Timeline

1961
Born Boston, Massachusetts
Education: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, M.F.A.; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, B.F.A.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Exhibitions

2011–2012
Propaganda of the Deed, Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy
2011
Laissez faire et laissez passer, le monde va de lui meme, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
2010
Repetition island, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2010
XIV International Sculpture Biennale of Carrara, curated by Fabio Cavallucci, Carrara, Italy
2010
Larger than Life, Stranger than Fiction: 11th Fellbach Triennial of Small Scale Sculpture, curated by Ulrike Groos and Heike va den Valentyn, Fellbach, Germany
2010
Kurt, curated by Michael Darling, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2010
Contemplating the Void, curated by Nancy Spector, Guggenheim museum, New York, NY
2010
First Nations/ Second Nature, curated by Candice Hopkins, Audain Teaching Gallery, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2010
The Narcissism of Difference, curated by Christopher Whittey and Gerald Ross, Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art
2010
History Never Ends, I Hate to Bother You, Sadie Coles HQ, London, England (solo)
2010
Dead Labor Day, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010
Photography, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Elizabeth Catlett: Call and Response, curated by Isolde Brielmaier, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
2010
Shut Your Eyes in Order to See, Galerie Praz Delavallade, Paris, France
2010
Sculpture Center Lucky Draw 2010, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
2009
Cocktail by Cocktail, Kaleidoscope, Fribourg, Switzerland
2009
Commentary, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Drawings, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
2009
Collection: MoCAʼs First 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2009
1999, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
2009
This is Freedom?, Blum and Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, LA (solo)
2009
Loaded, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2009
Destroy Design, curated by Hilde Teerlinck, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, France
2009
Regift, curated by John Miller, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York, NY
2009
Rock-Paper-Scissors, Pop Music as a Material for Visual Art, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
2009
The Old, Weird America, curated by Toby Camps, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2008
Zones of Conflict, curated by T.J. Demos, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding Parsons the New School, New York, NY
2008
The Art of the Real, organized by Bob Nickas, 10 Oud Vliegveld, Oostende, Belgium
2008
Red Wind, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Freedom, The Hague Sculpture Center, The Hague, Netherlands
2008
Ohio, curated by Brad Killam and Barb Weisen, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, IL
2008
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (Solo)
2008
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (Solo)
2008
Ohio, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, curated by Brad Killam and Barb Weisen
2008
8th Panama Biennial, curated by Magali Arriola
2008
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2007
Unmonumental, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
2007
Words Fail Me, MoCAD, Detroit, Michigan, curated by Matthew Higgs
2007
Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver Canada
2007
Modelers and Makers: Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, New York
2007
Sculptors’ Drawings: Ideas, Studies, Sketches, Proposals, and More, Angles gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007
Sadie Coles HQ, curated by Helen van der Meij-Tcheng, London, England (Solo)
2007
Sam Durant: Echoplex, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (Solo)
2007
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myths, Massacres and Monuments, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (Solo)
2007
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Natural History, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (Solo)
2006
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Goodbye Merry Mount, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy (Solo)
2006
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myth, Massacres and Monuments, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (cat.) (Solo)
2005
Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monuments Transposition, Washington D.C (Solo)
2005
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (cat.) (Solo)
2005
Color Pictures, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (Solo)
2005
Edward Said, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL (Solo)
2005
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (solo)
2005
Touch of Evil Gallery Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico (8/27- 9/25)
2005
Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, University Art Museum, College of the Arts, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California (8/30-9/30/05)
2005
Think Blue, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, California (7/16- 8/20)
2005
Post No Bills, curated by Matthew Higgs, White Columns, New York, NY (6/17-7/23/05)
2005
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts Logan Galleris, San Francisco, CA (4/7-5/14/05)
2004
Faces in the Crowd, Whitechapel, London, United Kingdom (travels to Castello di Rivoli d’ Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy in 2005)
2004
100 Artists See God, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston, The Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, California, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia (travels through 2005) (cat.)
2004
Communaute, Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne, Lyon, France
2004
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2004
2004 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2004
Involved, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2004
12 Signs: transposed and illuminated (with various indexes), Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (cat.) (solo)
2004
We Are All Outlaws in the Eyes of Amerika, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy (solo)
2003
We Are the People, Project Row House, Houston, TX (solo)
2003
Union Projects, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2003
Entropy in Reverse, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (cat.) (solo)
2003
Walker Art Center Garden Project…, Artist-in-Residence, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
2003
The Wrong Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Sam Durant, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.) (solo)