Biography

Bruce Cohen (b. 1953)

Lives and works in Santa Monica, CA

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018   Bruce Cohen, Studies, Leslie Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2017   Bruce Cohen, Leslie Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016   Bruce Cohen Recent Paintings, Leslie Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2015   Inside Out Austin Art Projects, Palm Desert, CA
2013   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012   Recent Work, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA
2009   Imago Galleries, Palm Springs, CA
2008   Recent Paintings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006   Preserves, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005   Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
2004   Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002   New Paintings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001   New Paintings, Kohn Turner Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA
1999   New Paintings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998   New Paintings, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY
1997   Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992   Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991   Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
1990   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989   Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1987   Ruth Siegel Ltd., New York, NY
           Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985   Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
           Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
1984   John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983   Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981   Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1975   University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018   The Artists of U.C.S.B, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2015   Still Life, Capturing the Moment, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
           Portraits and Still Lifes, Leslie Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012   Small Works: Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles
2011   Selected Acquisitions, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010   Small Works, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles
           The Art of Giving, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
           Real; Realism in Diverse Media, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert
2003   The Not-So Still Life: A Century of California Still Life
           Painting and Sculpture
, San Jose Museum, San Jose, CA
2002   The Great Drawing Show, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001   Summer in the City, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Recent Works: Paul Wonner and Bruce Cohen, Michael Kohn Gallery, 
           Los Angeles, California 
1993   Interiors, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
           Drawings III, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
           Still Life 1963 - 1993,  Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1992   Group Exhibition, The I. Wolk Gallery, St. Helena, CA
1991   Not On Canvas, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
           New Horizons in American Art, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, 
1989   Images of American Pop Culture Today, La Fouret
           Museum, Hurjuku,Tokyo, Japan
           Small and Stellar, Ruth Siegel Contemporary Art, New York
1987   Review-Preview, Ruth Siegel Contemporary Art, New York
1986   24 Square and …?, Ruth Siegel Contemporary Art, New York
1985   Harvest, Ruth Siegel Contemporary Art, New York
1984   Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Palm Springs Desert Museum, 
           Palm Springs, CA
           Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis, IN
1983   New Perspectives in American Art: 1983 Exxon National Exhibition, 
           
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
           Selected Works, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           West Coast Realism, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna, CA
1981   Portraits in Miniature, University Art Galleries,
           University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Selected Bibliography
2001   David Pagel, Review, Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2001
1989   Cathy Curtis, The Galleries, Los Angeles Times, March 31, 1989
1987   Ronnie Cohen, Bruce Cohen, Ruth Siegel, Artforum, Dec 1987, pp 117-118
1985   Suzanne Muchnic, The Galleries, Los Angeles Times, Jan 18, 1985, p. 17
1983   William Wilson, The Galleries, Los Angeles Times, Jan 21, 1983, p. 10
1981   Robert L Pincus, Cohen, Michelson Exhibit Paintings,
           Los Angeles Times, Aug 28, 1982, p. 4

Selected Public Collections
Atlantic Richfield Company
Foote, Cone and Belding, NY
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Pacific Bell
Pacific Telesis
Palm Springs Desert Museum
Phillip Morris
Collection of Lynda and Stewart Resnick
River Forest State Bank
Security Pacific Bank
Frederick R. Weisman Foundation
Southern California Gas Company
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Art
San Jose Museum of Art