Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

VIVA ARTE VIVAVenice Biennale 2017, Venice, Italy

Soft Skills, The James Gallery, The Center for Humanities, CUNY

 

Curated Projects

2010

Houseguest: Frances Stark Selects from the Grunwald Collection, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

2015

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

Intimism, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Sorry for the Waitgreengrassi, London, United Kingdom

2014

Clever/Stupid, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

Bobby Jesus’s Alma Mater, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Osservate, Leggete Con Me, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Frances Stark/Jennifer Bornstein/Judith Bernstein, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, New York

2013

Frances Stark, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany

Frances Stark: My Best Thing, Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Australia

My Best Thing, screening, Cube Cinema, Bristol, United Kingdom

My Best Thing, screening, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado

Memento Mori, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

2012

Osservate, leggete con me, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York City, New York

My Best Thing, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2011

My Best Thing, MoMA PS1, New York City, New York

Other parts considered in relation to their whole, Performa 11, New York City, New York

The whole of all the parts as well as the parts of all the parts, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California

My Best Thing, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada

My Best Thing, screening, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

My Best Thing, screening, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, California

I’ve Had It and a Half, Performance, April 17, 2011 at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Selections 1: “I Went Through My Bin Again (with Open Robe)”: A Very Short Introduction to Frances Stark, Pollock Gallery/Division of Art, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

2010

This could become a gimick [sic] or an honest articulation of the workings of the mind, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts

But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet?, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland

I’ve Had It! And I’ve Also Had It!, Performance, June 30, 2010 at the Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado

2009

But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet?, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England

and possibly but not certainly Mark Leckey and Frances Stark, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany

2008

The New Vision, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

A Torment of Follies, Secession, Vienna, Austria

A Torment of Follies, greengrassi, London, England

The Fall of Frances Stark, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal

2007

The Fall of Frances Stark, Van Abbemuseum, Eindoven, the Netherlands

The Fall of Frances Stark, FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France

2006

Structures That Fit My Opening and Other Parts Considered in Relation To Their Whole, Glassel School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Structures That Fit My Opening, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

Frances Stark at Hudson Showroom, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas

Textual Works: Bethan Huws and Frances Stark, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, California

2005

In and on an Unergonomic Mind, CRG, New York City, New York

2004

Bless This Mess, greengrassi, London, England

Destroy Date, Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

2003

And not another one at the same time, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

2002

A Bomb upon the Ceiling, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, California

Hammer Projects, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

Self-Portraiture, greengrassi, London, England

2001

CRG, New York City, New York

ICH SUCHE NACH MEINE FRANCES STARKE SEITE, Munich Kunstverein Galerie, Munich, Germany

Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

1999

No, No, No, No, Now, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

What Part of Now Don’t You Understand, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, California

like a rainbow and so unlike a rainbow, CRG, New York, NY

1998

Impossible the grassy maxim’s dream…, greengrassi, London, England

In other places light’s pitched happy tents, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

1997

Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

1996

Plain Sheets No Pillow, CRG, New York City, New York

Studio 246, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

1995

Last year b/w I hate language, ACME, Santa Monica, California

1994

Spring for Fall, LEAK, Los Angeles, California

1993

Slough (it off) b/w Purple Prose, MFA Gallery, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California

1991

Total Babe, The Guest Room, Los Angeles, California

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

VIVA ARTE VIVAVenice Biennale 2017, Venice, Italy

Soft Skills, The James Gallery, The Center for Humanities, CUNY

2016

Giles, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece

The Grand Balcony, La Biennale de Montreal, Montréal

HOME, LUMA Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland

Manifesta 11: What People Do For Money, Zurich, Switzerland

Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Me, Myself, I, China Art Objects, Los Angeles

Emotional Supply Chains, Zabludowicz Collection, London

SECRET SURFACE: Where meaning materializes, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Electronic Superhighway, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Migrating Forms, screening and Q&A, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Cinématek, New York, New York

 2015

Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Under the Clouds, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

THE NEW HUMAN: You and I in Global Wonderland, Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, Sweden

No Joke, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Occupational Therapy, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey (Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor; and Blanton Museum of Art, Unversity of Texas at Austin, Austin)

Material, issue 1 launch party, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Words as Doors: in Language, Art, Film, Kunstlerhaus Graz, Graz, Austria

Semiotics of the Kitchen; what happened after, Stigter Van Doesburg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Welcome to Screenland: Alienation and Connection in Virtual Space, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

2013

Dokfest, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

2013 Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Anamericana, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

My Best Thing, Upfor Gallery, Portland, Oregon

The Cat Show, White Columns, New York City, New York

In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

Who Runs May Read, South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Double Indemnity, Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom

The Sandy Relief Benefit for Printed Matter, Rauschenberg Project Space, New York City, New York

A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart, Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sylvia Sleigh, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Revolution From Within, Kauffmann Repetto, Milan, Italy

More Love: Art Politics, and Sharing since the 1990’s, Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina

59th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany

25th International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2012

Things, Words and Consequences, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Infinite Jest, Hebbel Am Ufer, Berlin, Germany

Frieze Sounds, Frieze Projects New York, New York City, New York

Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, California

Candor: In Honor of Mike Kelley, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, California

Paper, Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain, Nice, France

Spelling the Image, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York City, New York

0 to 100: The New Ages of Life, Palazzo de Enzo, Bologna, Italy and Trienniale, Milan, Italy

West Gallery: Frances Stark, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

2011

Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany

Venice Biennale 54th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy

15th Tallinn Print Triennial (diploma), Tallinn, Estonia

All of this and nothing, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

MADE UP: Design’s Fictions, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California

