Jim Shaw

Biography

Born 1952 in Midland, Michigan
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Education

1970-1974

  • B.F.A, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, US

1975-1978

  • M.F.A, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, US AWARDS AND GRANTS

1986

  • Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts

1987

  • Open Channels Grant, Long Beach Museum of Art

1988

  • Fellowship Grant, Art Matters Inc.

1989

  • Foundation Grant, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

2004

  • Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Forthcoming Exhibitions

2013

  • 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
  • Jim Shaw, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013

  • Jim Shaw, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
  • 2012 Jim Shaw, Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK Jim Shaw’s Dream Drawings, LACMA, Los Angeles, US
  • Dreams, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Servvices, Geneva, Switzerland Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2011

  • Jim Shaw: Fumetto, International Comix-Festival Luzern, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
  • Cakes, Men in Pain, White Rectangles, Devil in the Details, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US
  • Thrilling Stories from the Book of “O”, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

2010

  • Jim Shaw: New Works, The Bernier-Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece
  • Left Behind, CAPC - Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

2009

  • Labyrinth: I Dreamed I Was Taller Than Jonathan Borofsky, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France Wet Dreams, Erotic Dream Drawings by Jim Shaw, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • The Whole: A Study in Oist Integrated Movement, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

2008

  • Jim Shaw: New Arrivals, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • The Third LA Weekly Biennial: Some Paintings, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, US Extraordinary Rendition, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US
  • Dr. Goldfoot and His Bikini Bombs, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2007

  • 2012 - Montezuma’s Revenge, Praz-Delavallade, Berlin, Germany The Hole, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • Jim Shaw: The Donner Party, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, US
  • Into the Vacuum, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
  • Jim Shaw: Distorted Faces & Portraits, 1978-2006, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (exh. cat)
  • Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy (exh. cat)

2006

  • Left Behind #8, 9, 10, Patrick Painter West, Santa Monica, US
  • Dream Object (I was in my Japanese Gallery...), Patrick Painter East, Santa Monica, US Vise Head, Patrick Painter East, Santa Monica, US
  • Jim Shaw, My Mirage, 1986-91, Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, US
  • Jim Shaw, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
  • Jim Shaw: New Works, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK

2005

  • Jim Shaw, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • The Inky Depths/The Woman in the Wilderness, Metro Pictures, New York, US The Dream That Was No More A Dream, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US Jim Shaw, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland

2004

  • Jim Shaw, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK

2003

  • Kill Your Darlings, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US Kill Your Darlings, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
  • Jim Shaw: Drawings, Studies, O-ism, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • “O” Oist Inspired Works, MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France. This exhibition travelled to Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland (2004)

2002

  • The Goodman Image File and Study, Swiss Institute, New York, US The Rite of the 360°, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
  • O-ist Thrift Store Paintings, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2001

  • Dreamt of Drawings, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Jim Shaw, Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
  • Jim Shaw, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • Jim Shaw: Thrift Store Paintings (Tableaux de Brocante), 1974-2000, Mamco, Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

2000

  • Thrift Store Paintings, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK Jim Shaw, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US
  • Jim Shaw, Johnen + Schottle, Cologne, Germany

1999

  • Jim Shaw, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Jim Shaw Everything Must Go! 1976 -1999, Casino-Luxembourg, Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (2000); and The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, US (2000)

1998

  • Drawings, curated by Peter Weiermair, Rupertinum - Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Salzburg, Austria
  • Eccentric Drawing, curated by Peter Weiermair, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

1997

  • Jim Shaw: DAM, Deep Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jim Shaw, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • Jim Shaw, Bookbeat, Detroit, US
  • Jim Shaw, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, US

1996

  • Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy The Sleep of Reason, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Dreams, Cabinet Gallery, London, UK

1995

  • What Exactly is a Dream and What Exactly is a Joke..., Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas,
  • US
  • I Dreamed I was performing in an Alternative Space w/ my Maidenform Bra, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, US

1994

  • Dreams That Money Can Buy, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US 1993 Dreams That Money Can Buy, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • Dreams That Money Can Buy, Metro Pictures, New York, US

1992

  • Horror A Vacui, with Benjamin Weissman, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, US Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Life and Death, Texas Gallery, Houston, US
  • Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy

1991

  • Thrift Store Paintings, Metro Pictures, New York, US

1990

  • My Mirage, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • Jim Shaw: My Mirage, Matrix Gallery, Berkeley, US. This exhibition travelled to St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, US (1991); and Feature Inc., New York, US (1991)

