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John Zinsser

John Zinsser Biography

1961 Born, New York, N.Y.
1983 BA, Yale University

John Zinsser Solo Exhibitions

2017

Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Graham Gallery, NY (Re – Irascibles)

2014

Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Graham Gallery, New York, NY (Paintings and File Studies) (cat.)

2013

Kunstgaleriebonn, Germany (Reason and Belonging: John Zinsser and Related Painters) (cat.)

George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012

Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Kunstgaleriebonn, Bonn, Germany (New York Paintings) (cat.)

2011

Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (Abstract Memory: New and Earlier Paintings and New Auction Catalogue Drawings)

2010

James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

2009

James Graham & Sons, New York, NY (Art Dealer Archipelagoes)

2008

James Graham & Sons, New York, NY (cat.)

2006

Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005

Galerie S65, Cologne, Germany

2003

Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY (Bible Studies)

Galerie S65, Cologne, Germany

2002

Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY

2001

Galerie S65, Aalst, Belgium

2000

Von Lintel & Nusser, New York, NY

1998

Von Lintel Gallery, Munich, Germany Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL

Galerie S65, Aalst, Belgium (White Grid Variations)

1997

Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX (The Pavilion Series)

Pamela Auchincloss Project Space, NY (Architecture of Color Series)

1996

Von Lintel Gallery, Munich, Germany

Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX

Turner, Byrne & Runyon, Dallas, TX (Republic Tower Commission)

1995

Galerie S65, Aalst, Belgium (cat.)

Stark Gallery, New York, NY

1994

Von Lintel Gallery, Munich, Germany

1993

Galerie S65, Aalst, Belgium

Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Koury Gallery, New York, NY

Turner & Byrne Gallery, Dallas, TX

1992

Elizabeth Koury Gallery, New York, NY

Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL

1991

Julian Pretto Gallery, NY (Automatic Writing Series)

Julian Pretto Gallery, NY

1990

Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

Julian Pretto Gallery, NY

1989

Julian Pretto Gallery, NY

John Zinsser Group Exhibitions

2017

18: Six Artists, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

New New York: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century, curated by Debra Drexler and Liam Davis, The Curator Gallery, NY, (cat.)

2016

Carrie Moyer/David Reed/John Zinsser, Dedalus Foundation Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (cat.)

WestFarbe Paint vs. Color, Raum2810, Bonn, Germany

Blue Scale [Cool Spectrum], Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Brandt/Brennan/Zinsser, Minus Space, Brooklyn

Big Art/Small Scale, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis

Contemporary Art from a Private Collection, CC Belgica, Dendermonde, Belgium, curated by Jan De Nys

Geometrix, Curator’s Office, curated by Andrea Pollan, Washington, DC

Solstice/Reflections in Winter Light, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Thru The Rabbit Hole/Sideshow Nation IV, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015

Papier/Paper V—Drawing, Clement & Schneider, Bonn, Germany

Diphthong, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, BMCC, NY, curated by Gelah Penn and Stephen Maine

New Moon, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

New New York: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century, University of Hawaii at Manoa, curated by Debra Drexler and Liam Davis (cat.)

Intro (Galeriehaus), Clement & Schneider, Bonn, Germany

Maker’s Mark, Regina Rex Gallery, NY

Oysters with Lemon, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Andrew Huston and Michael Zahn

Circle the Wagons, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Light Box, Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Richard Benari

Painting and Beyond, Kunstgaleriebonn, Bonn, Germany

The...Sea, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Summer Formal, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Summer Group Show, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Real Estate, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Peter Soriano and Philippe Richard
(Collaboration with Kate Shepherd and Richard Schwamb)

2013

Across Boundaries, Terrazzo Art Projects, New York, NY, curated by Gayle Ruskin

Julian Pretto Gallery, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY

Under the Evening Light, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Summer Group Show, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

The Silver Shore, curated by Craig Monteith, Graham Gallery, NY

Selected Gallery Artists, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Flight from Nature: The Abstract as Ideal, National Arts Club, NY, curated by Michael Gormley

NY Again, Gesso Artspace, Vienna, Austria

2012

Fabulists, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NY (Four-person show with: Donald Evans, Dwight Ripley, Florent Morellet)

Feelings of Knowing, Mitart Gallery, Basel, Switzerland (Two-person show with: Katrin Hotz)

Conceptual Abstraction, Hunter College, NY, curated by Pepe Karmel and Joachim Pissarro

Paved Paradise, DC Moore Gallery, NY

To Be Looked at... Close To... Summer Love, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, NY

Summer Group Show, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Summer Group Show, James Graham & Sons, NY

2011

Papier/paper, kunstgaleriebonn, Bonn, Germany

Still Light, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Summer Salt, curated by Ingrid Dinter, The Proposition, NY

70 Years of Abstract Painting—Excerpts, Jason McCoy, NY curated by Stephanie B. Simmons

2010

Same: Difference, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, curated by Julien Robson Consider the Oyster, curated by Ingrid Dinter, James Graham & Sons, NY

This Cool, Larry Becker Contemporary, Philadelphia, Pa.

