ed moses
Gold Bach, 2002

Rever-Sa #2, 2008

Who-Bart, 2008

DK-Azul, 2007

Woh-Ine, 2008

Woggel #3, 2007

Up-Out, 2007

Rafe Bone, 1958

Rt Yel

Zoke-X

Untitled Drawing, 1974

Untitled Drawing, 1988

Untitled Drawing, 1989

b.
Long Beach, California 1926
d.
Venice, CA, 2018
Biography
1955
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
1958
M.A., University of California, Los Angelesx
1980
Received Guggenheim Fellowship. Traveled in Japan
1981-82
Lived in New York. Traveled in France and Canada
1983
Taught at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1995
Received Honorary Doctorate Degree, Otis College of Art and Design
Solo Exhibitions
2021
GESTURE, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA; Exhibition catalog
2019
Ed Moses & Qin Feng, Blain Southern, London
Ed Moses: Through the Looking Glass, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2018
Ed Moses: Diamond Jim, Albertz Benda Gallery, New York, NY
Last Grids, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2017
Ed Moses Chance & Circumstance, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016
Ed Moses - First, look at the paintings. Then we’ll shoot the shit, Blain Southern, London, England
Ed Moses: Painting as Process, Albertz Benda Gallery, New York, NY
LA-SAN FRANCISCO, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Moses@90, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2015
Ed Moses: The Garden of Forking Paths, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Ed Moses Now and Then, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Ed Moses: Drawings from the 1960s and 70s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2014
Ed Moses: Cross-Section, University Art Gallery, UC Irvine, CA
The Language of Paint: Selected Works, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013
Yesterday's Tomorrow, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Green/Bronze, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
A Stone Mirror Reversed, Leslie Sacks Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA
Ed Moses, galleri s.e, Bergen, Norway
2012
New Works: The Crackle Paintings, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
Ed Moses: Notions, Mark Borghi Fine Art, Bridgehampton, NY
Garden of Forking Tongues (Bifurcated), Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Shatterheads and Gwynn, Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
ASAP & Friends, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
lite, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Through the Looking Glass with Ed Moses, Art link, Seoul, Korea
2010
wic wack, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Airborne, Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post Street, San Francisco, CA
Ed Moses, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2009
Ed Moses: Mutator, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Ed Moses, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2008
Owlbo, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Ed Moses: New Works, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie AG, Zurich
Ed Moses: Paintings, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007
Mapiko: musings from A-Far, Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Ed Moses: Primal and Primary Painting 1975, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Past Here and Now Part 1 & 2, Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Ed Moses Paintings, Frank Lloyd & Bobbie Greenfield Galleries, Santa Monica, CA
2006
New Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Tapestries, Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post, San Francisco, CA
Ed Moses: New Works, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London
Ed Moses: Tapestries and Paintings, Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Ed Moses: The Dune Series, Jacobson Howard Gallery, New York
Monochrome Paintings 1975-1976, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
The Jabberwock, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2004
New Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Cross-Cut, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003-04
Criss-Cross, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2003
Ed Moses, L A Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
DoubleVision, DoubleVision Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002-2003
Cobra, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2002
Broken Roja, Klein Artworks, Chicago, IL
Recent Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Recent Paintings, Crocker Plaza, San Francisco, CA
2001
Ed Moses, L. A. Louver, Los Angeles, CA
2000
New Work, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Ed Moses, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Ed Moses, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Ed Moses, Nicole Klagsburn, New York, NY
1999
Vision-Usher Series, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Vision-Catcher, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1998
Primal Strategies, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Ed Moses, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
New Paintings and Works on Paper, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
1997
Up Against the Wall, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Elpoep Ebolg, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1996
At 70 from the 70's, Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
A Retrospective of Paintings and Drawings, 1951-1996, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1995
Paint, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1994
Recent Paintings, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1993
Drawings, Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992
Apparitions and What; Works on Paper, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1991
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1990
Ed Moses: Prints, Santa Monica Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA
1989
Gallery Kukje, Seoul, Korea
Gallery Georges Lavrov, Paris, France
Ed Moses: Recent Paintings, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1988
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1986
Gilbert Brownstone and Cie, Paris, France
1985
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
1984
Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982
Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1980
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
1979
Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1978
Margot Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Municipal Art Gallery, Davenport, IA
1977
Daniel Weinberg Gallery. San Francisco, CA
1976
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1975
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York NY
1974
Art in Progress Gallery, Munich, Germany
Hansen - Fuller Gallery, San Francisco,CA
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York NY
1973
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art in Progress Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1972
Ronald Feldman Fine Art, New York, NY
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1971
Hansen - Fuller Gallery, San Francisco,CA
Ronald Feldman Fine Art, New York, NY
1970
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1965
Alan Gallery, New York NY
1964
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1961
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1960
Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1958
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Dilexi Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Group Exhibitions
2020
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA; exhibition catalog
2019
Summer Group, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Dilexi Gallery: The Early Years, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA; exhibition catalog
Made in California: Art + Photographic Portraits of Artists by Shimabukuro, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San Bernardino
