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John Coplans 1920-2003, UK

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 206

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 04 Sep 2016
    Der Künstler Und Sein Ich. Das Abstrahierte Selbstporträt In Der Fotografie Von 1960 Bis 2000 - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart

    Solo shows 38

    2014
    John Coplans - A Body - Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
    2011
    John Coplans - Photographs 1984-2000 - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    2009
    self portrait - Galerie Sandrine Mons, Nice
    2007
    John Coplans - A Legacy - Galerie Nordenhake - Berlin, Berlin
    Project Room: John Coplans - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    2006
    John Coplans - one-person exhibition - Listasafn Reykjavikur - Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
    2005
    John Coplans: Backs and Fingers - Galería Elvira González, Madrid
    John Coplans - One Man Show - Art & Public, Geneva
    2004
    John Coplans: Photographs - Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
    John Coplans - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
    John Coplans - Body Parts - A Self-Portrait - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    John Coplans - Shirley-Jones Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Coplans - Early Photographs - Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY
    2001
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Coplans - Galerie Nordenhake - Berlin, Berlin
    2000
    John Coplans - Galerie Nordenhake - Stockholm, Stockholm
    1999
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Coplans - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
    John Coplans. Self portraits - Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
    1998
    Photowerke - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    1997
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Coplans: A Self-Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1996
    Self Portraits - Spectrum Sotos, Zaragoza
    1995
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    John Coplans - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    John Coplans: A Self-Portrait - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    1992
    John Coplans - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    1991
    John Coplans - self portraits - Galerie Lelong - New York, New York City, NY
    John Coplans / Matrix 113 - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
    1990
    John Coplans - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    1989
    John Coplans - Passages - Centre d'art contemporain, Troyes
    A Body of Work: Photography by John Coplans - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1988
    A Body of Work: Photographs by John Coplans - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1985
    John Coplans: Photographer - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    1981
    Photographs by John Coplans - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1957
    John Coplans: paintings and drawings - New Vision Centre Gallery, London

