William Anastasi

WORKS

Burst (Red Vetruvian), 2017
Wachskreide auf Papier / crayon on paper
153 x 170 cm

Burst black/white, 2017
Weiße Wachskreide auf Fotokarton / white wax crayon on photo carton
152,5 x 161,5 cm

Burst Yellow, 2014
Gelbe Wachskreide auf Fotokarton / yellow wax crayon on photo carton
152,5 x 163,5 cm

whowasit youwasit propped (formerly „Untitled“), 1965/ 2019
Tannenholz Balken / fir beam
300 x 7,5 x 7,5 cm

Foto: Simon Vogel

Issue, 1966/2019
Putzentfernung von Wand / wall removal
Höhe variiert / height varies

Foto: Simon Vogel

William Anastasi_Jacobs Ladder

Jacobs Ladder, 1968/2019
19 Nägel / 19 nails
69 cm

Foto: Simon Vogel

WIlliamAnastasi_Ausstellungsansicht / Exhibiton View, 2019

What was real in the world, 1964/2019,
112 Ziegelsteine / 112 bricks
81 x 58 x 48 cm

READING A LINE ON A WALL,
1967/2019,
Helvetica auf Wand / word mural
8,5 x 150 cm

Foto: Simon Vogel

William Anastasi_Ausstellungsansicht / Exhibition view, 2019

Free Will, 1968/2019
Videokamera und Bildschirm / video camera and monitor
34 x 22 x 25 cm

Incision, 1966/2019
Wandentfernung / wall removal
43 x 35,6 cm

Foto: Simon Vogel

Sink, 1963/2001
Heiß gewalzter Stahl, Wasser / hot-rolled steel, water
46 x 46 x 1,5 cm

William Anastasi_Sketch Book

Sketch Book, 1965
Bleistift auf Papier / pencil on paper
10,5 x 13,5 cm

Resignation, 2017
Wachskreide auf Papier / wax crayon on paper
152 x 273 cm
(sold)

Pocket Drawing 2.8.12, 2012
Bleistift auf Serviette des Restaurants The Modern im MOMA / pencil on napkin of the Restaurant The Mordern in the MOMA
42,8 x 4,5 cm

 

Zen 1, 2017
Tintenroller auf Papier / rollerball pen on paper
20,3 x 20,4 cm

 

Zen 2, 2017
Tintenroller auf Papier / rollerball pen on paper
20,3 x 20,4 cm

Zen 3, 2017
Tintenroller auf Papier / rollerball pen on paper
20,3 x 20,4 cm

Subway Drawing Tokyo 8.17.06, 2006
Roter Tintenschreiber auf Papier / red ink pen on paper
23 x 31 cm

Walking Drawing 1.25.10 Laporte, 2010
Schwarzer und gelber Tintenschreiber auf Papier / black and yellow ink pen on paper
19,6 x 29,6 cm

 

William Anatsasi_Subway Drawing

Walking Drawing (8.9.13), 2013
Bleistift und Tuschestift (violett und rot) /
pencil and ink pen (purple and red)
19 x 28,4 cm

William Anastasi_Blind Painting

Blind Painting, 2019
Ölstift auf Leinwand / oilpen on canvas
78,5 x 61 cm

William Anastasi_Blind Painting

Blind Painting, 2019
Ölstift auf Leinwand / oilpen on canvas
78 x 61 cm

EXHIBITIONS

BIOGRAPHY

1933
geboren in Philadelphia / born in Philadelphia

lebt und arbeitet in New York / lives and works in New York

 

Preise / Awards
John Cage Award 2010. Foundation for Contemporary Art

 

Einzelausstellungen / Solo Shows (Auswahl / Selection)

2019
William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
Blind Drawings 1963 – 2019, Marlborough Gallery, London

2018
William Anastasi, Three Conic Sections, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris (FR)

2017
William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
William Anastasi, Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
2015
William Anastasi. Puzzle, Sandra Gering Inc, New York, NY
William Anastasi – Continuum, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, F
William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln

