Victoria Miro Gallery

Doug Aitken

(American, b. 1968)

1968 (black) by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

1968 (black), 2011

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1968 (broken) by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

1968 (Broken), 2011

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black mirror by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Black Mirror, 2011

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black mirror (still) by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Black Mirror (Still), 2011

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black mirror (still) by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Black Mirror (Still), 2011

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black mirror (still) by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Black Mirror (Still), 2011

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half light x 2 by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Half light x 2, 2007

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reflecting place by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Reflecting place, 2005

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riot by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Riot, 2011

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secret tracks by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

Secret tracks, 2006

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the handle comes up, the hammer comes down by doug aitken

Doug Aitken

The handle comes up, the hammer comes down, 2009

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Biography

Timeline

1968
Born in Redondo Beach, CA
1986 - 1987
Marymount College, Palos Verdes, CA
1987 - 1991
Art Center College of Design, BFA, Pasadena, CA
1999
International Prize, Golden Lion, Venice Biennale
2000
The Larry Aldrich Foundation Award, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut
2007
Preis der deutschen Filmkritik, 3. Kunstfilmbiennale Köln, Germany
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Exhibitions

2011
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, Great Britain (solo)
Between Here and There: Dislocation and Displacement in Contemporary Photography, The MetroplolitanMuseum of Art, New York, NY
Pasajes, Vlajes por el híper-espacio, Laboral, Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain
Let`s Dance, Musée dàrt contemporain du Val-de-Marne, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
2010
Höhepunkte der Kölner KunstFilmBiennale, Kunst-Werke Berlin, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
The moment, MATADERO MADRID, Madrid, Spain
México: esperad/inesperado , B.P.S22 , Espace de Création Contemporaine, Charlerol, Mexico
Multiple Pleasure: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar, New York City, NY
La trama se complica..., Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, CA
The Traveling Show, Galeria de Fundaciíon/Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Julia Stoschek Collection – I want to see how you see, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Disquieted, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Hard Targets, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Neugierig? Kunst des 21. Jahrhunderts aus privaten Sammlungen, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
2009
Land - Collaborative Exhibition, 101 Exhibit, Miami, FL
Twentysix Gasoline Stations ed altri libiri d`Artista, Una collezioni, Museo Regionale di Messina, Messina, Italy
La Kunstfilmbiennale, Centre Pompidou, France
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, Collection Isabel and Augustin Coppel, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam,Schiedam, The Netherlands
We Are Sun-kissed and Snow-blind, Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Paris, France
Sonic Pavallion, Brazil
Regen Projects II, Los Angeles, CA
Electric Earth by Doug Aitken, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Los Angeles Public Domain/Art on the Outside, Los Angeles, CA
Frontier, Rome, Italy
50 Years Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Il Tempo del Postino, Basel, Switzerland
Sites, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
PastPresentFuture, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria
Private Universes: Media Work, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
La Kunstfilmbiennale, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Höhepunkte der Kölner KunstFilmBiennale, Kunst-Werke Berlin, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Inhotim, Reserva de Agenda, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Life Patterns, Savannah College of Art and Design, Lacoste, France
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Zwischenzonen, MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig Wien, La Coleccion Jumex, Wien
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Migration (empire), St Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO (solo)
Photography in the Abstract, Lora Reynold Gallery, Austin, TX
No Sound, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2008
Migration, 303 Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
La invención de Io cotidiano, Museo Nacional de Arte, Munal, Mexico City, Mexico
Julia Stoschek Collection, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine
BesArt – O presente: uma dimensão infinita, Berardo Muesum, Collection of Modern and Contempory Art, Lisbon, Portugal
When It`s a Photograph, Bolsky Gallery at Otis College for Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Rock my Religion 1, DA2, Domus Artium 2002, Salamananca, Spain
It`s not only Rock `n`Roll, Baby! BOZAR, Palais des Beaux-Arts/ Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium
It`s not only Rock `n`Roll, Baby! BOZAR, Palais des Beaux-Arts/ Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium
Crossroads, Interfaces between Rock Music and Contemporary Art Festival Internacional de Fotografía de Castilla y León, DA2 Domus Artium 02, Salamanca, Spain
MATRIX/REDUX, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
Der grosse Wurf, Faltung in der Gegenwartskunst, Kaiser, Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Gemany
St.Moritz Art Masters, St.Moritz, Switzerland (cur.Kunstfilmbiennale Köln), Switzerland
Blasted Allegories. Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
Manchester International Festival, Paris and Manchester (performance), Manchester, Great Britan
303 Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
55th Carnegie International: Life on Mars, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Elements and Unknowns, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
El Mundo del Hielo, EXPO 2008, Zaragoza, Spain
Las Implicacions de la Imagen (The implication of image), MUCA Roma, Museo Universitaro de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City, Mexico
Expected/Unexpected, La Maison Rouge, Collection Agustin et Isabel Coppel, Mexico, Paris, France
