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Karen Finley 1956, US

Rank (2015): 10,001 - 25,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 44

    Solo shows 8

    2013
    Karen Finley - Sext Me If You Can - Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA
    2007
    Nation Building - Alexander Gray Associates, New York City, NY
    2001
    Karen Finley - Shut Up and Love Me - ICA - San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
    1999
    Karen Finley - Pooh Unplugged, a parody - Smart Art Press, Santa Monica, CA
    1998
    Karen Finley - 1-900-All-Karen - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    1994
    Karen Finley - Cornerhouse, Manchester
    1992
    Written In Sand - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY
    Memento Mori - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

    Group shows 36

    2013
    The Decline And Fall Of The Art World, Part I: The One-Percenters - Freight + Volume, New York City, NY
    2012
    You Killed Me First - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
    2011
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    2010
    Six Days Only - Smart Art Press, Santa Monica, CA
    What’s Left: Artworks Made by a Public - Alexander Gray Associates, New York City, NY
    2009
    The End - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
    2008
    Text/Messages: Books by Artists - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Live - Claire Trevor School of the Arts,, Irvine, CA
    Live - Claire Trevor School of the Arts,, Irvine, CA
    Disorderly Conduct: Recent Art in Tumultuous Times - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    2007
    Kim Light Gallery early 90s - Kim Light - Lightbox, Los Angeles, CA
    2006
    Radical NY! The Downtown show: the New York art scene, 1974-1984 and abstract expresionism: 1940-1960 - Austin Museum of Art - AMOA, Austin, TX
    The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984 - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
    Speed Limit - LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island, New York City, NY
    Potentially Harmful: The Art of American Censorship - Georgia State University School of Art & Design Ga, Atlanta, GA
    The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984 - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    2005
    History of Disappearance - BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
    By Artificial Resemblance - Front Room Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    East Village USA - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Comic Release - Arthouse at the Jones Center - Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin, TX
    Featured Show - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
    OPTIMO: Manifestations of Optimism in Contemporary Art - Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
    2003
    Crimes and Misdemeanors - Politics in U.S. Art of the 1980s - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Featured Show - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
    Embrace - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
    2002
    Pictures, Patents, Monkeys and More… On Collecting - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Pictures, Patents, Monkeys and More… On Collecting - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    1999
    The nude in contemporary art - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    1997
    Uncommon Sense - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    1995
    Bloom - Cristinerose Gallery, New York City, NY
    Chocolate! - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
    1994
    The Return Of The Cadavre Exquis - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    Puber-alles (Why am I who I am?) - Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBA, Amsterdam
    1989
    Nepotism - Hallwalls at The Church, Buffalo, NY
    1988
    THE BiNATIONAL - American Art of the late 80's - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
    1987
    New Work Newcastle ‘87 - Cornerhouse, Manchester

    Dealer Directory 1

    USA
    Alexander Gray Associates, New York City, NY

    Collections 1

    USA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Last update: 09 Apr 2014

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