James Coleman  (Irish, 1941) 


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James Coleman Biography
1941   Born in Ballaghaderreen, Ireland
2002   Kurt-Schwitters-Award
2002   Award of the Kulturstiftung der Stadtsparkasse Munich
  Lives and works in Dublin
Selected Exhibitions
2010   29 Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo Entr'acte - Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
2009   La Force de l'Arte 02 - Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
2009   James Coleman - RHA Gallagher Gallery - Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (solo)
2009   James Coleman, Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA, Dublin (solo)
2009   James Coleman, Projects Arts Centre, Dublin (solo)
2008   James Coleman: Background, 1991-94, Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin (solo)
2008   James Coleman, Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire (solo)
2007   James Coleman, Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin (solo)
2007   A Theatre Without Theatre, Bernardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
2007   MACBA Im Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
2007   9e Biennale de Lyon 2007, Le Biennale d'Arte Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
2007   On History, curated by Gloria Moure, Fundacion Santander Central Hispano, Madrid
2007   Documenta 12, Kassel
2007   A theatre without theatre, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
2007   What does the jellyfish want?, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2007   Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin (solo)
2006   Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris (solo)
2006   James Coleman – Initials 1993 – 94, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (solo)
2006   The 80’s: A Topology of Sense, Museu Serralves, Porto
2006   MACBA Collection, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona
2006   Why Pictures Now? Fotografie und Medienkunst heute, MUMOK Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
2006   Eldorardo, opening exhibition, Mudam Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
2006   James Coleman, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
2005   James Coleman - Part 2: Premiere of New Work, MNAC - Museum do Chiado, Lisbon (solo)
2005   SlideShow Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Baltimore Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Modern Art
2004   Partners, curated by Ydessa Hendeles, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2004   How do we want to be governed? / Die Regierung, Miami Art Central, Miami, USA
2004   James Coleman Part 1: Works by James Coleman, Museu do Chiado - Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisboa (solo)
2004   James Coleman, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
2002   Kunstbau Lenbachhaus München, Munich (solo)
2002   documenta 11, Kassel
2002   James Coleman, Drei Filmarbeiten, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany (solo)
2002   Jurt-Schwitters-Preis der Diedersachsischen Sparkassenstiftung, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Hannover, Germany (solo)
2002   James Coleman, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich, Germany (solo)
2001   James Coleman - Charon (MIT Project), Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern (solo)
2001   Exploding Cinema: Rotterdam Film Festival, Museum Boijmans van Beunigen, Rotterdam
2001   Museum unserer Wünsche, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2001   Neues Kunstmuseum Luzern (solo)
2000   Marian Goodman Gallery, New York/Paris (solo)
2000   Between Cinema and a Hard Place, Tate Modern, London
2000   Seeing Time: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art, ZKM, Karlsruhe
1999   Geschichten des Augenblicks, Kunstbau Lenbachhaus, Munich
1999   Fondació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (solo)
1999   Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (solo)
1997   Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (solo)
1997   Wiener Sezession, Vienna (solo)
1997   Art and Film since 1945, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
1996   Hall of Mirrors: Art and Film since 1945, MOCA, Los Angeles
1996   Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris (solo)
1995   Kunstmuseum, Luzern (solo)
1995   L'Effet cinéma: art contemporain et cinéma, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris
1994   Dia Center for the Arts, New York (solo)
1993   Aanwinsten/Acquisitions 1989-1993, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
1992   documenta IX, Kassel
1991   Inheritance and Transformation, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
1991   Marian Goodman Gallery, New York (solo)
1991   One Five, Antwerpen (solo)
1990   The Art Gallery of York University, Toronto (solo)
1990   Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen (solo)
1990   Lignes de mire, Fondation Cartier, Jouy-en-Josas
1989   Theater Garden Bestiarium, The Institute of Contemporary Art, P.S.1, New York / Casino des Expositions, Séville / Entrepôt-Galerie du Confort Moderne, Poitiers
1989   Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (solo)
1989   Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (solo)
1987 - 1988   The Analytical Theatre. New Art from Britain, ICI, New York / Akron Art Museum, Ohio / Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary / University Art Museum, Long Beach CA / Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1987   From the Europe of Old, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Amsterdam
1987   Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich (solo)
1986   Institute of Contemporary Art, London (solo)
1986   Au Coeur du Maelström/In de Maalstroom, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
1986   From the Europe of Old/Uit het Oude Europa, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1986   The Mirror and the Lamp, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh / Institute of Contemporary Art, London
1985   The Renaissance Society, Chicago (solo)
1984   David Bellman & Art Metropole, Toronto (Solo)
1984   Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (solo)
1983   Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (solo)
1982   Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Ulster Museum, Belfast (solo)
1981   Franklin Furnace, New York (Solo)
1980   Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London (solo)
1980   Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (Solo)
1979   Galleria Schema, Florence (Solo)
1978   Project Arts Centre, Dublin (solo)
1975   Studio Marconi, Milan (Solo)
1974   Galerie ‘t Venster, Rotterdam Arts Foundation (solo)
1974   Studio Lia Rumma, Naples(solo)
1973   David Hendriks Gallery, Dublin (solo)
1972   Galleria Toselli, Milan (solo)
1970   Studio Marconi, Milan (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Foundación La Caixa - CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain
  Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
  Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
  Tate Britain, London, UK
  MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, USA
  MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig im MQ, Vienna, Austria
  S.M.A.K. - Stedelijik Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Belgium
  FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
  Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France
  Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France
  FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lés-Rouen, France
  Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin, Ireland (Republic)
  MUDAM - Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  Elipse Foundation, Alocoitão, Portugal
2006   James Coleman, Buchloh, Benjamin H.D., Jacinto Lageira, Pedro Lapa and Kaja Silverman, Lisbon, Portugal: Museu do Chiado, 2006
2003   James Coleman, Baker, George, Raymond Bellour and James Coleman, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003