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(1931 – 2004), USA

Tom Wesselmann Biography

Tom Wesselmann is well known for his collages, paintings, and sculptures depicting still lifes, landscapes, and nudes. He attended Cooper Union School of Art, New York, from 1956-1959, and was co-founder, with artists Marcus Ratliff and Jim Dine, of the influential Judson Gallery, New York (which operated from 1957 to the late 1960s). In the 1960s, he emerged as a leading figure of Pop Art.

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Wesselmann’s works are included in numerous museum collections including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the Kaiser-Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid; the Museum Ludwig, Cologne; the Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo; the Nationalgalerie, Berlin; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. 

Tom Wesselmann Featured Artworks

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Bedroom Dropout by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork print
Tom WesselmannBedroom Dropout, 1983Woodcut on Kizuki Hosho paper
Marian Goodman Gallery Contact Gallery
Study for Great American Nude by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Tom WesselmannStudy for Great American Nude, 1965Graphite on paper
33.3 x 30.7 cm
Whitestone Gallery Contact Gallery
Mixed Bouquet (Filled In) by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork painting
Tom WesselmannMixed Bouquet (Filled In), 1993Oil on cut-out aluminium
74 x 52 x 7.5 inches
Gagosian Contact Gallery
Scribble Version of Still Life #58 (Opaque) by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork painting
Tom WesselmannScribble Version of Still Life #58 (Opaque), 1984–1991Enamel on cut-out aluminium
58 x 69.5 inches
Gagosian Contact Gallery
Still Life #48 by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork painting
Tom WesselmannStill Life #48, 1964Acrylic, steel, and Formica on wood
48 x 60 x 8 inches
Gagosian Contact Gallery
Smoker banner by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork mixed media
Tom WesselmannSmoker banner, 1971Shaped colour vinyl on plasticised panel
157 x 143.5 cm
Galerie Gmurzynska Contact Gallery
Compote with Fruit and Shadow by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork mixed media
Tom WesselmannCompote with Fruit and Shadow, 1989Enamel on laser-cut steel
207 x 137.2 cm
Galerie Gmurzynska Contact Gallery
Belt Still Life by Tom Wesselmann contemporary artwork sculpture, ceramics
Tom WesselmannBelt Still Life, 1982Rosenthal porcelain
30 x 46 x 20 cm
Galerie Gmurzynska Contact Gallery

Tom Wesselmann Recent Exhibitions

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Tom Wesselmann Represented By

Almine Rech contemporary art gallery in Brussels, Belgium Almine Rech Aspen, Brussels, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai
Gagosian contemporary art gallery in 980 Madison Avenue, New York, USA Gagosian Athens, Basel, Beverly Hills, Geneva, Hong Kong, Le Bourget, London, New York, Paris, Rome, San Francisco

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