Timeline

1956
Born in in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
1967
The artist went deaf
Studied at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, New England College and Oxford University
Lives and works in Chicago

Exhibitions

2007
St. Ives International, Tate St. Ives
2007
Contemporary Arts Center, Talk to Me, Cincinnati
2007
Baltimore Contemporary Museum, traveling to Orange County Museum of Art, St. Cecilia, Baltimore/Orange County, CA (solo)
2006
Cohan and Leslie, Different Things about the same Thing, New York (solo)
2006
Villa Arson, Glass, Nice
2006
Hyde Park Art Center, Home of the Free (cur. Jens Hoffmann), Chicago
2006
Nuit Blanche (cur. Nicolas Bourriaud), Paris
2006
Museo del Territorio di Biella, Art in the Age of Anxiety, Biella
2006
Institut Mathildenhöfe, Remembrance as Future, Darmstad
2005
Bancroft Museum, University of California, The Blind at the Museum, Berkeley (cat.)
2005
Cohan Leslie and Browne, Much madness is divinest sense, New York
2005
Museum Moderner Kunst, Nach Rokytník: Die Sammlung der EVN, Vienna
2005
Galerie Christophe Daviet-Thery, CCA Artist's Book Show, Paris
2005
The Drawing Room, Sounds Like Drawing, London
2005
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Romance, Lisbon (cat.)
2005
New Canvas 2005, Rotterdam
2005
Nadine Gandy Gallery, Remembering is a Difficult Job, But Somebody Has to Do It, Prague (cat.) (solo)
2005
Air de Paris, It's Everywhere, Paris (solo)
2005
Van Abbemuseum, EindhovenIstanbul, Eindhoven (cat.)
2005
Chicago Cultural Center, Centrally Located, Chicago (cat.)
2005
Nadine Gandy Gallery, Clouding Europe, Bratislava
2005
Numark Gallery, Found Sound, Washington, DC
2005
White Columns, The Early Show, New York
2004
Sculpture Center, Treble (cur. Regine Bashe), New York
2004
Espace Paul Ricard, Glassfab (org. Matali Crasset), Paris (cat.)
2004
Guggenheim Museum, Speaking with Hands: Photographs from the Buhl Collection, New York (cat.)
2004
National Museum of Modern Art, Vollevox, Brussels
2004
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Why not live for Art?, Tokyo (cat.)
2004
The Suburban, Oak Park (solo)
2004
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Ten Years of Conversations, San Francisco (solo)
2003
Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Blueberry Surprise, Tokyo (solo)
2003
Cohan Leslie and Browne, Vox Populi, New York (cat.) (solo)
2003
Galerie Francesca Pia, Comes from Living in Jersey, Bern (solo)
2003
fa projects, Lost in Jersey City (collaboration with Ellen Cantor), London (solo)
2003
2003 Venice Biennial, Utopia Station, Venice (cat.)
2002
Air de Paris, Paris (solo)
2002
Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York (solo)
2002
Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington (solo)
2001
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (cat.) (solo)
2001
Foundation Joan Miró, Barcelona (solo)
2001
Nadine Gandy Gallery, Prague (solo)
2001
Centre Georges Pompidou, Azerty, Paris (cat.)
2001
Berlin Biennale, Berlin (cat.)
2000
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (cat.)
2000
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2000
Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York (solo)
2000
Index, Stockholm (cat.) (solo)
2000
Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz (solo)
2000
Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
2000
Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
1999
Galerie Air de Paris, Fireside Talk, Paris (solo)
1999
Wadsworth Atheneum, The Pleasure of Conversing, Hartford (cat.) (solo)
1999
Cranbrook Museum of Art, Publications and Publication Projects, 1994–1999, Bloomfield Hills, MI (cat.) (solo)
1998
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Conversations and Portraits, Dublin (cat.) (solo)
1998
Galerie Francesca Pia, I am such a petite thing, Bern (solo)

Literature

2006
Joseph Grigely, in: The New Yorker, 13.02.2006
2006
Richard, Frances, Joseph Grigely, in: Artforum, March 2006
2005
Vitamin D, Phaidon Press, New York & London, 2005
2005
Hoffmann, Jens; Jonas, Joan, Perform, Thames & Hudson, London & New York, 2005
2005
Joseph Grigely's 'Blueberry Surprise', in: Art on Paper, January/February 2005
2004
Smith, Roberta, At Shows Painted with Sound, Be Prepared to See with Your Ears, in: The New York Times, 21.05. 2004
2004
Licht, Alan, Treble: New York Sculpture Center, in: Wire (UK), Issue 245, July 2004
2004
Gellatly, Andrew, Ellen Cantor and Joseph Grigely, In: Frieze, January/February 2004, p. 106
2004
Kristeva, Julia, Avec le handicap: aux frontières du vivant, in: Magazine Littéraire, February 2004
2003
Johnson, Ken, Joseph Grigely: ‘Vox Populi, in: The New York Times, 30.05.2003
2003
Schwendener, Martha, Joseph Grigely: ‘Vox Populi,’ in: Time Out, New York, 08.06.2003
2002
Engler, Martin, Zeitreise mit Nelkenmeister, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 03.07.2002
2001
Princenthal, Nancy, Talking Points: Conversation in the Art of Sophie Calle, Joseph Grigely, and Suzanne McClelland, in: Art on Paper, May/June 2001, p. 48–55 and p. 118
2001
Davidson, Michael, Hearing Things: The Scandal in Deaf Performance, in: Signing the Body Poetic, ed. Dirksen Bauman et al., University of California Press, Berkeley, 2001
2001
Kimmelman, Michael, Bits and Pieces From the Intersection Where a Deaf Man Meets the Hearing, in: The New York Times, 31.08.2001
2000
Rubinstein, Raphael, America’s Best?, in: Art in America, July 2000, p. 39–40
2000
Kimmelman, Michael, A New Whitney Team Makes Its Biennial Pitch, in: The New York Times, 24.03.2000, p. 31, p.33
2000
Obrist, Hans-Ulrich, Joseph Grigely in Gespräch mit Hans Ulrich Obrist: Dazwischen Entsteht das Wissen, in: Weltwissen Wissenwelt: Das globale Netz von Text und Bild. Ed. Christa Maar, Ernst Pöppel, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Cologne, DuMont Verlag, 2000
1998
Cameron, Dan, Joseph Grigely, in: Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, London, Phaidon, 1998, p. 156–59
Supplementary biography provided by Air de Paris