KUKJE GALLERY
Paul McCarthy
(American, 1945)
 
Biography
Exhibitions
Publications
News
PR Media Coverage
Videos
Paul McCarthy
Born in 1945, Salt Lake City, US
Lives and works in Los Angeles, US

Education
1973      University of Southern California, Los Angeles, US
1969      San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, US
1966-68
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2021
Paul McCarthy. Stage Coach, KODE, Bergen, Norway
Painted Pirate Heads, Peder Lund, Oslo, Norway
Paul McCarthy. A&E Sessions – Drawing and Painting, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US

2020
Paul McCarthy Alpine Stories and other Dystopias, Tamark 22 / Hauser & Wirth, Gstaad, Switzerland
Head Space, Drawings 1963-2019, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

2019
Mixed Bag, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2018
Paul McCarthy 360: VR Room, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Paul McCarthy & Christian Lemmerz: Reality Virtual Reality, Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Paul McCarthy: Innocence, M Woods, Beijing, China

2017
Cut Up and Silicone, Female Idol, WS, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Paul McCarthy & Christian Lemmerz, New Media (Virtual Reality Art), Faurschou Foundation in Venice, Venice, Italy
Paul McCarthy. WS Spinoffs, Wood Statues, Brown Rothkos, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, CA, US 
WS & CSSC, Drawings and Paintings, Fundació Gaspar, Barcelona, Spain

2016
White Snow & Coach Stage Stage Coach Spinoffs, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Raw Spinoffs Continuations, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Paul McCarthy, Kulturzentrum Lokremise, St.Gallen, Switzerland
White Snow, Wood Sculptures, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, US

2015
Full Exposure: Paul and Damon McCarthy’s Pirate Party, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, US
Drawings, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, US
Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
Inbetween. Baselitz - McCarthy, Economou Collection, Athens, Greece
Spin Offs: White Snow WS, Caribbean Pirates CP, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
Paul McCarthy. Photographs 1977–1996, Art & Public — Cabinet P.H., Geneva, Switzerland


2014
Chocolate Factory, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
Paul McCarthy — WS SC, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
Paul McCarthy .Ketchup and Blod, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy — DOUBLE DECK Monty Carlo, Marlborough Monaco, Monaco, Monaco
Paul McCarthy: Black and White Tapes, Space Studios, London, UK
Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany, travelled to Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2013
Andy Hope 1930, Paul McCarthy. Down Show Show Down, 8. Salon, Hamburg, Germany
WS, Park Avenue Armory, New York, US
Rebel Dabble Babble, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Life Cast, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Sculptures, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US

2012
ROPO, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
White Snow, Peder Lund, Oslo, Norway
Paul McCarthy. The Box, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Rebel Dabble Babble, Los Angeles, US
Nine Dwarves, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2011
The Dwarves, The Forests, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
The King, The Island, The Train, The House, The Ship, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
Skulptur: Paul McCarthy “Henry Moore Bound to Fail”, KÖR Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
White Snow Dwarf (Dopey # 1), Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Paul McCarthy — Selected Works, Charles Riva Collection, Bruxelles, Belgium

2010
Caribbean Pirates — in collaboration with Damon McCarthy, Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf, Austria
Three Sculptures, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, US
Pig Island, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy

2009
White Snow, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Air Pressure, De Uithof, City of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
Contemporary trends in video art — Paul McCarthy, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, US

2008
Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement — Three Installations, Two Films, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman — Quilting Sessions, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy, travelled to Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; KUMU Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn, Estonia

2007
PETER PAUL CHOCOLATES, Edibles by Paul McCarthy, Maccarone Gallery, New York, US
Tokyo Santa 1996/2004, Essl Museum Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Air Born / Air Borne / Air Pressure, Middelheim Sculpture Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Paul McCarthy — Damon McCarthy. Portfolios, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

2006
Between Beauty and the Beast. Sculptures, Drawings and Photographs, Nyehaus, New York, US
Head Shop / Shop Head, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, travelled to ARoS — Aarhus Museum of Art, Denmark; S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

2005
LaLa land parody paradise, Whitechapel, London, UK, travelled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2004
Brain Box — Dream Box, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands, travelled to CAC — Centro de Arte Contemporàneo, Malaga, Spain

2003
Piccadilly Circus, Hauser & Wirth London, London, UK
Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern, Tate Modern, London, UK
Films and Video Works, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

