McArthur Binion

b. 1946 Macon, Mississippi
Lives and works in Chicago

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2016
Seasons, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO Washington, Chicago, IL

2015
Re:Mine, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2014
DNA Study, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO Elizabeth, Chicago, IL

2013
Ghost:Rhythms, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO Washington, Chicago, IL

2012
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

2010
Color Exploration: Simplicity in the Art of McArthur Binion, Univeristy of Maryland University College Gallery, Adelphi, MD

2009
House : Work, Center Galleries at College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

2008
Simplicism II: The Gouaches, Audible Gallery, Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago, IL

2005
Simplicism, G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, New York City
Simplicism, G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004
Simplicism, G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI

2001
Modern : Ancient : Brown, Alley Culture, Detroit, MI

1998
Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, MI

1990
Laconic : Love : Letters; K.V.C., Fisher Theater, New Center One, Detroit, MI

1983
Small Walls Gallery, New York City

1980
The Juices: New Paintings, Anspacher Gallery, sponsored by Joseph Papp, New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City
Drawings, Peg Alston Gallery, New York City

1975
Gallery Seven, Fisher Building, Detroit, MI

Group Exhibitions

2017
57th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2016
Chicago Invites Chicago, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2015
Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2014
Prospect.3: Notes for Now, curated by Franklin Sirmans, New Orleans, LA
Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2, curated by Todd Levin, Marianne Boesky and Marlborough Chelsea Galleries, New York, NY
Ice Fishing, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK
When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination in the American South, Studio Museum, New York, NY
Above and Below the Surface: Eight Artists, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Black and the Abstract, Part 2: Soft Curves/Hard Edges, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

2013
Outside the Lines, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Green Flower Street, Tatiana Kourochkina Galeria, Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Xstraction, The Hole, New York, NY

2010
Well Put Together II, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007
25th Anniversary Group Exhibition, G. R. N’Namdi Gallery, New York City

2002
Americas Remixed, Curated by M. Franklin Sirmans, Comune di Milano, Milan, Italy
No Greater Love, Abstraction, Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York City
The Bones of Clouds: Some Recent Experiences of Chance, Curated by Glen Mannisto, Center Galleries, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
Paths, with Charles McGee, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

2000
Art for Technology: A Reunion of Mural Artists, Martin Luther King Neighborhood Network, Detroit, MI

1997
T-race, Curated by Kerry James Marshall and Jane Saks, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

1996
Drawing in Chicago Now, 11th Street Gallery, Chicago, IL and Carleton College, Northfield, MN

1992
Drawings for Billboards, Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI

1989
Hotel Imperator, Berlin, Germany
Poggibonsi Arte, Siena, Italy (catalog)

1988
Poggibonsi Arte, Siena, Italy

1987
Share the Memories, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

1984
Affirmation of Life, Curated by Al Loving, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York City

1983
The Regentrified Jungle, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (catalog)
Wayne State University/NYC, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Modernist Trends, curated by James Little, 22 Wooster Gallery, New York City

1982
Organized by Joe Lewis and Holly Solomon Gallery of New York, Mark Twain Bank, Kansas City, MO
Six Murals by Six Artists, commissioned by Gil and Lila Silverman Collection, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Gallery, Detroit, MI (catalog)
Cranbrook USA: A 50-Year Survery of Alumni (15 artists), Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI (catalog)

1981
Condesco/Lawler Gallery (three person exhibition), New York City

1978
Detroit and Chicago: Art of the 70s, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

1976
Susan Caldwell Gallery, curated by David Navros, New York City

1973
Jonathan Borofsky and Mary Obering, selected by Ronald Bladen, Artist Space, New York City

1972
Michigan Biannual, Saginaw Museum of Art, Saginaw, MI

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McArthur Binion — McArthur Binion Artist Talk at Cranbrook Academy of Art
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McArthur Binion Artist Talk at Cranbrook Academy of Art

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McArthur Binion — Conversation with McArthur Binion Moderated by Dennis Scholl | 2015 Summer Series | Featured Artists and Conversations
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Conversation with McArthur Binion Moderated by Dennis Scholl at the Anderson Arts Center, 2015 Summer series.

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