2014
William Anastasi – The Bababad Paintings, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, NY
William Anastasi, Art Cologne Collaborations, Thomas Rehbein Galerie & Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby

2013
Sound Works, 1963-2013, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

2012
William Anastasi, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris

2010
William Anastasi, Drawings, Gering & López Gallery, New York
William Anastasi, Isabelle Du Moulin und Nils Borch Jensen Galerie, Berlin

2009
William Anastasi, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, DK
William Anastasi, Emilio Mazzoli Gallery, Modena

2008
William Anastasi. opposites are identical, Peter Blum Gallery, Chelsea
William Anastasi – New works, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby, DK

2007
William Anastasi – Raw, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
William Anastasi. Paintings and drawings, Michael Benevento, The Orange Group, Los Angeles

2006
William Anastasi, You’re Through, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY
William Anastasi: Works from the 60´s to the present, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York, NY

2005
William Anastasi – Blind, Art Agents Gallery, Hamburg
William Anastasi – Ohne Titel, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
Anastasi- Drawings 1970-2005, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK

2004
William Anastasi, SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Blind, The Annex, NY

2002
William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln

2001
William Anastasi. A Retrospective, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Kopenhagen, DK
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

2000
William Anastasi, Werkschau 1966-2000 , Art Agents Gallery , Hamburg
Niels Borch Jensen. Verlag und Druck, Berlin
White Box Gallery, New York, NY
End Papers: Drawings 1890-1900, 1990-2000, The Neuberger Museum of Art, NY, kuratiert von Judy Ollisehan
Sirius Art Center, Artist in Residence, Statens værksteder for Kunst, Kopenhagen, DK

1999
Drawings , Gary Tatinsin Gallery , NY
William Anastasi „Perfect“, Stalke Galleri und Galleri Specta, Kopenhagen, DK
…vor mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert, Landes Museum, Linz

1998
I Am A Jew, The Philadelphia Museum of Judaica, Philadelphia, PA

1997
The Painting of the Word Jew, Sandra Gering Gallery, NY
Hubert Winter Gallery, Wien, Austria
Martin Lawrence Gallery, Los Angeles (Beverly Hills)
Spring Benefit Reffle, Sculpture Center, New York

1996
Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen
Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Schweden

1995
The Pier Gallery, Orkney, Schottland
Ten manuscript pages from me innerman monophone: Jarry in Joyce, Shown alternating with first ten manuscript pages and James Joyce’s Ulysses; Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA
William Anastasi: A Retrospective (1960-1995), Moore College of
Abandoned Paintings , Sandra Gering Gallery , New York, NY

1994
Krista Fahl Gallery, Stockholm, Schweden
me innerman monophone, oevre conceptuellee, exhibition and lecture on the original manuscript and paper given on Jarry in Joyce at the Sorbonne, Paris

1993
Du Jarry and me innerman monophone, exhibition of original manuscripts, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Drawing Sounds: An installation in Honor of John Cage, The Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art, PA

1992
Works 1963-1992, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Schweden

1991
Sink, Trespass, Issue, Incision, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Incidents and Coincidents, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

1989
A Selection of Works from 1960 to 1989, The Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY
W.A.Works, The Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

1988
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY
Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK

1987
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York; NY

1982
Diary Paintings, Ericson’s Gallery, Des Moines, IA

1981
Coincidents, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Collapse, Sculpture for a Public Space (commissioned by the museum, exhibited at the Lincoln Center Complex), the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

1979
Re-visions: Perspectives and Proposals in Film and Video, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Coincidents, Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf
Max Hetzler, Stuttgart

1978
Terminus, The Hudson River Museum, New York, NY

1977
P.S. 1 Museum, The Institute of Art and Urban Resources, New York, NY

1973
O.K., Harris Gallery, NY

1970
Continuum, works from ’68, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1967
Six Sites, works from ’66, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1966
Sound Objects, Dwan Gallery, New York, NY

