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Dennis Allen A. Oppenheim

artist

Dennis Allen Oppenheim, American artist. Grantee Newhouse Foundation, 1961; Guggenheim fellow, 1971, National Endowment for Arts fellow, 1974, 1981.

Background

Oppenheim, Dennis Allen was born on September 6, 1938 in Electric City, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of David Alfred and Katherine (Belknap) Oppenheim.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, California College Arts and Crafts, 1965. Master of Fine Arts, Stanford University, 1965.

Career

at galleries in United States of America and Europe since 1968; works in many public collections including Museum of Modem Art, New York, Tate Gallery, London, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and Musee d’Art Modeme, Paris. Guest lecturer, artist Yale University, 1969, Chicago Art Institute, 1969, New York University, 1970, Boston Museum School, 1970, University California at Berkeley, 1971, University Colorado, 1972, University Kansas, University Wisconsin, 1970, Visual Arts, New York City, 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Tate Gallery, London, 1972, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1974, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles, Belgium, 1975, Museum Boymans-van-Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1976, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1978, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, 1979, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1979, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1979, Kunstverein Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany, 1979, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, 1980, Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, The Netherlands, 1982, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada, 1982, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1984, Tel Aviv Museum, 1984, others. Selected group exhibitions include Information, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1970, Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum, New York City, 1977, 81, Documenta VI, Kassel, Federal Republic of Germany, 1977, Venice Biennale, 1976, 80, Metaphor, Hirshorn Museum, Washington, 1982, Tel-Hai '83, Upper Galilee, Israel, 1983, Artpark, Lewiston, New York, 1984. Selected commissions include Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, 1982, Fattoria de Celle, Pistoia, Italy, 1983, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, 1984, Heide Park and Sculpture Garden, Victoria, Australia, 1984, Bundesgarten, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 1986, Ville de Theirs, France, 1986, Olympic Park, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1988.Selected collections: Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Louisiana Museum Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Museum Modern Art New York City, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Stadtischer Museum Abteiberg Monchengladbach, Federal Republic of Germany, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City Author: Indentations, 1969, Dennis Oppenheim Proposals 1967-1973, 1973.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Computer programming. A.ddress: 54 Franklin Street, New York.

Connections

Married Karen Cackett, May 9, 1959 (divorced). Children: Kristin, Erik, Chandra. Married Alice Aycock (divorced).

Married Amy Van Winkle Plumb. 1 child (with Phyllis Jalbert) Chandra. 1 child (with Helen Paquillion) Georges.

father:
David Alfred Oppenheim

mother:
Katherine (Belknap) Oppenheim

spouses:
Karen Cackett

Alice Aycock

Amy Van Winkle Plumb

children:
Kristin Oppenheim

Erik Oppenheim

Chandra Oppenheim

(with Phyllis Jalbert) Chandra Oppenheim

(with Helen Paquillion) Georges Oppenheim