2010

The Artist’s Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Following A Line, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Restless Empathy, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado

Dexter Sinister, A Model of The Serving Library, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The Page, Kimmerich, New York City, New York

for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Michigan

for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam

for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, Culturgest, Lisbon

Wunsch Zettel, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany

Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York

2009

Talk Show, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

The Space of Words, Museum of Contemporary Art (MUDAM), Luxembourg

Poor.Old.Tired.Horse., Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

Picturing the Studio, Sullivan Galleries at The School of the Art Institute Chicago, Illinois

for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri

for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

1999: Ten Year Anniversary Show, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Glue, Paper, Scissors: Collage based work by 15 artists from Los Angeles, Luckman Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles, California

2008

INDEX, Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Emerson vs Nietszche, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, California

Pretty Ugly, curated by Alison Gingeras, Gavin Brown Enterprise and Maccarone Gallery, New York City, New York

Typed, Sadie Coles, London, England

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York

Yes No Other Options, curated by Jan Verwoert, Sheffield 08, Sheffield, England

Cohabitation: 13 Artists and Collage, Francesca Kaufmann Gallery, Milan, Italy

Grabbing at Straws, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

Word Event, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

2007

Blind Date Istanbul, Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, England

Fit to Print: Printed Media in Recent Collage, Gagosian Gallery, New York City, New York

for REE, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

Romantic Conceptualism, Nurenberg Kunstverein & BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria

I can’t live without, The Showroom, London, England

Working on Talking, Gambia Castle, Auckland, New Zealand

2006

If I can’t Dance… Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Art Practice, De Appel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The Studio, curated by Jens Hoffman and Christina Kennedy, The Hugh Lane Museum, Dublin, Ireland

Dereconstruction, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York City, New York

Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, Metro Pictures, New York City, New York

Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo, The Jumex collection, curated by Michel Blancsube, Mexico

6.6.06, curated by Jan Tumlir, Gayle and Ed Roski Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2005

Looking at words: the Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, New York

Monuments for the USA, White Columns, New York City, New York

Gallery Artists, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

Faculty Exhibiton, University of Southern California School of Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California

Post No Bills, White Columns, New York

2004

Works on Paper, Philomene Magers, Munich, Germany

Martin Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany

The World Becomes a Private World: Selections from the collection of Penny Cooper and Rena Rosenwasser, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California

2003

The Space of Writing, MKG Art Management, Houston, Texas

Filmscreening by Florian Pumosl, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

for nobody knows himself if he is only himself and not another at the same time, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

Korrekturen, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany

The Great Drawing Show: 1550–2003 A.D., Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Drop Out!, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Creeping Revolution 2, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden

2002

Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music, Milton Keynes Gallery, Central Milton Keynes, England

Zusammenhange herstellen, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany

A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Only A Show, curated by Jens Hoffman, The Project, Los Angeles, California

Group Show, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

N° 68 Jim, Jonathan, Kenny, Frances and Sol, curated by Maxine Kopsa, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Personal Plans, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

Rock My World, CCAC, San Francisco, California

Paintings, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, California

2001

Drawings, Greene Naftali, New York, NY

Frances Stark meets Morgan Fisher, Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany

Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Denmark

The Slide Area, curated by Terry R. Myers, James Van Damme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Ileana Tounta, Athens, Greece

Locating Drawing, Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas

White Album, curated by Jan Tumlir, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2000

Circles, ZKM, Karlsruhue, Germany

OO, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

Made In California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900–2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Of the moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Moderrn Art, San Francisco, California

Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

Jurgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany

Opere Su Carta, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

L.A., Monika Spruth & Philomene Magers, Cologne, Germany

1999

Philomene Magers Projekte, Munich, Germany

Hot Spots, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina

Hot Spots, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania

1998

In the Beginning, Murray Guy, New York City, New York

Word Perfect, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Obscure Camera, 2nd Space Gallery, curated by Mary Ceruti, San Francisco, California

Paper Thin, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California

L.A. on Paper, Three Day Weekend at Gallerie Krizinger, Vienna, Austria

Der Arbeit des Zeichnens, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany

New Work: Drawings Today, SFMOMA, San Francisco, California

Tracing Marks, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Paper, J. Christ Gallery, Boise, Idaho

Drawings: An Annual Bicoastal Invitational, Meyerson & Nowinski, Seattle, Washington

Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens and Frances Stark, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, California

Ten Los Angeles Artists, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California

1996

The Power of Suggestion: Narrative & Notation in Contemporary Drawings, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Just Past: The Contemporary and Permanent Collection 1975–1996, Museum of Contemporary Art at The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, California

Stream of Consciousness, 8 Los Angeles Artists, University of California, Santa Barbara, California

Affairs, Institute for Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria

Controfiguro, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

Krisanamis/Stark, Marc Foxx, Santa Monica, California

First Person, Marc Foxx, Santa Monica, California

Robert Feintuch, Frances Stark, Bernard Voïta, CRG Gallery, New York City, New York

1995

Dark Memories, Marc Foxx, Santa Monica California

Filmcuts, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

New Testament, Marc Foxx, Santa Monica California

Smells Like Vinyl, Roger Merians, New York City, New York

Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York City, New York

The Big Night, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

1994

Inaugural Exhibition, ACME, Santa Monica, California

The Freed Weed, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, California

Red Rover, Red Rover, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, California

The Grammarians, Chapman College, Orange, California

1993

Invitational ’93, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California

Zuzuglich, Merz Akademie und Room Tomoyo Kawai, Stuttgart, Germany

Caca @ Kiki, Kiki Exhibitions & Bits, San Francisco, California