Tripoli Gallery

Billy Sullivan

b. 1946, New York City

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Exhibitions at Tripoli Gallery


Billy Sullivan studied at the High School of Art and Design in New York, and the School of Visual Arts. He has been exhibiting nationally and internationally since 1971. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Parrish Art Museum, Norton Museum, Portland Museum of Art in Maine, and the Denver Art Museum, as well as many other public and private collections. Recent solo exhibitions include “Muses” at kaufmann repetto, Milan (2019); “Love Letters” at Rental Gallery, East Hampton (2018); the Monteverdi Art Gallery, Sarteano, Italy (2016); kaufmann repetto, New York (2016); “Summer Diaries” at Ille Arts, Amagansett (2015); “Blush” at Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich (2014); “Time after Time” at Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zurich (2014); “Bird Drawings” at Glen Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton (2012); Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York (2012); “Still, Looking” at kaufmann repetto, Milan (2011); “Now & Then” at Baldwin Gallery, Aspen (2011); and “East End Photographs 1973–2009” at Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton (2010). Sullivan has been featured in such important exhibitions as “Nicolas Party: Pastel” at the Flag Art Foundation, New York (2019); Ugo Rondinone’s “I (Love) John Giorno” at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2015) and White Columns, New York (2017); “GLAM! The Performance of Style” at the Tate Liverpool (2014); “Open Windows” at the Addison Gallery of American Art, curated by Carroll Dunham (2012); and the 2006 “Whitney Biennial: Day for Night” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Sullivan lives and works in New York City and East Hampton, NY.