John Altoon
American, November 5, 1925 - February 8, 1969
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Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Gesture | Form | Pop | Process,
Kohn Gallery
2016
John Altoon: Works From The Estate,
Kohn Gallery
2015
The West Coast Avant-Garde,
Kohn Gallery

In the course of his brief artistic career, John Altoon made an explosive impression on the Los Angeles art community of the 1950s and ’60s, in part because of his volatile personality. Altoon was a member of the Ferus Gallery scene, alongside Robert Irwin, Ed Kienholz, and Ed Ruscha. He produced drawings, paintings, …

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