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Dr. Goldfoot and His Bikini Bombs, 2007 Acrylic on Muslin 143 1/2 X 190 3/4 in © Courtesy of Metro Pictures
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Hudson Bubble Gum, 1993 Bubble Gum on Board 17 X 14 in © Courtesy the Artist and Feature Inc
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Nose Sculpture Wall Sconce (Brown), 2007 Mixed Media and Light Cord 35 1/4 X 23 1/4 X 16 Inches © Patrick Painter Gallery
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Banyan Tree, 2008 Aqua, Resin, Styrofoam 96 X 96 X 95 1/2 In. © Simon Lee
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© Courtesy of the artist and Praz-Delavallade Space II
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© Courtesy of the artist & CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux
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Cake (Ethan), 2010 Oil on Digital Inkjet Print 37.5" X 47.25" © Jim Shaw
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Patrick Painter Gallery
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© Courtesy of the artist and Praz-Delavallade - Paris
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The Rinse Cycle (detail), 2012 Acrylic on Muslin 150 X 230 Inches (381 X 584.2 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & Metro Pictures
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Blake/ Boring, 2010 Ink on Paper © Marc Jancou
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Forces of Nature/ Multiple Vortexes, 2010 Ink on Paper © Marc Jancou
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Money Bags , 2001 Foam, Acrylic, Paint and Resin 23 X 26 3/4 X 20 Inches © Metro Pictures
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From the Book of O-ism , 2002 H: 57.1 X W: 76.2 Cm © Art & Public
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Untitled (Faces in circle) , 2009 Oil on Canvas H: 60 X W: 60 in © Simon Lee
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Oist Dollar Changing Hands: Paintings Found in an Oist Thrift Store , 2002 Acrylic on Canvas Board 16 X 20 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, NY. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen
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I Dreamed I Was Attacked by Dogs , 1995 Graphite on Paper 12 X 9 In. (30.48 X 22.86 Cm) © Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation AC1996.109.4
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Dream Drawing , 1993 Pencil/paper 12" by 9" © Courtesy of the artist & Metro Pictures, New York
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Anal/Isis, 2012 © Courtesy of the Artist and Simon Lee
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Untitled (Faces in circle), 2009 Oil on Canvas 152,4 X 152,4 Cm. © Courtesy of the artist and Simon Lee Gallery, London/Hong Kong
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Mississippi River Mural, 2013 Acrylic on Muslin With Aqua Resin, Foam, Acrylic and Metal Rod Mural: Approximately 230 X 480 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Blum & Poe
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© Courtesy of the artist & Simon Lee Hong Kong
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My Little Boat of Sorrow, July 12, 2014 © Grant Mudford Photography
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The Deluge © Courtesy of the artist & Metro Pictures
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Dream Object (Vise Head) Edition of 5,AP 1/2, 2006 Bronze, Wood, Steel 47 X 54 X 35 1/2 Inches (119.38 X 137.16 X 90.17 Cm) © Courtesy of Blake Byrne and the Skylark Foundation
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Superman body parts, 2010 © Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
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Study for "Mississippi River Mural" (large diptych, 2013 Pencil and Ink on Three Pieces of Paper 20 ¼ X 44 ¼ Inches, 22 7/8 X 46 7/8 Inches Framed © jim shaw
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Not Since Superman Died, 2014 Acrylic on Muslin 8 Parts; 270 X 600 Inches Overall (685.8 X 1524 Centimeters) © Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, Photo © LeeAnn Nickel, Los Angeles
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Labyrinth: I Dreamt I was Taller than Jonathan Borofsky, 2009 Installation: Acrylic on Muslin Canvas Stretched Over Plywood Panels Dimensions Variable. Collection Eric Decelle, Brussels, Belgium. Image Courtesy the Artist and Galerie Praz-delavallade, Paris. Photo © F. Deval, Mairie de Bordeaux
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Dream Object: Paperback Cover (“I saw a guy falling into a giant membranous, disgusting throat or other orifice.”), 2008 Gouache on Rag Board Mounted on Plywood 10 ½ X 6 ¼ in (26.7 × 15.9 Cm) © Courtesy Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London
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Jesus in Dalí Vision, 1988 Photostat on Paper 17 × 14 in (43.2 × 35.6 Cm). Exhibition Copy. Collection the Artist © Courtesy of the Artist and New Museum
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Top Hat & Tails, 2015 Acrylic on Muslin 91.4 X 63.5 Cm (36 X 25 In.) © Courtesy of the Artist and Simon Lee
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Simon Lee
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The Golden Book of Knowledge, 1989 Gouache on Board 17 × 14 in (43.2 × 35.6 Cm). the Eileen Harris Norton Collection © Photo: Fredrik Nilsen
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The Golden Book of Knowledge, 1989 Gouache on Board, 17 × 14 in (43.2 × 35.6 Cm). the Eileen Harris Norton Collection © -Fredrik Nilsen
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Dream Object ('I was working on a landscape sculpture that was actually a big garbage pile of all the dream objects I'd done'¦'), 2007 Mixed Media Sculpture, Plexiglass Case 102 X 47 X 36,8 Cm - 40 1/8 X 18 1/2 X 14 1/2 Inches (with Pedestal) © Courtesy of the Artist and Praz-Delavallade - Paris
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Midland, Michigan
Birth year
1952
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Representing galleries
Bernier Eliades Gallery, Massimo De Carlo, Metro Pictures, Blum & Poe, Praz-Delavallade - Paris
Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2016
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Montclair Art Museum
Statement