    Group shows 168

    2016
    Agir, contempler - Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar
    2015
    Mortel - suite et fin - FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    ME - Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York City, NY
    A l'Ombre d'Eros, une histoire d'amour et de mort - Musée de Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse
    The Day Will Come When Man Falls - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    Chercher le garçon - Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine
    de-FORMATIONS - Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York City, NY
    From Vision Machines To Instagram - Preus Museum 20 Years - Preus Museum, Horten
    Obsession - Maison Particulière, Brussels
    2014
    A Body of Work - Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Collection À L'étude À Villeurbanne - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    Al desnudo. Colección Ordóñez Falcón de Fotografía - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Second Sight: The David Kronn Photography Collection - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
    Select - Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, New York City, NY
    30/60 opere dalla collezione del frac champagne-ardenne - Museo Marino Marini, Florence
    Le Mur, La collection Antoine de Galbert - La Maison Rouge, Paris
    Hyper-Resemblances - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
    Barockt - Kulturhuset Stockholm, Stockholm
    2013
    Expérience Pommery #11 une odyssée : les 30 ans du frac champagne-ardenne - Domaine Pommery, Reims
    théâtre du monde - La Maison Rouge, Paris
    Theatre Of The World - Mona - Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, TAS
    The Other Portrait - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
    Der Mann – Nackt - Kulturstiftung Schloss Britz, Berlin
    Il Corpo Solitario. L'autoritratto Nella Fotografia Contemporanea. - CACT Centro d´Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona
    Private Appearences - Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva, Lisbon
    Station Identification - Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
    Focal Points: American Photography Since 1950 - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Conceptual Photography - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    The Naked Man - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
    Von Beckmann bis Warhol - Die Sammlung Bayer - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    Skin: An Artistic Atlas - RHA Gallery - Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
    [blv] 5, Finir En Beauté - Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône
    Happy New Year 2013 - Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    2012
    Esprits de Corps - Topographie de l\'art, Paris
    In Search of Time - Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
    Der Nackte Mann - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
    Körper als Protest - Albertina, Vienna
    Thanks: 50th Anniversary Exhibition - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    Out Figured - Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO
    Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Trasfiguration - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Abstraction Paintings and Works on Paper - Redfern Gallery, London
    Reconsidering the Photographic Masterpiece - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    "Umstülpung - curated by Günter Umberg" - Galerie Nordenhake - Berlin, Berlin
    Theatre Of The World - Mona - Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, TAS
    2011
    Fotógrafos da Cena Contemporânea - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
    Black And White - Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Mortel ! - FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    Naked - Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
    Magie des Objekts - Photographie aus drei Jahrhunderten - Leopold Museum, Vienna
    Sex Drive - Haverford College, Haverford, PA
    2010
    El Cuerpo Inventado - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Post-War American Art: The Novak/O’Doherty Collection - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
    Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Starter Works from the Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection - ARTER - space for art, Istanbul
    2009
    New York in Amsterdam - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    Self-Portraits - Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY
    The Lining of Forgetting: Internal and External Memory in Art - Austin Museum of Art - AMOA, Austin, TX
    Pequeña historia de la fotografía - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    Impacto! Obras de la colección olorVISUAL - Fundació Vall Palou, Lleida
    PhotoDimensional - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
    John Coplans + Amanda Means: Distilled - Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
    2008
    Hands - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA
    Ein Leben lang / All your life - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
    Xviii Biennale Internazionale di Scultura - Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, Carrara
    El don de la vida. En torno al envejecimiento y su representación artística - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida
    Toute la collection du Frac Île-de-France (ou presque) - Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine
    Images Du Corps, Vertiges Et Vestiges - Musée Régional D\'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
    Pasións Privadas, Visións Públicas - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    About Us - Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
    Continuum - Collection Frac Basse-Normandie - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Lô, Saint-Lô
    The Lining of Forgetting: Internal & External Memory in Art - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
    2007
    In Focus - The Nude - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    California Context - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Passion Complex - Selected Works from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery - 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art - Kanazawa, Kanazawa
    Le cinque anime della scultura - Cesac - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
    Collectors 1 - Collezione La Gaia - Cesac - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
    Encore! - Shirley-Jones Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH
    Stichwort Gegenwart - Zwölf Kapitel der Sammlung Ludwig - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
    Mapas, Cosmogonias e Puntos de Referencia - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    2006
    hidden treasures - various works by gallery artists - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    Caroll Ross & John Coplans - Janos Gat Gallery, New York City, NY
    Photo-Kunst der letzten 40 Jahre in der Graphischen Sammlung - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    Bernd and Hilla Becher, John Coplans, Yayoi Kusama, Thomas Ruff, Richard Serra and Thomas Struth - André Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Heist
    The Wonderful Fund - Collecting Art for the New Millenium - Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex
    Mémoires - Œuvres du FRAC Champagne Ardenne - Passages - Centre d'art contemporain, Troyes
    Esencias 11 - Sala Municipal de Exposiciones del Museo de Pasión, Valladolid
    2005
    De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
    Densidade Relativa / Relative Density - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
    Wonderful Fund Collection - Fondation Omar Benjelloun, Marrakech
    Summer showing - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Private View 1980-2000 - Collection Pierre Huber - Palais de Rumine, Lausanne
    agir proche - Maison de la Culture d'Amiens, Amiens
