June 2007

Richard L. Feigen & Co. at Art Basel
Basel, Switzerland

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Ray Johnson: En Rapport

November 2, 2006 - January 6, 2007

Feigen Contemporary
New York, NY

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Subterranean Monuments

Burckhardt, Johnson, Hujar

June 30 - September 17, 2006

Frances Lehman Loeb Arts Center
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

The Name of the Game

Ray Johnson's Postal Performance

January 11 - March 9, 2003

National Museum of Contemporary Art
Oslo, Norway

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Dear Jackson Pollock,

Collages and Objects by Ray Johnson

May 1 - August 3, 2003

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
East Hampton, NY

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Mind Games

Ray Johnson's Art of Ideas

March 9 - April 21, 2001

Feigen Contemporary
New York, NY

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Ray Johnson: The Cult of Celebrity

June 8 - July 15, 2000

Manny Silverman Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

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Ray Johnson: Correspondences

January 14 - March 21, 1999

Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, NY

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How Sad I am Today...

October 8 - 19 December, 1999

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
Vancouver, BC

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Ray Johnson: Conversations

April 24 - June 29, 1997

Asheville Art Museum
Asheville, NC

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Ray Johnson: A Memorial Exhibition

April 27 - June 16, 1995

Richard L. Feigen & Co.
New York, NY

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More Works by Ray Johnson

1951-1991

November 1 - December 15, 1991

Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, PA

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Works By Ray Johnson

February 7 - April 8, 1984

Nassau County Museum of Fine Art
Roslyn Harbor, NY

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Viewpoints: Ray Johnson

September 30 - November 12, 1978

Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, MN

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Silhouettes

August 20 - 30, 1977

Elaine Benson Gallery
Bridgehampton, NY

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Correspondence

An Exhibition of the Letters of Ray Johnson

October 31 - December 5, 1976

North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC

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Invitation Correspondence

February 11 - 27, 1974

Southern Illinois University
Macomb, IL

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Ray Johnson's History

of the Betty Parsons Gallery

January 9 - February 3, 1973

Betty Parsons Gallery
New York, NY

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Famous People's Mother's Potato Mashers

April 5 - 29, 1972

Galleria Schwarz
Milan, Italy

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Ray Johnson

New York Correspondance School

September 2 - October 6, 1970

Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, NY

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Dollar Bills

September 16 - October 17, 1970

Richard Feigen Gallery
Chicago, IL

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A Lot of Shirley Temple Post Cards Show

March 30 - April 25, 1968

Richard Feigen Gallery
New York, NY

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Ray Johnson

October 21 - November 18, 1967

Richard Feigen Gallery
Chicago, IL

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Words

October, 1967

Richard Feigen Gallery
New York, NY

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Duchamp Combs

April 25 - May 27, 1967

Willard Gallery
New York, NY

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Collages by Ray Johnson

October 19 - November 19, 1966

Richard Feigen Gallery
Chicago, IL

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Ice

April 26 - May 21, 1966

Willard Gallery
New York, NY

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Ray Johnson

April 6 - May 1, 1965

Willard Gallery
New York, NY

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