EXHIBITION HISTORY

NABIL NAHAS

Born 1949 in Beirut, Lebanon. Lives and works in New York City.

EDUCATION

1973 M.F.A., Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 1971 B.F.A., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Nabil Nahas: Untitled. Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong

2017 Nabil Nahas: Recent works . Saleh Barakat Gallery , Beirut , Lebanon
2014 Nabil Nahas: Phoenix Dactylifera, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London [catalogue] 

2013 Nabil Nahas, Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai [catalogue] Nabil Nahas, Sperone Westwater, New York [catalogue]

2011 Nabil Nahas, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London [catalogue]
Palms and Stars, Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai

2010 Works 1970–2012, curated by Vincent Katz, Beirut Exhibition Center (BEC), Beirut [catalogue] Cedrus Libani: Roots and Memory, FIAF Gallery, New York

2009 Nabil Nahas: Untitled (trees), Galerie Tanit, Munich

2005 Sperone Westwater, New York, Galerie Xippas, Paris

2002 J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, Florida 25th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil

1999 Sperone Westwater, New York
1998 Milleventi, Milan
1998 Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, DC

1997 Sperone Westwater, New York [catalogue]

1994 Baldwin Gallery, Aspen

1888 Holly Solomon Gallery, New York Galerie Montenay, Paris

1988 Holly Solomon Gallery, New York

1980 Robert Miller Gallery, New York 

1979 Robert Miller Gallery, New York

1978 Robert Miller Gallery, New York

1977 The Ohio State University, Columbus

1973 Yale University, Chemistry Department, New Haven, Connecticut [mural] 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah
The British Museum, London
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia 

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Education City, Doha, Qatar 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Tate Modern, London 

Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 

 

 

2018 ZonaMaco, Mexico City. Ben Brown Fine Arts. 2015 Art Dubai, Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai 

2014 Abu Dhabi Art, Lawrie Shabibi, Abu Dhabi

2012 New Acquisitions, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2012 Glasstress New York: New Art from the Venice Biennale, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York

2011 Glasstress 2011: Collateral Event of the 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettre ed Arti, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti; Berengo Centre for Contemporary Art and Glass, Campiello della Pescheria, Murano; Wake Forest University, Casa Artom, Murano, Venice; organized by Adriano Berengo

2010 BARAKAT: The Gift. Contemporary Art from the Middle East and Africa, curated by Gaia Serena Simionati, Stux Gallery, New York

2002 Blobs, Wiggles and Dots, Webs and Crustillations, The Work Space, New York
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York 25th Bienal de São Paulo 2002, São Paulo, Brazil American Fractals, Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa

2001 Green on Greene, Sperone Westwater, New York [catalogue]
Painting Abstraction II, New York Studio School, New York

2000 Le Temps Fractal, Galerie Xippas, Paris
Arte Americana Ultimo Decennio, Museo d’Arte della Città di Ravenna, Ravenna

1999 Souvenirs: Collecting, Memory, and Material Culture, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York 

FIAC, Paris [Sperone Westwater, New York] Sperone Westwater, New York 

1998 FIAC, Paris [Sperone Westwater, New York]

1997 What’s Hot, Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, DC FIAC, Paris [Sperone Westwater, New York]
Galerie Tanit, Munich

1996 Sperone Westwater, New York

1994 Brian Gross Gallery, San Francisco

1993 Edward Thorp Gallery, New York

1989 Chicago Art Fair [Galerie Montenay, Paris]

1988 Designed sets for Occasional Encounter, Jennifer Muller Dance Co.

1988 ARCO, Madrid [Galerie Montenay, Paris]
Chicago Art Fair [Holly Solomon Gallery, New York]
American Baroque, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York

1987 Art against AIDS, bene t auction organized by Livet-Reichard, New York

Razzle Dazzle, SSC&B Worldwide Advertising, New York

1983 Twentieth-Century Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selected Recent Acquisitions, Queens Museum, New York

1981 Studio Museum of Harlem, New York

1980 Subject Space, Pratt Institute Gallery, New York

1979 Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
New York Now, Phoenix Art Museum
Paintings on Loan from Private Collections, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1977 Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University
of North Carolina at Greensboro, 13th Weatherspoon Annual Exhibition 

 

AWARDS
1980 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant 

THEATER WORK 

1988 Designed sets for Occasional Encounter, Jennifer Muller Dance Co.