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Rafael FERRER

1933, Puerto Rico/USA

Name Rafael FERRER
Birth 1933, Puerto Rico
Lived & Active In New York City, USA

Rafael Ferrer

Taught, School of Visual Arts New York, NY
Taught, Philadelphia College of Art Philadelphia, PA
Visiting Professor, University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI
Guggenheim Award
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
Pew Foundation Grant
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship


ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2012 Calor Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

Works On Paper A Survey 1952-2012, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

2011-12 Contrabando, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

2011 Recent Work, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Retro / Active, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

2006 Galería Petrus, San Juan, PR

2003 Isla, Galería Botello, Hato Rey, PR

2002 Art Sites, Greenport, NY

2001 Galería Botello, Hato Rey, PR

Art Sites, Greenport, NY

2000 Drawing, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

1999 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

1998 Galería Botello, Hato Rey, PR

1997 Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

1996 Survey, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY

1995 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

1994 Marta Gutierrez Gallery, Miami, FL

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Barbara Okun Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1992 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Galería Botello, Hato Rey, PR

1990 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1989 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

1988 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1986 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

1985 Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Paintings 1981-1985, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Minneapolis, MN

Rafael Ferrer, Beaver College, Glenside, PA

Rafael Ferrer, Neuberger Museum, SUNY, Purchase, NY

1984 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

1983 Impassioned Rhythms, Indiana State University, Bloomington, IN

Impassioned Rhythms, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

Impassioned Rhythms, University of Southern Florida, Miami, FL

1982 Frumkin-Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Impassioned Rhythms, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX

1981 Okun-Thomas Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1980 Frumkin-Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL

Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY

1978 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

The New Gallery, Cleveland, OH

1977 Sur, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX

Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris France

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

1976 The New Gallery, Cleveland, OH

1975 Grabados, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, new York, NY

1974 Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE

Isla, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL

Phoenix Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1973 Deseo, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL

1972 Museo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

1971 Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1970 Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

Deflected Fountain, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Galerie M. E. Thelen, Cologne, Germany

Galerie Mickery, Amsterdam, Holland

Art Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

1969 Eastern Connecticut State College, Willimantic, CT

Galerie M. E. Thelen, Essen, Germany

Three Leaf Pieces, Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR

1966 Pan American Union, Washington, D. C.

1964 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 America Is Hard To See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2014 Under The Same Sun, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

2013 When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969 / Venice 2013, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy

Open Work in LatinAmerican, New York and Beyond: Conceptualism Reconsidered 1967-1978, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery,

Hunter College, New York, NY

2012 Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-Garde of the 1970's, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2011 América Latina: Arte y Confrontación 1910-2010, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

Pictures of the Body, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Art No Es Vida: Actions By Artists Of The Americas 1960-2000, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

2007-08 Contexto Puertorriqueño, El Rococo Colonial Al Arte Global, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

Upon An Ether Sea: Water and Ship Imagery from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary

Art, Chicago, IL

2007 Azul, Galería Petrus, San Juan, PR

2004 MoMA at El Museo, Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of the Museum of

Modern Art, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

North Fork / South Fork: East End Art Now, Parrish Museum of Art, Southampton, NY

2003 Modern Shadows, The Painting Center, New York, NY

Voces y Visiones, Highlights from El Museo del Barrio's Permanent Collection,

El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

2002 Shark's, Ink 1976 - 2001, Gallery of Contemporary Art, UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO

El Arte A Través del Tiempo, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce, PR

Voices from Our Communities, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

2000 Latin American Still Live, Reflections of Time and Place, El Museo del Barrio, New York

1998 Anniversary Show, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

1997 Modern and Contemporary Art of the Dominican Republic, The Spanish Institute &

Americas Society, New York, NY

1995 American Art Today: Night Paintings, The Art Museum at Florida State University, Miami, FL

1994 46th Annual Academy Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

1993 Contemporary Public Art in the Bronx, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

57th Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH

1992 The Landscape in Twentieth Century Art: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art,

Madison Art Center, Madison, WI -- traveling to: the Center for Fine Arts, Miami, FL

and the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center, Grand Rapids MI

An Ode to Gardens and Flowers, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY

1991 Celebrating Nature, Champion International Corporation, Stamford, CY

Drawings, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

Awakening / El Despertar, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT

1989 Recent Portraits, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY

1988 An Awareness of Place, Richard Green Gallery, New York, NY

Contemporary American Drawings, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Nocturne / Portraying the Night, Kemper Gallery, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1987 American Art Today: The Portrait, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Landscapes Real and Imagined, The Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ

1986 Art for the Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1985 The Figure in Twentieth Century Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American

Federation of the Arts Traveling Exhibition

1984-85 New Narrative Painting: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tamayo Museum,

Mexico City, Mexico ; Traveling to the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ ; Palazzo Ducale,

Venice, Italy ; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1984 American Art Now! Painting in the 80's, Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, Columbus, GA

Aqui, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Feast Your Eyes, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture Today, Museum of Modern Art, New

York, NY

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.

Via New York, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada

1983 Artists' Choice Museum, New York, NY

Habitats, Clocktower, New York, NY

!982 Painting and Sculpture Today 1982, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

74th American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Ten Narrative Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

1980 Brown University Invitational Exhibition, Albert A. List Museum, Providence, RI

Rafael Ferrer, Ron Gorchov, Richard Hennessey, Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY

The Invitational Exhibition, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY

The Americans: Collage 1950-1982, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

Venice Biennial Exhibition, Venice, Italy

Poets and Painters, Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO - Traveling exhibition

1978 Recent Works on Paper by Contemporary American Artists, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

Ancient Roots - New Visions, Fonda del Sol, Washington, D. C. ; Traveling to the

San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

Eight Artists, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia,

Contemporary Latin American Artists, Mellon Art Gallery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Drawings of the 70's: 35th Exhibition of Society for Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of

Chicago, IL

1977 Narrative Arts, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

A View of a Decade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1976 Latin American Artists, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

1975 New Acquisitions, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

North, East, West, South and Middle, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Primitive Presence in the 70's, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

1974 Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN;

Traveling to The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1972 Bienal de Medellin, Medellin, Colombia

Biennial of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art,

New York, NY

1971 Depth and Presence, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D. C.

The Invisible Artist, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Six Sculptors, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1970 Funf Kunstler, Museumverein Wuppertal, Germany

Information, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1969 Monumental Art, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

Sculpture Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Anti-Illusion / Procedures / Materials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Op Losse Schroeven, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

When Attitudes Become Form, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland

557 087, Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, WA

Art in Process IV, Finch College Museum of Art, New York, NY

1968 Outdoor Sculpture, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR

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

Art, Philadelphia, PA

1967 Young Artists, Their Work, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY

Art of Latin American, Peale House Galleries, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts,

Philadelphia, PA

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Composition by Rafael FERRER

Composition

Price SEK 4,600 (€495)
Estimated SEK 3,000
Ambiori by Rafael FERRER

Ambiori (1986)

Price SEK 3,000 (€283)
Estimated SEK 5,000