Rhine on the Dnipro, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Mouth Open Teeth Showing, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Moscow on the Move, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, 99¢ Dreams, Zurich (solo)
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum and Museum Haus Lange, Falling into Place, Krefeld, Germany (group)
2007
Museum of Modern Art, Sleepwalkers, New York, NY (solo)
Brave New Year, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
303 Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Ensemble, ICA, Institute of Cotemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Window/Interface, Kemper Art Museum, Washington DC
Silence, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
Mapping the City, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Disorder in the House, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Uneasy Angel – Imagining Los Angeles, Sprüth Magers Galerie, Munich, Germany
Jubilee Exhibition, Vnà, House Eva Presenhuber, Switzerland
Il Tempo del Postino, Manchester International Festival/ Opera House, Manchester, Great Britain
The Shadow, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
The Shadow, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Henry Art Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Her(His)tory, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greek
2006
Fuori Pista, Sauze D' Chalet Mollino, Oulz, Italy
Cosmic Wonder, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Fransisco, CA
Beyon Cinema, Hamburger Bahnhof. Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
Touch My Shadows: New Media from the Goetz Collection in Munich, Center for Contemporary ArtUjazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Aspen Art Museum, A Photographic Survey, Aspen, CO (solo)
Essex Street Market, Broken Screen Happening, New York, NY (solo)
Red Eye. L. A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
all hawaii eNtrées / luNar reggae, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Surprise, Surprise, ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Grear Britain
Hamburger Bahnhof. Museum für Gegenwart, Beyon Cinema, Berlin, Germany
K-N-O-C-K-O-U-T, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (Performance)
MAK Center, Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA (Happening)
2005
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Couvent des Cordeliers, ULTRAWORLD, Paris (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Hayward Gallery London, Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist's Eye, Chicago, IL and London, UK
Now’s the time, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Sell yourself for nothing, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Sammlung Goetz, Doug Aitken – Richard Prince, Munich, Germany
Jump-Cut Nights – Choreographic Structures in Moving images. Part 3: Time images, SK Stiftung Kultur,Cologne, Germany
Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art, Glasgow, Great Britain
Skyliner , Art 36. Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
Disorientation – New Ways of Storytelling, Rialto, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
REALIT;-)T, Kulturzentrum Seedamm, , Pfäffikon, Switzerland
2004
Uses of the Image, Malba Coleccion Constantini, , Buenos Aires, Argentina
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
The Moment is the Moment, Taka Ishi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Saudades, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands
Memory and Landscape, La Casa Encendida, Madrid/Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Aldrich Museum, Conneticut (solo)
La Caixa Forum, We’re Safe As Long As Everything Is Moving, Barcelona (solo)
Uses of the Image, SchirnKunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Past, Present, Future, Contemporary Art 1950–Present’Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hard Light, PS1, New York, NY
Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2003
I am in you, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, Great Britain (solo)
World Rush, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
The New Yorkers, Brooklyn Academy of Music, collaboration with Bang on a Can, New York, NY
fast forward, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Then all the world would be upside down, Tina Kim Fine Art, New York, NY
Site Specific, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Audiolab 2, Centre Pompidou, collaboration with Steven Roden, Paris, France
Liquid Sea, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Eden, La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico
Painting Pictures: Painting and Media in the Digital Age, Kunstmuseum Wolfsberg, Wolfsberg, Austria
Breathing The Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Imperfect Innocence, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
Spiritus Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
Fondazione Sandretto ReRebaudengo, new ocean, Torino (solo)
2002
Sonic Process, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris, France
Sonic Process, MACBA, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Thaw, Art '33, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
Remix, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, Great Britain
Hautnah, Die Sammlung Goetz, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
Screen Memories, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Sweden
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Doug Aitken, Sharon Lockhart, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium
French Collection, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
New ocean, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (solo)
303 Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Interiors, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
New ocean, Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Doug Aitken. Rise, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (solo)
Doug Aitken. Rise, Magasin-Centre National D’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France (solo)

Public Collections

FAIF Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

Literature

2008
Lund, Holger, Doug Aitken, in: Holzwarth, Hans Werner (ed.): Art Now, Vol.3, Köln, 2008, p. 24
Aspen Art Museum (ed.), Doug Aitken. 99¢ Dreams, Aspen
Ruf, Beatrix (ed.), Blasted Allegories. Works from the Ringier Collection, Zurich
Völzke, Daniel, Knitter, Kniffe, Knicke in Krefelder Kunsthäusern, in: Monopol, no. 3, March 2008, p. 97
2007
Cash, Stephanie, A Night in the Life, in: Art in America, April 2007, p. 105/106
Marin, Courtney J., Doug Aitken: Sleepwalkers, in: Flash Art, March/April
Golden, Thelma, Doug Aitken, in: Interview, February 2007, p. 82
The Museum of Modern Art (ed.): Doug Aitken, sleepwalkers, New York
Vanderbilt, Tom, City of Glass, in: Artforum, New York, January 2007, pp. 45-46
Myers,Terry R., Sharing City Secrets at MoMA, in: Art Review, January 2007, p. 69-73