1965
Witherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, NC

1964
Washington Square Gallery, New York, NY


Gruppenausstellungen / Group Shows (Auswahl / Selection)

2020
Wände | Walls, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
Sound and Silence, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Remember Art Cologne | AC-D-020, Thomas Rehbein Galerie

2019
Memento Mori, Daniel Marzona, Berlin
Tanz. Bewegung. Geste. Bild., Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen
Camera Lucida, Das Weiße Haus, kuratiert von Enar de Diaz Rodriguez, Wien (AUT)

2018
Backstage – die Rückseite – the rear side, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
Inbox: Joyce in Art, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA), Antwerpen (B)

2017
Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art – LACMA, Resnick Pavilion, Los Angeles (USA)
Intuition, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice (I)
The transported man, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing (USA)

2016
Sammlung Opitz-Hoffmann, Kunstsammlung Stadtmuseum Jena, Jena
Notes on Gesture – I,II,III, Siobhan Davies Studios, London, UK, (kuratiert von/curated by Jeremy Millar)
Art in an Airstream, Cade Tompkins Projects, New York (USA)
Drawing. The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgien
2015
Alfred Jarry Archipelago: La Valse Des Pantins – Acte II, Centre d’art contamporain de la Feme du Buisson, Noiseil, Frankreich
Drawing. The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgien
tout le monde, Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry – le Crèdac, Ivry-sur-Seine, Frankreich
highlights. Anastasi, Bradshaw, Gefeller, Hemsworth, Hendricks, Houlihan, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
Grey is the Color, if I had a Heart, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY (kuratiert von/curated by Tim Hawkinson)
Paper and Performance: The Bent Page, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas (kuratiert von/curated by Katie Anani)
Text efter Tekst, Den Frie, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
Passion. Group show: William Anastasi, Francisco Tropa, Christoph Weber, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, Frankreich
Phase I: Reconaissance, Théatre des Opérations, Genf
evans editions, 315 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2014
For Each Gesture Another Character, Art Stations Gallery, Stary Browar, Poznan, Polen

2013
„no emotion“ Drawings from William Anastasi, Jochem Hendricks and Mel Chin, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Bruxelles, Belgien
Quelque chose de plus qu’une succession de notes, Bétonsalon, Paris, Frankreich
One View # 3, Stalke Galleri, Stalke Out of Space, Kirke Saaby, Dänemark
A Stone Left Unturned, Yvon Lambert, Paris, Frankreich
Now Here is also Nowhere: Part II, Henry Art gallery, Seattle, WA
The Forgotten Instinct, Labor, Mexico City

2012
Graphology, Drawing Room, London

2011
Lonely at the Top. Graphology, Chapter 1, MuHKA, Antwerpen
‚Anti-Photography‘, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK (kuratiert von Duncan Wooldridge)
Farbe im Fluss, Weserburg, Bremen
What is contemporary art?, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde (kuratiert von Sanne Kofoes)

2010
LIGHT UP. 12 Annual Benefit, White Box, New York
The Moon is an Arrant Thief, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London
ON PAPER, Stalke Galleri, Kirke Sonnerup, Dänemark
Early Conceptualists, Joycelyn Wolff Gallery, Paris (kuratiert von Eril Verhagen und Jocelyn Wolff)
Biennial Winter Salon, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York (kuratiert von Bjorn Ressler)

2009
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 – 1989, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Winter Salon – Works on Paper, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York
One more, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln
CHOOSING, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg
No Regrets Sam Jedig, Stalke Up North, Kopenhagen, Dänemark

