Tony Berlant
Selected works by exhibition
1982 - 1989
Recent Work
L.A. Louver, 1982
Tony Berlant / 
Angel, 1982 / 
found tin on plywood with steel brads / 
72 x 58 x 5 in. (182.9 x 147.3 x 12.7 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Freud, 1980
found tin on plywood with steel brads
7 x 7 x 7 in.(17.8 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm)
Tony Berlant /  
Within, 1982 /  
found metal collage on plywood with brads /  
63 1/2 x 63 1/2 x 3 in. (161.29 x 161.29 x 7.62 cm) /  
Private collection
Tony Berlant /  
Red Dog, 1980 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
16 x 14-1/2 in.(40.6 x 36.8 cm)
Recent Work
L.A. Louver, 1985
Tony Berlant / 
New York, 1985 / 
collage of found tin and nails / 
66 x 20 in. (167.64 x 50.8 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant /  
The High Desert, 1984 - 85 /  
with found painting by L.M. Crawford c. 1925 /  
collages of found tin and nails /  
70 x 70 1/2 in. (177.8 x 179.07 cm) /  
Private collection
Tony Berlant /  
Motel Kachinas (diptych), 1985 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads in a 1950’s frame /  
21-3/4 x 16-1/2 in.(55.2 x 41.9 cm)
Tony Berlant /  
Mirage, 1984 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
88 x 109 in.(223.5 x 276.9 cm)
Recent Work
L.A. Louver, 1988
Tony Berlant /  
Inside Out, 1987 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
132 x 144 in.(335.3 x 365.8 cm)
Tony Berlant /  
Within, 1987 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
9 x 8 ft. (2743.2 x 2438.4 cm) /  
Private collection
Tony Berlant /  
The Taxco Café, 1988 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
11 1/2 x 101 1/4 in (29.2 x 257.2 cm) /  
Private collection
Tony Berlant /  
Dick’s Envy, 1987 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
38 x 80 in. (96.5 x 203.2 cm)
Tony Berlant /  
Diamond Head, 1988 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
98 x 150-1/2 x 1-1/4 in.(248.9 x 382.3 x 3.2 cm) /  
The Capital Group, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Berlant /  
The Gates, 1989 / 
found tin on plywood with steel brads / 
102 x 96 in. (259.1 x 243.8 cm) / 
Private collection, Corona del Mar, CA
Tony Berlant /  
Roll Over, 1989 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads (8 panels) /  
140 x 240 in. overall (355.6 x 609.6 cm)
Tony Berlant /  
Local Color, 1989 /  
found tin on plywood with steel brads /  
42 x 66 in.(106.7 x 167.6 cm)
1990 - 1999
Recent Work
L.A. Louver, 1990
Tony Berlant: Recent Work 1990 / 
installation photography
Tony Berlant: Recent Work 1990 / 
installation photography
Tony Berlant: Recent Work 1990 / 
installation photography
New Works
L.A. Louver, 1992
Tony Berlant / 
Dick's Influence (#77-1992), 1992 / 
found metal collage mounted on plywood / 
30 1/4 x 28 in (76.8 x 71.1 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
A Local Paradise (#4), 1992 / 
found metal collage on plywood with steel brads / 
8 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 7 in (20.9 x 20.9 x 17.8 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Held Up - Santa Monica (#92-1992), 1992 / 
 found metal collage, B&W laser prints on plywood / 
24 7/8 x 28 1/16 in (63.2 x 71.28 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
New York (#89-1992), 1992 / 
found metal collage & photograph on plywood with steel brads / 
1) 124 x 28 in (314.96 x 71.1 cm) / 
2) 124 x 30 in (314.96 x 76.2 cm) / 
3) 124 x 33 1/2 in (314.96 x 85.1 cm)(triptych) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Sighting, 1992 / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collage on plywood with steel brads / 
20 1/8 x 27 in (51.1 x 68.6 cm)
New Work 1990 - 1993
L.A. Louver, 1993
Tony Berlant / 
The Cops and Me (#118-1992), 1992 / 
found metal collage on plywood w/ steel brads / 
77 x 114 1/4 in (195.6 x 290.2 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Calendar (#124-1992), 1992 / 
found metal collage on plywood / 
144 x 104 in (365.8 x 264.2 cm) overall (5 panels) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Hold Up (#68-1992), 1992 / 
found metal collage on plywood w/ steel brads / 
90 x 104 1/4 in (228.6 x 264.8 cm) / 
Private collection
Recent Miracles
L.A. Louver, 1995
Tony Berlant / 
With In, 1995 / 
found tin on plywood with steel brads / 
6 x 18 ft (182.9 x 548.6 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Eye Dazzler, 1995 / 
found tin on plywood with steel brads / 
125 x 96 in (317.5 x 243.8 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Bloom, 1995 / 
found tin on plywood with steel brads / 
22 x 20 in.(55.9 x 50.8 cm)
Installation photography / 
Tony Berlant: Recent Miracles
Extended Ecstacy
L.A. Louver, 1999
Tony Berlant / 
Mariposa Reina (#34-1998), 1998 / 
found metal collage on plywood w/ steel brads / 
79 x 36 in (200.7 x 91.4 cm) each  / 
79 x 72 in (200.7 x 182.9 cm) overall (diptych) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Three Nights in Venice (#5-1999), 1999 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
32 x 32 in (81.3 x 81.3 cm) / 
Private collection
Installation photography / 
Tony Berlant: Extended Ecstacy
2000 - 2009
Tony Berlant
L.A. Louver, 2001
Tony Berlant / 
Painted Desert, 2001 / 
metal collage on plywood w/ steel brads / 
48 x 216 in. (121.9 x 548.6 overall) overall (3 panels) / 
Private collection, Santa Monica, CA
Tony Berlant / 
Topanga, 2001 / 
metal collage on plywood w/ steel brads / 
