Al Hansen

Art Works
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Installation view:


Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
Gallery 2
April 1 - 29 & May 6 - June 1, 2006

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Coco was a Little Poco Loco about Cacao and Men
1968
collage on board
11 x 7 inches
(29.21 x 19.69 cm)
ARG# HA1968-001

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Calliope Venus... Lick Me Momma
1968
Hershey wrappers and sliver paint on plywood
27 x 25 inches
(68.90 x 64.14 cm)
ARG# HA1968-002

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Installation view:


Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
Gallery 2
April 1 - 29 & May 6 - June 1, 2006

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Untitled (corner Venus)
1965
Hershey wrappers on wood
5 x 7 inches
(14.61 x 18.1 cm)
ARG# HA1965-003

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Bambolina
1994
Cigarette butts on wood
13 x 10 1/4 x 4 inches
(32.39 x 66.04 x 25.4 cm)
ARG# HA1994-004

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Installation view:


Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
Gallery 2
April 1 - 29 & May 6 - June 1, 2006

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Happy Birthday Joan with Love (whatever that is)
1972
Hershey wrappers and silver paint on wood
6 x 5 inches
(15.24 x 13.97 cm)
ARG# HA1972-001

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Afrique
1978
Color Xerox collage and paint on wood
32 x 31 inches
(82.55 x 79.38 cm)
ARG# HA1978-001

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Investigation Piece No. 82 (Barry Goldwater)
1964
Hershey wrappers and lithograph on wood
20 x 6 inches
(52.07 x 17.15 cm)
ARG# HA1964-002

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Installation view:


Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
Gallery 2
April 1 - 29 & May 6 - June 1, 2006

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Yes She He
ca. 1962
collage
16 x 16 inches
(42.6 x 42.6 cm)
ARG# HA1962-001

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Matchstick Wave
pre 1985
Wooden matchsticks, glue
9 x 12 x 7 inches
(24.13 x 31.75 x 17.78 cm)
ARG# HA1985-001

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Installation view:


Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
Gallery 2
April 1 - 29 & May 6 - June 1, 2006
 

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Match Stick Towers (2)
1990
Wooden matches and glue
22 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches
28 x 5 x 5 inches
ARG# HA1990-001

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Installation view:


Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
Gallery 2
April 1 - 29 & May 6 - June 1, 2006

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A T&T Venus (orange)
1994
Newspaper collage
16 x 13 inches
(42.55 x 34.93 cm)
ARG# HA1994-005

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Installation view:


Looking at Words: The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper
Andrea Rosen Gallery
New York
November 2, 2005 – January 4, 2006
 

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Hershey Automatic Gun
1966
Collage
16 x 10 inches
(41.43 x 27.31 cm)

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Hey She Hey
nd. ca. 1964
Collage on plywood
Framed: 28.94 x 14.57 inches
(73.5 x 37 cm)

Biography

1927 Born in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York
1945 Military Service, 82nd Airborne Division, Frankfurt; Cologne
1948 Berlin, Germany.
1950 US Airforce, Tactical Air Command
1954 South Carolina

EDUCATION

1949 Art Students League. New York City - John Groth
1950 Brooklyn College - Al Terris
1956 New School For Social Research - Experimental Music - John Cage
1959 Pratt Institute
1963 Environmental Loft Studio and Mixed Media Event Studies

TEACHING HISTORY

1967-74 Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
1970 Parsons School of Design
1979 Eskimo Art School Nuuk-G., Greenland
1987 Founded the Ultimate Akademie with Lisa Cieslik, Cologne, Germany
1988 Hochschule fur Bildende Kunst, Hamburg, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS/EDITIONS


1960
New York 6 Gallery, Watercolors. New York City, New York

1961
New York Walking Show, New York, New York

1964
Judson Gallery, New York, New York

1966
Eastend Gallery, Massachussetts

1967
Ringelhaupt Gallery, Boston, Massachussetts
Hallmark Gallery, New York, New York

1970
Galerie Block, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Ingo Kummel, Cologne, Germany

1972
Galerie Inge Baecker, Bochum, Germany

1974
Galerie der Spiegel, Cologne, Germany- Archive Show

1979
"Collage and Construction", Galerie A, Amsterdam, Holland
Henie Museum, Oslo, Norway
Royal Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

