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Jonas Mekas  1922, LT

Rank (2015): 697 – 

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Film



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Country
USA 35
France 20
Germany 19
Lithuania 7
United Kingdom 7




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Artist Rank
George Maciunas  1014 15
Dan Graham  32 13
Lawrence Weiner  8 13
Ben Vautier  266 13




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Institution
  Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Lithuania 6
  Galerie du Jour agnès b, France 6
  Microscope Gallery, USA 5
  Deborah Colton Gallery, USA 4



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1922 Born in Semeniskiai (LT)

Lives and works in New York City, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 127  Please report missing Information



until 27.9.
   America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY Send message

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   Mental Diary - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover Send message

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2014
   Jonas Mekas: 365 Days - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

2013
   Jonas Mekas - Out of Darkness - Kunsttempel, Kassel
   Jonas Mekas / The Fluxus Wall - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
   Jonas Mekas - Outlaw: New Works - Microscope Gallery, New York City, NY
   Jonas Mekas - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   2013 Paris Photo Los Angeles - Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
   Jonas Mekas - I Lift My Glass Of Wine To You, My Vienna Friends! - Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
   Jonas Mekas - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City

2012
   Jonas Mekas - Serpentine Gallery, London
   Jonas Mekas, Reminiscences of a Displaced Person - James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY
   Jonas Mekas - 2B Gallery, Budapest
   Jonas Mekas - Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX

2010
   Jonas Mekas - To New York With Love - James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY

2009
   Jonas Mekas, The Destruction Quartet - James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY
   A few rhings I want to share with you , my Paris friends - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris

2008
   Jonas Mekas - Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2007
   Home Videos (1997-2005) - IBID Projects, London

2006
   Jonas Mekas - Celebration of the Small and Personal in the Time of Bigness -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
   Jonas Mekas - The Destruction Quartet 2006  - Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Jonas Mekas - Brief glimpses of beauty - Mead Gallery - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
   Jonas Mekas - Celebration of the small and personal in the time of bigness - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
   Jonas Mekas - Baltic Art Center, Visby
   Panorámica - Jonas Mekas - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   Jonas Mekas - Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg
   Jonas Mekas - Celebration of the Small and Personal in the Time of Bigness - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

2005
   Jonas Mekas - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Jonas Mekas - Film Framed - Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX

2003
Description and image  Jonas Mekas - A Camera for Jonas - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris

1999
   Jonas Mekas - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris

1997
   Jonas Mekas - Frozen Frames - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

1996
   Frozen Film Frames - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

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2014
Description  The Moderna Exhibition. Society Acts - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö
   A Paradise Built in Hell - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   Laisser les sons aller où ils vont - FRAC - Franche-Comté, Besançon
Description  Crossings - International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana
   do it Moscow - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow
   Paparazzi ! Photographes, stars et artistes - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
   Time::code - White Box, New York City, NY

2013
   The unanswered question. iskele 2 - - Tanas, Berlin (closed, 2013)
   The Unanswered Question. İskele2 - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   le choix du coeur - Gandy Gallery, Bratislava

2012
   fidelite decouverte enthousiamsme! - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
   Prestige:phantasmagoria Now - KLAIPEDA CULTURE COMMUNICATION CENTER (KCCC), Klaipėda
   Autobiographies - Espace Louis Vuitton Paris, Paris
   Jonas Mekas / Robert Polidori: Portraits - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
   We are Cinema - 50 Years of the Film-Makers’ Co-op - Microscope Gallery, New York City, NY

2011
   Totes les cartes - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
   Positive Perceptions - Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
   Independence Returns - Microscope Gallery, New York City, NY
   Recent Publications - LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Ostalgia - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   I don't know if it makes any sense – I feel quite dizzy and a little drunk due to the blow. I will return with more inf - - IMO, Copenhagen (closed, 2014)
   What Tornado - Microscope Gallery, New York City, NY
   Musique Plastique - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris

2010
Description  I Believe in Miracles - 10thanniversary of the Lambert Collection - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   Fluxus East - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
Description and image  29° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   Lithuanian Art 2000–2010: Ten Years - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Independence - Microscope Gallery, New York City, NY
   Stirrings Still Project Birch Forest (Part II) - White Box, New York City, NY
   Bilder in Bewegung - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   It's a Wonderful Tenth - Sideshow Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   Party at Chris's House - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York City, NY
   1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future? Video Art Comments on a Paradigm Shift - Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York City, NY
Description and image  Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
   1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft? - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   Fleuves - Hameau Fournaise, Chatou
   Fleuves - Gandy Gallery, Bratislava
Description and image  See this Sound. Versprechungen von Bild und Ton - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
Description and image  SONIC YOUTH etc.: Sensational Fix - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Description and image  Visiones de Confin - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   D.I.Y. - Maya Stendhal Gallery, New York City, NY
   You_ser 2.0: Celebration Of The Consumer - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description  Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
   Fluxus East - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   Photocinema - QUAD Gallery, Derby
Description and image Kunsthalle DüsseldorfSONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   L’art a porter - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris

2008
   Manifesto Marathon - Serpentine Gallery, London
   Sonic Youth etc. - Sensational Fix - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Colony Room - - New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (closed, 2009)
   Notation. Kalkül und Form in den Künsten - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Description  Fluxus East. Fluxus networks in central eastern Europe - Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
   Unstern. Sinistre. Disastro. - ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar
   Fair Market - - Rental Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   That Was Then...This Is Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - LiFE - International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint-Nazaire
   ARTWALKING: Bedford Avenue - eyewash, New York City, NY
   Experiment Marathon Reykjavik - Listasafn Reykjavikur - Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
   Fluxus East – Fluxus Networks in Central Eastern Europe - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
   Fluxus East. Fluxus Networks in Central Eastern Europe - Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

2007
   Fluxus East - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Fluxus East - Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
   Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Ref. - 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
   Exploring Party - Party als Kunst: von Warhols EPI bis heute - Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart

2006
   That´s Not Entertaiment - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
Description  The Long View - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   Thank you for the music (London beat) - Simon Lee Gallery, London
   THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC (London Beat) - Sprüth Magers London, London
Description  The Expanded Eye. Sehen - entgrenzt und verflüssigt - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Description and image  ONESTAR STOP - Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels

2005
Description  thank you for the music - - Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich (closed)
   Balance and Power - Performance and Surveillance in Video Art - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Description  8e Biennale de Lyon - Expérience de la durée - Experiencing Duration - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   PERFECTING SUPERSTATE - Okno Gallery, Chelyabinsk

2004
Description  Algorithmische Revolution. Zur Geschichte der interaktiven Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description and image  utopia station: auf dem weg nach porto alegre - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
Description and image  2004 Whitney Biennial Exhibition - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Un Inventaire contemporain II - Jeu de Paume, Paris

2003
   Exposition Collective - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
   X- Lands/Extended - - Kunstraum B/2, Leipzig (closed, 2004)
   24/7: Wilno - Nueva York (visa para) - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Jonas Mekas / Rosa Valado - Sideshow Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Moderna Museet c/o - Baltic Art Center, Visby

2002
   Ce qui arrive - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
Description and image  Unknown Quantitiy by Paul Virilio - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
   Le Diaphane & l'Obscur - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
Description and image  Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel

2000
   Narcisse Blesse - Passage de Retz, Paris
Description and image  Voilà - Le monde dans la tête - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris

1984
   Fluxus, etc.: The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Collection - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1979
   Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

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France

 Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
 EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse

USA

 Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
 James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

France

 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Israel

 Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

Italy

 Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples

Sweden

 Moderna Museet, Stockholm

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London

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