2008
ONE MORE. In Memorian: Sol LeWitt, Esbjerg Museum, Esbjerg
Five Americans, Borup Art Center, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
Choosing, Andreé Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg (kuratiert von Robert Barry)
The Title of This Show Is a List That Includes The Dates in Which Each of the Exhibited Works
Were First Made, The Dates In Which Some of Them Were Remade By The Artists And The Dates
In Which They Were Last Shown, Jan Mot, Belgien, kuratiert von Mario Garcia Torres
Photography on Photography: Reflections on the Medium since 1960, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Group show, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK
Slought in New York, ZONE: Chelsea Center for the Arts, New York, NY
One, In memoriam: Sol LeWitt, Group Show, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art, LAMOCA, Los Angeles
Le cinque anime della scultura, Cesac – Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
Slought in Berlin: The New Epistemology, Galerie Heike Curtze – Berlin, Berlin
WallCeilingFloor: Works by William Anastasi, Donald Judd and Fred Sandback, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Anastasi-Bradshaw, Galleri 360, Tokyo, Japan

2006
Out of Time – A Contemporary View, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Portraits of Artists, works from Rex Capital, Luhring Augustine , NY
Selections From The Werner H. Kramarsky Collection, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Locus, Björn Ressle Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Anastasi, Bradshaw, Cage, Cunningham, University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
The Photograph in Question, Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
Reality, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby, DK
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art, LAMOCA, Los Angeles
Edge Level Ground: William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, Ulrigh Erben, Jack Sal, Christian Sery, Stephanie, Hering Gallery, Berlin
William Anastasi / Dove Bradshaw, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA
Poles Apart, Poles Together, 51te Venice Biennale, Venedig

2004
Marilyn – From Anastasi to Weegee, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Joyce in Art, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
View point – works from the museum collection, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK
Work Ethic, The Baltimore Museum of Art, kuratiert von Helen Molesworth; Des Moines Art Center, IA; Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH
Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection, New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT
Opening Celebration of the Rubin Museum of Art, The Museum of Tibetan Art, The Flag Project at the invitation of the museum and Kiki Smith, New York, NY
Infinite Possibilities: Serial Immagery in Twentieth Century Drawings, kuratiert von Anja Chavez, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Stereognost & Propriocept, kuratiert von Koan Jeff Baysa and Donald KunzeDennis Oppenheim, The Lab Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Fine Lines: Drawings from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Potential Images Of The World, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Unexpected Dimensions – Works from the Lewitt Collection, Davison Art Center, Middletown, CT
The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor, New York
Davidson Art Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Works from the LeWitt Collection, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain
White Box Benefit Auction, Cohan Gallery, New York
Potential image of The World, Speed Art Museum. Louisisvill, Ky

2002
One Hand Clapping, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art, 1964–1977, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
20 years in Danish Art, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby
Jesus_C_Odd_Size, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Kopenhagen
Memorial Concert For John Cage, 1912- 1992, Performances: William Anastasi, Ledger, Dove Bradshaw, Fire, Garry Tatinsian Gallery, New York, NY
Charles Carpenter Collection, kuratiert von Richard Kline, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
blobs, wiggles and dots, webs and crustillations, kuratiert von Lucio Pozzi, The Work Space, New York
Mattress Factory 25th Anniversary Auction, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
Whitebox Benefit, kuratiert von Juan Puntes, Whitebox Gallery, New York
Collaborations, Dieu Donne, New York

2001
Visions From American Art: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940- 2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, kuratiert von Chrissie Iles
Anastasi, Bradshaw, Cage, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, DK
William Anastasi, A Retrospective, Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center

2000
Century of Innocence – The History of the White Monochrome, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
New Works, Stalke Galleri / Stalke Up North / Stalke Out Of Space, Kirke Saaby, DK
Topology, White Box, New York, NY
Destruction / Creation, Ubu Gallery, New York, NY
Photogravüre, Niels Borch Jensen Galerie & Verlag, Berlin
…vor mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert – Positionen zeitgenössischer Kunst zur Erinnerung, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
This is What It Is, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, NY
The American Century, 1950-2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
End Papers, Drawings 1890-1900, 1990-2000, The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purcase
Photographic Re-View, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York