1986

  • The Nuclear Family ̧EZTV, Los Angeles, US 1981 Life and Death, Zero Zero Club, Los Angeles, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 2012

2011

  • Peter Saul/Jim Shaw: Drawings, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, US
  • Group Face: John Baldessari, Liz Craft, Jim Shaw, Liz Larner, Paradise Garage, Venice, CA
  • Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US
  • Poule!, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico (exh. cat)
  • Shake and Bake, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • LOST (in LA), curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art
  • Park, Los Angeles, US
  • The Return of the Repressed: Destroy All Monsters, 1973-1977, PRISM Gallery, Los Angeles, US (exh. cat)
  • Incongogru: Quand l’art fait rire, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Interchange, Exchange LA, Los Angeles, US
  • All of the above (carte blache á John Armleder), Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Frankce
  • Secret Societes: to know, to dare, to will, to keep silence, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to CAPC - Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
  • California Dreamin: Myths and legends of Los Angeles, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France
  • All That Is Unseen, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, Greenpoint, US
  • Echoes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France (exh. cat)
  • The Archaic Revival, curated by Dani Tull, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, US
  • Musique plastique, Galerie du jour Agnes B, Paris, France
  • Citysonic – Festival des Arts sonores, Grande Halle, Mons, Belgium
  • The Spectacular of Vernacular, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, US
  • Insiders: pratiques, usages, savoir-faire, CAPC - Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
  • The Artist’s Museum: Los Angeles, Artists 1980 – 2010, The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
  • Move: Choreographing You, curated by Ralph Rugoff, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Haus der Kunst, Munich (2011); and K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein- Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany (2011)
  • Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Jeff Koons, New Museum, New York, US
  • Animal Politique, FRAC Poitou Charentes, Angoulême, Frances
  • Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, US
  • Rive Gauche/Rive Droite, curated by Marc Jancou Contemporary & Azzedine Alaia, Breton & Blondeau Associates, Paris, France (exh. cat)

2010

  • BigMinis: Fetishes of crisis, CAPC - Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (exh. cat)

2009

  • Les Années 80 – Second volent: Images & (re)présentation, MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
  • Spy Numbers, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  • Auto: Sueño y material: Automobile culture as critical and creative territory, LABoral – Centro de Arte y Creacíon Industrial, Gijon, Spain. This exhibition travelled to CA2M – Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
  • Les Enfants Terribles, Fundacion/Colleccion Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico
  • Why Painting Now?, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Los Angeles, Aspects of the Archaic Revival, Galerie Haus Schneider Uschi Kolb, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • You Can’t Expect to Get Back to Normal, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, US
  • The Sculpture Show, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, US
  • Depression, Marres – Centre of Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Regift, curated by John Miller, The Swiss Institute, New York, US

2008

  • Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Lieu International des Formes Emergentes, St Nazaire, France (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Museion Bolzano, Italy; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (2009); and Konsthall Mälmo, Mälmo, Sweden (2009)
  • Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, US
  • Amateurs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, US
  • Collecting Collections: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary, Los Angeles, US (exh. cat)
  • Less is less and more is more, CAPC – Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France Glossolalia: Languages of Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
  • The Unruly and the Humorous: Imagery from Inner Consciousness, curated by Thomas Kidd, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (exh. cat) Political Correct, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Hommage to Modern Art, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
  • Zuordnungsprobleme, Johann König Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • Mel’s Hole, curated by Doug Harvey, CFSU Grant Central Art Center, Santa Ana, US
  • Blasted Allegories – Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland (exh. cat)
  • Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Center, London, UK
  • Nobody Puts Baby in a Row, curated by S. Campagnolla and I. Bortolozzi, Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • The Brotherhood of Subterranea, curated by Ben Judd, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Germany
  • In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Kuxtapoz Factor, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, US Dreaming/Sleeping, Passage de Retz, Paris, France. This exhibition travelled to the Petah Tivka Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Animation/Fictions: Works from the FNAC Collection, FNAC, Paris, France. This exhibition travelled to MNAC, Bucarest, Romania
  • Faces and Figures (Revisited), Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, US
  • It’s A Celebration, curated by Sarah Cromarty, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Some Paintings in the 2007 LA Weekly Annual Biennial, Track 16, Santa Monica, US
  • Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Villa Arson, Nice, France
  • Experimental: Folklore, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Heroes and Villains, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, US
  • Hotel California, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