1980
Munchatelier, Kultusministerium, Oslo, Norway

1981
Edition and Galerie Hundertmark. "Black Book" Cologne, Germany
Karl Valentin Museum, Munich, Germany.

1982
Petersom Galerie Berlin, Germany.

1986
"Structures and Sculptures" Galerie Offermann, Cologne, Germany
"In Search of the Goddess" Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYC, New York
Zeichnungen, Aquerelle. "Andy Warhol Attentat" Edition Hundertmark, Cologne, Germany

1988
"Collagen, Objekte, Fingerbilder." Galerie Klewan, Munich, Germany
Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYC, New York

1989
Artothek Koln, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Kolon, Cologne, Germany
Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYC, New York

1990
"The Temple Of The Goddess" Galerie Kolon, Cologne, Germany

1991
Galerie Klewan, Munich, Germany
"Exposition" Galerie 1900-2000 Marcel Fleiss

1992
Lisi Hamerle Gallery, Bregenz, Austria

1993
Galerie Klewan, Munich, Germany

1994
Troy Gallery Los Angeles, California

1995
Michael Wewerka Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYC, New York
Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Germany

1996
Kölnisches Stadt Museum, Cologne, Germany

1998
Emily Harvey Gallery in association with Gracie Mansion Gallery
Galerie Helmut Klewan, Munich Germany

1999
Galerie und Edition Hundertmark Objekte, Collagen, Aqurarelle, Fotos

2000
Galerie Inge Baecker, Cologne, Germany

2002
Galerie und Edition Hundertmark, Cologne, Germany

2003
"Life is Fluxus" Lattuada Studio Gallery, Milan, Italy

2006
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC, New York

2008
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1959
"Below Zero" With Rauschenberg, Oldenburg, Dine, Kaprow, Reuben Gallery, NYC, New York

1960
"Ray Gun Spex" With Kaprow, Dine, Oldenburg, Judson Gallery (Hansen: Multiple Projections), New York City, New York

1963
"Fluxus Anti-Musik Festival" With Beuys, Hansen, Paik, and Spoerri
Staatliche Kunstakademie, Dusseldorf, Germany

1966
"Juxtapositionen." Neue Galerie, Aachen, Germany

1969
"Happening & Fluxus." Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

1970
"This Is Not Here Show" With Yoko Ono and John Lennon, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York.

1973
Galerie Block, Berlin, Phenomenatransactionskunst: A Hansen Mini- Retrospective

1975
Galerie Baecker, Bochum. Collage/Decollage Works by Brecht, Filliou, Hansen, Schwitters, Spoerri, Vostell, Watts and others.

1977
Galerie Rene Block, Berlin. Photographie Exhibition. Works by: Beuys, Duchamp, Baumgarten, Becher, Hansen, Hodicke, Kaprow, Knoebel

1982
"Attersee Party Performance." With Beuys, Dieter Rot, Lupertz, Attersee, Wurthie, Iannone in der Exil Bar, Kreuzberg, Berlin

1984
"Gruppenausstel" With Hansen, Cieslik and Yilmaz, Cologne

1986
"Unausgewogen." Kolnischer Kunstverein. Cologne, Germany

1987
"Conflux-Ausstellung." Wewerka Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1988
"Mobel als Kunstobjekt." Kunstlerwerkstatt. Munich, Germany
"Parallel, Dokumentas Banana, Erotica, Fotografica"Ultimate AkademieAusstellungen, Cologne, Germany

1989
"The Junk Aesthetic" Whitney Museum, NYC, New York
"Happening & Fluxus" Galerie 1900 bis 2000, Paris, France
"Walk Don't Walk" Walkman Show, Kunstlerbuch Galerie, Cologne