1999
Merce Cunningham, La Fundacio Antonio Tapiés, Barcelona, Spanien
The American Century: 1950-2000, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
Afterimage: Drawings Through Process, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington; kuratiert von Connie Butler,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Manna Benefit for the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibet, kuratiert von Elizabeth Rogers, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1998
Drawing is another kind of language: Recent American drawings from a New York private collection, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
RE: Duchamp/Contemporary Artists Respond to Marcel Duchamp’s Influence, Abraham Lubelsky Gallery, New York, NY
New Works, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK
Pieces, 128 Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Drawing is another kind of language: Recent American drawings from a New York
private collection, Harvard University, Sackler Gallery, Cambridge
From Time to Time, Iris and B. Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester
Word to Word, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York, NY
10 th year anniversary group show, Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK

1996
Hubert Winter Gallery, Wien
Linda Kirkland Gallery , New York, NY
Drawing on Chance (ausgewählte Arbeiten aus der Sammlung), Museum of Modern Art, New
York, NY
Timewise . The Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Charles Carpenter Collection, kuratiert von Mark Francis, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York in 1997

1995
Joyce and the Visual Arts, The Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia, PA
Dark Room, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
The Photography Show 1995, AIPAD, New York, NY (kuratiert von Baryy Singer)
Sound Sculpture: Music for the Eyes, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz

1994
Drawings (with Dove Bradshaw), Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, NY
Autobodyography, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1993
Rolyholyover: A Circus ( Wanderausstellung, kuratiert von John Cage und Julie Lazar ),
MOCA, Los Angeles; Le Centre Pomidou, Paris; The Guggenheim Museum, NY; The
Philadelphia Museum of Art; Mito Art Tower, Mito, Japan
The Return of the Cadavre Equis, kuratiert von Anne Philbin, The Drawing Center, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis; The American Center, Paris, The American Center, Paris, exhibited drawing with William Anastasi and Merce Cunningham
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Benefit, Cunningham Dance Foundation, New York, NY
Concurrrencies II, kuratiert von Lucio Pozzi, William Patterson College, New Jersey, NJ

1992
Concurrencies, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, NY

1991
Imitating nature in her manner of operation… (mit Dove Bradshaw, John Cage, Tom
Marioni, Rober Rauschenberg, Mark Tobey), Sandra Gering Gallery, NY
How to Use Small Areas in a Dozen Different Ways to Bring a Room to Life, kuratiert von Bogdan Perzryuski, Arte Museum, Austin, TX

1990
Casino Fantasma , Winter Casino, Venedig, kuratiert von Allana Heiss
William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, John Cage, Tom Marioni, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Tobey, Sandra Gering Gallery, NY

1989
Benefit for the Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY
Chaos, kuratiert von Laura Trippi, The New Museum, New York, NY

1988
Benefit for Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY
The Cunningham Benefit Art Exhibition, Blum Helman Gallery, NY
Stalke Galleri, Kopenhagen, DK
Brigitte March Galleri, Stuttgart
Espace des Concept Art, Chalon sur Saone, Frankreich
Re-opening of the Jewish Museum, The Jewish Museum, NY
Stux Gallery, Boston

1987
Bess Cutler Gallery , New York, NY
Reading Art , The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY
On Line, An Exhibition of Drawings, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey, NJ
Benefit for AIDS, kuratiert von Susan Lorence and Bob Monk, Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY

1985
Science Museum, Koran-Sha Company, Tokyo

1983
Film as Installation II, The Clocktower, NY
Benefit for Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1982
Annual Awards , The American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY
Exhibition in Honor of John Cage, The American Centre, Paris
Biennial ‘81, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

1981
8 Painters, kuratiert von Dove Bradshaw, Künstler: Jon Abbot, William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, Dana Gordon, Bruce Halpin, Carl Kielblock, Theodoros Stamos, Douglas Vogel, The Ericson Gallery, NY

1980
Film as Installation, The Clocktower, NY
Für Augen und Ohren, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Ecoute par les yeux, Musee d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris

1979
Sound , P.S 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
Terminus , The Hudson River Museum, NY
Benefit for Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY

1978
Paul Cooper Gallery, NY
Anna Canepa, Video Distribution, NY
Couples , P.S 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
Art For Jimmy Carter, The Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia

1977
Projects for the Seventies, Institute for Art and
Urban Resources, (Wanderausstellung: Lisbon, Warsaw, Ankara, Tel Aviv, Bucharest, Madrid, Reykjavik, Ottawa)

1976 – 77
Open to New Ideas: Art for Jimmy Carter,Georgia Museum’s permanent Collection

1972
Paula Cooper Gallery, NY

1970
Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Musee D’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
E.A.T. Benefit, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY

1967
Language, Dwan Gallery, New York

1964
Betty Parsons Gallery, NY


Sammlungen / Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Museum of Modern Art, NY
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
The Guggenheim Museum, NY
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, ILL
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
The Georgia Museum of Art, GA
The Phoenix Museum of Art, AR
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
The Jewish Museum, NY
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Oklahoma City Art Museum, OK
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Museum for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK
Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf
Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Schweden
Musee Moderne, Stockholm, Schweden
Museum for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK
Statens Museum for Kunst, Kopenhagen, DK
Museum Ludwig, Köln, GER

SELECTED PRESS

Catalogues and Publications
Selection

2019
Booklet – William Anastasi, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln

2016
Drawing: The Bottom Line, Ausst.-Kat., S.M.A.K., Museum for Contemporary Art, Ghent

2012
Graphology, drawing from automatism and automation, Ausst.-Kat., Drawing Room, London, ARA.MER, Ghent, MHKA, Antwerpen

2011
Farbe im Fluss. Zum 20jährigen Bestehen der Weserburg, 10. September 2011bis 29. Januar 2012, Museum Weserburg/ Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen

2009
William Anastasi. Paintings, Small Works, drawings, Ausst. Kat., Galleria d’Arte Contemporaena, Modena, Italien

2007
Wall Ceiling Floor: An Exhibition of Works by Anastasi, Judd and Sandback, Ausst. Kat., Birmingham Museum of Art

2005
William Anastasi. Copenhagen, Cologne, Hamburg, Ausst. Kat, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen / Thomas Rehbein Galerie Köln / Art Agents Gallery, Hamburg
McEvilley, Thomas, The Triumph of anti-art: conceptual and performance art in the formation of post-modernism, Kingston New York
Anastasi Bradshaw Cage, Ausst. Kat., University Art Museum, University of Virginia at Charlottesville

2004
Infinite Possibilities. Serial Imagery in 20th Century Drawings, Ausst. Kat., Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

2001
Into the light: The projectexd image in American art. 1964-1977, Ausst. Kat., Whitney Museum of American Art
William Anastasi: a retrospective, Ausst. Kat., Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark
Anastasi Bradshaw Cage. Ausst. Kat, Museet for Samtidskunst (Museum of Contemporary Art) Roskilde, Denmark

1997
JEW. William Anastasi, Ausst. Kat., Stalke Out of Space, Copenhagen / Sandras Gehring Gallery, NY

1995
William Anastasi. Works from 1961 to 1995, Ausst. Kat., Pier Gallery, Stromness, Scottland
Hanhardt, John, Eileen Neff, William Anastasi: A Retrospective (1969-1995) Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1992
Anastasi, William, me innerman monophone, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden

1991
William Anastasi, Ausst. Kat., Sandra Gering Gallery, NY

1990
William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, John Cage u.a., Ausst. Kat., Sandra Gehring Gallery, NY

1989
William Anastasi. a selection of works from 1960 1989, Ausst. Kat., Scott Hanson Gallery, NY

Concept Art, Ausst. Kat., Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen / Brigitte March Galerie, Stuttgart, Espace des Arts, Chalon s/Saône

1987
Post-abstract abstraction: William Anastasi…(et. al.), Ausst. Kat., Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art

Artikel / Articles
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Styrie, Hanna, Stahlplatte darf Wasser trinken – Galerie Thomas Rehbein zeigt Konzeptkunst von William Anastasi, Kölnische Rundschau, 05.06.2019, S. 5