2002
Propposition, with Jason Rhoades, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Shit Plug, with Jason Rhoades, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Switzerland
Clean Thoughts, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US
Videowerken 1971-1999, De Hallen, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Videos, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

2001
Paul McCarthy: Videos und Fotografien, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Pirate Drawings, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Switzerland
Villa Arson, Nice, France
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, US
The Garden, Deitch Projects, New York, US
The Box, Public Art Fund, New York, US
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US

2000
MOCA — The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
Heidi File, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US
Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
Projekt Fassade, Wiener Secession, Wien, Austria

1999
Proposition, with Jason Rhoades, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, US
Dimensions of the Mind, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der Lokremise St.Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Dead H and Early Performance Photographs, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Tokyo Santa — Santa’s Trees, Blum and Poe, Santa Monica, US

1998
Painter, Video and Drawings, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Photographs-Performance Photographs and Video, 1969 — 1983, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US, travelled to Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US

1997
Santa Chocolate Shop, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

1996
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Saloon, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Yaa-Hoo, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US
Video Works, Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
Video and Drawings, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995
5 Photographic Works, 1970—1974, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, US
Painter, Projects Room, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Art and Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Tomato Head, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour, Galeria Antoni Estrany, Barcelona, Spain, travelled to Luhring and Augustine, New York, US; Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark; Esther Schipper Galerie, Cologne, Germany; Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy; McKinney Art Center, Dallas, US; Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand; Ooe Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria

1994
Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Le Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US
Galerie George-Philippe Vallois, Paris, France
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

1993
Video, Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
The Dead Viking, Buchholz und Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Luring Augustine Gallery, New York, US

1991
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US

1990
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US

1987
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US

1986
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, US

1985
AAA Art, Los Angeles, US

1983
Paintings, Cirque Divers, Liège, Belgium

1982
Human Object, LACE — Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US

1979
Contemporary Cure All, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US
Deadening, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US

Selected Group Exhibitions
2021
American Art 1961-2001, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Espressioni, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy

2020
On a Knife-edge, curated by Patricia Marshall, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Untitled, 2020, Punta della Dogana / Palazzo Grassi, François Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy
Das Gedächtnis der Bilder / The Memory of Images, Haus Lange, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
NOT I: Throwing Voices (1500 BCE–2020 CE), LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
New Proposals 3, Item Gallery, Paris, France
La rivoluzione siamo noi. Collezionismo italiano contemporaneo / We are the Revolution. Contemporary Italian Collecting, XNL Piacenza Contemporanea, Piacenza, Italy
Valley of Gold. Southern California and the Phantasmagoric, Kasmin Gallery, New York, US
Dream Baby Dream, Haus Mödrath – Räume für Kunst, Kerpen, Germany
To Paint is To Love Again, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, US


2019
Enigma Pinocchio. From Giacometti to LaChapelle, Villa Bardini, Florence, Italy
Hyperrealism Sculpture. Ceci n'est pas un corps, Museum La Boverie, Liège, Belgium
Lust auf mehr – Neues aus der Sammlung Würth zur Kunst nach 1960, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
The Extreme Present, Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch, Miami, US
Personal Private Public, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Sick Monday, The Horse Hospital, London, UK
Des mots et des choses, FRAC Bretagne, Châteaugiron, France
Michael Jackson. On the Wall, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
The Red Bean Grows in the South, Faurschou Foundation, New York, US
Self-Perception. Portrait Identities, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Michael Jackson. On the Wall, EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland (Travelling Exhibition)
DÉTOURNEMENT, Jorn Museum, Silkeborg, Denmark
My Garden of Eden, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Fuzzy Dark Spot – Video art from Hamburg, Deichtorhallen / Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg, Germany
People, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, US

2018
My Colour on Your Plate, Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, India
RE.USE – Waste, objects, ecology in contemporary art, Museo di Santa Caterina, Treviso, Italy
Bronze Age c. 3500 BC - AD 2018, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
Bodyscan – Anatomy in the Arts and Sciences, ERES-Stiftung, Munich, Germany
Remote Castration, LAXART, Los Angeles, US
Class Reunion. Works from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann Collection, mumok Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Portable Art. A Project by Celia Forner, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, US
I Still Believe in Miracles – Works from Selvaag Art Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
People, Deitch Projects, New York, US
Hello World. Revising a Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
PLAY Kortrijk, PLAY Kortrijk – Circuit for contemporary Art, Kortrijk, Belgium
Bronze Age, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
Animals, Riva Project, Brussels, Belgium
Walking On The Fade Out Lines, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Art & Entertainment, MAMCO Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Like Life. Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300-Now), The Met The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY
The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind, Hauser & Wirth, Bruton, UK
Travelers. Stepping into the Unknown, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Personal Private Public, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US

2017
The Everywhere Studio, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, US
Vitual Reality Art, Faurschou Fondation, Beijing, China
Recent Acquisitions, Faurschou Fondation, Copenhagen, Denmark
ISelf Collection. The Upset Bucket, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
The Everywhere Studio, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, US
Soledad Lorenzo Collection, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Animals, Charles Riva Project, Brussels, Belgium
Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, US
Serialities, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Mourning and Melancholia, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
White Trash, Luhring Augustine, Bushwick, New York, US

2016
The Power and the Glory, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
The Eighties – A Decade of Extremes, M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Human Figure, Charles Riva Project, Brussels, Belgium
Human Interest: Portraits from The Whitney’s Collection, The Whitney Museum of American Art, US
Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, US
Heros, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Objects Do Things, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London, UK
Double Act, MAC — Metropolitan Arts Centre, Belfast, UK

2015
The Worlds Turned Upside Down, BPS22, Charleroi, Belgium
Die Kunst, die Kunst, ich pfeife auf die Kunst: Arthur Cravan im Ring mit 13 Künstlern unserer Zeit, 8. Salon, Hamburg, Germany
About Trees, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Voices of 20 Contemporary Artists. at Idem Paris, Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Art Strikes Back, Fundació Gaspar, Barcelona, Spain
Picasso.Mania, Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, Paris, France
A Few Free Years — From Absalon to Zobernig: Donations by Friedrich Christian Flick to the Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany
Marlborough Lights, Marborough Chelsea, New York, US
Geometries On and Off the Grid. Art from 1950 to the Present, The Warehouse, Dallas, US
Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 70s, LACMA — Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
My Body ist he Event. Vienna Actionism and International Performance, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Self-Inflicted Justice By Bad Shopping — New Acquisitions of the Falckenberg Collection 2011-
2014, Sammlung Falckenberg/ Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Eagles II. Contemporary American Artists, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain
HE. The Hergott Shepard Photography Collection, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, US
Thorn in the Flesh, The George Economou Collection, Athens, Greece
Body Doubles, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US
ROLL UP, ROLL UP! An Anatomical Waxwork Cabinet meets Art, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany
Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd’hui, Centre Pompidou — Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
1984-1999 The Decade, Centre Pompidou — Metz, Metz, France
Proper Nouns, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, US
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Ronna and Eric Hoffman
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, US, travelled to Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, US

2014
Something old Something borrowed Something blue, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
The Betty And Edward Marcus Sculpture Park At Laguna Gloria, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, US
Disturbing Innocence, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, US
Galleria Il Capricorno, Bruna Aickelin 1970 — 2014, Venice, Italy
Décors à vivre: Les Arts Décoratifs accueillent AD Intérieurs 2014, Musée Des Arts Décoratifs — La Nef, Paris, France
Art as a Verb, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Titans of the Stratosphere, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, US
Body Doubles, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US
Use Me, Herbert Foundation, Ghent, Belgium
Thorn in the Flesh, George Economou Collection Space, Athens, Greece
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, US, travelled to Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, Columbus, US
Secret Passions — Private Flemish Collections, Tripostal, Lille, France
Retro active: Performance Art From 1964-1987, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, US
do it Moscow, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture — GCCC, Moscow, Russia
Hybrid Creatures, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris, France
Knock! Knock!, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Men in LA: Three Generations of Drawers, The Box, Los Angeles, US
Beg, Borrow and Steal, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, US
Blicke! Körper! Sensationen! Ein anatomisches Wachskabinett und die Kunst, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany
The Nakeds, The Drawing Room, London, UK
The Human Factor: Use of the Figure in Contemporary Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Remembering is not enough- MAXXI Collection, MAXXI, Rome, Italy
Franz Graf — Siehe was dich sieht, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
1984 — 1999 The Decade, Centre Pompidou — Metz, Metz Cedex, France
Macht. Wahn. Vision. Rapunzel & Co. Von Türmen und Menschen in der Kunst, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany
Artlovers — Stories of Art in the Pinault Collection, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Monaco
Trash & Art, Galerie Hummel, Vienna, Austria
Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, US
Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Comic Future, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

2013
Confusion in the Vault, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
PAINT(erly), MABsociety BANK gallery, Shanghai, China Kestnergesellschaft, der schein — glanz, glamour, illusion, Hanover Deutschland
Somos Libres, Mario Testino’s cultural foundation MATE, Lima, Peru
Comic Future, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, US
On Paper, Centro de Arte Visuales. Fundacion Helga Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
Body Pressure. Sculputres since the 1960s, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
State of Mind. New California Art Circa 1970, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, US
White- Photography, Art, Design, Fashion, Film, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Macht.Wahn.Vision. Der Turm und urbane Giganten, Städtischen Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
El Teatro del Arte, CAB Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Disturbing the Piece. An expedition through the World of Collage, MARTa Herford and Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Herford and Ahlen, Germany
Dead Inside, Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York, US
Middle Gate Geel 13, De Halle, Geel, Belgium
Le Surréalisme et l’objet — La sculpture au défi, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The Humors, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, US
The Estate, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany
Van Gogh Live!, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, France
The Weak Sex—How Art Pictures the New Male, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico, 55th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
Mobile M+: Inflation, M+, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong, China
Mondo Utah: The Folkloric of the Beehive State, Utah Biennial of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, US
From Page to Space, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Gemany
Riotous Baroque. From Catelan to Zurbarán — Tributes to Precarious Vitality, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
Drawing Line into Form: Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon, Tacoma Arts Museum, Tacoma, US
From Figuration, Skarstedt Gallery London, London, UK
People, Parkett Ausstellungs-Raum, Zurich, Switzerland
L’art à l’épreuve du monde, Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque, Dunkerque, France
Vidéo Vintage 1963 — 1983, Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travelled to National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea; Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
From Death to Death and Other Small Tales - Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, US
Beg, Borrow and Steal — Rubell Family Collection, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, US
State of Mind: Art from California Circa 1970, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Language Games. An Introduction to the Art of Our Times, Centro de Artes Visuales, Fundación Helga de Alvear, Caceres, Spain
The Naked Man, Ludwig Múzeum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
Do or Die. The Human Condition in Painting and Photography, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
California, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
State of Mind: Art from California Circa 1970, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, US
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, US

2012
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Number Six: Flaming Creatures, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Painting, The Box, Los Angeles, US
Enlightened: Electric light as the Fairy of Art, Artipelag, Gustavsberg, Sweden
Fruits of Passion, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Language Games. An Introduction to the Art of our Times, Centro de Artes Visuales, Fundación Helga de Alver, Ceres, Spain
Vidéo Vintage 1963–1983, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Mike Kelley — Paul McCarthy, Espace Croisé, centre d’art contemporain, Roubaix, France
Explosion! The legacy of Jackson Pollock, The Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Der Nackte Mann, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Metamorphosis: The transformation of being, All Visual Arts, London, UK
From Death to Death — Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery and the D. Daskalopoulos collection, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Art of Chess, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
The Big Bang: the 19th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit, The Watermill Center, Watermill, US
Explosion! Painting in Action, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Numer six: Flamming Creatures, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Safari, Le Lieu Unique, Scène Nationale de Nantes, Nantes, France
A la vie délibérée! Une histoire de la performance sur la Côte d’Azur de 1951 à 2011, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Mythos Atelier Künstlerräume von Carl Spitzweg bis Bruce Nauman, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Ends of the Earth — Land Art bis 1974, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
ART AND THE CITY: Das Festival für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum in Zürich- West, City of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Mash Up: Collage from 1930 to the present, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, US
Deftig Barock. Von Cattelan bis Zubaran. Manifeste des prekär Vitalen, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, ICA The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston, US
Exquisite Corpses: drawing and Disfiguration, Museum of Modern Art MOMA, New York, US
State of Mind: Art from California Circa 1970, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Move: Choreografing you, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Ends of the Earth — Land Art bis 1974, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Art with Chocolate, Museum Ritter, Waldenbach, Germany
Struggels(s), Maison particulière art center, Brussels, Belgium
Rebel — James Franco, Douglas Gordon, Harmony Korine, Damon McCarthy, Paul McCarthy, Terry Richardson, Ed Ruscha, Aaron Young, Museum of Contemporary Art MOCA, Los Angeles, US
First International Biennale of Contemporary Art: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine
Common Ground, Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York, US
Ends of the Earth. Land Art to 1974, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, US
Bye Bye American Pie, MALBA — Fundacion Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Art Histories, VOX Contemporary Image Centre, Montreal, Canada
Utopia Gesamtkunstwerk, 21er Haus, Museum und Schloss Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
Atelier + Kitchen — Laboratories of the Senses, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
Hotel California II, Mitterrand + Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland
Los Angeles Free Music Society: Beneath the Valley of the Lowest Form of Music, The Box, Los Angeles, US
State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, US
100 Years (version 4 Boston, 2012), Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, US
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US
LA Raw: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles 1945-1980, From Rico Lebrun to Paul McCarthy, PMCA Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, US
Big Picture III (Szenen / Figuren), K21 Ständehaus, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
Do or Die. The Human Condition in Painting and Photography, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany

2011
100 Years (Version #4 Boston, 2012), Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, US
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, US
Recollecting Performance, LACE Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
In the first Circle. A Project by Imogen Stidworthy, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain
MUMO Mobile Museum (mobile exhibition for children which travels throughout France and Africa supported by UNESCO)
Farbe im Fluss/Color in Flux, Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Welcome in the Dark!, Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark
Walter Van Beirendonck: Dream the World Awake, MoMu ModeMuseum Provencie Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
The Collectors Show, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Zwei Sammler — Thomas Olbricht und Harald Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen Internationale Kunst und Fotografie, Hamburg, Germany
Das Atlelier — Werkstatt und Mythos, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Out of Storage. Provisoire & Définitif, Marres Maastrich — Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Netherlands
Off the Wall / Fora da Parede, Museu Serralves — Museu de Arte Cantemporânea, Porto, Portugal
He disappeared into complete silence — rereading a single artwork by Louise Bourgeois, De Hallen, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Dance You Life, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
LA Raw: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles 1945-1980. From Rico Lebrun to Paul McCarthy, PMCA Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, US
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, OCMA Orange County Museum of Art, Newport, US
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California 1970-1983, LACE Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, US
Another Kind of Vapor, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, US
Glimmer, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Two Colors, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art & Elisabeth Ivers Gallery, New York, US
Unpainted Paintings, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, US
Eating Art, Fundación Caixa Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
TEXT/VIDEO/FEMALE — Art after 60’s, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The luxury of dirt, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland
DeKooning, DeKooning, DeKooning..., David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Zwischen Film und Kunst — Storyboards von Hitchcock bis Spielberg, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany
The Luminous Interval, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
In Praise of Doubt, Punta della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy
Investigations of a Dog, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece
Kompass — Zeichnungen aus dem Museum of Modern Art New York, Martin Gropius Baus, Berlin, Germany
Festival der Tiere, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Investigations of a Dog, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Move — Kunst und Tanz seit den 1960er Jahren, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
From the collection: Unreal, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Disorder in the house, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
8 12, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
Living Archives — Cooperation Van Abbemuseum, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austri

2010
Resonance, Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan
Gestures and Procedures, ACCA Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Permanent Trouble, Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie
München, Regensburg, Germany
Sexuality and transcendence, Pinchuk ArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
Crash – Homage to JG Ballard, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Sydney, Australia
17th Biennale of Sydney, Eating The Universe – Vom Essen in der Kunst, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
Think Pink, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, US
The imaginary Museum: Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York, US
Investigations of a Dog, La Maison Rouge – Foundation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France
(Travelling Exhibition)
Investigations of a Dog, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
Gestures – Performance and Sound, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark

2009
Investigations of a Dog, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, US
Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, US
GAGARIN the Artists in their Own Words – The First Decade, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
Attraction (Voyage sentimental), FRAC Poitou-Charentes – Site de Linazay, Angouleme, France
Beyond Black, White and Gray, L & M Arts, New York, US
Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
A Guest + A Host = Ghost, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Quand la première ivresse des succès bruyants…, Château Guiraud, Sautrenes, France
Now New: New Works, New Space, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
My Generation, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
Live Art, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Who’s afraid of the Artist?, Palais des Arts de Dinard, France
Un Certain Etat du Monde?, The Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture in Moscow, Russia
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Culture, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life: Part 2, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US (curated by the artist)
The Same River Twice: Part 2, IMA – Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
N’importe quoi, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
Sonic Youth etc., Kunsthalle Düseldorf, Sensational Fix’, Germany
Mapping the Studio, Palazzo Grassi / Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
The Puppet Show, Houston, US (Travelling Exhibition)
The Puppet Show, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, US (Travelling Exhibition)
The Art of Chess, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (Travelling Exhibition)
No Sound of Music, Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria
The Theatre of Performance, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino, Turin, Italy
Eat the Universe – Vom Essen in der Kunst, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Artist’s Studio, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK
I Use Perfume to Occupy more Space, MACG – Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico

2008
Helga de Alvear und Harald Falckenberg im Dialog, Phoenix Kulturstiftung, Hamburg, Germany
The Practice of Everyday Life. Fundación / Colección Jume, MUNAL – Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, Mexico
Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, US
Stars and Stripes Forever, Vanabbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The Cult of Personality – Portraits and Mass Culture, Galerie Erna Hécey, Bruxelles, Belgium
FuturARTextiel, Broelmuseum Kortrijk – Museum voor beeldende en toegepaste kunst, Kortrijk, Belgium
The Same River Twice Part 1, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Time Crevasse, Yokohama Triennale 2008, Japan
Here Is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
I’ve got something in my eye, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, US
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
A Sorry Kind of Wisdom, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, US
The Puppet Show, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, US (Travelling Exhibition) Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US (Travelling Exhibition)
The Puppet Show, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, US (Travelling Exhibition)
Peripherer Blick und kollektiver Körper – Peripheral Vision and collective body, Museion – Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Bolzano, Italy
Collectie XXII Fantasy, MuHKA – Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, US
I can’t just slice off an ear every day – Deconstructions of the Myth of the Artist, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
XIII Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara, Italy
Pretty Ugly, Maccarone Gallery and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, US
Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland. 3rd edition international sculpture exhibition in Baroque pleasure-garden, Park de Oude Warande & Museum De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands
No Images of Man, Gering-Lopez Gallery, New York, US
The Hague Sculpture 2008. FREEDOM – American Sculpture, Grote Zaal Koninklijke Schouwburg Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands
Die Hände der Kunst – Mehr als 190 Zeichnungen, Drucke und Collagen mit Händen zeitgenössischer Künstler, MARTa Herford, Germany
La dégelée Rabelais, FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, France
Hotel Marienbad 002: Sammlung Rausch, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Lost Paradise – Der Blick des Engels, Paul Klee Zentrum, Bern, Switzerland
Less is less, more is more, that’s all, CAPC – Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux Entrepôt, France
Electronic Lounge. La donazione Halevim al museo del Novecento, ExhibAir Malpensa, Milan, Italy
Entschleunigung, Kramer Amthaus, Münster, Germany
Eclipse – Art in a Dark Age, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
On Procession, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, US
Depletion: Works from the Doron Sebbag Art Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Southern Exposure: Works from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, MCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Faces, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Other than Yourself. An Investigation Between Inner and Outer Space, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life: Part 1, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US (curated by the artist)
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
California Video, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, US
The Sound of Art – TONSPUR expanded, Freiraum, MuseumQuartier, Vienna, Austria
The Art of Chess, Sebastian Guinees Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Villa Arson, Nice, France

2007
Disorder in the House Vanhaerents, Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Reboot – The Jim Barr and Mary Barr Collection, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
There is never a stop and never a finish. Werke aus der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof. In memoriam Jason Rhoades, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Center, London, UK
Traum und Traumata Werke aus der Sammlung Dakis Joannou, Athen, Kunsthalle Wien & MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria
Guggenheim Collection: 1940s to Now. New York - Venice - Bilbao - Berlin, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
The Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Live/Work : Performance into Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Nothing Else Matters, De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Fine Art Fair Frankfurt 2007, Frankfurt, Germany
IDYLLE, Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
100 Jahre Kunsthalle Mannheim, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Bodycheck, 10. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany
Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Guggenheim Collection: 1940s to Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Into Me/Out of Me, MACRO - Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
Final Cut – Medienkunst und Kino, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

2006
Scope New York 2006, New York, US
Full House, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Wiener Aktionismus, MUMOK Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Transforming Chronologies 2, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Work Zones, San Fransisco Art Institute, San Francisco, US
Speaking with Hands, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Speaking with Hands, Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
Sammlung Dahlmann, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
FASTER! BIGGER! BETTER!, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Galerie Patrick Seguin invites HAUSER & WIRTH, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
Where are we going? - The Francois Pinault collection. A post pop selection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Wrestle, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, New York, US
Renegades: 25 Years of Performance Art at Exit Art, Exit Art, New York, US
Figures de l'acteur - Le paradoxe du comédien, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France
Yes Bruce Nauman, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, US
Highlights from the Photography Collection - Contemporary Complexities, Samuel P. Harn
Museum of Art, Gainesville, US
Idylle. Traum und Trugschluss, Sammlung Falckenberg / Phoenix Kulturstiftung, Hamburg, Germany

2006
Full House: Views of the Whitney’s Collection at 75, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
Implosion: 10 Year Anniversary, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Red Eye: Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, US
Into Me/Out of Me, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, P.S.1, New York, US
Surprise Surprise, curated by Jens Hoffman, CA Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Studio, curated by Jens Hoffman, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Christina Kennedy, Dublin, Ireland
Dada’s Boys, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sip My Ocean, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Infinite Painting, curated by Francesco Bonami, Villa Manin Center for Contemporary Art, Codroipo, Italy
Of Mice and Men, curated by Ali Subotnick, Kunstwerke, Massimiliano Gioni, Maurizio
Cattelan, 4th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany
Los Angeles - Paris, curated by Catherine Grenier, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Sixteen Tons, curated by Michael Darling, UCLArts, Los Angeles, US

2005
Domestic Violence, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Art Athina 2005, Athens, Greece
de Zomer van Middelburg, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
100 Artists See God, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, US
The Gesture, Quarter, Florence, Italy
Private View 1980-2000, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Big Bang, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Sammlung 2005 - Neupräsentation, Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Gesture, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Polymorph Pervers, ACC Weimar, Weimar, Germany
Video II: Allegorie, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany
From the Electronic Eye, Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
L’humanité mise à nu..., Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Multiplo 2, N.O. Gallery, Milan, Italy
MULTIPLE RÄUME (3): FILM, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Falckenberg Collection, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
The Art of Chess, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, US
Superstars, BA-CA Kunstforum, Wien, Austria
After the Act, MUMOK, Wien, Austria
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Faites vos jeux! Kunst und Spiel seit Dada, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Multiple Strategies, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, US
Speaking with Hands, Bilbao Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
Mythologies, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Drawings from the Modern, 1975-2005, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Conversations, Natural History Museum of L.A. County, Los Angeles, US
A Walk to Remember, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, US
Faces in the Crowd, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Great Britain - Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
Bidibidobidiboo: La Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per i dieci anni della Fondazione, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
Les grands spectacles: 120 Jahre Kunst und Massenkultur, Museum der Moderne, Margrith Brehm & Roberto Ohrt, Salzburg, Austria
Figure It Out: New Directions in Figurative Sculpture, HVCCA The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, US
New York – Paris 1945–2005, Tajan, Paris, France
Superstars: The Principle of Renown, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Austria
Faites vos jeux: Art and game since Dada, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein
Puppets & Heavenly Creatures, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Wien, Austria
Spielräume, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Miradas y Conceptos en la Colección Helga de Alvear, MEIAC Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain
Dionysiac, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Girls on film, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, US
JOHN McCRACKEN – PAUL McCARTHY, Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland
Homage to the Square, Galerie Mezzanin, Wien, Austria

2004
Das Grosse Fressen. Von Pop bis heute, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, US
One on One, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reykjavik Arts Festival 2004, Reykjavik, Iceland
Mike Kelley – Das Unheimliche, MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria
I am the Wrath of God, MOT London, London, UK
Bewegliche Teile / Steirischer Herbst 2004, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Visions of America, Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Vision einer Sammlung, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Einleuchten, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
15 Jahre Deichtorhallen, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
DRAFTING DECEIT / Marta Kuzma, Apexart, New York, US
White, International Center of Photography, New York, US
Faces in the Crowd, Whitechapel, London, UK
100 Artists See God, ICA, London, UK
The Great Parade, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France - National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Spiritus, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden - Jönköpings Läns Museum, Jönköping, Sweden - Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway - Sundsvalls Museum, Sundsvall, Sweden - Länsmuseet Gävleborg, Gävle, Sweden - Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden
An Exhibition by John Bock, ICA, Klütterkammer, London, UK
Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque, SITE Santa Fe, The 5th International Biennial, Santa Fe, US
Fantasy Island, Hallormsstadur forest, Hallormsstadur, Iceland
Monument to Now, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece

2003
Bankett / Banquete, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
Stunt - Videos, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Live Culture, Tate Modern, London, UK
Influence, Anxiety and Gratitude, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, US
Das lebendige Museum, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Les 20 ans des FRAC, FRAC – Regions, Paris, France
Spiritus, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Video Acts – Kramlich Collections, ICA London, London, UK
Bankett / Banquete, MediaLab, Madrid, Spain
MARS-Art and War, Gesellschaft der Freunde der Neuen Galerie, Graz, Austria
Micropolitics. Art and Everyday Life, Espai d’Art Contemporani, Valencia, Spain
The Art of Chess, Gilbert Collection, Somerset House, London, UK

2002
Cadavre exquis, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Kunst nach Kunst, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
de Kooning to Today, Whitney Museum, New York, US
Outer and Inner Space, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, US
Cadavre exquis, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Apparition – The Action of Appearing, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK
Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust, P.S.1, New York, US - Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, UK
Les Années 70: L’art en cause, Capc Musée d’Art Contemporain Entrepôt, Bordeaux, France
Assortments – Part of De Kooning to Today: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Whitney   Museum of American Art, New York, US
Continuos Play, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US
Shopping: 100 Jahre Kunst und Konsum, Schirn-Kunsthalle Frankfurt‚ Frankfurt, Germany - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Comer o no Comer: To Eat or Not to Eat, Or, the Relations Between Art and Questions of Eating, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Plus Ultra, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Mapping the Process, Essor Gallery Limited, London, UK
House of Fiction, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St. Gall, Switzerland
PROPPOSITION, together with Jason Rhoades, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Heroes Caidos – Masculinidad y representacion, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castello (EACC), Madrid, Spain
Walk Around Time: Selection from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
The First Decade: video from the EAI Archives, MOMA Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Das Tier in mir – Die Mensch-Tier-Verwandtschaft in der zeitgenössischen Kunst: Teil III in der Trilogie, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Ten Years Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland
Passenger: The Viewer as Participant, Astrup Fearnly Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

2001
Ausgesucht von Eva Schlegel und Erwin Wurm, Galerie Krinzinger, Wien, Austria
Heads or Tails, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Masculinities, Nicolaj, Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Le Printemps de septembre, Toulouse, France
The Artist’s World, Logan Galleries of the CCAC San Francisco Campus, San Francisco, US
Chairs in Contemporary Art, Castello di Rivoli, Udino, Italy
Extreme Connoisseurship, Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, US
Group Show, Chac Mool Gallery, West Hollywood, US
Play’s The Thing: Critical and Transgressive Practices in Contemporary Art, City University of New York’s Graduate Center Art Gallery (CUNY), New York, US
En el cielo, Sky writing, Venice Biennial, organized by TRANS, Venice, Italy
My Reality, Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, US
La Coleccion Jumex, Jumex Centro de Distribucion, Mexico City, Mexico Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US Galería Estrany - De La Mota, Begijnhof III, Barcelona, Spain
Ziviler Ungehorsam: Die Sammlung Falckenberg, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany

2000
Drawings, Barbara Gladstone Gallery 2000, New York, US
Open Ends, MOMA Museum of Modern Art, Video Time, New York, US
Le jeu des 7 familles, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain (in collaboration with the FRAC Nord Pas-de-Calais), Geneva, Switzerland
Dialogos con la fotograpfia, Galeria Goledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain
In Between, Hanover WORLD EXPO 2000, Hanover, Germany Presumed Innocent, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France
Carnivalesque, touring exhibition, Brighton Museum, Art Gallery, London, UK
The Oldest Possible Memory, Lokremise, St Gallen, Switzerland
Sydney Biennial, International Festival of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Around 1984: A Look at Art in the eighties, P.S.1, Long Island, US
Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy, Selected Works, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
The Other Side of Zero : Video Positive 2000, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, US
The Fashion Show, George’s, Los Angeles, US


Selected Public and Private Collections
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US
Collection of Contemporary Art Fundacio “la Caixa”, Barcelona, Spain
CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, US
Foundation Museion, Bolzano, Italy
FRAC Languedoc-Roussilon, Montpellier, France
FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulème, France
Frans Hals Museum / De Hallen, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Hessel Museum of Art & CCS Galleries, Bard Centre for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, US
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brazil
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Australia
MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, US
Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, US
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, US
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, US
Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Tate Modern, London, US
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, US
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US