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Born 1952 in Midland, Michigan, lives and works in Los Angeles.

EDUCATION:

Attended University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1974, BFA; California Institute of the Arts, 1978, MFA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2010
"Left Behind," CAPC Musée d'art Contemporain, Bordeaux
"New Works," Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
2009
Praz-Delavallade, Paris (and 1997, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2007)
Simon Lee Gallery, London
2008
Patrick Painter, Los Angeles (2008-2009) (and in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006)
2007
Metro Pictures, New York (and 1992, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005)
Praz-Delavallade, Berlin
"Distorted Faces & Portraits," Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva (cat.)
"The Donner Party," P.S.1, New York
Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy (and 1992, 1996, 2002)
2006
Skarstedt Fine Art, New York
Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Greece (and 2003)
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London (and 2001, 2004)
2003
"O," Magasin Center of Contemporary Art, Grenoble, France; Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland (cat.)
2002
Swiss Institute, New York
2000
"Jim Shaw: Thrift Store Paintings," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1998
Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Rupertinum, Salzburg
"Everything Must Go," Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Musée d\'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneve; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (catalogue)
1997
The Deep Gallery, Tokyo
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica
1996
Cabinet Gallery, London
1995
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
1994
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
1993
Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica (and 1990, 1992)
1992
Texas Gallery, Houston
1991
"Jim Shaw: My Mirage," St. Louis Museum of Art
1990
Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
Feature, New York (and 1991)
1989
Dennis Anderson Gallery, Los Angeles