2007

  • Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1976, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, US (2008); and Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada (2008-2009)
  • Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
  • If Everybody Had an Ocean - Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
  • Ten Years, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
  • Middle School: Smart Art Press, The First Thirteen Years, Track 16, Santa Monica, US Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
  • Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US (exh. cat) Hammer Contemporary Collection, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
  • Olaf Breuning, Mike Kelley, Louise Lawler, John Miller, Tony Oursler, Sterling Ruby, Jim Shaw & Andreas Slominski, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Group Show: Peter Callesen, Karen Kilimnik, Jim Shaw, Marnie Weber, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
  • Sound Art Limo, Melbourne, AC, New York, US
  • Refugees Of Group Selection, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, US
  • Group Show, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece
  • A Fantasy for the Moment, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
  • Art Projects, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  • De Leur Temps (2) Art Contemporain et Collections Privees, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France If Everybody Had an Ocean: Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
  • 945+11, FRAC-Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
  • L’Homme-Paysage, Villa Oppenheim, Berlin, Germany
  • Panic Room – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary
  • Art, Athens, Greece
  • From Close To Home – recent Acquisition of Los Angeles Art, MOCA, Los Angeles, UK

2006

  • Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, UK (exh. cat)
  • Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Wollongong, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (exh. cat)
  • Red Eye: Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, US (exh. cat) Works on Paper, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, US
  • Twice Drawn, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, US A Selected State, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
  • Chain Letter, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, US
  • Slow Burn, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland
  • The Aesthetics of Art and Music: Punk, Magasin, Grenoble, France
  • Los Angeles 1955-1985, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France Olaf Breuning, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Metro Pictres, New York, US
  • USA, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Masters of American Comics, MOCA, Los Angeles, US
  • Faces, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Somnanbulist/Fabulist, The France Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skimore College,
  • Saratoga Spring, US
  • Made in USA, Galerie Multiples, Paris, France
  • Noir c’est la Vie, Abbay St Andre – Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac, France
  • Hundert Kusse sind Besser als Einer (A Hundred Kisses are better than One), Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria
  • Dormir, Rever...et d’autres nuits, CAPC – Musée d’Art Contemporain Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

2005

  • Self Portraits, Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, US
  • Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Louise Lawler, Robert Longo, John Miller, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Gary Simmons, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Very Early Pictures, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, US
  • Drunk vs. Stoned 2, Gavin Brown Enterprises, New York, US
  • Catherine Sullivan, Jim Shaw, Tony Oursler, Lucy McKenzie, Martin Kippenberger, Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • The Meeting, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, US
  • WivesHusbands, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, US
  • Superstars: Von Warhol bis Madonna, BA-CA Kunstforum Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, US
  • Closing Down, Bortolami, New York, US
  • Boost in the Shell, AEROPLASTICS Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
  • L.A., Lucas Shoormans Gallery, New York, US
  • Tauchfahrten Zeichnung als Reportage, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany The Anniversary Show, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US

2004

  • Walking on Elbows, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Information and the Mythological Machine, Mead Gallery, Coventry, UK
  • Self Portraits, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • The Dogs, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Paper, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
  • Disparities & Deformations, SITE Sante Fe, Santa Fe, US (exh. cat)
  • 100 Artists See Satan, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, US (ext. cat)
  • Diaries and Dreams – Contemporary Drawings, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy (exh. cat) Selected Works..., Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, US
  • 100 Artists See God, organized by Independent Curators International, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Italy (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to The Jewish Museum San Francisco, US; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, US; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK (2004-2005); Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, US (2005); Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, US (2005); Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, US (2005-2006); Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, US (2006)
  • Tauchfahrten – Zeichnung als Reportage, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • Diaries and Dreams, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unterowisheim, Germany
  • SITE Santa Fe’s Fifth International Biennial, SITE Santa Fe Biennale, Santa Fe, US
  • Drawings, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

2003

  • Ivan Morley, Christian Schumann, Jim Shaw, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US Variations on the Theme of Illusion, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
  • Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Il Passato Non Esiste, Aurora, Rovereto, Italy
  • Extra, Swiss Institute, New York, US (exh. cat)
  • Group Show, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US
  • LA Post Cool, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, US Still Waters, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, US
  • War (What Is It Good For?), Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US

2002

  • Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • L.A. Post-Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, US (exh. cat)

2002

  • Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US (exh. cat)
  • Amused, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia. This exhibition travelled to Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • Super Heroes, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland
  • (The World May Be) Fantastic, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia
  • Shoot the Singer: Music on Video, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, US
  • French Connection, Mamco – Musee d’Art Contemporain et Moderne , Geneva, Switzerland Doublures, FRAC – Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lés-Rouen, France (exh. cat)
  • Biennale of Sydney 2002, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Elvis has just Left the Building, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2001

