Riverside Drive

29.11.19 – 25.01.20

We are pleased to present the second solo exhibition by Joe Andoe at the gallery.
This new series of paintings addresses recurring themes that the artist holds dear: landscapes, totem animals (wolves, horses, buffalos), but also American cars driving through the night.
As symbols of a powerful, idealized and obsolete America, these subjects are instilled in Andoe’s work with a certain tenderness – in the animals’ gaze as well as in how colors and textures are treated. As recollections and visions of the past.
Like ghosts - a bit ironic but in particular relieved of any conquering desire - they float lightly in the light and stand out from the almost always dark or monochrome backgrounds.
A new series of landscapes titled Riverside Drive, – which lends its title to the exhibition – reverses the relationship to light by using multicolored backgrounds. This series is part of the artist’s continuing theme of “roadsides”, highly cinematic visions that also symbolize a certain view of ​​America.

“Riverside drive is a poem or an essence; not the thing but the feeling I get from it.” JA

Nous sommes heureux de présenter la seconde exposition personnelle de l’artiste Joe Andoe à la galerie.
Dans cette nouvelle série de peintures, on retrouve les sujets récurrents et chers à l’artiste : paysages, animaux-totem (loups, chevaux, bisons), ou encore voitures américaines roulant dans la nuit.
Symboles d’une Amérique puissante, idéalisée et obsolète, ces sujets sont chez Andoe comme infusés d’une certaine tendresse - dans le regard des bêtes mais aussi dans le traitement des couleurs et de la texture.
Des réminiscences, des visions du passé. Comme des fantômes - un brin ironiques mais surtout délestés de toute velléité conquérante - ils flottent avec légèreté dans la lumière et se détachent des arrière-plans presque toujours sombres ou monochromes.
Exception faite de la nouvelle série de paysages nommée Riverside Drive, donnant son titre à l’exposition, où le rapport à la lumière s’inverse avec des arrière-plans multicolores. Cette série s’inscrit dans la continuité de ses « roadsides », visions très cinématographiques et là aussi emblématiques d’une certaine idée de l’Amérique.

« Riverside drive is a poem or an essence; not the thing but the feeling I get from it. » JA

Born in 1955, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Lives and works in New York.


M.F.A. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1981.

Solo exhibitions

Riverside Drive, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, CH
Jubilee City, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY

Rainbow Road 2, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Rainbow Road, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
Power Cosmic, Fortnight Institute, New York
Horizon, University of Oklahoma Fred Jones Jr., Norman, OK

Superhighway, Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York

fordPROJECT, New York

Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles CA

Joe Andoe: New Horse Paintings, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX

Joe Andoe: Paintings, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

Joe Andoe: Town & Country, Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Joe Andoe: Figures, Horses and Landscapes, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Samtuh, Chongdam-dong Kangnam, Korea

Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Joe Andoe: The Nebraska Paintings, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NB

Joe Andoe: Recent Paintings, SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Joe Andoe: What You See, University at Buffalo Art Gallery Research Center in Art & Culture, Buffalo, NY
Joe Andoe: Paintings, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

Horse X 12, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK
Joe Andoe: Mares & Foals, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Joe Andoe: New Paintings, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
KOPAC, Seoul, Korea

Joe Andoe: Dogs, Allene LaPides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Joe Andoe: Print Editions, Earl McGrath Gallery, New York, NY
Joe Andoe: Monotypes, Jon Oulman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Meredith Long & Company, Houston, TX

Paintings on Paper, Joe Andoe, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
Joe Andoe: Landscapes, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Joe Andoe: New Paintings, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Milliventi Sperone, Torino, Italy
Joe Andoe: New Paintings, Margulies Taplin Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

Joe Andoe: Prints, Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
BlumHelman, New York, NY
Joe Andoe: Paintings, The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Jason Rubell Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Joe Andoe: New Work, Heffel Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Joe Andoe: New Work, BlumHelman, New York, NY
Joe Andoe: Recent Prints, Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Recent Prints, Yodo Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Galerie Busche, Cologne, Germany

BlumHelman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Joe Andoe: New Work, The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO
New Work: Joe Andoe, University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Norman, OK
Joe Andoe: Oeuvres Récentes, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
Michael Kohn, Los Angeles, CA

Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York, NY
Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
Maloney Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

White Columns White Room, New York, NY

Joe Andoe: new paintings, Oklahoma City Art Annex, Oklahoma City, OK

Group exhibitions

Portraits & Some Standing Figures, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva

Still Life: An Ongoing Story, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, CH

Stampede: Animals in Art, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA

White Trash (curated by Larry Clark), Lurhing Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
LIKE (curated by Richard Kern), Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva

Landscapes after Ruskin, Hall Foundation Reading, Vermont 
Boys and girls can still draw, Nathalie Karg gallery, New York

Die Jugend von heute/The Youth of Today, Shirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Zoo Story: An exhibition of animals in art - for the young and the young at heart
Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY
Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
Life and Limb, Earl McGrath Gallery Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Group Show, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY

Linger, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
The Sensibility of the 80s #3, Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich, Switzerland
Selections, Drawing Center, New York, NY

20th Anniversary “Bomb Magazine” Benefit Art Auction conducted by Sotheby’s, Eyebeam Atelier, Inc., New York, NY

