Selected Exhibitions

2017
Plastic Show: Organized by DeWain Valentine, Almine Rech Gallery, London. Group exhibition.

2016
From the Collection: 1960–1969, Museum of Modern Art, New York. Group exhibition.

Beat Generation, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. Group exhibition.

Craig Kauffman: Works From 1962 - 1964 in Dialogue with Francis Picabia and Marcel Duchamp, Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany. Solo exhibition.

2015
In Barcelona: a portfolio of prints by eight Los Angeles artists, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California. Group exhibition.

Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 1970s
, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

Drawings: 1958 – 1961, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

2014
A Drawing Show, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Group exhibition.

A Machinery for Living: Organized by Walead Beshty
, Petzel Gallery, New York. Group exhibition.

Surface to Air: Los Angeles Artists of the '60s
, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

A Survey of Late Work, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

2013
Pop Art Design, Barbican Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Group exhibition.

Translucence, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Group exhibition.

Beyond Brancusi: The Space of Sculpture, the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California. Group exhibition.

Constructed Paintings 1973 – 1976, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

2012
The Numbers Paintings from 1989, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

Kunst in Los Angeles: 1950 – 1980, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany. Group exhibition.

2011
Sensual/Mechanical, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California. Group exhibition.

Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950–1970, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

46 N. Los Robles: A History of the Pasadena Art Museum, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California. Group exhibition.

Artistic Evolution: Southern California Artists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 1945-1963, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

Painting and Sculpture Changes 2011, Museum of Modern Art, New York. Group exhibition.

Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California. Group exhibition.

2010
The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

Loops, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

New Work, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

Works on Paper Retrospective, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Late Work, Danese Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960-1970, David Zwirner Gallery, New York. Group exhibition.

2009
1969, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York. Group exhibition.

2008
Time and Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. Group exhibition.

New Wall Relief Sculpture, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

Craig Kauffman: A Drawing Retrospective, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California. Solo exhibition.

2007
SoCal: Southern California Art of the 1960s and 70s from LACMA's Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

2006
Translucence: Southern California Art from the 1960s and 1970s, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California. Group exhibition.

Los Angeles, 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. Group exhibition.

2004
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

Craig Kauffman: Works from the 1960’s, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

2003
Craig Kauffman: Dish Paintings 1994-2002, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

2001
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

2000
Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

1999
Bubbles, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

1998
Painted Drawings, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

1997
Sunshine and Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1997,
the Louisiana Museum of Art, Humlebaek, Denmark. Group exhibition. Travels to: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Italy; the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center at University of California, Los Angeles, California.

1996
Sexy: Sensual Abstraction in California 1950’s-1990’s, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California. Group exhibition.

1995
New Work
, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Solo exhibition.

1992
The Works Gallery South, Costa Mesa, California. Solo exhibition.

1991
Selections from the Permanent Collection: Pop Art and Minimalism 1960-1975, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

1990
Abstractions, 5 Artists, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan. Group exhibition. Travels to the Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan and the Hara Museum of Art, Hara, Japan.

The Works Gallery South, Costa Mesa, California. Solo exhibition.

1988
The Works Gallery, Long Beach, California. Solo exhibition.

New Paintings, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Craig Kauffman: Wall Reliefs, 1967-69, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California. Solo exhibition.

1987
Craig Kauffman: Wall Reliefs from the Late 1960s, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Solo exhibition.

1985
Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, California. Solo exhibition.

Sunshine and Shadow: Recent Painting in Southern California
, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

1983
New Paintings, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Craig Kauffman
, Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery, Hope, Idaho. Solo exhibition.

1982

Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts. Solo exhibition.

BlumHelman Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Drawing, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

1981
Craig Kauffman: A Comprehensive Survey 1957-1980, the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California. Solo exhibition. Travels to: the Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin; the Anderson Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; and the Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, California.

Art in Los Angeles-Seventeen Artists in the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

New Paintings
, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.       

1979
Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Group exhibition.

BlumHelman Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Recent Paintings
, Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, California. Solo exhibition.

New Works
, Janus Gallery, Venice, California. Solo exhibition.

1978
Arco Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

1976
Comsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Robert Elkon Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France. Solo exhibition.

1975
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

1973
Ten Years of Contemporary Art, Art Council, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

1972
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris, France. Solo exhibition.

Pace Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

1971
Transparency, Reflection, Light, Space: Four Artists, Wight Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

1970
Craig Kauffman, the Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California. Solo exhibition. Traveled to the University of California, Irvine, California.

Pace Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Recent Acquisitions 1969
, Pasadena Art Museum, California. Group exhibition.

Kompas 4 Westcoast USA
, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland. Group exhibition.

Using Walls (Indoors)
, The Jewish Museum, New York. Group exhibition.

1969
Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Pace Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

Los Angeles 6
, Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada. Group exhibition.

1967
A New Aesthetic, Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, D.C. Group exhibition.

Cinquième Biennale de Paris
, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France. Group exhibition.

Ferus/Pace Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Pace Gallery, New York. Solo exhibition.

1966
Los Angeles Now, Robert Fraser Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Group exhibition.

1965
5 at Pace, Pace Gallery, New York. Group exhibition.

Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

1963
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

1958
Paintings and Drawings, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.

Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, California. Solo exhibition.

1957
Objects on the New Landscape Demanding of the Eye, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Group exhibition.

1953
Landau Galleries, Los Angeles, California. Solo exhibition.