Brian Gross Fine Art
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
GALLERY

Peter Alexander
26 Bars, 2015

What Would Jesus Do?, 2017

2/5/18 (Needle), 2018

4/21/17 (Flo Lime Leaner), 2017

7/12/17 (Pink Box), 2017

12/9/16 (Pink Box), 2016

7/27/17 (Red Box), 2017

Black Stroke #43, 2017

Black Stroke #46, 2017

Black Stroke #63, 2017

Black Stroke #67, 2017

Black Stroke #68, 2017

Triptych (12/5,10,14/14), 2014

2/9/14 (Blue Bar), 2014

3/29/17 (Flo Lime Box), 2017

9/26/12, 2012

10/17/12, 2012

Allatoona, 2004

Culebra, 2006

Diablo, 2005

Norte, 2005

Karanda, 2004

Westwood, 1994

Oasis, 1994

Born
Los Angeles, CA, 1939
Education
1965-66
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
1964-65
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
1963-64
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1962-63
University of California, Berkeley
1960-62
Architectural Association, London
1957-60
University of Pennsylvania
Solo Exhibitions
2018
Color, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Thomas Zander Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2017
Pre-Dawn LA, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
2016
Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles
2015
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
2014
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
The Color of Light, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2010
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Nyehaus, New York, NY
Velvets and Palms, Gallery g169, Santa Monica, CA
2008
To Dive For, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2007
Pasadena City College, College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004
Water Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Patrick Olson Gallery, Plymouth, MI
Godt-Cleary Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2002
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica, CA
Peter Alexander: Tropics, Brian Gross at One Post, San Francisco, CA
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2001
Semi Plein Air Paintings of Laguna. Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2000
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Jonathan Club, Los Angeles, CA
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
1999
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1997
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut, Lebanon
1996
Earl McGrath Gallery, New York, NY
1995
Gallery at 777, Los Angeles, CA
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
1994
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY
Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1993
Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Charles Whitchurch Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991
The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
1990
Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
1989
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988
Gallery 454 North, Los Angeles, CA
1987
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1985
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1984
Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
van Straaten Gallery, Chicago, IL
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983
ARCO Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, CA
L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982
Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
1981
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1980
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1976
California State University, Long Beach, CA
1975
University of California, Irvine
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA
Comsky Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
1974
Jack Glenn Gallery, San Diego, CA
1973
Art in Progress, Munich, Germany
Morgan Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1972
Jack Glenn Gallery, San Diego, CA
1971
Michael Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1970
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1969
Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, TX
Locksley/Shea Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1968
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018
Endless Summer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2016
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Made in California, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey
Burning Small Fires, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
Peter Alexander/Robin Mitchell, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica
Radiant Space, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas
2015
California Light, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Canada-Flintridge, California
Night Begins the Day, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California (catalogue)
Let There Be Light Revisited, Gazelli Art House, London
Ethereal, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica
In Barcelona, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
2014
Surface to Air, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, California
The Last Plastics Show, Nyehaus/Dorfman Projects, New York, New York (catalogue)
Environmental Impact, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
Celebration, Inauguration of the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
2013
20th Annniversary Exhibition, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Local Fish, Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Landscape Into Abstraction, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
The Nature of Abstraction, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
2012
Peter Alexander, Laddie John Dill, Judy Chicago, Nolan Judin Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Pacific Standard Time: Kunst in Berlin 1950-1980, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Transcending Abstraction, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
2011
California Art, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture 1950-1970, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (catalog)
Venice in Venice, Foundation 2021, Venice, Italy
Abstraction, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
What’s New Pussycat, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Square Dancing, Nyehaus, New York, New York, NY
The Last Plastics Show, Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art, Culver City, CA
2010
Elements of Nature, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, California and City of Lancaster Museum, Lancaster, CA
Perspective 2010, Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
Swell, Nyehaus, Metro Pictures and Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Shades of Blue, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Outside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Primary Atomsopheres: California Minimalism 1960-1970, David Zwirner, New York, NY
2009
Let There Be Light, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Elements of Nature, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
The Beast in Me, Bowman/Bloom Gallery, New York, NY
Draw the Line, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculpture, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Rutberg Fine Arts, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
2008
Eye on the Sixties: Vision, Body and Soul: American Art from the Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson Collection, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Fresh Air, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY
Nepotism, LA Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Imaging and Imagining California Modern, Orange County Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
The Left Coast, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Summer Group Show, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
