Alex Hay


Download PDF (199 K)

BIOGRAPHY

1930 Born in Valrico, Florida

1953-1958 Attended Florida State University

1959 Moved to New York City

1962-64 Performed with Judson Dance Theater and in concert

1964 Assistant stage manager during Merce Cunningham world tour

early 1970's Moved to Bisbee, Arizona


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Circumstance / Art. (7 January – 20
February 2016)

2014 Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Alex Hay: Work 2008 – 2014.
(5 June – 25 July)

2012 Galerie Nelson Freeman, Paris, France. Alex Hay. (2 June - 8
September)

2007 Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Alex Hay: New Paintings.
(17 May - 27 July)

2002 Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Alex Hay: Work from the 60s.
(31 October - 18 January 2003)

1971 New York Cultural Center, in association with Fairleigh Dickinson
University, New York. recorded and performed activities since 1962.
(20 April - 9 June)

1969 Kornblee Gallery, New York. (19 April - 8 May)

1968 Kornblee Gallery, New York. (27 April - 27 May)

1967 Kornblee Gallery, New York. (June)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 SFMOMA, San Francisco. The Campaign for Art: Modern and
Contemporary. (14 May – 18 September 2016)

2015 Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Mönchsberg. E.A.T., Experiments in Art and Technology. (25 July – 1 November 2015)

2015 Fleisher Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia. Sonoran Hot Dog Stand. (5 June –
28 August 2015)

2013 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines. Vibrations. (22 January — 12 May
2013)

2012 Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton. Affinity Atlas. (6 October –
7 April 2012)

Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York. Materializing ‘Six Years’: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art. (14 September –17 February 2012)

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Lifelike. (25 February - 27 May 2012).
Exhibition traveled: New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans (10
November 2012 - 3 January 2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, San
Diego (24 February 2013 - 6 May 2013); Blanton Museum of Art,
Austin (23 June 2013 - 29 September 2013)

2012 Ludwig Forum für International Kunst, Aachen. Nie Wieder Störungsfrei!
(22 October 2012 – 5 February 2013)

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon. Cambio de Paradigma, Coleccion Serralves Anos 60-70, Musac, Leon. (24 September 2012 – 8 January 2013)

2011 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Danser sa vie. (23 November 2011 –
12 April 2012)

Centro de Arte Manuel de Brito, Algés. Livre Circulação: Obras Na
Coleccao Da Fundacao De Serralves. (19 March – 26 June 2011)

Peter Freeman, Inc, New York. Shelter – Art Against Trafficking in Women and Sexual Exploitation. (27 January – 12 February 2011)

2010 Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, MOCA, Tucson. Made in
Tucson/Born in Tucson/Live in Tucson Part1. (6 March – 13 June 2010)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Collecting Biennials.
(16 January - 28 November 2010).

2008 Peter Freeman Inc., New York. For the Pleasure of Seeing. (29 May – 31
July)

2007 Allgarve, Centro Cultural de Lagos, Lagos, “Livre Circulação / Toll Free:
Serralves no Algarve. (14 July – 30 September)

2006 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA. 9 Evenings Reconsidered:
Art, Theatre, and Engineering, 1966. (4 May – 9 July). Exhibition traveled: Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC (9 March – 21 April 2007); IAC, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne (27 March – 17 May 2009)

Peter Freeman, Inc. New York. Nothing and Everything. (7 September – 28 October). Exhibition traveled: Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (30 November 2006 – 27 January 2007)

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. Twice Drawn Part 1. (11 March – 4 June 2006); Part 2. (7 October – 30 December 2006)

2005 MoMA PS1, New York. The Painted World. (23 October 2005–13 March
2006)

Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Belgium Amy Granat, Alex Hay, Chuck
Nanney, Peter Young. (31 May – 25 June). Exhibition travelled: Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris.

2004 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. 2004 Biennial Exhibition.
(11 March - 30 May)

University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Suites - From the Permanent Collection.

2003 Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, Art, Lies, and Videotape: Exposing
Performance. (14 November 2003 – 25 January 2004)

1998 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Pop Abstraction. (21
February - 19 April)

1995 Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö. Pop Art and Minimalism
from the Louisiana and the Moderna Museet.

1994 MADC Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Portafolio de
Estocolmo. Exposición de grabados norteamericanos. (November)

1992 Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

1978 Kornblee Gallery, New York, Some observations About Scale. (through 14 July, 1978)

1977 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Pop Plus: Selections from
the Permanent Collection. (20 June - 15 August)

1976 Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin. New York in Europa.

1975 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Selections from the
Permanent Collection: Sculpture from the 60s. (13 March - 16 April)

1974 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Works from Change, Inc. (25 September – 24 November 1974)

1972 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Selections from the
Permanent Collection. (7 June - 8 October)

1971 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Selections from the
Permanent Collection. (22 December - 17 January 1972)

Moderna Museet, Stockholm American Artists.

1970 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Five Years Acquisitions by
the Friends. (5 June - 24 June)

Vancouver Art Gallery and Student Union Building Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 955,000 (13 January – 8 February). (This show originated at Seattle, titled 557,087 in September 1969. Alex Hay was one of three artists added for the Vancouver exhibition.

1969 School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York. Groups (3 – 20 November)

New York. March 1-31, 1969, organized by Seth Siegelaub. (Alex Hay’s
contribution was for 13 March)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Recent Acquisitions. (15 May 1968 - 18 April 1969)

Hayward Gallery, London. Pop Art. (9 July - 3 September)

1968 Rolf Ricke Gallery, Cologne. Program I. (29 May - mid-September)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Made with Paper. (20 January -
25 February)

1964 Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Richard Artschwager, Christo, Alex Hay,
Robert Watts. (2 May – 20 May)




DANCE/PERFORMANCE PIECES
1994 Christmas Cantata Bisbee, Arizona

1993 Bird Bisbee, Arizona

1985 Christmas Cantata Bisbee, Arizona

1975 Christmas Cantata Bisbee, Arizona

1973 Dance Dance Gallery, New York

1971 Performance Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
(20 and 21 April)

1970 Ear-Shot Argument 14th Street YMCA, New York

1969 Breakfast Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1969 Ann Grinstein Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


1966 Grass Field 69th Regiment Armory, New York, 9 Evenings:
Theatre & Engineering (13 October – 22 October) Alex Hay’s performance was on the 22n October

1966 Topsoil Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles

1965 Gonzales Goddard College, Goddard, Vermont
Pelican Judson Dance Theater, New York

1964 Rio Grande Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Whitney Museum of
American Art, New York

1964 Leadville TV Stage Studio, New York

1963 Colorado Plateau Judson Dance Theater, New York

1962 Prairie Judson Dance Theater, New York; “Once Festival,”
Ann Arbor, Michigan

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Art Institute of Chicago
The Dallas Museum of Art
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York