Andoe, Oppenheim, Simonds, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Exhibition, SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Animal magnetism, Bucknell Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Out West, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Shawnee, OK

A Country of Mine, Up & Co., New York, NY
Summer 99 , Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
80s Artists Then and Now, Elizabeth Mayer Fine Art, New York, NY
…This Tiny Spaceship, This Planet Earth, Ron Judish Fine Arts, Denver, CO

Group Show 1998, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Summer, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Cornucopia, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
Movements of Grace: Spirit in the American Landscape, Winston Wächter Fine Art,   New York, NY
Unframed VI - CRIA Benefit for AIDS : Joe Andoe, Donald Baecheler, John Baldessari, Sandro

Allegory, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
The Horse Re-Defined, Nave Museum, Victoria Regional Museum Association, Victoria, TX
Los Angeles Printmaking Society 14th National Exhibition, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola
Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Animal Kingdom, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
Still Life: The Object in American Art 1915 - 1995, from the collection of the Metropolitan 
Museum of Art, The New York Historical Society, New York, NY

In Bloom, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
Anima Mundi, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
Land Inspired, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Summer Group Show, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Margulies Taplin Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
Body Language, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Selections from Solo Press, Albert Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Flora: Contemporary Artists and the World of Flowers, Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Flora: Contemporary Artists and the World of Flowers, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN
Selections, Margaret Woodson Fisher Sculpture Gallery, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Small Scale, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Flora: Contemporary Artists and the World of Flowers, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Flora: Contemporary Artists and the World of Flowers, Art Museum of South Eastern Texas, Beaumont, TX
Flora: Contemporary Artists and the World of Flowers, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, NM 
New York Noir, Allez Les Filles, Colombus, OH
Summer Group Show, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
Selections from Solo Press, Gallery ‘72, Omaha, NB
The Horse Show: Images of the Horse in Contemporary Art, Sylvia White, Santa Monica, CA

Landscape/Not Landscape, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
The Horse: Magic, Myth and Metaphor, Victoria Anstead Fine Art, New York, NY
A Garden, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
The Seer, O’Hara Fine Art, New York, NY
Works on paper, AOI Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Summer Selections, Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
Painting, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
The Secret Garden, Gallery 66, Cummings Arts Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT
Wildlife, California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
Selections from Solo Press, Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH

A Private View: Artists’ Photographs, BlumHelman, New York, NY
Invitational Show, A Private View: Artists’ Photographs, Sala Alternativa Galeria de Arte, Barcelona
Summer Group Show, Jay Gorney Modern, New York, NY
The Bestiary, BlumHelman, New York, NY
The Bestiary, International Bird Museum, Southampton, NY

PAINT, BlumHelman, New York, NY
Joe Andoe & Robert Stackhouse, Pace Prints, New York, NY
Joe Andoe & April Gornik: Recent Prints, Cleveland Center For Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
X6, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgewood, CT
Traveled to: Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Eco Art, Museo De Arte Moderna, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Summer Group Show, BlumHelman Warehouse, New York, NY
The Printed Image, Hastings Gallery, Hudson, NY
A/D, Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, NY

Monotypes, Pace Prints, New York, NY
Herbstsalon 1991: New Formalism - New Paintings from Los Angeles, New York, Edinburgh,                
Frankfurt and Cologne
, Busche Gallery, Cologne, Germany
A Bestiary, Paula Cooper, New York, NY
New Editions: June, Pace Prints, New York, NY
New Editions: December, Pace Prints, New York, NY

The Garden, A/D Gallery, New York, NY
Art Against AIDS, A Public Art Project, Washington, D.C.
Artists for Amnesty, BlumHelman Gallery, Germans van Eck Gallery, New York, NY
Act Up: Auction for Action, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Landscapes, The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University
Botanica: The Secret Life of Plants, Lehman College Art Gallery, The City University of New York, Bronx, NY
The Unique Print/70’s into 90’s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
About Nature: a romantic impulse, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, NY
A Nature Show, The David & Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Write in Water, Solo Press/Solo Gallery, New York, NY
Modern Masters IV (exhibition catalogue), Runkel Hue Williams, London, England
New Editions, Pace Prints, New York, NY

Joe Andoe, Katherine Bowling, Li Lin Lee, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Group Show, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
Cross, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, NY
The Elements: Sex, Politics, Money, and Religion, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
Landscape Constructions, Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Small Scale Work, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY
300 Years of Still Life, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Reinvention of Painting, Rastovsky Gallery, New York, NY

The Mystical Landscape, Maloney Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
Group Material: Aids And Democracy, DIA Art Foundation, New York, NY
Selections from the Drawing Center, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Art of the Madonna, Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

On Line, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
White Room Show, White Columns, New York, NY

Selection 35, Drawing Center, New York, NY
The Micro Show, E.V. Gallery, New York, NY

Attitude Art Invitational, Attitude Art, New York, NY
Relative Meaning, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

Terminal New York, Brooklyn, NY

Down and Out in New York, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Public collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York   
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, New York
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Gallery of Art at Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth University
The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan  
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Hall Art Foundation, Reading, VT  
Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Phillip Morris Collection, New York, New York
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, Missouri
University of Kentucky Museum of Art
Denver Museum of Art, Denver, Colorado   

Published Stories

Jubilee City published by William Morrow

Bald Ego

Bomb Magazine

Open City