Joel Fisher, American (1947 - )

Joel Fisher (b. 1947, Salem, OH) studied Kenyon College. He has exhibited in Berlin, London, Paris and Amsterdam. His work is in the collections of the Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London; the Centre Pompidou, Paris; and the Staatliche Museum, Berlin, Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Modern art New York.

He has taught at RISD, Bath Academy of Art in England, the Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Currently he is engaged in a huge international stone research project. Fisher lives and works Vermont, but spends large periods of time Paris, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2007 “Joel Fisher: Recent Paintings” Art Affairs Gallery, Amesterdam, Netherlands
2003 “Joel Fisher: Isography” Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998 Punctuated Memory, Galerie Hubert Winter. Berlin-Mitte.Kontorhaus.
1997 Six Sculptures, Stux Gallery, New York.
Mosaic Evolution, Art Affairs/ Antoinette de Stigter, Amsterdam.
1996 Les Incunables: Chapitre 1 - Premières sculptures, Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris
1995 Fingere, Galerie Rochefort, Montreal.
The Red Mill Gallery, VSC Johnson, Vermont.
1994 Art Affairs/ Antoinette De Stigter, Amsterdam.
Light, Lawrence Markey, New York.
Galerie Hubert Winter, Wien.
Circle, Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris.
1993 Art Affairs, Amsterdam, Holland
1991 “Joel Fisher”, Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich, Germany
“Small Sculptures and Works on Paper”, Galerie Raymond Bollag, Zurich, Switzerland
1989 “Circumstances”, Diane Brown Gallery, NY
“Joel Fisher”, Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
“Joel Fisher”, Galeria Comicos, Lisbon, Spain
Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY
1988 “Subtle Delusions”, Diane Brown Gallery, NY
1987 Diane Brown Gallery, NY
Farideh Cadot Gallery, NY
1986 Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden
Farideh Cadot Gallery, Paris, France
1985 Galerij S‑65, Aalst, Belgium
Diane Brown Gallery, NY
1984 Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Switzerland
Diane Brown Gallery, NY
Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern, Switzerland
1983 Farideh Cadot Gallery, Paris, France
1982 “Joel Fisher Paperworks, 1970‑1982”, Riverside Studios, London
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
1981 Galerie Michele Lachowsky, Brussels, Belgium
Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden
1980 Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern, Switzerland
New 57 Gallery, Edinbugh, Scotland
1979 Galerie Michele Lachowsky, Brussels, Belgium
Graeme Murray Galelry, Edinburgh
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
1978 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
Galleria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland
Salvatore Ala, Milan, Italy
1977 Max Protetch Gallery, NY
Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Cultural Information Centrum, Ghent, Belgium
Oliver Dowling, Dublin, Ireland
Gallery Kiki Maier‑Hahn, Dusseldorf, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
1976 Max Protetch Gallery, NY
Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy
Salvatore Ala, Milan, Italy
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
1975 Staditsches Museum, Monchengladbach, Germany
Max Protetch Gallery, Washington, DC
Gallery Ernst, Hanover, Germany
Gallery Folker Skulima, Berlin, Germany
Galleria Forma, Genoa, Italy
1974 Gallery, Foker Skulima, Berlin, Germany
Gallerie Ileana Sonnabend, Paris, France
1973 The New Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Gallery Stampa. Basel, Switzerland
1972 Ileana Sonnabend, Paris, France
Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy
1971 Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, LOndon, England
1970 Whitney Art Resources Center, NY
Mansfield Arts Center, Mansfield, OH