  • 22nd Annual Benefit Art Auction, L.A.C.E, Los Angeles, US Amused, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, US
  • The Magic Hour, Neue Galerie Graz im Künstlerhaus, Graz, Austria
  • The Artist’s World, Logan Galleries, CCAC Institute, San Francisco, US (exh. cat)
  • All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
  • Tony Oursler, Jim Shaw, John Miller, Mike Kelley, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
  • Pop & Post-Pop (On Paper), Texas Gallery, Houston, US
  • Comic Relief, Rena Branstein Gallery, San Francisco, US
  • Heads or Tails, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • Artists Take on detroit : Projects for the Tricentennial, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, US

2000

  • Jim Shaw, Yoshitomo Nara, Johnen + Shottle, Cologne, Germany Destroy All Monsters, CoCa, Seattle, US
  • La Bienniale de Montreal

2000

  • Montreal, Canada Made in California, LACMA, Los Angeles, US
  • Representing LA, Friart Museum, Seattle, US
  • El Podar del Nar, MUSAC – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain
  • Diary, Cornerhouse Gallery, Mangester, UK. This exhibition travelled to The Minoris, Colchester, UK Projection 24/7, curated by Yvonne Force, The Standard, Hollywood, US
  • The Power of Narration, Mapping Stories, EACC – Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castello, Castellon de LaPlana, Spain
  • Projections, FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon, France
  • L.A Art in the Early 90s ReCharge, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, France

1999

  • Drawn by..., Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Basement Series #1, curated by N. Roussel and M. Corompt, Pasadena, US
  • In Sickness and in Health: Jim Shaw and Marnie Weber, Recent Works, Project Gallery, Wichita, US
  • Drawn from the Artist’s Collections, curated by Anne Philbin and Jack Shear, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
  • I, Me, Mine, Luckman Gallery at California State University, Los Angeles, US
  • God Don’t Make No Junk, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, US
  • Videos of Artist Discussions, Rupertinum, Salzburg, Germany
  • Pasadena Adjacent, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • Anisi de Suite 3, Centre Regional d’art Contemporain, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
  • At Century’s End, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, US
  • A Girl Like You, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • On Paper, Stalke Gallerie, Kirke Saaby, Denmark

1998

  • Tell me a Story, MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France Time After Time..., Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
  • Pop Surrealism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (exh. cat)
  • I Rip You, You Rip Me (Honey, We’re Going Down in History), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Eccentric Drawing, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Everybody Loves a Clown, Baby, Why Don’t You?, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, US (exh. cat)
  • Night Vision, Junior Arts Center Gallery at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, US
  • Spread, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
  • The Bean Show, Dirt Gallery, Hollywood, US
  • Slip Stream, Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Life Lessons: How Art Can Change Your Life: The Judy and Art Spence Collection, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, US
  • Affinities and Collections, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, US
  • Fictional Biographies, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, US
  • LA on Paper: Relax, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
  • Educating Barbie, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, US (exh. cat)
  • From Head to Toe: Concepts of the Body in 20th Century Art, LACMA, US (exh. cat)
  • Carte Blanche, Institut Français in association with Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Turin, Italy Graphic, Monash University Gallery, Victoria, Australia
  • The New Surrealism, Pamela Auchincloss, New York, US
  • Performance Anxiety, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, US

1997

  • Slad, Apex Art, New York Metro Pictures, New York, US
  • Angel: Angel, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Galerie Rudolfinum Prague, Czech Republic
  • Display, The Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark (exh. cat)
  • Drawings, Meyerson and Nowinski, Seattle, US
  • Performance Anxiety, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US
  • Sunshine & Noir, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Italy; UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
  • I Have a Dream, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, US
  • Kunstlerinnen, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
  • A Last Legacy : Selections From the Lannan Foundation Gift, The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, US
  • Bring your Own Walkman, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now on View 2, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, US
  • Group Show, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, US

1996

  • Psy-Fi, Real Art Ways (RAW), Hartford, US
  • Anomalies, The Contemporary Arts Collective, Charleston, Las Vegas, US
  • The Comic Depiction of Sex in American Art, Sabine Knust Gallery, Munich, Germany
  • Haus 19, Andreas Binder Gallery, Munich, Germany
  • Be Specific, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Popcultural, South London Gallery, London, UK. This exhibition travelled to Southhampton City Art Gallery, London, UK

1995

  • It’s Only Rock and Roll, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, US; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, US; Tacoma Art Museum, US; Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jackson, US; Bedford Gallery at the Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, US; The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, US; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, US; Lowe Art Museum at University of Miami, Miami, US; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, US; Arkansas Art Center, Arkansas, US; Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, US; Austin Museum of Art, US
  • From L.A., With Love, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  • Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, US (exh. cat) Representation Drawings, Feature Inc., New York, US

1994

  • Can You Always Believe Your Eyes? De Beyerd, Breda, The Netherlands Jim Shaw, Tony Oursler, Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, US
  • Single-Cell Creatures: Cartoons and their Influence on the Contemporary Arts, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, US
  • Arrested Childhood, Center of Contemporary Art, Miami, US (exh. cat)
  • Facts and Figures, Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, US
  • Summer Academy I, PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, US
  • The Return Of the Cadavre Exquis, Santa Monica Gallery, Santa Monica, US

1993

  • Prospect ‘93, Frankfurter Kunstverein/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Der Zerbrochene Spiegel (Thrift Store Painting Collection), Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Vienna (exh. cat). This exhibition travelled to Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, US
  • Into the Lapse, Royal Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Four Centuries of Drawing: 1593-1993, Kohn Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • SoHo at Duke IV, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, US
  • Kustom Kultur, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, US
  • The Language of Art, Kunsthall Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • Summer Reading, Texas Gallery, Houston, US
  • Sampler: Southern California Video Tape Collection 1970-1993, organized by Paul McCarthy, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy. This exhibition travelled to David Zwirner Gallery, New York, US

1992

  • Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, MOCA, Los Angeles, US (exh. cat)
  • Songs of Innocence/Songs of Experience, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York, US
  • How It Is, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, US
  • Drawings, Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Just Pathetic, American Fine Arts Co., New York, US
  • Re-Framing Cartoons, Wexner Art Center at Ohio State University, Columbus, US
  • True Stories, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK (exh. cat)
  • Tattoo Collection: autour du tatouage, une collection de projets, photos et textes, Air de Paris, Nice, France and Urbi et Orbi, Paris. This exhibition travelled ot Daniel Bucholz, Cologne, Germany American Art of the 80’s, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento, Trento, Italy (exh. cat)
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • LAX, Galerie Ursula Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
  • Rosamund Felsen Clinic and Recovery Center, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Irony and Ecstasy: Contemporary American Drawings, Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University, Middletown, US

1991

  • 1991 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US (exh. cat) Presenting Rearwards, Rosamund Felsen, Los Angeles, US
  • Ovarian Warriors vs. Knights of Crissum, Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, US HAH, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • The Store Show, Richard/Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, US (exh. cat)
  • The Kelly Family, Bucholz/Schipper, Cologne, Germany
  • California North and South, Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, US No Man’s Time, Villa Arson, Nice, France (exh. cat)

1990

  • Video and Dream, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US Berlin Film and Video Festival, Berlin, Germany
  • Recent Drawings: Roni Horn, Charles Ray, Jim Shaw, Michael Tetherow, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

1989

  • Total Metal, Simon Watson, New York, US
  • Boys will be boys, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, US
  • Erotophobia, Simon Watson, New York, US
  • L.A. Six, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US
  • Buttinsky, Feature Inc., New York, US
  • ACCEPTABLE ENTERTAINMENT & ABOUT T.V.: Appropriation and Parody in Contemporary Video Art, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • Thick and Thin, Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • No Stomach, San Diego, US
  • Romancing the Stone, Feature Inc., New York, US
  • Amerikarma, Hallwalls, Buffalo, US

1988

  • In the Afterglow of TV Land, Infermental VIII, Tokyo, Japan Telling Tales, Artists Space, New York, US

1987

  • L.A. Hot and Cool: The Eighties, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, US
  • New California Video, A Survey of Open Channels: Open Channels III, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, US
  • Cal Arts; Skeptical Belief(s), The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, US Heterodoxy, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US
  • LA2DA, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, US

1986

  • Social Distortions, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US Hang 12, Piezo Electric Gallery, Venice, US

1985

  • B & W, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
  • TV Generations, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US
  • The Magic Show, Atelier Gallery at University of Southern California, Santa Monica, US

1984

  • The Floor Show, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US

Public Collections

France

  • Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris FRAC, Normandie
  • FRAC, Angouleme, FRAC, Bordeaux FRAC, Dijon

Italy

  • Palazzo Forti - Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Verona

Switzerland

  • Fri-Art Museum, Fribourg
  • Fri-Art Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva
  • Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
  • Musée cantonnal des beaux-arts de Lausanne, Lausanne

US

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles The Museum of Modern Art, New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
  • Pachett Collection, San Diego