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GIANAKOS STEVE

GIANAKOS STEVE
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Born 1938, New York, USA.
Lives and works in New York US and Chania, Crete GR.

 

Education

1964
BID, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY, US

Awards/ Fellowships

1997
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant
1996
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1995
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
1977
Theodoran Award-Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
National Endowment for the Arts - Grant recipient

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017
Welcome to wee, AD Gallery, Athens GR
WHO'S AFRAID OF STEVE GIANAKOS, cur. A.Lavin, Musée des Beaux Arts de Dole, Dole FR
Figures on a Knife Edge, Semiose Galerie, Paris FR
2015
Semiose Galerie, Paris FR
2014
Accessories and Other Girlie Desires, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York US
2012
AD Gallery, Athens GR
2011
New Paintings, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York US
2010
Steve Gianakos, Municipal Gallery of Chania, Chania GR
2009
AD Gallery, Athens GR
Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York, US
2007
AD Gallery, Athens GR
2004
Old Flames, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York, US
2003
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles CA, US
Newd Pantings, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, US
2001
Whatever Tickles Your Fancy: Works from the 70's to the Present, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, US
AD Gallery, Athens GR
LS Gallery, Elounda Crete GR
1999
AD Gallery, Athens GR
1997
AD Gallery, Athens GR
1994
Steve Gianakos: Work from the '70s, '80s and '90s, Hofstra University, Hempstead NY, US
1993
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
1991
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
1990
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville SC, US
Asher/ Faure Gallery, Los Angeles CA, US
1988
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
1985
Philippe Bonnafont Gallery, San Francisco CA, US
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
1984
10 Years: 1974-1984, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
1983
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
1982
Asher/ Faure Gallery, Los Angeles CA, US
Texas Gallery, Houston TX, US
1980
Texas Gallery, Houston TX, US
1979
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston TX, US
Droll/ Kolbert Gallery, New York, US
1977
Droll/ Kolbert Gallery, New York, US
1976
Alessandra Gallery, New York, US
1974
The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York, US
1969
Fischbach Gallery, New York, US