2009

Assemblage Abstract, Dinter Fine Art, NY

2008

Color Climax, curated by Joe Fyfe and Priscilla Caldwell, James Graham & Sons, NY

Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Inaugural Show, James Graham & Sons, NY

Surfacing Now: Joe Fyfe and John Zinsser, JG | Contemporary, December (at flow, Miami Beach)

Monochrome Painting: Some Versions from Ad Reinhardt to Present, CardwellJimmerson Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Horizon, curated by David Humphrey, EFA Gallery, NY

Who Is Afraid of Art?, Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium

The War is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006

About Light, Galerie Lelong, NY

Squared, curated by David Gibson, Educational Alliance, NY

Langsame Bilder, Galerie Ulrich Mueller, Cologne, Germany

Five Years Cologne, Galerie S 65, Cologne, Germany

Walpole’s Garden, curated by Rebecca Shea, 499 parkavenue, NY

The Independents, curated by Judith Selkowitz, 499 parkavenue, NY

2005

Armored, curated by Rene Allain, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, NY

2004

The Flag Project, Rubin Museum of Art, NY

Dialogue: Abstract, Exhibition Space 13, NY, curated by Gayle Ruskin White

Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie S65, Cologne, Germany

Under the Influence, Barbara Mathes Gallery, NY

2003

Theories: Abstract New York, LICK Ltd, Queens, NY (also: Ramsay Gallery, Chicago)

Brooklyn on 57th St, Nohra Haime Gallery, NY, NY

ZenRoxy, curated by Ivan Vera, Von Lintel Gallery, NY

Color, curated by Paul Rusconi, Sandroni/Rey Gallery, Venice, CA

Paintings and Sculpture, Maximilian Krips Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2001

15 Years of Painting, Stark Gallery

Cinema Studies, curated by Aruna D’Souza, Lucas Schoormans, NY

Significant Pursuits: Paint and Geometry, curated by Robert Kingston and Phong Bui, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY

The Tao of Painting: Principles in Monochrome, curated by Marina Zakarian, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX (cat.)

Deep Field Painting, Hunter College Art Gallery, curated by Michael Brennan (cat.)

1999

Dialogue (two-person, with Mark Sheinkman) ART Resources, NY

Tang, Turner & Runyon, Dallas, TX

Gridlocked, Rocket Gallery, London

Abstraction, Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago (four-person show with Daniel Reynolds, Rene Pierre Allain, Paul Campbell)

New American Abstraction, Windows Gallery, Brussels (three-person show with David Row, Lydia Dona)

One by One, Painting versus Drawing, Von Lintel & Nusser, Munich

1998

Monomania, Rocket Gallery, London

1997

A Reversal of Scale, Turner & Runyon, Dallas, TX

Group Show, Green on Red, Dublin, Ireland

Summer Show, Galerie Thomas von Lintel, Munich, Germany

Works on Paper, Gallery S65, Aalst, Belgium

1996

Inaugural, Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX

Group Show, Todd Gallery, London, UK

The Julian Pretto Collection, The Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT

1995

Julian’s Show, Littlejohn Contemporary, NY

New York Paper Now, Galerie Thomas von Lintel, Munich, Germany

Paperworks, Todd Gallery, London, UK

Minimalist Strategies, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery

Abstraction from Two Coasts, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX

N.Y. Abstract, Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Lew Thomas, New Orleans, LA, (cat.)

1994

Four Painters, Galerie S65, Aalst, Belgium

Fractured Seduction, Artifact Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (cat.)

New York Abstraction, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO

Color, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery

1993

Drawings, Galerie Weber, Muenster, Germany

Works on Paper, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria

Abstraction: Continued, curated by Al Harris, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, (cat.)

1992

Group Exhibition, John Good Gallery, New York, NY

Contemporary Surfaces, curated by Rick Ward, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery

Kinder! macht Neues!, Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany (cat.)

Group Exhibition, Mars Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Slow Art: Painting in New York Now, curated by Alana Heiss, PS1 Museum, NY

Abstract Painting Between Analysis and Synthesis, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria (cat.)

1991

Conceptual Abstraction, Sidney Janis Gallery, NY (cat.)