Made in California, Contemporary Art from the Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
2018
Black & White & In Between: Contemporary Art from the Fredrick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2017
Playground Structure, BlainSouthern, London, England
California Dreaming: Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston & Ed Ruscha, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
2016
Mustard Road, The Battery SF, San Francisco, CA
Painting After Postmodernism, Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2011–12
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Standard Time: Cross-Currents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950–1970, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
It Happened at Pomona: Art at Pomona College 1969–1972; Part II: Helene Winter at Pomona, Pomona College Museum of Art
Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964–1971, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Two Schools of Cool, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
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, CA
2011
Marks and Movement: Five Painters, Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
5.LITE, MK2Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Gesture, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2008
Thinking about Walter Hopps, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA
California in New York, Hubert Gallery, New York
2007
New Year in Black and White, i-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Paintings, Galleri S.E., Bergen, Norway
Sensuality in the Abstract, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006
Louise Bourgeois, John Chamberlain, Ed Moses, Kenneth Noland, Galleri S.E., Bergen, Norway
Ed Moses, Craig Kauffman, Larry Bell: Drawings, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
LA: The Four, Galerie Dominique Flat, Paris
2005
Pink, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Conversations, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, CA
West!: Frank Gehry and the artists of Venice Beach, 1962-1978, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
2004
Paper, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003
Recent Works by Marco Casentini, Teo González & Ed Moses, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
august 2002, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2002
Growing up in L.A., Davis/Keil, Naples, FL
2001-2003
Watercolor: In the Abstract, Traveling Exhibit
2001
Abstraction: Ed Moses and Rana Rochat, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
Out of L.A.; 6 California Artists, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK
1999
Made in America; Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture from the Norton Simon Museum, Norton Simon Museum and Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
1997
A Thought Intercepted, California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
1995
Color Painting, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
1993
Art in Los Angeles: Eight Artists in the Sixties, Asher Faure, Los Angeles, CA
elegant, irreverent and obsessive: Drawing in Southern California, Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA
1992
Choice Encounters, The Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
American Drawings Since 1960, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1991
Moses, Richter, Scully, Louver Gallery New York, New York, NY
Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1990
Abstraction: John Altoon, Sam Francis, Craig Kauffman, John McLaughlin and Ed Moses, Nagoya City Art Museum; Museum of Modern Art, Shiga; Hara Museum ARC, Japan
1988
Visions of Inner Space, Wright Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India.
1986
New Acquisitions, National Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
International Invitation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1985
Sunrise and Shadow; Recent Paintings in Southern California, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1984
First Newport Biennial 1984: Los Angeles Today, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
American / European: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
The Folding Image, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The Dilexi Years 1958 - 1970, The Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
1983
The First Show - Inaugural Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Drawings by Painters, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1982
L.A. Art: Contemporary Paintings, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Exhibition of Contemporary L.A. Artists, Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Exchange Between Artists, Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France; Museum of Modern Art, Lodz, Poland
1981
Abstraction in L.A., 1950-1980, Fine Arts Gallery, University of California, Irvine, CA
Abstraction, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1980
Southern California Artists, 1940-1980, Laguna Beach Museum of Art," Laguna Beach, CA
Contemporary Paintings in California, High Museum, Atlanta, GA
1979
A Painting Installation, Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
1976
Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Thirty Years of American Painting, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Last Time I Saw Ferus, 1957-66, Newport Harbour Museum, Newport Beach, CA
1975
34 Biennial of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Four From the East, Four From the West, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1974
American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Art Now 74., Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Robert Arneson and Edward Moses, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1973
The Wall Object, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1972
Four Artists; Ruscha, Bengston, Alexander, and Moses, Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH
Documenta 5, Kassel Documenta, Kassel, Germany
West Coast U.S.A., Kunstverein, Hamberg; Hanover; Stuttgart; Germany
Kölnischer Kunstwerein, Wurtt, Germany
1971
32nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Billy Al Bengston, Ed Moses, Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1969
West Coast, 1945-1969, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA
1968
The Late Fifties at Ferus, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1965
The Studs: Moses, Irwin, Price, Bengston, Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1962
Annual, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Fifty California Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
1954
Annual, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Collections
Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Akron Art Institute of Art, Akron, OH
Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, CA
Broad Art Foundation (KB Homes), Santa Monica, CA
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Dartmouth College Gallery, Hanover, NH
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO
Frederick Weisman Foundation Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Gelco Collection, Minneapolis, MN
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Hereditary Disease Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College Gallery, Hanover, NH
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Irvine Collection, Irvine, CA
Janss Foundation, Thousand Oaks, CA
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Times Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Menil Foundation, Rice Museum, Houston, TX
Musee national d’Art moderne – Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Pasadena Art Museum (Norton Simon Museum of Art), Pasadena, CA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Prudential Insurance Company, Newark, NJ
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT