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Frederick Hammersley

1919 Born, Salt Lake City, UT
2009 Died, Albuquerque, NM

Education:
1936 - 1938 University of Idaho, Southern Branch, Pocatello
1940 - 1942 Chouinard Art School, Los Angeles, CA
1945 Ecole des Beaux Art, Paris, France
1946 - 1947 Chouinard Art School, Los Angeles, CA
1947 - 1950 Jepson Art School, Los Angeles, CA

full biography

   
Upcoming exhibition

Frederick Hammersley: Organics and Cut-ups, 1963-1965
12 September - 11 October 2014

 
     

Selected L.A. Louver exhibitions

Frederick Hammersley:
The Computer Drawings 1969

17 January - 23 February 2013

Frederick Hammersley
22 March - 12 May 2012

     

Photography
Second floor gallery
20 January - 26 February 2011

 
Seven Rooms Seven Artists
L.A. Louver Summer 2006
13 July - 2 September 2006
     

Frederick Hammersley: Paintings of the 1960s
15 October - 13 November 2004

 

Frederick Hammersley: Organic Abstract Paintings
9 July - 30 August 2003

    → view all past L.A. Louver exhibitions

Selected museum exhibitions

Portraits, Abstractions, and the in-between
Includes Frederick Hammersley
Pomona College Museum of Art
Pomona, CA
21 January 2014 - 13 April 2014

EST-3:
Southern California in New York

includes Frederick Hammersley and Ken Price
Parrish Art Museum
Southampton, NY
4 March - 17 June 2012

     

Experiments in Abstraction: Art in Southern California, 1945 - 1980
includes Frederick Hammersley
26 November 2011 - 19 February 2012
The San Diego Museum of Art

 

Artistic Evolution: Southern California Artists
at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

includes Tony Berlant and Frederick Hammersley
2 October 2011 - 15 January 2012
Natural History Museum

     

Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Paintings and Sculpture 1950-1970
includes Frederick Hammersley, David Hockney, Edward & Nancy Reddin Kienholz and Ken Price
1 October 2011 - 5 February 2012
J. Paul Getty Museum

 

Frederick Hammersley: Hunches, Geometrics, Organics: Paintings by Frederick Hammersley
23 January - 8 April 2007
Pomona College Museum of Art, Montgomery Art Center
Claremont, CA
www.pomona.edu

    → view all past museum exhibitions

Selected articles

Pagel, David. "Art review: Frederick Hammersley at L.A. Louver"
Los Angeles Times. 30 March 2012.
full article, PDF | latimesblogs.latimes.com
Finkel, Jori. "Galleries Join 'Pacific Standard Time'"
Los Angeles Times. 20 January 2012.
full article, PDF | articles.latimes.com
     
Smith, Roberta. "Frederick Hammersley: 'Organic and Geometric'."
New York Times. 15 September 2011.
full article, PDF | www.nytimes.com
  Morgan, Robert C. "Frederick Hammersley:
The Origins of Pictorial Space"
The Brooklyn Rail, October 2011.
full article, PDF | brooklynrail.org
     
Carlisle, Susanna. "Frederick Hammersley: Drawing Closer"
THE Magazine. 2008.
full article, PDF
  Kuspit, Donald. "Reviews: Frederick Hammersley"
ArtForum. April 2007, p. 274.
full article, PDF
     
Miles, Christopher. "Ever True to Forms"
Los Angeles Times, Calendar. 12 April 2007.
full article
  Pagel, David. "Around the Galleries:
Winding through a landscape of gems"
Los Angeles Times. Friday 1 Augus 2003, p. E18.
full article, PDF
     
Drohojowska-Philip, Hunter . "His Speciality: One-Liners"
L.A. Times Calendar. 22 August 1999.
full article, PDF
   
     
Selected articles

Frederick Hammersley
spacer Frederick Hammersley: The Computer Drawings of 1969
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
17 January-23 February 2013

Foreward by Elizabeth East, text by Frederick Hammersley
48 pages, 22 color illustrations, 6 x 9
Softcover
Frederick Hammersley
spacer Frederick Hammersley
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
22 March 2012 - 12 May 2012

Foreward by Peter Goulds
Essay by Elizabeth East


PDF excerpt from the "Frederick Hammersley"
exhibition catalogue


     
Frederick Hammersley Foundation website

www.hammersleyfoundation.org

   
     
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Selected works by decade

1940 - 1949 >>

1950 - 1959

1960 - 1969

1970 - 1979

1980 - 1989

1990 - 1999

2000 - 2009

 

         

 

 
 


Army issue


Lala (nude)

 


Red, yellow, black, white

 


Red, yellow, black & white

 


Seated nude - 10 minutes