John John - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery

BORN

November 24, 1941; Denver, Colorado


RESIDES

Denver, Colorado


EDUCATION

1968 University of New Mexico at Albuquerque
1966 Awarded art scholarship
1965 University of Colorado at Boulder, BFA


INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

1970 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1971 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1972 Wilmaro Gallery, Denver, CO
1973 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1976 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1981 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1982 The Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, CO
1982 Foster Goldstrom Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1982 O.K Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1985 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1985 Galerie Isy Brachot, Paris, France
1986 Galerie Isy Brachot, Paris, France
1987 Carlo Lamagna Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Galerie Isy Brachot, Paris, France
1988 Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium
1989 Carlo Lamagna Gallery, New York, NY
1991 ACA Galleries, New York, NY
1993 ACA Galleries/Munich, Munich, Germany
1996-97 John DeAndrea, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1998 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY.
Ron Judish Fine Arts, Denver, CO
2000 Ron Judish Fine Arts, Denver, CO


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1970 Annual Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1970 Radical Realism, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1971 Biennale, Paris, France
1971 Radical Realism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1971 Kunstmarkt, Cologne, Germany
1971 Old Realism, New Realism, Dannenberg Gallery, New York, NY
1972 Documenta V; Kassel, Germany
1972 Sharp Focus Realism, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
1972 Hyperrealistes Americains, Galerie des Quatre Mouvements, Paris, France
1972 Recent Figurative Sculpture, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University,
Cambridge, MA; traveling exhibition
1972 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1972-73 Realist Revival, New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
1973 Amenkansk Realism,Lunds Konsthall, Sweden.
1973 Realism Now, Lunds Kunsthall, Lunds, Sweden
1973 Grands Maifres Hyperrealistes Americains, Galerie des Quatre Mouvements, Paris, France
1973 The Super-Realist Vision, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1973 The Male Nude, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
1974 Hyperrealistes Americains/Realistes Europeans, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, (toured Europe)
1974 New Photo Realism, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
1974 The Real and Ideal in Figurative Sculpture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1974 Living American Artists and the Figure, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
1974 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1975 Photo-Realist Art, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
1976 Aspects of Realism, Rothman's of Pall Mall traveling exhibition, Stratford Art Gallery, Ontario, (toured Canada 1976-78)
1976 Super Realism, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1976 Aspects of Realism, Centennial Museum, Vancouver, Canada; traveling exhibition
1976 Perspective 1976, Freedman Art Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
1976 American Salon des Refuses, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT
1977 The Nude: Avery and the European Masters, Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
1977 No Thing But Nudes, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1977 New Realism, Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL
1977 Art '77, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
1977 Contemporary Figuration, University Gallery of American Art, New York, NY
1977-78 Illusion and Reality, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, (toured Australia)
1978 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1978 Selected 20th Century American Nudes, Reed Art Gallery, New York, NY
1979 Seven on the Figure, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1980 The Reality of Illusion, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO (traveling)
1980 Illusionism, O.K. Harris West, Scottsdale, AZ
1980 Radical Realism, Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
1981 Contemporary American Realism Since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1982 Homo Sapiens: The Many Images, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1982 Real, Really Real, Super Real, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX (traveled to Indianapolis, Tucson,
and Pittsburgh)
1982 Documenta V1I, Kassel, Germany
1983 Faces Since The 50's: A Generation of American Portraiture, Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
1983 Contemporary American Realism, Foster Goldstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
1984 Ten Years of Collecting at the MCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1984 Games of Deception: When Nothing is at it Appears, Artisan Space, The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
1984 Image, Effigy, Form: Figurative Sculpture, University Art Museum, California State University,
Long Beach, CA
1984 Figurative Sculpture: Ten Artists/Two Decades, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA
1984 In Celebration, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1985 Fortissimo! Thirty Years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (traveling)
1985 The Classic Tradition in Recent Painting and Sculpture, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1988 Figure it Out: Visual Body Language, Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
1988 Nude or Naked Vered Gallery, East Hampton NY
1992 Images of Man: Figures of Contemporary Sculpture, Japan Traveling Exhibition: The Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo;
Daimura Museum, Osaka; Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Hiroshima
Summer Group Show, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
1997 An Assessment of Contemporary Figuration, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1997 Feminine Image, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
1997-98 Faces & Figures, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
1999 7 Women 7 Years Later, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Three Realist Sculptors: George Segal, Duane Hanson, John DeAndrea, Nassau County Museum
of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
2000 The Photorealists, Holmes Gallery, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
2001 Figure it Out, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Summer of the Nude Vered Gallery, East Hampton NY
2002 The Nude In Three Dimensions, Louis K. Meisel, New York, NY
2003 Iperrealisti, Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, Italy
2004 Photorealism: Painting and Sculpture, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
2004 Convincing Illusions, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Some Photorealism, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY - May 8 - 27
2006 New Bronzes, Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY - November 2 - 22
2008 The Grand Illusion, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY - March 29 - April 26


PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS BY DEANDREA

Art in America, "The Verist Sculptures: Two Interviews: Duane Hanson and John De Andrea" with J. Masheck,
(New York), November/December 1972.
Art in America, "The Verist Sculptors: Two Interviews", with Duncan Pollock, November/December 1972, p.98-99.


BOOKS / CATALOGUES

Hyperrealistes Americains/Realistes Europeens, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 1974.
Aspects of Realism, exhibition catalogue, Stratford, Ontario, 1976.
Neue Formen des Realismus by Peter Sager, Cologne, 1974
John de Andrea: Sculptures 1978-81, exhibition catalogue with essay by Philip Yenaivine, Aspen, CO, 1982.
Images of Man: Figures of Contemporary Modern Sculpture (1970-1990), exhibition catalogue with essay by Dr Martin H. Bush, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, and Daimaru Museum, Umeda-Osaka, Japan.
John De Andrea, exhibition catalogue with essay by Dr. Martin H. Bush, ACA Galleries, NY, 1993.
Feminine Image, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Introduction: Constance Schwartz. Franklin Hill Perrell, 1997.
Faces & Figures, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Introduction: Constance Schwartz, 1997.
Three Realist Sculptors: Segal, Hanson, de Andrea, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Text: Franklin Hill Perrell, 1999.
Photorealsim: Painting and Sculpture, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Text: Franklin Hill Perrell, 2004.
La Maquina Contemporanea, ed. Antonio Lopez, Coedis Museumline, Murcia, Spain, 2005. Panzanelli, Roberta, ed.
The Color of Life: Polychromy in Sculpture From Antiquity to the Present. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute, 2008. 172-173.


PERIODICALS

"A New Realism in Sculpture", by Grace Glueck in Art in America (New York), December 1971.
"Downtown Uptown, Not 10th Street", by John Perrault in The Village Voice (New York), December 1971.
"Art in the Artist", by Emily Genauer in The New York Post, December 1971
"They Only Look Like Photographs", by Daniel Wells in The Chicago Tribune, May 30,1971.
"Exhibition of Radical Realism Chilling", by Don Anderson in the Chicago Today, June 13,1971.
"Neutral Style", by Edward Lucie-Smith in Art and Artists (London), August 1975.
"Hyper-Realistic Dreikiang", in Du (Zurich), July 1979.
"New York Commentary: Realism Again", by Dore Ashton in Studio International, (New York), March 1972.
"Look Alive!”, by Rosalind Constable in The Saturday Review, April 1972.
"Direct Cast and Sculpture", by Carl Goldstein in Arts, January 1972.
"The Corn Realist as God", by Robert Hughes in Time, January 1972.
"Remarks on the Nude", by Carter Ratchif in Art International, March 1977.
"De Andrea", by Jean-Louis Ferrier in Le Point, (Paris) September 1985.
"Real Dead" by Richard Kalina in Arts Magazine, December 1991
“Bir New York Galericisi: Ivan Karp”, Gencsanat, (Turkey), May 1998


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Neue Galerie Stadt Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Center Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
J. B. Speed Art Museum, LouisviIle, KY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Bayly Art Museum of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Malcom Forbes, New York, NY
Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation, Richmond, VA
Saul Steinberg, New York, NY
Ted Pillsbury, Fort Worth, TX
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hoffman, Boca Raton, FL
Countess Suzanne Agnelli Rattazzi, New York, NY
Mrs. Morton Neumann, Chicago, IL
Dr. Peter Ludwig, Germany
Mr. and Mrs. Smith, St. Tropez, France
Mrs. J. Morgan, Shawnee Mission, KS

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Amber, polychromed bronze, 2002
Tara, polychromed bronze, 2002
Garnet, polychromed polyvinyl, 1996
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Christine II, oil on cast bronze, 2011
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