The 2River View

2_2 (Winter 1998) BIO

FRANCESCO CLEMENTE'S paintings, drawings, prints, and illustrated books have been the subject of numerous important traveling retrospective exhibitions, including Pastelle 1973-1983 (Berlin: Nationalgalerie, 1983); Departure of the Argonaut (New York: Museum of Modern Art,1986); Three Worlds (Philidelphia Museum of Art/ Royal Academy, London, 1990); Early Morning Exercises (Paris: Centre Pompidou, 1994); Two Horizons (Tokyo: Sezon Museum of Art, 1994); Francesco Clemente: Portraits (Pittsburgh: The Andy Warhol Museum, 1997); a permanent installation of paintings at the Guggenheim Museum/Bilbao (1997), and a forthcoming retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1999). His many published collaborative works with poets have included John Wieners, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, and Rene Ricard.