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2010
"Destroy All Monsters: Hungry for Death," AMP, Athens
"PortugalArte 10," Lisbon
"Rive Gauche/Rive Droite," organized by Marc Jancou Contemporary, Paris
"Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection," New Museum, New York
2009
"Insiders Experience, Practices, Know-how," CAPC Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux (2009-2010)
"Depression," Marres Centre of Contemporary Culture, The Netherlands
"I dreamed I was taller than Jonathan Borofsky," Musée les Abattoirs, Toulouse
"Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Collection," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2009-2010)
2008
"Experimenta Folklore," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (2008-2009)
"Collecting Collections: Highlights from the Permanent Collection," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angles (cat.)
"Political Corect," BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva
"Blasted Allegories: Works from the Ringier Collection," Kunstmuseum, Luzern (cat.)
"Glossolalia: Languages of Drawing," The Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Amateurs," CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
"2008 Busan Biennale," Busan, Korea
"Less is less and more is more," CAPC Musée D'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux
"Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix," LiFE International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint-Nazaire, France; Museion Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany; Malmö Konsthall, Sweden; Centro Huarte de Arte Contemporáneo, Navarra, Spain (2008-2010) (cat.)
2007
"Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967," Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami; Musée D'Art Contemporain, Montréal (2007-2009) (cat.)
"Eden's Edge: Fifteen LA Artists," The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York (and 2006, 2003, 2002)
2006
"Fifth Interpretation of the Collection," La Colección Jumex, Pachuca, Mexico (cat.)
"Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection," Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2006-2007) (cat.)
Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California (cat.) (2006-2007)
"Los Angeles - Paris," Centre Pompidou, Paris
2004
"Disparities & Deformations – Our Grotesque," 5th International Site Santa Fe Bienniale, Site Santa Fe, New Mexico (cat.)
"Genesis Sculpture," Vranken Pommery, Reims, France (cat.)
"Planet B," Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria (cat.)
2003
Swiss Institute, New York (cat.)
2002
"Biennale of Sydney," Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
"Video Acts," P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York (cat.)
2001
"The Artist\'s World," California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco (cat.)
2000
"Bienniale de Montreal 2000," Montreal
1998
"Tell me a Story," Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, France
"Pop Surrealism," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (cat.)
"I Rip You, You Rip Me (Honey, We're Going Down in History)," Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
"From Head to Toe: Concepts of the Body in 20th Century Art," Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1997
Apex Art, New York
Kunsthalle Wien; Galerie Rudolfinum Prague (cat.)
"Display," The Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen (cat.)
"Performance Anxiety," Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
"Sunshine & Noir," Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy; Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles (cat.)
"KunstlerInnen," Künsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
1996
Real Art Ways (RAW), Hartford, Connecticut
"Anomolies," The Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, Nevada
Sabine Knust Gallery; Galerie Im Haus 19; Andreas Binder Gallery; Mathias Kampl Gallery, Munich, Germany
South London Gallery; Southhampton City Art Gallery, London
1995
"It's Only Rock and Roll," Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; (1996) Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts; Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; Jacksonville Museum of Art, Florida; Bedford Gallery at The Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California; The Phoenix Art Museum; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami; Milwaukee Art Museum (cat.)
Galleri Andreas Brändström, Stockholm (2-person show with Marnie Weber)
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (cat.)
1994
"Can You Always Believe Your Eyes?," De Beyerd, Breda, Holland
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2-person show with Tony Oursler)
"Single-Cel Creatures: Cartoons and their Influence on the Contemporary Arts," Katonah Museum of Art, New York
"Arrested Childhood," Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami (cat.)
"Facts and Figures," Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles
1993
"Prospect '93," Frankfurter Kunstverein/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
"Der Zerbrochene Spiegel" (Thrift Store Painting Collection), Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Vienna; Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (cat.)
The Drawing Center, New York
"Into the Lapse," Royal Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen (video)
"SoHo at Duke IV," Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
"Kustom Kultur," Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
1992
"Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (cat.)
"Songs of Innocence/Songs of Experience," Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York
"Re-Framing Cartoons," Wexner Art Center, Ohio State University, Columbus
"True Stories," Institute of Contemporary Art, London (cat.)
"American Art of the 80's," Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento, Italy (cat.)
"Irony and Ecstasy: Contemporary American Drawings," Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
1991
"Biennial," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (cat.)
"California North and South," Aspen Museum of Art, Colorado
"No Man's Time," Villa Arson, Nice, France (cat.)
1990
"Video and Dream," Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Recent Drawings: Roni Horn, Charles Ray, Jim Shaw, Michael Tetherow," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1989
Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York
1988
Artists Space, New York
1987
"L.A. Hot and Cool: The Eighties," MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
"Cal Arts; Skeptical Belief(s)," The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
"LA2DA," Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
1986
"Social Distortions," Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

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