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Gumball XV by Charles Bell

Charles Bell Biography

1935 - 1995

An important American contemporary artist, Charles Bell is best known for his work in PHOTO-REALISM style.

His paintings and graphic prints are distinguished by the fact that the subject matter is depicted in a scale as much as ten times life size, with colors that are the clear and vibrant.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1972: Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1974: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1976: Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, KS

1977: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1980: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1983: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

1983: Hokin/Kaufman Gallery, Chicago

1986: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York

1988: Modernism, San Francisco

1989: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York

1991: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York

1994: Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York

SELECTED MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH

American Republic Insurance Company, Des Moines, IA

The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Phoenix Art Museum, AZ

The Prudential Collection, Newark, NJ

Stuart M. Speiser Collection, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

The Virlane Foundation and The K&B Corporation Collections, New Orleans, LA

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles

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