(1919 – 1996), USA

William N. Copley Biography

William N. Copley was a painter, writer, gallerist and publisher, along the way charting a vital link between the European Surrealist and the American Pop Art movements. Recent exhibitions include William N. Copley, Drawings (1962 - 1973) at Paul Kasmin Gallery, Finally We Laugh at Galerie Linn Luhn, Düsseldorf, and a retrospective at Museum Frieder Burda in Baden Baden. His work is collected both in private and public collections worldwide. The work of CPLY has been the subject of numerous single artist shows and a traveling retrospective at the Kunsthalle Bern, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, and has been exhibited in several important group exhibitions, including documenta 5 and documenta 7.

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William N. Copley was a painter, writer, gallerist and publisher, along the way charting a vital link between the European Surrealist and the American Pop Art movements. Recent exhibitions include William N. Copley, Drawings (1962 - 1973) at Paul Kasmin Gallery, Finally We Laugh at Galerie Linn Luhn, Düsseldorf, and a retrospective at Museum Frieder Burda in Baden Baden. His work is collected both in private and public collections worldwide. The work of CPLY has been the subject of numerous single artist shows and a traveling retrospective at the Kunsthalle Bern, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, and has been exhibited in several important group exhibitions, including documenta 5 and documenta 7.

William N. Copley Featured Artworks

Untitled by William N. Copley contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, drawing
William N. Copley Untitled, 1964 Ink on paper
48.3 x 61 cm
Hollis Taggart Enquire
Untitled by William N. Copley contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
William N. Copley Untitled, 1991 Marker and lace on paper
26.7 x 30.5 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
Untitled by William N. Copley contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
William N. Copley Untitled, 1982 Marker and lace on paper
61 x 45 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
Untitled by William N. Copley contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
William N. Copley Untitled, 1991 Marker on paper
45.7 x 38.1 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
Philosophie dans le boudoir by William N. Copley contemporary artwork painting
William N. Copley Philosophie dans le boudoir, 1965 Acrylic on canvas
97 x 162.5 x 4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
La Paloma by William N. Copley contemporary artwork painting
William N. Copley La Paloma, 1972 Acrylic on canvas
96.5 x 129.5 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
Rideaux de Pommes by William N. Copley contemporary artwork painting
William N. Copley Rideaux de Pommes, 1957 Acrylic on canvas
55 x 46.2 x 1.8 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery
So Don't Look by William N. Copley contemporary artwork painting
William N. Copley So Don't Look, 1987 Acrylic, oil, lace and buttons on canvas
80.5 x 136 x 5.4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ Contact Gallery

William N. Copley Recent Exhibitions

William N. Copley Represented By

Galerie Max Hetzler contemporary art gallery in Bleibtreustraße 45, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin, London, Marfa, Paris

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