96 x 132 in. (243.8 x 335.3 cm) overall (3 panels) / 
Private collection, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Berlant / 
Ornans, 2001 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
61 x 122 in (154.9 x 309.9 cm)
New Terrain
L.A. Louver, 2004
Tony Berlant / 
Full Court, 2003 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
46 x 77 in (116.8 x 195.6 cm) / 
Private collection, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Berlant / 
Ground, 2004 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
42 1/16 x 62 1/2 in (106.8 x 158.7 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
New Terrain, 2004 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
46 x 77 in (116.8 x 195.6 cm) / 
Private collection, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Berlant / 
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 2004
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads
36 x 84 in (91.4 x 213.4 cm)
Private collection, Greenwich, CT
The Marriage of New York and Athens
at Gehry Partners, LLC 2004
Installation photography / 
Tony Berlant at Gehry Partners, LLP
Installation photography / 
Tony Berlant at Gehry Partners, LLP
Night Bloom
L.A. Louver, 2005
Tony Berlant / 
Out of Sight, 2005 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
10 x 10 in (25.4 x 25.4 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Vice Versa, 2005 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
18 x 16 in (45.7 x 40.6 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Love at First Sight #33, 2005 / 
found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
22 3/4 x 19 1/4 in (57.8 x 48.9 cm) / 
Private collection
Hidden in Plain Sight
L.A. Louver, 2007
Tony Berlant / 
In Plain Sight, 2006  / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
72 x 60 in. (182.9 x 152.4 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
No Holds Barred #64, 2006 / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
36 x 96 in. (91.4 x 243.8 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Wherever #56, 2006 / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
36 x 34 in. (91.4 x 86.4 cm) / 
Private collection
2010 - to the present
Tony Berlant
L.A. Louver, 2010
Tony Berlant / 
Cascade, 2010  / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged  / 
on laser ink jet printed plywood panel with steel brads  / 
70 x 53 in. (177.8 x 134.6 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Terrace, 2010  / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on laser ink jet printed plywood panel with steel brads on five panels  / 
90 x 170 in. (228.6 x 431.8 cm) / 
Private collection
Tony Berlant / 
Lair, 2010  / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on laser ink jet printed
plywood panel with steel brads / 
68 x 50 in. (172.7 x 127 cm) / 
Private collection
Works from 1962 - 1964
L.A. Louver, 2011
Tony Berlant / 
Les 8, 1963 / 
cloth, polyester resin and enamel on plywood / 
43 1/2 x 48 in (110.5 x 121.9 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Virginia Twice, 1962 / 
cloth, polyester resin and enamel on metal / 
57 x 48 in (144.8 x 121.9 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Susan, 1964 / 
cloth, polyester resin, acrylic and enamel on plywood / 
48 x 36 in (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
Close to Home
L.A. Louver, 2014
Tony Berlant / 
Alone With Myself, 2014 / 
artist fabricated tin and found tin collaged on plywood panel with steel brads / 
108 x 99 in. (274.3 x 251.5 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Past and Present, 2014 / 
artist fabricated tin and found tin collaged on plywood panel with steel brads / 
130 x 99 in. (330.2 x 251.5 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
Visitation, 2013 / 
artist fabricated tin and found tin collaged on plywood panel with steel brads / 
58 x 43 in. (147.3 x 109.2 cm)
Tony Berlant / 
One Way or Another, 2013 / 
artist fabricated tin and found tin collaged on plywood panel with steel brads / 
47 x 36 in. (119.4 x 91.4 cm) / 
Private collection
Commissions
Tony Berlant / 
Dancing on the Brink of the World, 1987 / 
168 x 504 in. / 
Commission for San Francisco Airport
Tony Berlant / 
Untitled, 1986 - 1988 / 
ceramic and marble / 
151 x 153 in. / 
  / 
California Arts Council, Department of Motor Vehicles, Davis
Tony Berlant / 
Model for the Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts  / 
Lobby Commission, 1989 / 
found tin on plywood with with steel brads / 
46 x 24 x 8-1/2 in.
Tony Berlant / 
Mountain Journey, 1989 - 91 / 
432 x 68 in. / 
Commission for Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Tony Berlant / 
Palm Springs, 1992 / 
Found metal collage mounted on plywood with steel brads / 
84 x 168 in. / 
Commission for Palm Springs Convention Center
Tony Berlant / 
Untitled, 1988 / 
Commission for Home Savings and Loan
Tony Berlant / 
In the Beginning, 1998 / 
9.5' x 39.5' / 
 / 
Commission for the Westside Wilshire Boulevard Temple
What You See Is Who You Are
L.A. Louver, 2003
Tony Berlant / 
What You See Is Who You Are, 2002 / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
120 x 696 in (304.8 x 1767.8 cm) / 
Collection of the Target Corporation
Tony Berlant / 
Continuously Playing, 2008 / 
Found and fabricated printed tin collaged on plywood with steel brads / 
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Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, Santa Monica, CA
Bio

