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WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC owns and manages the estate of artist Will Insley

Activities include artwork conservation,  conferences, museum exhibitions and research

262 Bowery, New York, NY 10012  I  212-925-5700

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Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1976

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2015
2018  Mythological Elsewhere: photomontages, wall fragment paintings and drawings from ONECITY, 1970s-90s.
          WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC
2015  Will Insley, On the Bowery. Paintings from the 1960s. Also on view, On the Bowery, 1971.
          Portfolio includes prints by Cy Twombly, Robert Ryman, Robert Indiana, Les Levine, John Willenbecher, Charles Hinman,
          Richard Smith, Gerald Laing, John Giorno. WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC
 
2012  Foundation ONECITY. Paintings from the 1960s. WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC

2010  Will Insley: ONECITY Wall Fragments from the walls of ONECITY, drawings and photographs of abstract buildings outsi

de ONECITY, WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC

1996  Will Insley: The Drawings, New Arts Program, Leigh Valley, PA

1995  Will Insley: Wall Sections from the Prisons of One City, Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1992  Will Insley: Wall Fragments and Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1990  Will Insley: Wall Fragments and Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1988  Will Insley: New Wall Fragments, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1985  Will Insley: Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1984  Will Insley: The Opaque Civilization, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York *

1982  Section Drawings of a Building from ONECITY, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1980  First Drawings of ONECITY, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1978  Pläne für eine ander Welt: Gedächte und gebaute Raumvorstellungen, Gallery Orny, Munich, Germany *

1977  Will Insley: Architectural Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Architectural Drawings, Protetch-McIntosh, Washington D.C.

1976   Fishbach Gallery, New York

Annemarie Verna, Zurich, Switzerland

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL *

1975  Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI

 

College Arts Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

1974  Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany

Annemarie Verna, Zurich, Switzerland

Fischbach Gallery, New York

1973  Will Insley, New York:  Pläne für eine andere Welt: Gedächte und gebaute Raumvorstellungen, Museum Haus Lange,

          Krefeld, Germany *

          Fischbach Gallery, New York

1972  Paul Maenz, Cologne, Germany

 

Buildings by Will Insley, Visual Arts Gallery, New York

1971   Will Insley, Ceremonial Space, Museum of Modern Art, New York *

1969  Will Insley: Space Diagrams, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Channel Space, John Gibson Commissions, Inc., New York

1968  Stable Gallery, New York

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN *

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY *

1967  Visiting Artist at Oberlin College, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Stable Gallery, New York

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina

1966  Stable Art Gallery, New York

1965  Stable Art Gallery, New York

 

Benefit for C.O.R.E., Graham Gallery, New York

25th Annual Exhibition by the Society for Contemporary American Art, Art Institute of Chicago

A Contemporary Collection of Painting and Sculpture Selected from the Collection of Eleanor Ward, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT *

1955  Behn Moore Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zurich, 1976

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018

2018   50th Anniversary Exhibition. Benefit for the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. Carl Andre, Jo Baer,

           Bob Barry, Bill Bollinger, Dan Flavin, Robert Huot, Will Insley, Donald Judd, David Lee, Sol Lewitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Murray, 

           Doug Ohlson, Robert Ryman. Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

2016   Drawing Dialogues. Selections from Sol LeWitt’s collection. The Drawing Center, New York City

2013   Cellblock I and II, An Essay In Exhibition Form, Curated by Robert Hobbs

           Andrea Rosen Gallery, Dec. 1, 2012 – Feb. 2, 2013

2012   Art Wynwood. Westwood Gallery NYC

           Towards A Warm Math. On Stellar Rays Gallery, NYC 

           On the Bowery. Silkscreens by Cy Twombly, Robert Ryman, Will Insley, Robert Indiana, Les Levine, John Willenbecher, Charles 
           Hinman,
Richard Smith, Gerald Laing and John Giorno. Photographs by Eliot Elisofon. Westwood Gallery NYC 2011 

           Art Miami. Westwood Gallery NYC

2007   The Drawing Center, NYC, Drawn from Artists’ Collections.

1999   Drawn from Artist’s Collections, The Drawing Center, New York (travelled to UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA)

1998   Masters of the Masters, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH *

1996   Extended Minimal, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1995   Drawing the Line, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

           Alchemy, Procter Art Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

           American Sculptors in the 1960s. Selected Drawings from the Collection. Museum of Modern Art, New York

1994   Off Balance, Artrax, New York

1993   On Paper, TZ’Art & Co, New York

1992   The Living Object: The Art Collection of Ellen H. Johnson, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

1990   Grids, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York

1989   Max Protetch Gallery: 20 Years, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

           Geometric Abstraction and the Modern Spirit, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

1988   20th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

           Kölner Kunstmarkt, Cologne, Germany

1987   Group Show Gallery Artists, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

           Selections from Solid Abstractions, Saxon Lee Gallery, New York

           Group Show Gallery Artists, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1985   Geometric Abstractions: Selections from a Decade, 1975-1985, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

           Between Science and Fiction, Fundaçao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil

1984   Dreams and Nightmares - Utopian Visions in Modern Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian 

           Institution, Washington, DC *

           Winter Group Exhibition, Protetch-McNeil, New York

           Indiana Influence: The Golden Age of Indiana Landscape Painting. Indiana’s Modern Legacy:       

           An Inaugural Exhibition of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN *

           From the Collection of Sol LeWitt, The University Art Museum, California State Museum, Long Beach,

           CA (travelled to Ackland Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA; 

           The Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York; Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL).

