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Carl Plansky Biography

 
Education

1970-71; 74-76  New York Studio School 1969-70  Maryland Institute College of Art 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013       Thirty-five Years of Painting, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
2012      Carl Plansky, Thirty-five Year Retrospective, Atherton Mill Gallery, Charlotte,NC
2011       Carl Plansky, Spring Arrival, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2011       Carl Plansky: Bad Boys, Schroeder Romero & Shredder, New York, NY
2010       Retrospective: Carl Plansky, Gallery at Carillon, Charlotte, NC
2009       Sacred Monsters: Carl Plansky’s Divas, New York Studio School, NYC
2009       From Budapest to New York, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2009       Oil Paintings, Fischbach Gallery, New York
2008       Carl Plansky, Abstract Expressionist, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2007       Painterly Expressionism, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2006       Nature of Perfection, Fischbach Gallery, New York
2004       Oil Paintings, Fischbach Gallery, New York
2002       Still Life, Fischbach Gallery, New York
2001       Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
2000       Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York                
                 Bangs Street Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
1999       The Gallery at R and F, Kingston, New York
                 Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
                 Bangs Street Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
1998        Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, New York
                 Recent Works, Perugia, Italy
1996       Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, New York
                Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
1994       55 Mercer Gallery, New York
                 Lyons-Weir Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1993       55 Mercer Gallery, New York
                Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
1992       55 Mercer Gallery, New York
                Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, New York
1990       Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
1989       Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
1988       Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware
1981       Postgraduate Center of Psychoanalytical Research, New York
1980       Wesbeth Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012       Trees, Gallery at Carillon, Charlotte, NC 
2005       40 Years Of The New York Studio School. curated by Jennifer Samet
2005       New Artists, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2004       The Still Life, Fischbach Gallery, New York
2003       Hothouse: Contemporary Flora. New York Academy of Science, New York
                Peace, Sideshow, Brooklyn, New York
2001       New York Painters, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York
                Artists on the Edge, Yeshiva University Museum, New York
2000       Artists on the Edge, University of New Mexico, Santa Fe
1998       Five New York Artists, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York
1997       Landscapes, The Painting Center, New York
                Nude Figuration, The Painting Center, New York
1996       Artworks, Basilico Fine Arts, New York
1995       Thirty Years of Drawing, New York Studio School, New York

 Renee Fatouhi, New York

1994       Landscapes, Apex Gallery, New York, Michael Toledo, curator Pages, 450 Broadway, New York
                American Abstraction: A New Decade, Southern Alleghenies Museum Of Art, Loretto, PA
                Art Discover ‘94, Cooperstown Art Association/Smithy Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, 
                NY Matter Matters, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Ellen K. Levy, curator
1993       Preview Show, The Painting Center, New York
                Figuration ‘93, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, Susanna Coffey, Curator
                Abstracted Reality, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
                Thick and Thin, Islip Arts Museum, Islip, New York
                Alumni Show, New York Studio School, New York
1992       Painters, Trenkmann Gallery, New York
                 Large Drawing, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York
                Trees, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
                Sasama Gallery, Chicago, Illinois Alumni Show,      
                 New York Studio School, New York 
1991       Carspecken-Scott Galleries, Wilmington, Delaware 
1990       Alumni Show, New York Studio School, New York 
1989       Positive I.D., Northern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania
                Carenga-Foxley-Leach Gallery, Washington, D.C. 
1987       Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
                 Wilkov-Goldfeder Gallery, New York
                Jack Tilton Gallery, New York 
1986       50 at 50 West, 50 West Gallery, New York Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
                Lever-Meyerson Gallery, New York
1984       Lucky Strike Gallery, New York 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Appearances (Spring 1992), reproductions (three pages)
Artists in New York, NHK Television, Tokyo, 1991.
Brown, Brice. "Carl Plansky: Oil Paintings", Exhibition Catalog, October, 2006.
Cooper, Michael. “A Mix Master: His Art Lies in Paint Itself,” The New York Times, July 25, 1995.
Creevy, Bill. The Oil Painting Book. New York: Watson-Guptil, 1994.
Enders, Alexandra. “Carl Plansky,” Art and Antiques, November 1990.
Esplund, Lance.  "Carl Plansky: Oil Paintings", Exhibition Catalog, July 2004.
Esplund, Lance.  "Murderers and Metaphors And Other Shows Worth Seeing In New York, Carl Planksy: Oil Paintings, Fischbach Gallery," The Wall Street Journal, Vol.No. 84, Saturday/Sunday, April 11, 2009, p. W16.
Maronate, Jan. “Réseaux de partage des saviors techniques et pratiques artistiques: la conception et l’appropriation par les artistes des mediums synthétiques en Amériques du Nord,” Techne, no. 8 (1998).
Perl, Jed. "The Beauty Trap," The New Republic, November 2004
Perl, Jed. Eyewitness: Reports from an Art World in Crisis. New York: Basic Books, 2000.
Perl, Jed. “Breakthrough, Idyll, Icon, Allegory,” The New Criterion, May 1992.
Perl, Jed. “Earth,” The New Republic, November 14, 1994.
Perl, Jed. ‘The Art Nobody Knows,” The New Republic, October 19, 1992.
Savage, Tom. “Carl Plansky,” Cover, Magazine, April 1993.
Solomon, Deborah. “Ingredients for Success: Group Pigments and Linseed Oil,” The New York Times, September 23, 1998.
"Carl Plansky", Art listings review.  The New York Times, January 19, 2003.
Esplund, Lance.  " Art: Carl Plansky: Oil Paintings Fischbach Gallery", The Wall Street Journal, Vol. No. 84, Saturday/Sunday, April 11, 2009,p.w12.
  
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Bankers Trust, New York
Belk Gallery, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
The Butler Museum, Youngstown, OH

Commerce Bancshares, Inc., Kansas City, MO

Hercules Corporation, Wilmington, DE 

Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY

Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

Northern Alleghenies Museum, PA 

Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC

Wilmington National Bank, Wilmington, DE