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Tony Oursler

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Birthplace
New York City

Birth year
1957

Lives in
New York City

Works in
New York City

Current Exhibitions and Events
Jun, 2016 Imponderable
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
 
Oct, 2015 American Array
The Honolulu Museum of Art
 
Statement

Tony Oursler is a multimedia and installation artist. He is perhaps best known for his use of video footage of human faces projected onto spheres, dolls and other three-dimensional surfaces. The results are riveting: sculptural objects that seem to be alive, returning your startled gaze as they mutter, twitch and scream. Psychological disorder, the relationship between mass media and the human mind, youth culture and wireless communication are among the themes evoked and explored in Oursler's vividly surreal imaginings.

You can visit his offical web site here.

Artist's portrait by designboom.

Recent Exhibits

Tony Oursler participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2016 Art Basel 2016 - Sector: Unlimited
Art Basel
 
Apr, 2016 Private Exposure
me Collectors Room / Stiftung Olbricht
 
Jan, 2016 PriV%te
Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong
 
Jan, 2016 Stonebreakers
Young Art
 
Aug, 2015 Black & White Mike: Art Exhibition Tribute to Artist Mike Kelley
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
 
Apr, 2015 Solo Exhibition
Lehmann Maupin - Chrystie Street
 
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Exhibited with these artists
Exhibited at these venues
Tony Oursler has Exhibited at these venues:

MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) Art Basel
me Collectors Room / Stiftung Olbricht Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong
Young Art The Honolulu Museum of Art
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock Lehmann Maupin - Chrystie Street
Lehmann Maupin Lisson Gallery
Stedelijk Museum De Oude Kerk
FLAG Art Foundation San Jose Museum of Art
Bureau Palais de Tokyo
Anglim Gilbert Gallery Backslash Gallery
Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech Edelman Arts
Manchester Art Gallery PinchuckArtCentre
Albert Baronian S.M.A.K.
ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Museum of Art
Edward Hopper House Art Center Philbrook Downtown
Centre Pompidou Campoli Presti-Paris
The Kunstverein Hamburg Shizaru
The Elks Lodge Fairgrounds Southampton New York Jason McCoy Gallery
Contemporary by Angela Li Galerie Mitterrand
Kadist Art Foundation K21 Ständehaus
Judson Memorial Church in New York Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
Museum of Arts and Design Margo Leavin Gallery
Nicole Klagsbrun La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale)
Istanbul Museum of Modern Art Denver Art Museum
Hayward Gallery Project Space allan nederpelt
Tampa Museum of Art AKBANK SANAT
Harris Lieberman gallery Chelsea Art Museum
Faurschou Foundation (Beijing) Zieher Smith & Horton
Lehman College Art Gallery Metro Pictures
Museo Nacional de Arte MUNAL Mexico KK Projects
The Armory Show Armory Center for the Arts
SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum Norrköpings Konstmuseum
Pavel Zoubok Gallery Effenaar -- Kim's Bedroom Exhibit
ICA (The Institute of Contemporary Art - Boston)
curated with these artists
Tony Oursler has curated with these artists:

Erik Aalto J.D. Walsh
curated at these venues
Tony Oursler has curated at these venues:

Redling Fine Art 20 Galleries in Vienna
Galerie Steinek
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