    Exposed! - Thirty Years of collecting Photography - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    La Photographie á l'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    The Telefonica Contemporary Photography Collection - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    2004
    Portraits/Autoportraits - Photographies - Guy Ledune, Brussels
    In Focus - Themes in Photography - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Male Body Image - Contemporary Art Galleies - UConn School of Fine Arts, Storrs, CT
    Main - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    John Coplans, Craigie Horsfield, Ingrid Mwangi - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    Exhibiting Signs of Age - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
    About Corporeality in Editions - Artist Books, Prints, Photography - Galerie Lelong - Zürich, Zurich
    2003
    Counterparts: The Self-Portraiture of Joan Semmel and John Coplans - Ramapo College Art Galleries, Mahwah, NJ
    A body / Ciało - LAZNIA - Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
    Process
    Encounters in Live Situations / Changing Spaces
    - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
    In faccia al mondo. Il ritratto contemporaneo nel medium fotografico - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
    Warum! Bilder diesseits und jenseits des Menschen - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
    Visions and Revisions - Art on Paper since 1960 - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
    Photo - Kunst - 1852 - 2002 - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    The Affair is over - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    À Mains Nues - FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
    Imperfect Innocence - Debra & Dennis Scholl Collection - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    2002
    Le corps et ses absences - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Der Akt in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
    El lenguaje del cuerpo - Galería Elvira González, Madrid
    John Coplans - Chris Burden - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    Collection 1 - Fondation pour L'art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex
    Fallen Heroes. Masculinity and Representation - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
    acquiring taste - Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
    Escape from the Vault - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
    2001
    Fresh - Recent Acquisitions - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    the body’s performance - photography - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    Missing Link. Menschen-Bilder in der Fotografie - Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
    2000
    GROUP SHOW - BARTHA CONTEMPORARY, London
    Le Siecle Du Corps Photographies 1900-2000 - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    "TEN TIMES OVER AND MORE" - anniversary exhibition - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    Les figures de la marche : un siècle d - Musée Picasso - Château Grimaldi, Antibes
    Narcisse Blesse - Passage de Retz, Paris
    stock from the last century (2) - Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam
    Der anagrammatische Körper - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Les Voluptes - Borusan Sanat Galerisi / Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul
    3rd Gwangju Biennale - Man+Space - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    1999
    Der anagrammatische Körper: Der Körper und seine mediale Konstruktion - Kunsthaus Muerz, Mürzzuschlag
    Missing Link. Menschen-Bilder in der Fotografie - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    TRANSMUTE - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    The Hand - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
    The nude in contemporary art - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    Hello Mr. Soul - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Linhas de Sombra - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
    1998
    Texture - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Œuvres phares et acquisitions récentes - la collection depuis John Lyman - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Saptiotemporal - Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
    Surrogate: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture and Photography - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Group Exhibition - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    1996
    Double vie, Double vue - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
    Prospect 96: Photography in Contemporary Art - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    1995
    Féminin-masculin: Le sexe de l'art - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
    Album: The photographic collection of Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen Rotterdam - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
    1994
    Pictures Of The Real World (In Real Time) - Le Consortium, Dijon
    Face-Off: The Portrait in Recent Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Pictures of The Real World (In Real Time) - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
    Passing Through - Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich
    1993
    Up With People - Feature Inc, New York City, NY
    1990
    The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1989
    Bodies of Experience - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
    Un'altra obiettivitá - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
    1988
    Another Objectivity - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
    1987
    The Other Man: Alternative Representations of Masculinity - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1985
    Nude, Naked, Stripped - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    Self Portrait: The Photographer's Persona 1840-1985 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1984
    Investigations 10: Face to Face, Recent Portrait Photography - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    The New Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1983
    Phototypes - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial 1983 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1982
    Counterparts . Form and Emotion in Photographs - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    1958
    Transferences - Zwemmer Gallery, London

    Dealer Directory 8

    Belgium
    André Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Heist
    France
    Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    Germany
    Galerie Nordenhake - Berlin, Berlin
    Sweden
    Galerie Nordenhake - Stockholm, Stockholm
    Switzerland
    Art & Public, Geneva
    USA
    Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
    Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
    Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Collections 27

    Canada
    Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Finland
    Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
    France
    FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    FRAC - Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille
    49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
    FRAC - Ile-de-France - Le Plateau, Paris
    Centre Pompidou, Paris
    FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
    Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
    Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Étienne (MAMC), Saint-Etienne
    Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg
    Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes (IAC), Villeurbanne
    Liechtenstein
    Mezzanin Stiftung für Kunst, Schaan
    Spain
    Cal Cego - Colleccion de Arte Contemporaneo, Barcelona
    Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela
    Sweden
    Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
    USA
    MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA), Madison, WI
    Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL
    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London
    Tate Modern, London
    Last update: 16 Jun 2016

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