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Mel Ramos

Biography

Mel Ramos was born in Sacramento, California, on July 24, 1935. He lives and works in Oakland, California, and Horta de San Juan, Spain. 

Died 14 October 2018.

Education of Mel Ramos
1954–1955 Sacramento Junior College
1955–1956 San Jose State College
1957–1958 Sacremento State College

Teaching Experience
1958–1960 Elk Grove High School, Sacramento, CA
1960–1966 Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, CA
1965–1966 Sacramento State College, Sacramento, CA
1966 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1966–1997 California State University, Hayward, CA

Artist in residence
1970 Syracusa University, Syracusa, NY
1973 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WS

Awards of Mel Ramos
1986 National Endowment for the Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
1986 United States/France Exchange Fellowship

Selected Solo Exhibitions of Mel Ramos
1964 Bianchini Gallery, New York, NY
1965 Bianchini Gallery, New York, NY
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1966 Galerie Ricke, Kassel, D
1967 Galerie Tobias-Silex, Köln, D
Berkeley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1968 David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
1969 Gallery Reese Palley, San Francisco, CA
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Gegenverkehr Aachen, D
1970 Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1971 Galerie Richard Foncke,
French and Co., New York, NY
Graphics Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1972 Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zürich, CH
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
1973 Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
1974 Louis K. Meisel, Gallery, New York, NY
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1975 Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, D
1976 David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1977 Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1978 Church Fine Arts Gallery, Reno, NV
Galeria Plura, Milano, I
1979 Galeria Cadaqués;
University Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA
1980 Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Franz Wynans Gallery, Vancouver, CAN
1981 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
1982 Malinda Wyatt Gallery, Venice, CA
Route 66 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1985 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Hokin-Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Köln, D
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
1988 Kunsthandlung Brigitte Haasner, Wiesbaden, D
James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1989 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
Schaufenstergalerie, Frankrfurt, D
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1992 ARTAX Düsseldorf, D
Galerie B. Haasner, Wiesbaden, D
1992 Galerie Eikelmann, Essen, D
Maximilian Krips Galerie, Köln, D
1994 Kunstverein Lingen, Lingen, D
1995 Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, D
Kunsthalle zu Kiel, D
Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, A
1996 Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Galerie Levy, Hamburg, D
Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt, D
Galerie Ernst Hilger, Wien, A
Galerie Burkhardt II. Eikelmann, Essen, D
1997 Galerie Levy, Madrid, E
Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998 Galerie Nova, Bad Homburg, D
1999-2004 Galleria Civica, Modena, ILouis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY,
Kunstforum Fränkisches Seenland, Gunzenhausen, Germany, Galerie Lewy, München, Galerie Terminus, München, Kunsthaus Köln, Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann, EXPO 2000, Köln, Galleria d’Arte Maggiore, Bologna, Espace Ernst Hilger, Paris, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Galerie Alvarez, Porto, Portugal
2004 Funny Cuts-Cartoons und Comics in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Inside out, Levy, Hamburg
Selected Works Modernism, San Francisco, CA
Pop! From San Francisco Collections, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2006 Salon de Mai, Levy, Hamburg
„I love Woman“, Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt

 

2011 Kunsthalle Tübingen

2012 Mel Ramos - GALERIE FRANK FLUEGEL, Nürnberg



Selected Group Exhibitions Mel Ramos: 
1963 Pop Art, USA Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA (cat.);
Six More, Los Angeles Country Art Museum, Los
Angeles, CA (cat.)
1964 Neue Realisten und Pop Art, Berlin, D
Akademie der Künste
1969 Pop Art Revisited, London
Hayward Gallery, (cat.);
Human Concern, Personal Torment, New York,
Whitney Museum of American Art (cat.),
Spirit of the Comics, Philadelphia,
Institute of Contemporary Art, PA
1970 Pop Prints, New York,
Museum of Modern Art, NY
1978 Art About Art, New York,
Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC;
The Fredrick S. Wight Art Gallery, University of California,
Los Angeles, CA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (cat.);
Aspekte der 60er Jahre; Berlin, D
Nationalgalerie (cat.)
1983 Modern Nude Paintings: 1880-1980, Osaka, Japan,
National Museum of Art (cat.);
The Comic Art Show, New York,
Whitney Museum of Art, NY (cat.);
The First Show. Paintings and Sculptures from Eight
Collections: 1940–1980, Los Angeles,
The Museum of Contemporary Art, CA (cat.)
1985 Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980, Oakland
The Oakland Museum,CA (cat.)
1987 Made in U.S.A. - An Americanization in Modern Art the 50´s & 60´s, Berkely,
The University Art Museum, CA (cat.)
1991 Pop Art, London, GB
The Royal Academy of Art,
Ludwig Museum, Köln, D
1992 Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, E
Musée de Beaux-Arts de Montreal, 1993 (cat.)
1992 Hand-Painted Pop: American Art in Transsition, 1955-82,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles;
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1993;
Whitney Museum, New York, 1993 (cat.)
1993 Ludwigs Lust, Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig,
Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg (cat.), D
1997-2004 The Pop 60s: Transatlantic Crossing, Lisboa, P, Centro Cultural de Belém, Ca, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Corpus Cristi, Texas, Rotterdam, NL, Galeria Punto, Valencia, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Cultural de Murcia, Murcia, Spain, Menil Fondation, Houston, Texas, Alpen-Adria-Galerie, Klagenfurt, Austria, Centre Pompodou, Paris
2002 Mythos Marilyn, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna
2004 Gruppen Ausstellung – Leinwände – Zeichnungen - Grafiken, Nürnberg

Bibliography
1965 John Rublowsky, Pop Art, Basic Books, New York
1966 Enroco Crispolti, La Pop Art, Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milan, Italy
1969 Heinz Ohff: Pop und die Folgen, Droste Verlag Düsseldorf
John Russell: Pop Art Redefinded, Thames and Hudson, London
H.H. Arnason, History of Modern Art, Prentice Hall-Abrams, New York
Michael Compton, Pop Art, Hamlyn House, Middlesex, England
John Russell, Pop Art Redefined, Thames & Hudson, London, England
1970 Phyllis and Eberhard Kronhausen: Erotic Art II, Grove Press, New York
1971 Deena Shupe: High Art of Cooking, Synergisms Inc., San Francisco
Yoshiaki Tono, Art Now/New Age: The Pop Image of Man, Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo, Japan Vol. 4
1972 Sam Hunter, American Art of the 20th Century, Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York,
Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York
Karin Thomas: bis Heute, Verlag DuMont Schauberg, Köln
1973 Peter Sager: Neue Formen des Realismus, Verlag Schauberg, Köln
1974 Simon Wilson: Pop, Thames and Hudson, London
1975 Elisabeth Claridge: Mel Ramos, Mathews, Miller, Dumbar, London/Melzer Verlag, Darmstadt für 2001
1977 Jose Pierre, An Illustrated Dictionary of Pop Art, Eyre Methuen, Kondon, england
1980 Mel Ramos, Mel Ramos – Watercolors, Lancaster-Miller Publishers, Berkeley
1986 H.H. Arnason, History of Modern Art , Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, Ny
1989 Tilman Osterwold: Pop Art, benedikt Taschen Verlag Köln
1990 Marco Livingstone, Pop Art, A Continuing History, Thames and Hudson, London
1992 Gilles Néret: Erotik in der Kunst, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Köln
1994 Robert Rosenblum: Mel Ramos: Pop Art Images, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Köln
Burkhard Riemschneider: Ramos Postcard Book, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Köln
1996 Jamie James: Pop Art, Phaidon Press Limited, London
1997 Heiner Schepers/Geri Obler – The Prints (Editions Ernst Hilger)
1999 Walter Guadagnini: Mel Ramos, Electa, Milano
2002 Obler, Geri & Schepers, Heiner, Mel Ramos, The Catalogue of Original Prints, Verlag Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria
Mel Ramos, Thomas Levy, Heroines, Goddesses, Beauty Queens, Verlag Kerber

Selected Public Collections Mel Ramos:
Albertina, Wien, A
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Arkansa Art Center, Little Rock, ARK
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CAN
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Indianapolis Museum, Indianapolis, IN
John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WS
Kunsthaus, Darmstadt, D
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, MAZ
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien, A
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Neue Galerie der Stadt Aachen, Aachen, D
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Sintra Museo de Arte Moderna, Sintra, P
Smitshonian Institute, Washington DC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Frederick Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

 

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