Timeline

1944
Born in San Bernardino, USA
1964–1966
California Institute of Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1969–1971
BFA, California Institute of Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1972–1973
MFA, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2009
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860–1989, The Guggenheim, New York, NY Curated by Alexandra Munroe. January 30–April 19
All Over the Map, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (February 15–May 10)
2008
Year of the Rat, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (February 8–March 10)
Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY Curated by Dede Young (May 11–July 20)
Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, The New Museum, New York, NY (January 16–March 30) Curated by Richard Flood, Laura Hoptman and Massimiliano Gioni.
Art is a fight to the finish in black and white, Zeno X, Antwerp (January 9–March 8)
2006–2008
Kim Jones: ARetrospective. Curated by Sandra Firmin and Julie Joyce
UB Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (October 19–December 17, 2006)
Luckman Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles (March 2007)
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (October 20, 2007–January 27, 2008)
2007
New York: State of Mind,”The House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Shaheen Merali
Block Party II: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (June 30–Aug 18)
52nd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2007, Venice, Italy Curated by Robert Storr. June 10–November 21
The Photograph As Canvas, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT. Group exhibition, curated by Stephen Maine
Pierogi Leipzig, Germany (One-person) (April 28–June)
Think with the Senses - Feel with the Mind, 52e Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Hammer Contemporary Collection - Part II, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
The Photograph as Canvas, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA
Works on paper, Zeno X Gallery and Zeno X Storage, Antwerp, Belgium
Kim Jones: A Retrospective, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State University, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2006
USMC 2241903, Zeno X, Antwerp, Belgium (January 26–March 10) (One-person)The Drawing Center, January 31. Performance
Kim Jones: A Retrospective, UB Art Gallery, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA (solo)
USMC 2241903, Zeno X Storage, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art, BIACS, Seville, Spain, (cat.)
25 years Zeno X Gallery, Zeno X Gallery & Zeno X Storage, Antwerp, Belgium
Acute Zonal Occult Outer: Selectiosn Winter 2006, The Drawing Center, New York, USA
2005
Reconfigure, Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA
SAFN Museum, Reykjavik, Island
Albany, New York, USA (solo) (cat.)
War Paint, Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York, USA (solo) (cat.)
2004
Escape from Flatland, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (6 February – 15 March). Catalogue
Kim Jones, Zeno X, Antwerp, Belgium (One-person)
Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque, SITE Santa Fe's Fifth International Biennial Curated by Robert Storr, Sante Fe, USA
2003
Flatland Wars, Artpace, San Antonio, TX (13 November, 2003–25 January, 2004)
Kim Jones: Dressing Room, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Ireland
Online, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY, USA
Artists and Maps: Cartography as a Means of Knowing, The Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR, USA
2002
Kim Jones: Works on Paper, Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York, USA (solo)
Gezeichnet, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
1999
Drawn from Artists' Collections, Hammer Museum of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; The Drawing Center, New York, NY, USA
Monumental Drawings, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY, USA
Actual Size, Apex Art C.P., New York, NY, USA
A Cripple in the Right May Beat a Racer in the Wrong One, John Weber Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1998–1999
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949–1979, traveling exhibition:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain
MAK (Austrian Museum of Applied Arts), Vienna, Austria
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1998
Can’t We All Just Get Along?, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
1997
You Won't Be Happy Till I'm in a Box, John Weber Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1996
Face a l’histoire: 1933–1966, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (catalogue) American Dreamin’, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Heidi Zuckerman
1995
Drawing on Chance: Selections from the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Endurance, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
War Boards, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Temporarily Possessed, The New Museum, New York, NY
Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY
The Drawing Show, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
1994
Mapping, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA (cat.)
1993–1994
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, traveling exhibition:
Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Drawing Center, New York, NY (catalogue)
Go Downstairs Diagonally, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Paul McCarthy
Tattoo, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
1992
AC Project, installation in New York, NY, USA (solo)
1991
Men’s Room, Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY (March)
David and the Giant, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
Furkart 1991, Furkapasshöhe, Switzerland
Gulliver’s Travels, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Köln, Germany
Drawings, Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA (installation and performance)
Ash Line, Lincoln Center Out-of-doors New York. (performance with Leonard Titzer) Sponsored by Creative Time
Kim Jones, Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY
1988
Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Other Gods, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986
Choices, New Museum (window), New York, NY (brochure) Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
1985
Biennale de Paris, France (catalogue)
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1984
Salvaged, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY
The Clocktower, New York, NY
The Year of the Rat, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY
1983
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Here’s Icarus, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY
1980
Plant Wars, L.A.I.C.A. (window), Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibition, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
1979
Window Dummy, Artworks, Venice, CA (performance)
1978
The Grandfathers' Performance, L.A.I.C.A., Los Angeles, CA, USA
Telephone Pole, Los Angeles, CA (various performances)
1976
Wilshire Boulevard Walk, (sunrise to sunset, January 28; sunset to sunrise, February 4) CARP, Los Angeles, CA
Rat Piece, California State Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1975
Oktoberfest, (sunrise to sunset, October 19), R. Mutt Gallery, Mount Pinos, CA
1974
Mudman' (performance), Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)

Literature

2007
La Biennale di Venezia 2007, The Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2007
Mudman: The Odyssey of Kim Jones, The MIT Press, Edited by Sandra Q. Firmin
2005
Kim Jones: War Paint, Pierogi, New York, NY, USA
2001
Contemporary Art at MoMA Since 1980, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (US) - editors: Kirk Varnedoe, Paola Antonelli, Joshua Siegel
2000
Chain #7 - Memoir, text and portfolio, pg. 98-102
1998
Performance: Live Art Since 1960, Abrams, New York, USA
1998
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object: 1949-1979, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Thames and Hudson, USA - Paul Schimmel
1996
Face a l'histoire: 1933 - 1996, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1994
Mapping, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USa - Robert Storr
1992
Art & Otherness: Crisis in Cultural Identity, Documentext McPherson & Company - pg. 34
1989
Performance Anthology and Source Book of California Performance Art, Last Grasp Oress and Contemporary Art Press, San Francisco, CA, USA
1987
Kim Jones - Unwinding the Vietnam War, The Real Comet Press - pg. 111-119 - Reese Williams
1987
Apocalypse Culture, Amok Press, pg. 81-100
1987
Notations, Richard Flood - introduction by Nancy Princethal