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Biography

1940
born in Monroe, WA
1958-60
Everett Junior College, Everett, WA
1958-62
University of Washington, Seattle, B.A.
1962-64
Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT
1964-65
Fulbright Grant, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna, Austria
1965
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1966
The American Academy in Rome, Italy
1973
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1991
Skowhegan Medal for Painting
1992
American Academy and Institute of Arts, New York
2000
Awarded National Medal of Arts, Washington, DC

lives and works in New York

Art Biennials
2003 
50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale, Venice
1995 
46th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale, Venice
1993 
45th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale, Venice
1977 
documenta 6 – Documenta, Kassel
1972
 
documenta 5 – Documenta, Kassel

Exhibitions (selection)
2013
Sehnsucht Ich, group exhibition, Essl collection, Kunsthaus Klosterneuburg
Yes, No Maybe, group exhibition, The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
2012
Multiple Portraits, Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg,
Found and Actual Realities. Featured Prints, white8 SHOWROOMS, Villach
Prints. Process and Collaboration, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2011
The National Portrait Gallery, Washington
Taubmann Museum of Art, Roanoke
2010
  
MUMOK, Vienna
The Columbus Museum, Columbus 
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville  
Torrance Art Museum, Torrance
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Kate versus Isabelle, white8 GALLERY, Vienna 
2009 
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore
Museo Regionale die Messina, Messina
Museo Cantonale d’Arte Lugano, Lugano
Frost
Art Museum, Miami
21c Museum, Lousville
Museum of Contemporary
Art Chicago, Chicago
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno
Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere
MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland
Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose
Akron
Art Museum, Akron
Photorealism, white8 GALLERY, Vienna
2008 
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton
rattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro
Kunsthalle Emden, Emden
Austin
Museum of Art, Austin
The National Gallery of Art, Washington
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2007 
Ludwig Forum Aaachen, Aaachen
Museum
of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte
Bruce Museum, Geenwich
Parrish
Art Museum, Southampton
MoMA- Museum of Modern Art, New York
Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Museum im Kunstspeicher, Würzburg
Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo
2006 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis
Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin
MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich
Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
2005 
Royal Academy of Arts, London  
Miami Art Museum, Miami
MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York
Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg
Museum of Contemporary
Art Chicago, Chicago
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce
museum franz gertsch, Burgdorf
Royal Academy of Arts, London
2004 
Denver Art Museum, Denver,   
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, 
National Gallery of Australie, Canberra
Albertina, Vienna
Nevada Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana
Bruce Museum, Greenwich
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland
2003 
Phoenix Art Museum
Musee’d`Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville
2002 
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester
The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita 
2001 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
2000 
Withney Museum, New York
Queens Museum of Art, New York
MOMAK National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, Kyoto
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
1999
Contemporary Arts Museum
Houston, Houston
1998 
Museum of Modern
Art, New York, USA
1997 
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1996 
Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
1994 
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1993 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1985 
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro
1980 
Museum of Modern Art, New York
1979 
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1976 
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1975 
Gloria Art Museum, Austin
1973 
Museum of Modern Art, New York
1971 
County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
1970 
Whitney
Museum of Amercan Art, New York

Collections (selection)
Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Stedelijk Musem voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
National Gallery of Canada- Musee des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Ottawa
Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
Teheran Museum of Contemporary Art, Teheran
Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
MOCA GRAND AVENUE, Los Angeles
Miami Art Museum, Miami
Milwaukee Art Museum
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Saint Louis Art Museum
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus
Tate Gallery, London, England
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Seattle Art Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, New York
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Self Portrait, 2004