David Hare

1917 born in New York as the son of the lawyer Meredith Hare and the art collector and co-founder of the Armory Show. His parents are friends with artists like Brancusi, Walt Kuhn and Marcel Duchamp.

From 1936 to 1937 student of biology and chemistry in New York.

From 1939 experiments with color photographs.

1940 Portrait shot of Pueblo Indians in New Mexico for the American Museum of Natural History, opening of a photography studio in New York; In the same year, the Julien Levy Gallery dedicates a solo exhibition to him.

In 1941, David Hare met André Breton, who emigrated from France to New York. Breton planned to publish a surrealist magazine with the help of Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst.

In Roxbury, Hare meet artists like his neighbors Alexander Calder and Arshile Gorky as well as Yves Tanguy. From 1942 to 1944 he was publisher of VVV. During this time he began to work as an autodidactist on surrealistic sculptures.

André Bretons second wife, Jacqueline Lamba, got separated from him in 1942 after an affair with Hare; The wedding with David Hare took place in 1946. From 1943 to 1947, the gallery owner and art collector Peggy Guggenheim exhibited works by Hans Hofmann, Jackson Pollock, William Baziotes, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Clyfford Still and others. In 1948, Hare, together with Baziotes, Still, Motherwell and Rothko, became a founding member of the "The Subjects of the Artist School" in New York. Because of financial problems, however, the school closed again a few years later.

1948 Stay in Paris with Balthus, Victor Brauner, Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso. In 1953 he returns to New York, but again spent the next two summers in Paris.

In the 1950s Hare devoted himself to painting. From 1985 he lived in Victor, Idaho. 1969 Honorary Doctor of Maryland Institute of Art in Baltimore. 1991 fourth marriage with the Swiss Therry Frey.

In 1992, David Hare died in his country house in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, following an aneurysm. He left his widow Therry Frey as well as his two sons from former marriages Merlin Hare, a pilot in Victor, and Morgan Browne Hare, an architect in Manhattan.

From 1936 to 1937 student of biology and chemistry in New York.

From 1939 experiments with color photographs.

1940 Portrait shot of Pueblo Indians in New Mexico for the American Museum of Natural History, opening of a photography studio in New York; In the same year, the Julien Levy Gallery dedicates a solo exhibition to him.

In 1941, David Hare met André Breton, who emigrated from France to New York. Breton planned to publish a surrealist magazine with the help of Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst.

In Roxbury, Hare meet artists like his neighbors Alexander Calder and Arshile Gorky as well as Yves Tanguy. From 1942 to 1944 he was publisher of VVV. During this time he began to work as an autodidactist on surrealistic sculptures.

André Bretons second wife, Jacqueline Lamba, got separated from him in 1942 after an affair with Hare; The wedding with David Hare took place in 1946. From 1943 to 1947, the gallery owner and art collector Peggy Guggenheim exhibited works by Hans Hofmann, Jackson Pollock, William Baziotes, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Clyfford Still and others. In 1948, Hare, together with Baziotes, Still, Motherwell and Rothko, became a founding member of the "The Subjects of the Artist School" in New York. Because of financial problems, however, the school closed again a few years later.

1948 Stay in Paris with Balthus, Victor Brauner, Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso. In 1953 he returns to New York, but again spent the next two summers in Paris.

In the 1950s Hare devoted himself to painting. From 1985 he lived in Victor, Idaho. 1969 Honorary Doctor of Maryland Institute of Art in Baltimore. 1991 fourth marriage with the Swiss Therry Frey.

In 1992, David Hare died in his country house in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, following an aneurysm. He left his widow Therry Frey as well as his two sons from former marriages Merlin Hare, a pilot in Victor, and Morgan Browne Hare, an architect in Manhattan.

Solo show


2004
Andy Illien, Zürich

2001
Galerie Römerapotheke, Zürich

1991
Galerie Andy Jllien, Zürich

1990
Galerie Stämpfli, New York

1989
Galerie Andy Jllien, Zürich

1988
Gruenebaum Gallery New York

1987
Greenville County Museum of Art Greenville, SC

1987
Gruenebaum Gallery New York

1985
The Parrish Art Museum, Southhampton

1985
Gruenebaum

1983
The Grey Art Gallery, New York

1978
Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo

1977
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York

1977
Hayward gallery, London

1976
Alessandra Gallery New York

1974
Watson de Nagy Gallery Houston, TX

1969
Staempfli Gallery New York

1968
Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage, Museum of Modern Art New York

1966
Leda and the Swan (series), Delgado Museum

1963
Galerie Saidenberg, New York

1962
Seattle World Fair

1960
Galerie Saidenberg, New York

1960
Galerie Claude Benard, Paris

1957
Sao Paolo Biennale

1951
Sao Paolo Biennale

1949
Julien Levy Gallery, New York

1948
Samuel Kootz Gallery

1947
Peggy Guggenheim Gallery New York

1947
San Francisco Museum of Art

1946
MoMa Museum of Modern Art New York

1944
Peggy Guggenheim Gallery New York

1941
Julien Levy Gallery New York

 

Group show


2016
Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco
Pulse, Miami Beach

 

Collections

Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C, Private collections in USA, Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland.

 

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