Ed Clark

Born 1926 in New Orleans, United States.
Lives and works in New York.

Education

  • 1953

    L’Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, France

  • 1951

    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

  • 2017

    Ed Clark: Paintings, Tilton Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2016

    Ed Clark: Locomotion, N’namdi Contemporary, Miami, United States
    Ed Clark, N’namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit, United States

  • 2014

    Ed Clark: Big Bang, Tilton Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2013

    Ed Clark, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States
    Le Mouvement: The Ed Clark Retrospective, N’Namdi Contemporary, Miami,
    United States

  • 2012

    Louisiana Roots: Ed Clark Returns Home, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans,
    United States

  • 2011

    2011 Ed Clark: The Search, The N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit, United States

  • 2007

    Ed Clark: For the Sake of the Search, 60 Year Retrospective, Pensacola
    Museum of Art, Pensacola, United States

  • 2004

    Ed Clark: Recent Paris – New York Series, Parish Gallery, Washington, United States

  • 2003

    Ed Clark, Paris/New York: Le Mouvement, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Chicago, United States

  • 2001

    Ed Clark: Mexican Series, Peg Alston Fine Art, New York, United States

  • 1998

    Edward Clark: From Sicily to Egypt, Cinque Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1993

    Ed Clark: Paris Series 1982 to 1992, Alitash Kebede Fine Arts, Los Angeles, United States

  • 1992

    Ed Clark, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, Kenkeleba House, New York, United States

  • 1991

    Ed Clark: Paris, Galerie Resche, Paris, France

  • 1990

    Ed Clark, Spiral Gallery, Brooklyn, United States
    Ed Clark, Isobel Neal Gallery, Chicago, United States

  • 1989

    Ed Clark, Gallery Kesser-Bohbot, Hamburg, Germany

  • 1988

    Ed Clark: Bahia Series, Manhattan East Gallery of Fine Arts, New York, United States

  • 1987

    Ed Clark, Alitash Kebede Fine Arts, Los Angeles, United States
    Ed Clark, Gallery 54, New York, United States

  • 1983

    Ed Clark, Randall Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1982

    Ed Clark, Jazzonia Gallery, Detroit, United States

  • 1981

    Ed Clark, Citicorp Center, New York, United States
    Edward Clark: Martinique Interlude, Paintings and Pastels, Randall Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1980

    Ed Clark, A Complex Identity, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, United States
    Ed Clark, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, United States
    Ed Clark, TH.C. Taylor Gallery, North Carolina A&T State University,
    Greensboro, United States

  • 1979

    Ed Clark, Randall Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1978

    Ed Clark, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, United States

  • 1976

    Ed Clark, Sullivant Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States

  • 1975

    Ed Clark, James Yu Galler, New York, United States

  • 1974

    Ed Clark: New Paintings and Drawings, South Houston Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1971

    Ed Clark, Donald Judd’s Loft, New York, United States

  • 1969

    Ed Clark, American Embassy, Paris, France

  • 1966

    Clark, Galerie R. Creuze, Paris, France

  • 1958

    Ed Clark, Brata Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1956

    Clark: Peintures, Galerie R. Creuze, Paris, France

  • 1955

    Clark: Peintures, Galerie R. Creuze, Paris, France

  • 1951

    Ed Clark, YMCA, Chicago, United States

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

  • 2014

    Prospect: Notes for Now, Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, United States
    A Thousand Lights of Sun, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, United States

  • 2012

    Blues for Smoke, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, United States
    Blues for Smoke, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, United States
    The Lure of Paris, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2011

    Beyond Black: Ed Clark, Eugene Martin, John T. Scott, Shaw Center for the
    Arts, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, United States

  • 2010

    African American Abstract Masters, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, United States
    Flow, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2009

    Masters for the First Family: Parish Gallery, Parish Gallery, Washington, United States
    Wiser Than God, BLT, New York, United States

  • 2007

    NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2004

    Something to Look Forward To, The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin &
    Marshall College, Lancaster, United States

  • 2003

    A Century of Collecting: African American Art in the Art Institute of Chicago,
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States

  • 2002

    Quiet as it’s Kept, Christine Koenig Gallery, Vienna, Austria
    No Greater Love: Abstraction, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1997

    Sweeps & Views: Clark & Cowans, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, United States

  • 1996

    Explorations in the City of Light: African-American Artists in Paris, 1945-1965,
    The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, United States

  • 1995

    Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965, The Whitney Museum of
    American Art,,ed States

  • 1994

    Symphony, A.F.T.U./Bill Hodgesork, United States

  • 1986

    Paris to New York, 1966-1986, G.R., Birmingham, United States

  • 1980

    Black Artists: Abstractions, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Institute for Art
    and Urban Resources, Long Island City, United States

  • 1973

    The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, United States

  • 1970

    Afro-American Artists: New York and Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, United States

  • 1956

    Salon des Independants, Paris, France

  • 1954

    Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France

  • 1952

    Société du Salon d’Automne, Paris, France

                                                                     

Prizes, Grants and Residencies

  • 2013

    Legends and Legacy Award, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States

  • 2000

    Featured Artist, Art for Life Gala, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, East
    Hampton, United States

  • 1990

    Honoree, 36th Annual Bal Africain, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, United States

  • 1988

    Painters and Sculptors Grant Recipient, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, New
    York, United States

  • 1994

    Congressional Achievement Award, United States

  • 1985

    Award in Painting, National Endowment for the Arts, United States

  • 1981

    Individual Support Grant, The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New
    York, United States

  • 1975

    CAPS Grant, Creative Artists Program Services, New York State Council on
    the Arts, United States

  • 1972

    Award in Painting, National Endowment for the Arts, United States

  • 1955

    Prix d’Othon Friesz, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Musée du Louvre, Paris,
    France

Collections

  • The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, United States
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States
    California African American Museum, Los Angeles, United States
    Centro de Arte Moderno, Guadelajara, Mexico
    The Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, United States
    James E. Lewis Museum, Morgan State College, Baltimore, United States
    The John & Mable Ringling Museum, Sarasota, United States
    Kresge Museum, Kalamazoo, United States
    Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States
    Museum of Modern Art, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Museum Solidarity, Titograd, Yugoslavia
    Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, United States
    The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, United States
    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, Washington, United States