Parkett Editions, Zurich

Frances Stark

(American, born 1967)

dishonest but appealing by frances stark

Frances Stark

Dishonest but Appealing, 2013

1,000–5,000 USD



Born in Newport Beach, California
BA, Humanities, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
MFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California


Osservate, leggete con me, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, USA (solo)
My Best Thing, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
The Whole of all the parts as well as the parts of all parts", Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, USA (solo)
Institute of Contemporaray Arts, London, UK
Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
Performance Biennial, Abrons Art Center, New York, USA
But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK (solo)
All of This and Nothing, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn`t there, de Appel Boys’ School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Artist’s Museum, Moca – Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Art: Here and Now”
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles