L.C. Armstrong

General

  • The artist lives and works in New York, New York.

  • 1987BFA from San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

  • 1982BFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

  • 1954Born in Humboldt, Tennessee

Awards

  • 1991The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York, United States

Biennials

  • 1998The 45th Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998, Washington, D.C., United States

  • 1993The 9th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

  • 199142nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Washington, D.C., United States

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017L.C. Armstrong: Signals at Sunset, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2014Recent Paintings, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2013L.C Armstrong: Central Park Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009L.C. Armstrong: Flowerscapes, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008 - 2009L.C. Armstrong: The Paradise Triptychs, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States.

  • 2007L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005L.C. Armstrong - Paintings, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 2003 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 2001L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings, Postmasters Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000 Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 2000 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1999 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, United States.

  • 1999 Postmasters Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1998L.C. Armstrong: Paintings, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, United States.

  • 1998L.C. Armstrong. Mall Flowers, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 1997 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1997 Bravin Post Lee, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995Making and Unmaking, University of Southern Florida Contemporary Museum, Tampa, Florida, United States.

  • 1994 Phillippe Rizzo Gallery, Paris, France.

  • 1994 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, United States.

  • 1994 Bravin Post Lee, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1993 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1993 John Post Lee Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1992 White Columns, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1992 Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

  • 1991 Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2016Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2016The Conference of the Birds, Shirley Fiterman Art Center at BMCC, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2014Sargent's Daughters, Sargent's Daughters, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Garden Paradise, Kathryn Markel Gallery, Binghampton , New York, United States.

  • 2011FireWorks, Hunterdon Art Museum , Clifton , New Jersey, United States.

  • 2011Drawing , Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 2011Art for Africa, Sotheby's , New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York , New York , United States.

  • 2009Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Art Basel Miami Beach, X, Miami, Florida, United States.

  • 2008Transfigure, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

  • 2008Blumen/Flowers, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 2008Modern Love: Gifts to the Collection from Heather and Tony Podesta, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 2008Summer Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Wit and Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2006Garden Paradise, Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2006Revising Arcadia, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States.

  • 2005Group Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005Image of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

  • 2005Artistic Entropy, Weiss Pollock, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005 - 2006POPulence, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

  • 2004Open House, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

  • 2004Flower Power, Musée des Beaux Arts, Lille, France.

  • 2003Cologne Art Fair, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 2003After Matisse-Picasso, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.

  • 2002Life is Beautiful, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

  • 2001Fleurs du Mal, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Center, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

  • 2001Between Earth and Heaven, PMMK Museum Voor Moderne Kunst, Ostende, Belgium.

  • 2001Burn: Artists Play With Fire, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

  • 2000Full Serve, 547 W. 27th Street, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000Greater New York, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.

  • 2000Twisted: Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

  • 2000Gardens of Pleasure, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.

  • 1999Art Frankfurt, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 1998Cornucopia, Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996Pittura Immedia, Neue Galerie/Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.

  • 1996Group Show, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1996Bild verkundt: gesehen, Provinzial, Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • 1994Psychic Borders, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1994Jet Lag, Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany.

  • 1994Laissez-parlez les petits papiers, Galerie Rizzo, Paris, France.

  • 1993The Young Americans, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

  • 1993Reverberations: L.C. Armstrong, Michele Blondel, Suzan Etkin and Lisa Hoke, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1993The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, a modest proposal, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France.

  • 1993Standards, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

  • 19937 Rooms 7 Shows, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.

  • 1993A Lure, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1992Technorama, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1992Standards, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

  • 1992Letter S Road, Omi International Arts Center, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1992Transparency and Shape, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1991Prospectus, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1991Home for June, Home for Contemporary Theater and Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1991Gulliver’s Travels, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

  • 1991From Sculpture, BACA/Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

  • 1990Group Show, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1990Group Show, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

  • 1989Group Show, American Fine Arts Co., New York, New York, United States.

Public Collections

  • Wellington Management, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

  • Sony Corporation, New York, New York, United States

  • Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

  • National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States

  • Morris Multimedia, Savannah, Georgia, United States

  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

  • The Body Shop, Littlehampton, West Sussex, England

  • ABN-AMRO Bank N.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States

  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States

  • The Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

  • Harvard Business School, The Schwartz Art Collection, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

  • Fidelity Mutual Funds, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Private Collections

  • Neuberger Berman, New York, New York, United States

Catalogues and Monographs

  • 2007Marlborough Inc.. L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

  • 1992Bond, Anthony D. The Boundary Rider: 9th Biennale of Sydney, 15 December 1992 - 14 March 1993. Sydney: Biennale of Sydney.

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  • 2002Anonymous. "Verbloemde omineuze symboliek." kM, October 01, 2002

  • 2002Anonymous. "Young Americans: L.C. Armstrong on the Hudson River School." Tate: The Art Magazine, April 01, 2002

  • 2002Rossi, Michael Paul. "Fusing Paradise." Smock Magazine, Vol. 2, No.1, December 01, 2002

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  • 2001Helander, Bruce. "Burning Down the House." Palm Beach & The Naples Times, January 01, 2001

  • 2001Homes, A.M. and Tara McDonnell. Burn: Artists Play with Fire. West Palm Beach: Norton Museum of Art, 2001

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  • 2001Schudel, Matt. "Fire Works: Artists prove they’ve got talent to burn in pieces on display at the Norton Museum." Sun-Sentinel, South Florida, April 22, 2001

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  • 2000Hayt, Elizabeth. "Style Directive for 2000: Make It Extravagant." The New York Times, January 02, 2000

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  • 2000Pontzen, Rutger. "De samenzwering van de schilders." VN, October 07, 2000

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  • 2000Spaninks, Angelique. "Hedendaagse hallucinaties. ‘Twisted’, verknipte visies op stad en land in de hedendaagse schilderkunst." Eindhovens Dagblad, September 28, 2000

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