The Vertical Flatbed Picture-Plane, Turner & Byrne Gallery, Dallas, TX

Hybrid Abstraction, curated by Joshua Decter, Bennington College, Bennington, VT,

Five Days, Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

Synthesis, John Good Gallery, NY

1990

Commodities Corporation Collection, curated by Sam Hunter, New Jersey State Museum, NJ

A Question of Paint, curated by Charles Wright, Jr., Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

Visiting Artists, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Material Painting, curated by Julian Pretto, Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL

Invitational, Curt Marcus Gallery, NY

Work on Paper, curated by Randy Alexander, Paula Allen Gallery, NY

Process and Material, Julian Pretto Gallery, NY

20th Anniversary Benefit, White Columns, NY

1989

Aspects of Painting, Julian Pretto Gallery, NY

Nine Abstract Painters, White Columns, NY

John Zinsser Selected Bibliography

2016

"Studio Visit: John Zinsser," Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint Blog, Nov. 4, 2016

2015

"An Examination of Abstract Art," David A.M. Goldberg, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Nov. 15, 2015

"Jolly Good Yellows," Edith Newhall, Philadelphia Inquirer, Aug. 24, 2015

"John Zinsser in Conversation with Guy C. Corriero," Tilted Arc Blog, March 2015

"Reirascibles," American Fine Art, March/April 2015

"Jenseits der Malerie," Thomas Kliemann, General-Anzeiger, Bonn, Jan. 11, 2015

2014

"A Coastal Conversation in Abstraction, Ed Moses and John Zinsser at Peter Blake Gallery," Melissa Smith, Artsy Editorial, Sept. 2014

2013

“Julian Pretto Gallery,” Pac Pobric, Brooklyn Rail, Oct. 2013

“Julian Pretto Gallery,” Andrew Russeth, New York Observer, Oct. 7, 2013

"Spuren auf der Leinwand," Thomas Kliemann, General-Anzeiger, Bonn, May 9, 2013

"The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now," Pepe Karmel, ARTnews, April, 2013

“'Conceptual Abstraction' at Hunter College/Times Square," Lilly Wei, Art in America, Feb., 2013

2012

“'Paved Paradise' at DC Moore," Emily Nathan, ARTnews, Nov. 2012

"John Zinsser at Philip Slein," Jessica Baran, Riverfront Times, St. Louis, Oct. 4, 2012

"Zinsser Brings Bold Strokes to Philip Slein," Rachel Heidenry, St. Louis Beacon, Oct. 1, 2012

"In and Around Monochrome," Carl Belz, Left Bank Art Blog, March 12, 2012

"In Conversation with John Zinsser," Jean Manuel Beauchamp, NY ARTS, March, 2012

"Wenn Elefanten Träumen," Thomas Kliemann, General-Anzeiger, Bonn, March 20, 2012

2011

"Abstraction: Informers and The Informed," Peggy Roalf, DART, Design Arts Daily, April 20, 2011

"The Thinker: John Zinsser’s Abstract Memory," Robin Rice, City Paper (Phila.), Feb. 9, 2011

"Paint and Pencil" (review), Edith Newhall, Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb. 6, 2011

2010

"Haiku Review: Consider the Oyster," Peter Frank, Huffington Post, Oct. 28, 2010

"John Zinsser," Galleries- Uptown (review), The New Yorker, Jan. 4, 2010

"John Zinsser at James Graham & Sons (“Pic”)," David Cohen, Artcritical.com, Jan. 1, 2010

2009

"Mapping the Art World," by Anthony Haden-Guest, The Daily Beast, Art Beast, Dec. 24 2009

"Uptown Art Mingles with Architectural Gems," Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Dec. 4, 2009

"Down the Rabbit Hole with Artist John Zinsser," by Kelsey Keith, FlavorPill, Nov. 30, 2009

"John Zinsser: Art Dealer Archipelagoes," from the blog Steven Kaplan: What Goes Around, Nov. 26, 2009

"Now Showing: Art Dealer Archipelagoes," Sandra Ballantine, The New York Times T Style Blog, Nov. 24, 2009

2008

"John Zinsser at James Graham & Sons, Edward Leffingwell, Art in America, Oct. 2008

"Brand Boosters, Stephen Maine, The New York Sun, March 6, 2008

"John Zinsser Recent Work, Stephanie Buhmann, The Brooklyn Rail, March, 2008

2007

"The Possibilities of Paint: An Interview with John Zinsser," Cindi Di Marzo, Studio International, UK, Feb. 2007

2004

"Gallery Chronicle," James Panero, The New Criterion, Oct. 2004

2003

"Zwei Farben, stets voll Schwung und Gewicht: John Zinsser stellt in der Galerie S 65 aus,"
von Jürgen Kisters, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, 13/16 Februar, 2003

"John Zinsser: Neue Bilder, Galerie S 65, Köln," Reinhard Ermen, Kunstforum International, März-Mai, 2003

Review, “Bible Studies," Grace Glueck, The New York Times, June 27, 2003

Review, “Bible Studies," Aruna D’Souza, Time Out New York, July 24-31, 2003

"Driven to Abstraction," Amei Wallach, ARTnews, Nov. 2003

2002

"Weekend Update," Walter Robinson, ArtNet magazine, April.