 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017

Art Facing the Ruins, AD Gallery, Athens GR
2016

Glamour, University of Connecticut Museum, Storrs, CT, US
2015
When Counter Culture Meets Society, AD Gallery, Athens GR
CONDENSED TIMES AND IMPLODING WORLDS, cur. Jeanette Zwingenberger, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna AT
2015 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Audubon Terrace, New York US
2014
Disturbing Innocence, cur. Eric Fischl, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York US
Art Athina, participation at AD Gallery's booth, Athens GR
Drawing Now Parisparticipation at AD Gallery's booth, Paris FR
Pop Abstraction, Freidericks & Freiser and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York US
2013
Art Athina, participation at AD Gallery's booth, Athens GR
2012
Counter Culture: The emergence of a new social subject 1983-2012, CAMP, Athens GR
The Athens Underground 1964-1983, CAMP, Athens GR
Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York US
2011
Polyglossia, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens GR
2009
Art Athina 09, AD Gallery, Faliro Pavilion (TaeKwonDo), Athens GR
Exile on Main St., Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht NL
2008
Visual Arts in Greece 3, And Now?, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR
What Does New and Interesting Mean?, AD Gallery, Athens GR
Art Athina 08: Restarted, AD Gallery, Helexpo, Athens GR
2007
The City: from Adaptation to Transcendence, part of Remap KM project, Athens GR
Unfair, AD Gallery, Macedonia Pallas Hotel, Thessaloniki GR
2003
Funny Papers, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles CA, US
2002
Art in the Toon Age, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing MI, US
Into the Woods, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, US
2001
Garden State, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York. US
Brooklyn Collects, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY, US
2000
Modern Odysseys: Greek-American Artists of the 20th Century, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR
1999
Synergy, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington VT, US
Art Athina 99, AD Gallery, Athens GR
Modern Odysseys: Greek-American Artists of the 20th Century, Queens Museum of Art, New York, US
1997
Art Athina 97, AD Gallery, Athens GR
1996
Epitaphs, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York. US
1995
Duck, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, US
Go Figure, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica CA, US
Steve Gianakos and Irene Rice Pereira: Drawings, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, US
1994
Water Works, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, US
U.S. Dept. of State Art in Embassies Program, Washington DC, US
1993
Collage, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco CA, US
Inadvertently, Asher/ Fare Gallery, Los Angeles CA, US
Big Girls, Janet Borden Inc., New York, US
Gallery Artists, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Laughing Matters, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois, Chicago IL, US
1992
Re-Framing Cartoons, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH, US
Crowning Achievements: An Exhibition of Hats and Headgear, International Airport, San Francisco CA, US
Drawings, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, US
1991
Not on Canvas, Asher/ Faure, Santa Monica CA, US
Landscape Paintings, Annina Nosei, New York, US
Return of the Prodigal Son, Home for the Contemporary Theater and Art, New York, US
Drawings, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, US
1990
Word as Image: American Art 1960-90, Milwaukee Arts Museum, Milwaukee WI & Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston TX, US
Re-Framing Cartoons, Loughelton Gallery, New York, US
Black and White Works on Paper, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica CA, US
La Menagerie, Pfizer Inc., New York, US (MOMA Art Advisory Service)
1989
Recent Print Acquisitions, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY, US
Face Off, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, US
A Feast for the Eyes, Pfizer Inc., New York, US (MOMA Art Advisory Service)
Art for your Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, US
Images of American Pop Culture III, USSO, Tokyo JP
1988
Black and White, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas TX, US
1987
Comic Iconoclasms, ICA, London UK
Schema, Baskerville and Watson, New York, US
Lawrence Gallery - Rosemont College, Rosemont PA, US
Art Against Aids, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Diamonds are Forever: Artists and Writers on the National Pastime, New York State Museum, Albany NY, US (traveled as SITES exhibition through 1990)
The Right Foot Show, San Francisco Airports Commission, San Francisco CA, USBarry Whistler Gallery, Dallas TX, US
Contemporary Diptychs: Divided Visions, Whitney Museum at Equitable Center, New York, US
Strong Statements in Black and White, James Goodman Gallery, New York, US
Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York NY, US
Logical Foundations, Pfizer Inc., New York, US (organized by MOMA Art Advisory Service)
Situations, General Electric, New York, US (organized by MOMA Art Advisory Service)
1986
Pop Korn, B-Side Gallery, New York, US
Knight Gallery- Spirit Square Art Center, Charlotte NC, US
San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco CA, US
Sacred Images in Secular Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
The Crescent Gallery, Dallas TX, US
Sensory Evolution Gallery, New York, US
Painting and Sculpture Today: 1986, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis IN, US
San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco CA, US
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas TX, US
1985
Not Just Black and White, City Gallery, New York, US
Innocence and Experience, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville SC, US
Funny Art, Concord Gallery, New York, US
Group Show, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Jungle Fever, The Harcus Gallery, Boston MA, US
Starved for Art, Visual Arts Museum, New York, US
Moore College for Art, Philadelphia PA, US
Drawings 1975-1985, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
Animals: Contemporary Vision, Robert L. Kidd Associates/ Galleries, Birmingham MI, US
Benefit for the Kitchen, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, US
1984
New American Painting, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas, Austin TX, US
The New Portrait, P.S.1, Long Island NY, US
International Survey of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Asher/ Faure, Los Angeles CA, US
Museo Tamayo, Mexico City MX
Double Vision, B-side Gallery, New York, US
1983
Gracie Mansion, New York, US
Coming Art Show, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, US
Ericson Gallery, New York, US
1982
Sports, General Electric Company, Museum of Modern Art, Lending Service, New York, US
By the Sea, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, US
1981
Not Just for Laughs, The New Museum, New York, US
Art in pursuit of a smile, Muhlenburg Gallery, Allenton PA, US
For Trinsha Brown Dance Company, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, US
Eight Funny Artists, P.S.1, Long Island, US
1979
Directions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC, US
Droll/Kolbert Gallery, New York, US
With a Smile, Marion Goodman Gallery, New York, US
From Allan to Zucker, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, US
1978
Indoor-Outdoor Sculpture Show, P.S.1, Long Island NY, US
cARToons, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, US
1977
Recent Works on Paper by Contemporary American Artists, Madison Art Center, Madison WI, US
Art on Paper 1977, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro NC, US
Droll/ Kolbert Gallery, New York, US
Contemporary Greek-American Artists, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY, US
Theodoron Awards Exhibition, Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
Improbable Furniture, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania PA & La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego CA, US
Contemporary Arts Museum, Chicago IL, US
Upton Hall Gallery, State University College, Buffalo NY, US
1976
Rooms, P.S.1, Long Island NY, US
Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder CO, US
1975
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto CA
1973
The Parrish Museum, Southampton NY, US
1970
A Plastic Presence, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee WI & The Jewish Museum, New York & The San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco CA, US
1969
Made in Plastic, Flint Institute of Contemporary Art, Flint MI, US
The Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton NY, US
Recent Trends in American Art, Weatmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg PA, US
Kent State University, Kent OH, US
Plastic as Plastic, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, US
1966
The Dimensional Surface, A.M. Sachs Gallery, New York, US

Collections

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,TX
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston,TX
Eolos Foundation, Athens, Greece
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing Collection, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
University Museum, Berkeley, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY