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Jonas Mekas  1922, LT

Rank (2016): 852 – 

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Film



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Country
USA 39
France 20
Germany 20
Lithuania 8
Japan 8




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George Maciunas  930 16
Yoko Ono  72 14




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Institution
  Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Japan 7
  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) 144  Please report missing Information



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2016
   Jonas Mekas - Let Me Introduce Myself - Gallery Diet, Miami, FL

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: Notes, Dialogues, Films - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
   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
   Jonas Mekas - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo

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
   Jonas Mekas - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
   A few rhings I want to share with you , my Paris friends - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris

2008
   Jonas Mekas - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Jonas Mekas - Fondazione Licia e Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti, Lucca, LU

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 (closed)
   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 - , Vilnius

2005
   Jonas Mekas - , Vilnius
   Jonas Mekas - Walden And Screenprints - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
   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 - , Vilnius

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

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2015
   T:H:E: R:E:A:L: After Psychedelia - Contemporary Art Museum Estonia (EKKM) , Tallinn
   Mental Diary - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
   America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

2014
Description  The Moderna Exhibition. Society Acts - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö
   Framework 3: meet your idol - insitu, Berlin
   do it - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
   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
   & So On & So Forth - Contemporary Art Museum Estonia (EKKM) , Tallinn
   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
   PHotoEspaña 2012 - PHotoEspaña, Madrid
   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
Description  Recent Publications - Columbia University, New York, 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 - , 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? - 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. - - Stendhal Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   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
   Rediscover The Beauty of Prints - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
   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
   From Fluxus to Media Art - - Stendhal Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Fluxus East. Fluxus Networks in Central Eastern Europe - Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

2007
   Fluxus East - , Vilnius
   The Avant-Garde: From Futurism To Fluxus - Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius
   Body and Soul - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
   Fluxus East - Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
   Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Ref. - Palazzo Santacroce, Rome
   Exploring Party - Party als Kunst: von Warhols EPI bis heute - Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Description  Universal Language & The Avant-Garde - - Stendhal Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)

2006
   That´s Not Entertaiment - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
   The View Toward The City - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
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 Galerie Erna HéceyONESTAR STOP - Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels Send message

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 - biennale d\'art contemporain 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) - , 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 (closed)

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 Museum of American Art, 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, Paris

Israel

 Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

Italy

 Fondazione Morra, Naples

Lithuania

 Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius

Sweden

 Moderna Museet, Stockholm

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London

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