SoCal, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Julius Shulman/Peter Alexander: Light and Space of California, Archer School for Girls, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Southern California Minimalism, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles 1955-1985, Cetre Pompidou, Paris, France
2005
Beyond Geometry, Miami Art Museum, FL (catalogue)
Wilder, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York and Joan Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
West! Frank Gehry and the Artists of Venice Beach, 1962-1978, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
California Landscapes, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Drawings, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Safe and Warm in L.A., Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Peter Alexander, Jack Bush, Tony Delap, Friedel Dzubas, John McCracken, The Elkon Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Cities of Promise: Imaging Urban California, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Los Angeles Artists, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
Beyond Geometry, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Made in California: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Collection, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA; and Todd Madigan Gallery at California State University, Bakersfield, CA
L.A.’s Finish Fetish, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
California Artists of the Elkon Gallery, The Elkon Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Velvet Kruise, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA
Dutched: A Personal Touch, Art Galleries of California State University Northride and Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA
Arte Terciopelo Negro/Black Velvet Art, Galeria ICBC Tijuana, Instituto de Cultura de Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico
Cowboys, Indians and the Big Picture, McMullen Art Gallery, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (catalog)
Surf Culture, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA (catalogue)
California Art from the Collection of Frederick R. Weisman, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
2001
Minimalism Then and Now, UC Berkeley Art Museum
Contemporary Configurations—Peter Alexander, Meridel Rubenstein and Ted Orland, The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
1997
Approaching the Figure, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
1996
Paintings of the New Landscape, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
California Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Collections, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Grounded: Suburban Landscapes, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
City of Vapor, Tatischeff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1995
A California Collection, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Presence in Minimal and Postminimal Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Ellen Johnson Gallery of Modern Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, OH
Between Reality and Abstraction: California Art at the End of the Century, travelling to: Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, HI; as well as museums in Pittsburgh, PA; Scottsdale, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; and St. Petersburg, FL
Landscape: A Concept, Steven Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland
Quintessential California, FACT Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Made in L.A.: The Prints of Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1994
75 Works, 75 Years: Collecting the Art of California, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Five Guys, Bank of America, Costa Mesa, CA
Nocturnes, Night Works, Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA
Best of the West, Zero One Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Shoes or No Shoes, Provincial Museum of Modern Art, Oostende, Belgium
Paper Presence, Jan Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993
Sculpture and Multiples, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
75 Works, 75 Years: Collecting the Art of California, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1992
Abstraction in the Collection, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Individual Realities in the California Art Scene, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo and Seibu Tsukashin Hall, Amagisaki, Japan
1991
Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, San Diego Museum of Art, CA
1990
Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Neuberger Museum, SUNY, Purchase, New York, NY
1989
Ed Hamilton: Master Printer, University of Arizona, Tucson
Daylight Savings Time, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain
1987
Los Angeles Today: Contemporary Visions, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1986
Peter Alexander/Nicholas Wilder, James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Golden Land, San Diego Museum of Art, CA
1985
Spectrum: Los Angeles, Hartje Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1984
An International Survey of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1983
Corcoran Biennial, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1982
Echange entre Artistes, 1931-1982: Pologne-USA, Museum of Modern Art, Paris and Museum of Modern Art, Lodz, Poland
1978
The Weisman Collection, California State University, Long Beach
1976
Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
1973
The State of California Painting, Auckland City Museum, New Zealand
1972
Documenta 72, Kassel, Germany
1971
Transparency, Reflection, Light, Space, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
1970
300: New Multiple Art, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England
1969
New Materials and Methods, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Whitney Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Fourteen Sculptors: The Industrial Edge, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Highlights: 1968-69, Larry Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
69th American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, IL
A Plastics Presence, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
Other Ideas, Detroit Institute of the Arts, MI
Here and Now, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1967
Small Images, California State College, Los Angeles
New Work, Southern California, University of california, San Diego
West Coast Now, Seattle Art Museum, WA
Plastics: Los Angeles, CA State College, Los Angeles
Made of Plastic, Flint Institute of the Arts, Flint, MI
Public Collections
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Akron Art Museum, OH
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Anderson Collection at Stanford University, CA
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Des Moines Art Center, ID
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Flint Institute of the Arts, Flint, MI
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Honolulu Museum of Art, HI
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, CA
J. B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth,TX
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
New Orleans Museum of Art, LA
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
New York Public Library, Spencer Collection
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Princeton University Art Museum, NJ
Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, NY
San Diego Museum of Art, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Vancouver Museum of Art, British Columbia, Canada
Voorhees Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MI
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY



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