Horvitz, David, David Horvitz on Pocket Drawings by William Anastasi, Katalog Draw Art Fair, London 2019, S. 141

Imdahl, Georg, Früh dran – William Anastasi bei Thomas Rehbein in Köln, FAZ, 25.05.2019, S. 17

Hess, Barbara, William Anastasi, Stadtrevue, Mai/5 2019, S. 62

Raumentdecker Galerien: William Anastasi, stadtzauber kulturmagazin, Mai/Juni 2019, S. 52

Braitinger, Philipp, Eine Reise in die Grenzregion der Künste, Stuttgarter Zeitung, 23. Januar 2019

Wenn die U-Bahn den Zeichenstift führt, Kölnische Rundschau, 3. Januar 2017, S. 12

William Anastasi, Stadtzauber Kulturmagazin, Sep./Okt. 2017, S. 52

Hildebrandt, Toni: Entwurf und Entgrenzung: Kontradispositive der Zeichnung 1955-1975, Paderborn 2017, S. 148-150 und 191-197

Marino, Vivian, A Downtown Vibe, in: The New York Times, 13 May 2016

Styrie, Hanna, Wenn Zeit sichtbar wird. Thomas Rehbein zeigt Arbeiten von Stammkünstlern, Kölnische Rundschau, 22. Juli 2015

Douglas, Sarah, William Anastasi at Stellan Holm, Art News, April 2015

For Each Gesture Antother Character, www.e-flux.com, 9 January 2014

Corwin, William, William Anastasi. Sound Works, 1963-2013, www.brooklynrail.org, 5 November 2013

Gründler, Hana; Hildebrandt, Toni; Pichler, Wolfram, Zur Händigkeit der Zeichnung, Rheinsprung 11, Zeitschrift für
Bildkritik, Ausgabe 03, Mai 2012

Kröner, Magdalena, Galerierundgang-Pulsschlag in New York, www.faz.net, 2.10.2011

Hess, Barbara, Eine gute Idee, Stadt Revue. Das Kölnmagazin, Februar 2009

Imdahl, Georg, „One More“ bei Thomas Rehbein. Familiär in die Ecke geschmiegt, artnet.de/magazine/reviews, 23. Januar 2009

Imdahl, Georg, Wenn die Bienen ausschwärmen, ksta.de, 21.01.09

Boucher, Brian, Rereading Anastasi, Art in America, Dec. 2006

Kisters, Jürgen, Die Kamera und der freie Wille, Kölner Stadtanzeiger 2.6.2005

Puvogel, Renate, William Anastasi, Kunstforum Bd. 177 Sept. – Okt. 2005

Boecker, Susanne, Auf Dadas Spuren, Kölner Stadt Anzeiger 10./11. August 2002

Anastasi, William, Jarry, Joyce, Duchamp e Cage, 1993/2000, www.toutfait.com

Anastasi, William, Alfred Jarry and l’accident of Duchamp, 1999, www.toutfait.com

Lillemose, Jacob, Avantgarde og afgangs-elever, Information Tirsdag 13. April 1999

Stuckey, Charles F., Monet Water Lilies, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc, NY, 1988

Temin, Christine, Drawing their own conclusions, Boston Globe, January 21, 1998

McEvilley, Thomas, William Anastasi. A Retrospective in Prints, Art on Paper, Nov-Dec 1998, pp. 39-43

McDonough, Tom, William Anastasi at Sandra Gering, Art in America, May 1998, p.127

Mendelsohn, John, Three-Letter Word, Jewish Week, November 14, 1997

Cunningham, Merce, Fifty Years, Aperture Foundation, New York, 1997

Drawing is Another Kind of Language, Harvard University Art Museum, 1997, pp. 24-25

Cohen, Mark Daniel, William Anastasi: The Painting of the Word Jew At Sandra Gering, Review, November 1, 1997

