Michael Snow  (Canadian, 1929) 

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Michael Snow, Carla Bley

 

Michael Snow
Carla Bley
1965

Caviar20
Michael Snow, In the Way

 

Michael Snow
In the Way
2011

Jack Shainman Gallery
Michael Snow, The Viewing of Six New Works

 

Michael Snow
The Viewing of Six New Works
2012

Jack Shainman Gallery
Michael Snow, High School

 

Michael Snow
High School
Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
Michael Snow, That/Cela/Dat

 

Michael Snow
That/Cela/Dat
2000

Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
 

1929   Born in Toronto Canada
1970   Professor of Advanced Film, Yale University
1982   Order of Canada
1988   Visiting Professor, Princeton University
1995   Chevalier de l'ordre des arts et des lettres, France
1996   Visiting Professor, l'Ecole Nationale de la Photographie, Arles France
1997 - 1998   Visiting Artist/Professor, le Fresnoy, Tourcoing France
2001   Visiting Artist/Professor, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
  A major solo exhibition of Michael Snow’s photo, holographic and projection works was held at the Centre Pompidou, Paris in 2002-2003. The exhibition coincided with a continuous film retrospective of his work and the release of Snow’s interactive DVD-rom, Digital Snow (an encyclopedia of his work), a solo piano concert, and the launch “Des écrits“ a book of his collected writing. A second exhibition, at the Sorbonne University Gallery of Video Fields, a new projection installation, was held to coincide with the Centre Pompidou exhibition.
  In, January 2003, Snows recent film *Corpus Callosum won the Los Angeles Film Critics Award. Speaking of the film in the Village Voice, J. Hoberman stated: “Rich with new possibilities, *Corpus Callosum heralds the advent of the next [film era]. Whatever it is, it cannot be too highly praised.”
  In June 2002. Snow exhibited Sound Works at Galerie Klosterfeld, Berlin, and showed Waiting Room, an installation, at Kunstwerke, Berlin. A complete retrospective of his book works appeared at Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, as well as a concert by Snow with CCMC.
  Retrospectives of Michael Snow’s painting, sculpture, photoworks and holography have been presented at the Hara Museum (Tokyo). Retrospectives of his films have appeared at the Cenémathèque Francaise (Paris), Anthology Film Archives (New York) and L’Institut Lumière (Lyons). In 1994, a retrospective of his work in all media was held simultaneously at the Power Plant and the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. A retrospective of his photoworks 1962-99 was presented at the Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels) and traveled to the Centre national de la photographie (Paris) and Mamco and Saint-Gervais (Geneva). Additional retrospective exhibitions have been mounted at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Musée d’art contemporain (Montreal).
  Solo and group shows of his visual-arts works have been presented at museums and galleries in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Bonn, Boston, Brussels, Kassel, Los Angeles, Lucerne, Lyons, Minneapolis, Montreux, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Pittsburgh, Quebec City, Rotterdam, San Francisco, Toronto and elsewhere.
  Michael Snow has executed several public sculpture and commissions, the most well known being Flight Stop at Eaton Centre and The Audience at Skydome, both in Toronto.
  He has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship (1972) the Order of Canada (1982) and the first Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts (2000) for cinema.
  His most recent New York appearance was in the exhibition Into the Light: The Projected Image In American Art 1964-1977, at the Whitney Museum.
2005   Stillness, Film and Media Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
2004   Michael Snow: Powers of Two, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Michael Snow: Selections from the Spectrum, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (solo)
2002   Sunset & Close-Up, Moore Gallery, Toronto (solo)
2002   Instant Snow, exhibition and film retrospective, Centre Georges- Pompidou, Paris (solo)
2002   Video Fields, salle d’expositions, Paris Université 1, Paris (solo)
2002   Corpus Callosum, a 2-week run at Film Forum, New York (solo)
2002   Waiting Room, Kunst-Werke, Berlin (solo)
2002   Hearing Aid, Sound Works 1970-2002, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin (solo)
2002   Bookworks and Catalogues, Barbara Wien Gallery, Berlin (solo)
2002   Video Fields, Canada House, London; England (solo)
2002   Michael Snow almost Cover to Cover, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol (solo)
2002   Early Snow, Moore Gallery, Toronto (solo)
2002   That/Cela/Dat, White Box, New York N.Y. (solo)
2002   Couple, video installation, SAW Gallery, Ottawa (solo)
2001   Michael Snow almost Cover to Cover, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK
2001   Early Snow, Moore Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2001   That/ Cela/ Dat, White Box, New York
2001   Couple, video installation, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2000   Snow Alert, White Box, New York N.Y. (solo)
1999   Panoramique: Oeuvres photographiques & films/Photographic Works & Films 1962-1999, Bruxelles: Société des Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts (solo)
1998   Transparenté, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel (France) (solo)
1998   Redifice, Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris (solo)
1997   Stux Gallery, New York (solo)
1995   Michael Snow: Works from the Collection of the National Gallery of Canada, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal (solo)
1994   Light, Surface and Sound, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver (solo)
1993   S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto (solo)
1992   Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris, France (solo)
1992   San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (solo)
1988   Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (solo)
1988   #720 (Thanks to Robert Crumb), Ruine der Künste, Berlin (solo)
1986   The Isaacs Gallery, Toronto (solo)
1986   The Spectral Image, Expo '86, Vancouver (solo)