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Frances Stark

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Bicornate Bicornous (That which is Below corresponds to that which is Above, and that which is Above corresponds to that which is Below, accomplish the miracle of the One Thing), 2013 Matte Laminated Inkjet Print Mounted on Aluminium 120 Cm X 90 Cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Bobby Jesus's Alma Mater, passage from a movement therein: where is the hand, 2014 Acrylic, Spray Paint, and Digital Print on Plastic Woven With Fiber 254 Cm X 401 Cm © Courtesy of Marc Foxx Gallery
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Butterfly Sculpture, 2008 Fabric, Foamcore, Brass Rod, Collage on Gessoed Canvas 185.5 Cm X 98 Cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Stills of "My Best Thing" , 2011 © Courtesy of the Artist and Marc Foxx
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My Best Thing , 2011 Digital Video Approximate Running Time 1hr 40min © Courtesy of the Artist and Institute of Contemporary Arts
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Poster for My Best Thing, 2011 © Courtesy of the artist
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Chorus Girl folding self in half, 2008 Paper Collage, Graphite on Paper 193 Cm X 147.3 Cm © -- reproduced on the cover of "A Torment of Follies," Frances Stark, produced by Secession, Vienna, Courtesy of Secession
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Clever/Stupid , 2014 Installation View Galerie Buchholz, Cologne © Courtesy of Galerie Buchholz
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Performance Still © Courtesy of the Artist and Mills College Art Museum
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Spotlight Girl, 2011 Video Still
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Marc Foxx
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Osservate, leggete con me, 2012 © Courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Art Center College of Design
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Gallery Paule Anglim
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Bobby Jesus’s Alma Mater b/w Reading the Book of David and/or Paying Attention Is Free, 2014. Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York. Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's Enterprise © Frances Stark. Photography: Mark Woods.
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© Courtesy of the Artist and Greengrassi
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© Courtesy of the artist & Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery
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© Courtesy of the artist & MoMA PS1
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My Best Thing, 2011 © Courtesy of the artist; Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles; greengrassi, London; Galerie Buchholz, Cologne; and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
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My Best Thing, 2011 Video © Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York
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© courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise
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My Best Thing, 2011 Still From Digital Video (detail) © Courtesy of the Artist
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Agonizing yet Blissful, 2001 Ink and Collage on Paper 14 X 11 In. (35.6 X 27.9 Cm) © Image courtesy of Galerie Buchholz, Cologne & Berlin
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Chorus Girl Folding Self In Half, 2008 Paper Collage, Graphite on Paper. Collection Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Promised Gift to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Digital Image © Whitney Museum of American Art
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Quick Facts
Birth year
1967
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Schools
Art Center College of Design
Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2016
UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991–2015
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Statement

Frances Stark (b. 1967) lives and works in Los Angeles, California 

Frances is an interdisciplinary artist and writer whose work centres on the use and meaning of language. She received her MFA from Art Center College of Art and Design Pasadena, California, and was previously an Associate Professor at the USC Roski School of Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California.

Frances Stark has participated in group exhibitions at institutions including Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (2013); Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (2012); Frieze Projects, New York (2012); the 54th Venice Biennale, Venice (2011); and the Whitney Biennial, New York (2008). Selected solo shows include ‘My Best Thing’ at MoMA PS1, New York (2011); Performa 11, New York (2011); MIT List Visual Arts Centre, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2010); and Nottingham Contemporary, UK (2009). Frances has two major upcoming solo shows in 2015 at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

 

Bio photo: Bobby Jesus

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