1941 Born, in New York, NY
Lives and works in Santa Monica, CA

Education:
1961 B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
1962 M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
1963 M.F.A. University of California, Los Angeles

biography
Portrait of Tony  Berlant. .
Current exhibitions
11 May - 2 Sep 2022
Gallery exhibition
Selected L.A. Louver exhibitions
30 Oct - 29 Nov 2014
Gallery exhibition
8 Sep - 8 Oct 2011
Gallery exhibition
7 Jul - 28 Aug 2010
Gallery exhibition
31 Mar - 5 May 2007
Gallery exhibition
Selected museum exhibitions
Museum of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles, CA
2 Oct 2011 - 13 Feb 2012
Museum exhibition
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, CA
2 Oct 2011 - 15 Jan 2012
Museum exhibition
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
27 Aug - 4 Dec 2011
Museum exhibition
Centre Pompidou
Paris, France
8 Mar - 17 Jul 2006
Museum exhibition
Selected public commissions/installations
14 Jan 2003
Public commission/installation
Publications
Catalog
2011
48 pages
Softback
Catalog
New Terrain
L.A. Louver
2004
60 pages
Softback
Catalog
Extended Ecstasy
L.A. Louver
1999
60 pages
Softback
Catalog
New Work 1990 - 93
L.A. Louver
1993
40 pages
Softback
Video
Selected articles
Rus, Mayer. "A Dazzling New Exhibition Showcases a Seminal Figure in the west coast pop art movement." Architectural Digest. 2018.
architecturaldigest.com | full article, PDF

Dambrot, Shana Nys. "Tony Berlant Nails It Again." LA Weekly. 2018.
laweekly.com | full article, PDF
Deacon, Richard. "A Day in the Life." Nasher Sculpture Center. 2018.
nashersculpturecenter.org | full article, PDF

"The Artist-Scavenger Who Turns Scraps of Tin Into Evocative Collages." Artsy. 14 Nov 2014.
artsy.net | full article, PDF
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