RICHARD SMITH

Sheild, 1977, strings, acrylic and charcoal on canvas, 213x114 cm

Biography

1931

Born in Letchworth, Hertfordshire

 

1948-50

Studied at Luton School of Art, Luton

 

1950-52

Served in Royal Air Force, Hong Kong

 

1952-54

Studied at St. Albans School of Art

 

1954-57

Studied at Royal College of Art, London

 

1957

Awarded Royal College of Art Scholar-

ship for travel in Italy

 

1957-58

Taught mural decoration at Hammer-

smith College of Art, London

 

1959

Awarded Harkness Fellowship of Com-

monwealth Fund for travel in USA

and spent following two years in USA

 

1961-63

Taught at St. Martin’s School of Art,

London

 

1963-65

Lived and worked in New York

 

1964

Married Betsy Scherman

 

1965

Taught in Aspen, Colorado

 

1966

Birth of first son, Edward

Awarded Mr. and Mrs. Robert C.

Scull Award, 33rd Venice Biennale

 

 

1967

Awarded Grand Prize, IX Sao Paolo

Bienal, Brazil

Taught at University of Virginia,

Charlottesville

 

1968

Taught at University of California, 

Irvine Campus

Moved to East Tytherton, Wiltshire

 

1970

Birth of second son, Harry

 

1975

Retrospective at Tate Gallery

 

1976

Awarded Order of Commander of the

British Empire

Awarded Bradford Print Biennale First

Prize

 

1978

Moved to New York

 

1988

Acquired studio in Telluride, Colorado

 

2002

Moved to Patchogue, New York

 

2004

Built studio in Patchogue

 

2016

Died in Patchogue

Exhibition

1961                                        

Green Gallery, New York

 

1962

Artist’s studio, Bath Street, London

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

 

1963

Kasmin Gallery, London

Green Gallery, New York

 

1965

Green Gallery, New York

 

1966

Whitechapel Gallery, London

Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

Editions Alecto, London

 

1967

Kasmin Gallery, London

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

IX Sao Paulo Bienal, Brazil

Galerie Denise René Hans Meyer, Krefeld,

West Germany

 

1968

Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

Jewish Museum, New York

 

1969

Galleria dell’ Ariete, Milan

Kasmin Gallery, London

 

1970

Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

35th Venice Biennale, British 

Pavilion

 

1971

Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

Kasmin Gallery, London

 

1972

Galleria dell’ Ariete, Milan

Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford

Kasmin Gallery, London

 

1973

Ruth S. Schaffner Gallery, Santa Barbara

Garage Art, London

Waddington Galleries, London

Galerie Schottenring, Vienna

Hayward Gallery, London

 

1974

O.K.Harris Gallery, New York

Gallerie Swart, Amsterdam

Neue Galerie der Stadt, Linz, Austria

D.M.Gallery, London

Bernard Jacobson Ltd., London

 

1975

Páginas Amarillas, Museo de Arte

Contemporaneo de Caracas, Venezuela

Kettles Yard Gallery, Cambridge (travelled 

to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)

Gimpel Fils Gallery, London

Seven Exhibitions 1961-75, Tate Gallery

London

Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro

 

1976

Galleria Vinciana, Milan

Gimpel Fils Gallery, London

Galleria La Polena, Genoa

Galleria del Cavalllino, Venice

Kasahara Gallery, Osaka

Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá

 

1977

Arte Contacto, Caracas

Recent Work 1972-1977: Paintings, Draw-

ings and Graphics, Massachusetts       

Institute of Technology, Cambridge (toured

the United States)

Gallerie Daniel Templon, Paris

Studio La Cittâ, Verona

Galleria La Piramide, Florence

Studio Art d’Alibert, Rome

 

Galerie Orny, Munich    

Gimpel und Hanover, Zurich    

Modulo, Porto, Portugal                    

 

1978                    

Galerie Artline, The Hague    

Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of 

Technology, Cambridge (traveled to the                        

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia,            

and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis)

Anthony Stokes Gallery, London                 

Studio G7, Bologna                        

Padiglione d’Arte Contemporaneo, Parco                                        

Massari, Ferrara, Italy

Galleria La Polena, Genoa

Studio Rotelli, Finale Ligure, Italy

Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

Galleria dell’Ariete, Milan

Galeria San Diego, Bogotá

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers,

New York

Kornblee Gallery, New York

 

1979

Hedendaagse Kunst Museum, Utrecht

(travelled to Museum Het Bruggenbouw,

Emmen, Netherlands)

Galerie Artline, The Hague

Galleria Il Sole, Bolzano, Italy

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Saskatoon Gallery, Saskatchewan

The Museum of Art at Washington State,

Pullman, Washington

 

1980

Knoedler Gallery, London

Bernard Jacobson Ltd., New York

Cartouche Series, Norman Mackenzie Art

Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

Arco Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles

Studio La Città, Verona

Galleria La Polena, Genoa

Neue Arbeiten, Stadtmuseum, Ulm, West

Germany

Hansen-Fuller-Goldeen Gallery, San

Francisco

 

1981

Richard Smith: Graphics and Multiples, Canberra

1982

KnoedlerGallery, London

 

1984

Knoedler Gallery, London

 

1987

Richard L. Feigen & Co., Chicago

 

1990

Knoedler Gallery, London

Richard L. Feigen & Co., Chicago

 

1992

Galerie Wassermann, Munich

The Green Gallery Years 1960-1963, Richard

L. Feigen & Co., New York

 

1994

Grey Paintings, Richard L. Feigen & Co., London

 

1995

Prints and Monoprints, Flowers Graphics, London

Golden West Gallery, Telluride

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

 

1996

New Paintings, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

 

2001

Jay Grimm Gallery, New York

Flowers Cork Street, London

Recent Paintings, Flowers Kingsland Road, London

 

2007

Works from the 60s, Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York

 

2008

Flowers KIngsland Road, London

Flowers Graphics, London

 

2010

Flowers, New York

 

2011

Richard Smith at 80, Flowers Cork Street, London

 

2012

Kite Paintings, Gimpel Fils, London

 

2013

Flowers, New York

 

2014

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

Works on Paper, Flowers Cork Street, London

 

2015

Kite Paintings, Flowers, New York

2016

Krakow Witkin, Boston

2017

Flowers, London 

2018 

Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London

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