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005 “Situation” Bleibtreu Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2004 “Dianna Cohen – Plastci bag/ +small is beautiful” Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2000 “Stock From the Last Century” (2) Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998 “Acts of Faith,” kuratiert von Willoughby Sharp, Lubelski Gallery, New York
“Not Nothing,” Todd Gallery, London
1997 kuratiert von Willoughby Sharp, Satellite, Long Island City, New York
Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris.
VIII Biennale of Prints & Drawings, Taipeh.
“Odeurs…une odyssée” Passage de Retz, Paris
1996 Sammlung Toni Gerber im Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern.
“Graphit auf Papier,” Galerie Thomas von Lintel, München
“Figure to Object,” Karsten Schubert & Frith Street Gallery, London.
“Jahrtausend(w)ende,” Dominikanerkirche, Krems.
“Schwere Los, OÖ Landesgalerie,” Linz.
1995 Galerie Serpa, Lissabon.
1994 Kunstmuseum, Bern
1993 Galerie Gmurzynska, Colonge, Germany
“Parceling Perception,” Four Walls, New York.
“Hyper Cathexis.” Stux Gallery, New York.
1992 “A/D at the Peter Joseph Gallery”, Peter Joseph Gallery, NY
1991 “Prints By Sculptors”, Crown Point Press, NY
“Homage to Wood”, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
“Prints and Concepts”, Stella R Graphics, Paris, France
1989 “MicroSculpture”, Fine Arts Center, University of
Rhode Island
“Image Realities by Joel Fisher, Markus Raetz, George
Rousse and David Tremlett, Galerie Farideh Cadot, NY
1988‑1989 “Four Americans”, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1988 “Diane Brown at Graeme Murray”, Edinburgh, Scotland
C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Massimo Audiello
1987 “Joel Fisher, Mel Kendrick, Robert Lobe: Recent Sculpture”, Blum Helman Gallery, NY
1986 “Admired Objects”, John Weber Gallery, NY
“Archaic Echoes”, Muhlenberg College/Center for
the Arts, Allentown, PA
“Drawings by Sculptors”, Nohra Haime Gallery, NY
“Biennale des Fiedens”, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
“Chamber Sculptures”, Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy
“Group Show”, Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
1985 “Kis 85”, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Kunsan University, Korea
“Abstract Drawings and Sculpture”, Gallery Shimada, Yamaguchi, Japan
“Smart Art”, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge,MA
“Papier Japonaise”, Halle Sud, Geneva, Switzerland
“Sculptures: Premier Approch Pour un Parc”, Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, Jouy‑en‑Josas, France
“Sculptors Drawings”, Diane Brown Gallery, NY
1984 “Id”, Bette Stoler Gallery, NY
“An International Survey of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture”, Museum of Modern Art, NY
“The British Art Show”, Traveled throughout England
1983 “Edges and Shadows”, Hayward Gallery, London, England
“Between”, John Weber Gallery, NY
“Doucer de L’Avant Garde”, Rennes, France
1982 “Representing Reality: Fragments from the Image Field”, Crown Point Press, Oakland, CA
1981 “Substance and Accident”, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England
“Das Papier”, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Duren, Germany
1979 “Pittura‑Ambiente”, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
“Drawings”, Museum of Art, University of Norht Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
1978 “The International Drawing Triennale”, Wroklaw, Poland
1977 “American Art in Belgian Collections”, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
1976 “Approaching Painting”, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
“Handmade Paper: Prints and Unique Works”, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1975 “American Drawings”, Leverskusen Museum, Germany
1974 “Separation”, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany
“Drawings and Other Works”, Paula Cooper Gallery, NY
1973 “Seven”, Penthouse Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, NY
“8e Biennale de Paris”, Paris, France
1972 “New York 1972”, Paula Cooper Gallery Exhibition, Greenwich, CT
“420 West Broadway at the Spoleto Festival”, Spoleto, Italy
“Documenta V”, Kassel, Germany
1971 Paula Cooper Gallery, NY
112 Greene Street, NY

Public Collections

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Tate Gallery, London, England
Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Stadisches Museum, Monchengladbach, Germany
Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, Oh
Municipal Art Gallery, Leeds, England
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium
Museum Sztukiw Iodzi, Lodz, Poland
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art,Iran
Coburn Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Moderna Museet, Malmo, Sweden
Arts Council of Great Britain, London, England
Groninger Museum, Groninger, Holland
Staatliche Museum, Berlin, Germany
Australian National Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Kunstmuseum Bern, Switerland
Cincinnati Art Museum, OH
Musee d’art, Toulon, France
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