1983   Abstract Painting: 1960-69, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, PS1, Long Island City, NY

           Drawings, Annemarie Verna, Zürich, Switzerland

           Connections: Bridges / Ladders / Ramps / Staircases / Tunnels, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, PA *

           Painting and Sculpture, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1982   Post-minimalism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

1981   Amerikanische Zeichnungen der siebziger Jahre / Drawing Distinctions: American Drawings of the Seventies, Louisiana

Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (travelled to Kunsthalle Basel, Stadische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany) *

          Imaginary Civilizations, Tyler and Penrose Galleries, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1980  Drawings / Structures, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

          Pier +Ocean: Construction in the Art of the Seventies, Hayward, London, UK (traveled to Rijkmuseum Kroeller Muller, Otterlo, Holland) *

          Michael Rea Collection of American Art 1960-80, McIntosh-Dysdale, Washington, DC

          Architectural Sculpture, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA *

1979  Art and Architecture: Space and Structure, Protetch-McIntosh, Washington, DC

           Drawings about Drawings: New Directions (1968 1978), Ackland Memorial Art  Center,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Indiana / New York, Washington Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Mind, Child, Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology, School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ

1978   Inaugural Exhibition, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

           Dwellings, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA *

1977   Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany

1976   American Salon des Refuses, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT

           Jahre Museum Haus Lange: Eine Retrospektive der Ausstellungen 1955 bis 1975, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany *

New Gallery Artists, Max Protetch Gallery, New York 

15, John Gibson Gallery, New York

Private Notations: Artist’s Sketchbooks II, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Drawing Today in New York, Sewall Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX (travelled to Tulane University, New Orleans, LA;

University of Texas, Austin, TX; Dayton Art Center, Dayton, OH)

Art That Involves Words, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Painting, Drawing and Sculpture form the 60s and 70s from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, Philadelphia College of Art, PA *

1975  20th Century Drawings, Hawthorne Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

           Important Post War and Contemporary Art, Leo Castelli Gallery, Sonnabend Gallery, New York (traveled to Sotheby Park Bernet, NY) *

Drawings U.S.A. ’75, Minneapolis Museum of Art

Works on Paper, Anemarie Verna – Art 6/75, Basel, Switzerland

Contemporary Drawings, William Paterson State College, Wayne, NJ

Labyrinth: Symbol and Meaning in Contemporary Art, Watson Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

Painting, Drawing and Sculpture from the 60s and 70s from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, Institute of Contempor ry Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (travelled to Contemporary Arts Centre, Cincinati, OH in 1976) *

Narrative in Contemporary Art, McLaughlin Library, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada *

1974  Dealer’s Choice, New York Cultural Center, New York

           Art for Collecting, Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH

Art Now 74: A Celebration of American Arts, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC*

Drawings, Anemarie Verna – 6/74, Basel, Switzerland

Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1973  Art in Space: Some Turning Points, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI *

           Drawings 1963-1973, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York *

American Drawings, New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

1972  Drawings by New York Artists, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 

(travelled to Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; University Art Collection, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Finch College Museum of Art Contemporary study Wing, New York; Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA) *

Grids, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Documenta 5, Kassel, Germany

7 Kölner Kunstmarkt, Cologne, Germany

Making Megalopolis Matter, New York Cultural Center, New York

Fischbach Gallery, New York

1971   Willard Gallery, New York

           Projected Art, Finch College Museum of Art, New York

International Frujahrmesse, Berliner Galerien, West Berlin, Germany

John Gibson: New York, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

1970  The Expressive Line, Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY

Documentations 1970, John Gibson Gallery, New York

L’art vivant aux Etats-Unis, Foundation Maeght, St. Paul-de-Vence, France *

1969  Between Object and Environment: Sculpture in an Extended Format, Institute of Contemporary Art,

           University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA *

Ecological Art, John Gibson Gallery, New York

Will Insley, Fred Mitchell, Steve Poleskie, Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY *

Long Beach Island, New Jersey, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ *

Simultaneously, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York

Drawings, Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, TX *

Drawings, Paula Cooper Gallery, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

1968   Painting Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York *

           Cool Art, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT *

Painting: Out from the Wall, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA *

Drawings, Heiner Freidrich Gallery, Munich, Germany

First World Triennial, New Delhi, India

Drawings, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

The Weatherspoon Annual Exhibition: Art on Paper: Invitational Exhibition 1968, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North

Carolina, Greensboro, NC *

The Art of the Real, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

J.L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit, Shaped Paintings

Benefit for the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. Carl Andre, Jo Baer, Bob Barry, Bill Bollinger, Dan Flavin, Robert Huot, Will Insley, Donald Judd, David Lee, Sol Lewitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Murray, Doug Ohlson, Robert Ryman. Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1967  Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture 1967, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL *

           Art Objectif, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France *

Monuments, Richard Feigen Gallery, New York

Schemata 7, Finch College Museum of Art, New York *

Sixth Biennial, Republic of San Marino, Brazil

First Kent Invitational, College Gallery, Kent State University, OH *

1966  Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York *

           Art in Process: the Visual Development of a Structure, Finch College Museum of Art, Contemporary Study Wing, New York *

Rigelhaupt Gallery, Boston, MA

Systemic Painting, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York *

Park Place Gallery, New York

1965  Daniels Gallery, New York

          Shape and Structure 1965, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York                                                                  * catalogue