Newman, Elizabeth, William Anastasi: The Painting of the Word Jew at Sandra Gering, Review, November 1, 1997

Rugoff, Ralph, Scene of the Crime, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997

Hofleitner, Johanna, William Anastasi at Hubert Winter, Flash Art, October 1997

Morgan, Robert C., Between Modernism and Conceptual Art, McFarland & Company, Inc. Publications, Jefferson, N.C. and London 1997, pp. 156 – 159

Kyander, Pontus, William Anastasi: Ander sTornberg Gallery, Material: Journal of Contemporary Art, No. 29, Summer 1996

McLead, Duncan, Change and Decay: Review of William Anastasi and Dove Bradshaw, Scottish Press, September 1995

Morgan, Ann Barclay, Interview: William Anastasi, Art Papers, November/December 1995

Anastasi, William with Michael Seidel, Jarry in the Joyce: A Conversation, Joyce Studies Annual,

University of Texas Press, Austin, 1995

Karmel, Pepe, Also of Note, The New York Times, March 24, 1995

Schwabsky, Barry, „William Anastasi, Sandra Gering Gallery“, Artforum, May 1995

Sozanski, Edward J., Aesthetics by chance: Heads it’s art, tails it’s not, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday, June 7, 1995

Wasserman, Burton, Anastasi exhibit to be experienced, not explained, Art Matters, July/August 1995.

Ritchie, Matthew, The Word Made Flesh, Flash Art, May/June 1994

Rubinstein, Raphael, William Anastasi at Sandra Gering, Art in America, April 1994

Anastasi, William, Jarry, Joyce, Duchamp e Cage, essay commissioned for,translated and published in the Catalogue of the Venice Biennale, 1993

Tallmer, Jerry, Rebuilt museum resumes ist tale of Jews‘ journey, New York Post, June 19, 1993

Morgan, Robert C., Enviroment, Site, Displacement, After the Deluge: Essays on Art in the Nineties, New York: Red Bass, 1993, p. 72.

E.H., William Anastasi, Sandra Gering Gallery, ARTnews, December 1991

Kalina, Richard, „William Anastasi: Deadpan Conceptualist“, Art in America, January 1990

Garrels, Gary, The Work of Andy Warhol, Dia Art Foundation, 1989

McEvilley, Thomas, William Anastasi. A Selection of Works from 1960 to 1989, New York, 1989

Hjort,Øystein, Lyd transformeret til billeder, Politiken 3. Maj 1988

McEvilley, Thomas, William Anastasi, Bess Cutler Gallery, Artforum, May 1987

O’Doherty, Brian, Inside the White Cube, Lapis Press, 1986

McEvilley, Thomas, I Think Therefore I Art, Artforum, Summer 1985

Anastasi, William, Artist’s Pages: The Creative Process, Vantage Point, Sept/Okt. 1984

Battcock, Gregory and Nickas, Robert, The Art of Performance – A Critical Anthology, Dutton, NY, 1984

Gerrit, Henry, William Anastasi at Ericson, Art in America, September 1982

Review of Exhibitions, Art in America, September 1982

Video, The American Federation of Arts Newsletter, Winter, 1982.

Battcock, Gregory, Breaking the Sound Barrier, Dutton, NY, 1981

Battcock, Gregory, Why Art: Casual Notes on the Aesthetics of the Immediate Past, Dutton, NY, 1977

O’Doherty, Brian, Inside the White Cube: Notes on the Gallery Space, Artforum, March 1976

Battcock, Gregory, Idea Art – A Critical Anthology, Dutton, NY, 1973

Battcock, Gregory, Wall Paintings and the Wall, Arts, December 1971

Battcock, Gregory, Four Artists Who Didn’t Show in New York This Season, Arts, Summer, 1968

Battcock, Gregory, Minimal Art – A Critical Anthology, Dutton, NY, 1968

Brown, Gordon, Light: Object and Image, Arts, Summer, 1968

Battcock, Gregory, In the Galleries, Arts Magazine, Summer, 1967