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Xenophilia, 2011 Collage 28 X 22 In. © George Herms
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Untitled (LOVE), 2007 Collage 10 X 8.5 in © George Herms
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Friday Rose , 2001 H: 29 X W: 17 X D: 13 in © Seraphin Gallery
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Get In the Car Homage to Lew Welch , 1999 Mixed Media Floor Assemblage H: 38 X W: 33 X D: 33 in © Seraphin Gallery
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Annonymous , 2002 Assemblage H: 11 X W: 8 X D: 7 in © Seraphin Gallery
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News Stand, 1962 Mixed Media H: 26 X W: 15 X D: 18 in © NYEHAUS
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Thelonius Sphere Monk , 2004 Mixed Media H: 98 X W: 72 X D: 47 in © NYEHAUS
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Shoe Tree , 1983 Assemblage © Seraphin Gallery
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Keep This Coupon, 2002 Assemblage 19" X 11" X 4" © Seraphin Gallery
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Seasons III, 1992 Assemblage 62” X 32” © Seraphin Gallery
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Photographer's Waste Basket , 2002 Assemblage 42" X 18" X 14" © Seraphin Gallery
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Switcher (For Bob Rauschenberg) , 2002 Assemblage 43" X 17" X 17" © Seraphin Gallery
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Wreath, 2002 Wall Assemblage 46" X 38" X 11" © Seraphin Gallery
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Faucet, 1995 Assemblage 17" X 12" X 8" © Seraphin Gallery
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Triangle, 1996 38"x33"x4" © Seraphin Gallery
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May 41, 1996 Assemblage 13" X 17" X 3" © Seraphin Gallery
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Springs, 2000 Assemblage 24"x16"x7" © Seraphin Gallery
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George Herms in his studio, 1977 © Image courtesy of www.eastofborneo.org
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© Courtesy of the Artist and REDCAT
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© Courtesy of the Artist and MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art)
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'Chaos Job' installation at Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA © Courtesy of the Artist and Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center
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Sepia Jones (Mob!) , 2003 Collage on Board 11 X 8.5 © Courtesy of the Artist and Craig Krull Gallery
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Artist George Herms works with found objects on an untitled piece that is part of the assemblage/sculpture Lemon Bar, shown in an installation created with Sarah Cain © Courtesy of the Artist and Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA). Photo: Sue Henger
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Deed to Secret Archives, 1974 Mixed-media Assemblage 22 X 15-1/2 X 8 Inches © Anonymous gift, courtesy of L.A. Louver Gallery 1996.050
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© Courtesy of the Artist and OHWOW Los Angeles
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Zeitgeist Bandwagon, 2013 Collage on Panel 72 X 55 Inches 183 X 140 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and OHWOW Los Angeles
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Sleigh Bells, 1996 Mixed Media Assemblage 19 X 19 X 5 Inches, 48.3 X 48.3 X 12.7 Centimeters Signed on Verso © Courtesy of the Artist and Louis Stern Fine Arts
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© Joan and Jack Quinn collection Ed Moses Studio
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The Zodiac Behind Glass: Box #5 Leo, 1965 Mixed Media 25 X 25 X 4 In. © Collection of Margaret Nielsen, Las Vegas, NV.
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Marlborough Chelsea
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Fred’s Place, 1962 Assemblage 36 X 13.5 X 3 Inches; 91.4 X 34.3 X 7.6 Cm © Courtesy of the Artist and OHWOW Los Angeles
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Woodland, CA
Birth year
1935
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Representing galleries
Statement

George Herms Biography

 

1935

 

Born in Woodland, CA

1955

 

University of California, Berkeley

1968

 

National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Fellowship

1977

 

National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Fellowship

1981

 

Artist in Residence, University of Denver, CO

1982

 

Prix de Rome, Fellowship in Sculpture, American Academy in Rome, Italy

1983 - 1984

 

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Sculpture

1984

 

National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Fellowship

1991

 

Artist in Residence, The Robbins Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

1998

 

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Award

2000

 

Fellowship, Getty Research Institute

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2009

 

"Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968", Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
Sight Vision Revisited, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Hot Spots, Rio de Janeiro / Milano, Torino / Los Angeles, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Artists from the 60s, The Mayor Gallery, London

2008

 

"Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968", Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Sack of Bones (Los Angeles), Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Thirty Years of California Modernism, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Junk, The Mayor Gallery, London

2007

 

L.A. Object and David Hammons Body Prints, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

2006

 

George Herms, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Sculptors on Paper, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Artist as Social Critic, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005

 

George Herms, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
George Herms: Hot Set, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (solo)

2004

 

Collage, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003

 

The Not-So-Still Life - A Century of California Painting and Sculpture, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Assemblage, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, NY

2001

 

Pay Attention…I Hope You Learned Your Lesson, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI

1996

 

Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

1991

 

Assemblagist Show, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY

1989

 

The Poetic Object, The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi

1987

 

Sculpture of the Sixties, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1982

 

The Americans: The Collage, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1981

 

California, sense of individualism, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

1979

 

The Prometheus Archives: A Retrospective Exhibition of the Works of George Herms, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach (solo)

1973

 

George Herms Selected Works 1960-1973, Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California (solo)

1962

 

Aura Gallery, Pasadena, California (solo)

1961

 

Batman Gallery, San Francisco, California (solo)

1960

 

Semina Gallery, Larkspur, California, with photographs by Edmund Teske (solo)

1959

 

Jubilee, First Public Exhibition, Tuolumne, California (solo)

1957

 

Secret Exhibition, Hermosa Beach, CA (solo)

 

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