2000

"For Hikers Seeking Art, Brooklyn Is a Left Bank," Holland Cotter, The New York Times, Dec. 15, 2000

"Deep Field Painting at Leubsdorg Art Gallery," Ken Johnson, The New York Times, March. 10

"John Zinsser at Von Lintel and Nusser," Aruna D’Souza, Art in America, Dec., 2000

"A Captivating Coat of not Many Colors," Charles Dee Mitchell, The Dallas Morning News, Feb. 5, 2000

1999

"Kräfte gegen neue Medien, Zehn zeitgenössische Künstler in der Galerie von Lintel & Nusser,"
Erfle, A., Süddeutsche Zeitung, SZ extra, February 11

"Hier regiert die Vielfalt," Tinga Handelsblatt, Horny, February 11

"Artist Profile," Noema (Austria)

1997

"John Zinsser at Pamela Auchincloss," Bill Arning, Art in America, Nov. 1997

"Review," Patricia C. Johnson, Houston Chronicle, Sept. 23, 1997

"John Zinsser at Pamela Auchincloss," Michael Brennan, ArtNet, Sept. 1997

"Review," Holland Cotter, The New York Times, June 6, 1997

1996

"Art at Work," Barry Schwabsky, The New York Times, July 21, 1996

1995

"Review," The New Yorker, March 20, 1995

"Also of Note," Holland Cotter, The New York Times, March 24, 1995

1994

"Hollywood Collects," ARTNews, March, 1995

1993

"John Zinsser Repays Debt to Andy Warhol," David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, May 29, 1993

1992

"Slow Art at PS1," Brooks Adams, Art in America, October, 1992

"Slow Art at PS1: From New York Painters, Work That Takes Time," Roberta Smith, The New York Times, May 1, 1992

"New York Fax," David Pagel, Art Issues, Sept./Oct.

"Contemporary Surfaces," Holland Cotter, The New York Times, August 7, 1992

"Life in the Abstract," Justin Sunward, Gay Chicago, May 21, 1992

"Zinsser Shows Respect for Materials", David McCracken, The Chicago Tribune, May 1, 1992

"John Zinsser: An Interview with Alisa Tager," Tema Celeste, Spring, 1992

1991

"New York in Review," Terry R. Myers, ARTS, September, 1991

"John Zinsser (Interview)," Cora Cohen, BOMB, Fall, 1991

"Review," Roberta Smith, The New York Times, July 12, 1991

1990

"Material Painting/Roger Ramsay Gallery," Michael Bulka, Dialogue, November, 1990

"Four Artists Work in a Discreet Human Scale," David McCracken, Chicago Tribune, July, 1990

"John Zinsser at Julian Pretto," Ken Johnson, Art in America, July, 1990

"New York in Review," Robert Mahony, ARTS

1989

"The Next Generation," Alexandra Anderson, Smart, Oct., 1989

1988

"Talk, the Lost Art," Douglas McGill, The New York Times, January 22, 1988

John Zinsser Public Collections

Mint Museum, Charlotte

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford

Richard Brown Baker Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven

Sammlung Goetz, Munich

John Zinsser Corporate Collections

Akin Gump

Progressive Companies

Pepsico

Pfizer

Brunswick

Commodities Corporation

Artpack, Zurich

Houston Industries

Winston & Strawn

Carmel Realty

Jones, Lang, Wooton

Billingsley Company Newberger

Lehman Brothers

John Zinsser Lectures/Visiting Artist

New School for Social Research (current adjunct faculty)

New York Academy of Art (former adjunct faculty)

Institute of Fine Arts at New York University

School of Visual Arts; Cornell University

New York University; Parsons School of Design

Kent State University; Pace University

Louisiana State University, New Orleans; Pratt Institute

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Brooklyn College

Bennington College

U.C.L.A.

Art OMI

William Patterson State College

Dallas Museum of Art

CUE Art Foundation

Cooper Union

New York Public Library

Fordham University

Penn State University

Maryland Institute College of Art

Washington University

New Canaan Public Library

Annual Stoddard Lecture

Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

 

 

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