1992
"Fluxus-Virus" Cologne Kuntsverein, Cologne, Germany
"L'Art Est Inutile" Bregenzer Kunstverein, Palais Thurm und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

1994
Galerie Mamus, Copenhagen, Denmark, With Hansen, Gyr, Den Fria , Henryk Pryds Beck and others

1995
Fluxus Virus - St. Petersberg and Moscow, Russia-With Hansen and Ben Patterson, Vautier, Joe Jones, Bob Watts, Nam June Paik, Alison Knowles, Larry Miller, Emmett Williams, Dick Higgins and others
Louis Stern Gallery, Los Angeles - "Pasted Papers" Collage in the 20th Century"
UBU Gallery, NYC, New York "The Gun: Icon of Twenthieth Century Art"

1996
Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, "Box", NYC, New York
Rafael Vostell Fine Art, Berlin, Germany "Aus der Sammlung"
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA), Stuttgart, Germany Fluxus in Germany
A large exhibition of Fluxus works, spanning the period and sponsored by the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA) of Stuttgart. Curators: René Block and Gabriele Knapstein
Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland Fluxus in Germany
Contemporary Art Center - CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania Fluxus in Germany

1997
Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia Fluxus in Germany

1998
And I Quote... Mary Delahoyd Gallery New York; curated by Pavel Zoubok
Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia, "Francesco Conz-Intermedia and the Avant Garde"
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, "Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979"
Museum für angewnadte Kunst (MAK), Vienna "Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979"
Santa Monica Museum of Art, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches" Channing Hansen performed Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead" and "Yoko Ono Piano Drop" during the two opening nights, May 7th and 8th
Thread Waxing Space, New York, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; performances by Channing Hansen, Beck Hansen, Marianne Faithfull, foot (Thurston Moore, Don Fleming, Jim Dunbar), Larry Miller, Rebecca Moore & special guests; Happening conducted by Bibbe Hansen; Panel Discussion with Hannah Higgins, Wayne Baerwaldt, Carlo McCormick, Francesco Conz and Bibbe Hansen
Plug, In, Winnipeg, Canada, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead"

1999
Art Beatus, Vancouver, Canada, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead"
LaForet, Tokyo, Japan, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead"
LaForet, Fukuoka, Japan, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"
La Foret, Nagoya, Japan, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"
Gallery talk by Bibbe Hansen, Francesco Conz and Wayne Baerwaldt performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead."

2000
Power Plant, Toronto, Canada, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead"
Schloss Moyland Museum, Joseph Beuys Institute, Germany, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches";
Panel Discussion with Bibbe Hansen, Channing Hansen, Wayne Baerwaldt, Beck Hansen
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queens University, Kingston, Canada, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; Lecture "Al Hansen, His Life and Art" by Bibbe Hansen; performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead"

2001
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France Les Années Pop
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand Fluxus in Germany
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, "Beck & Al Hansen: Playing With Matches"; Performance Workshop conducted by Bibbe Hansen; Happening conducted by Bibbe Hansen including workshop participants; Lecture "Al Hansen, His Life and Art" by Bibbe Hansen; performance by Channing Hansen - Al Hansen's "Elegy for the Fluxus Dead"

2002
Galerie Berndt, Cologne, Germany
COPIA Food and Wine Museum, Napa Valley, California Sweet Tooth
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia Fluxus in Germany
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China Fluxus in Germany

2003
Mead Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University 1958 - 1972
Grimm Rosenfed Gallery, Munich Germany -- "Game Over"

2004
National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland Fluxus in Germany
Museo Rufino Tamayo de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico D.F., Mexico Fluxus in Germany

2005
Hal Bromm Gallery, NYC, New York
Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NYC, New York -- "Collage, Signs and Surfaces"
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo - MAC, Santiago, Chile Fluxus in Germany
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC, New York -- "Looking at Words"
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany -- Induction to the permanent collection.

2006
Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NYC, New York -- "Constellation"